The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Matrix Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Matrix Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Matrix Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 122 122
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £280 £373 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.83% +4.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £480 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.77% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +36.36%  

Matrix Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Matrix Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Matrix Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Matrix Management in the West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Matrix Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Matrix Management in the West Midlands

Matrix Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matrix Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matrix Management in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Matrix Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 6 £265 -25.61%
Shropshire +33 1 - -
Coventry +5 1 £450 - 1
Warwickshire -1 1 £400 +6.66%
Matrix Management
England

Matrix Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Matrix Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Matrix Management.

1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Billing
4 5 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Confluence
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Java

Matrix Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DMZ
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Billing
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (19.05%) IT Manager
5 3 (14.29%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 9 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
4 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Scala
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft