Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Target Operating Model skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Target Operating Model over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 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.

Target Operating Model (TOM)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 294 326
Rank change year-on-year -40 +32 +4
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 37 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 48
South East median daily rate £575 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% - -12.20%
10th Percentile £406 £375 £363
90th Percentile £793 £599 £629
England median daily rate £550 £525 £505
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% -3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +44.55% - -

Target Operating Model is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,720 12,564 14,910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.11% 81.90% 81.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,243 7,459 8,904
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £253
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 511 620
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.00 £52.78
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Target Operating Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Target Operating Model as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Target Operating Model in the South East

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Target Operating Model in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Target Operating Model in the South East

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Target Operating Model in the South East over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Target Operating Model in the South East

Target Operating Model
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Target Operating Model within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -17 15 £550 +4.76%
Hampshire +6 12 £588 +38.24%
Berkshire -12 9 £525 +51.08%
Buckinghamshire -25 5 £575 +4.55%
Surrey -47 5 £563 +25.00% 2
Kent - 2 £563 -
East Sussex -5 1 £325 -52.73% 1
Oxfordshire -11 1 £870 +30.09%
Target Operating Model
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Target Operating Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Target Operating Model.

1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Business Transformation
3 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Local Government
5 6 (16.22%) Market Research
6 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
7 4 (10.81%) Service Design
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (5.41%) PMO
9 2 (5.41%) Workload Management
9 2 (5.41%) Strategic Thinking
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
9 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
9 2 (5.41%) Release Management
9 2 (5.41%) PaaS
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (5.41%) BPR

Target Operating Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.70%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) MPLS
1 1 (2.70%) VPN
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) CMDB
2 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Business Transformation
3 7 (18.92%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Market Research
5 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
6 4 (10.81%) Service Design
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ACCA
1 1 (2.70%) CIMA
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Intel