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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 134 103
Rank change year-on-year +24 -31  
Contract jobs citing Matrix Management 7 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.20% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.24% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 12
Median daily rate £438 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £430 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £430 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £11.25

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 1707 2467 1821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.62% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1478 1128
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

Matrix Management
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
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 26 June 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
Coventry - 4 £425 - 1
Birmingham +21 2 - - 2
Warwickshire +11 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £450 - 1
Matrix Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 8 (47.06%) Project Management
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Billing
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
6 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.88%) Confluence

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DMZ
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) X.509
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Billing
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Service Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (17.65%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (17.65%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Deployment Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Deployment Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Head of Development
7 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Network Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Network Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) OAuth
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) PRINCE2
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL V3
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
1 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) CWAP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft