Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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.

Target Operating Model (TOM)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 302 350
Rank change year-on-year -19 +48 -34
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 55 63 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 41
South East median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -9.09%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £363
90th Percentile £638 £596 £638
England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
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 13898 13473 15543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.78% 82.50% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8367 8077 9341
South East median daily rate £425 £407 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.42% +2.78% +5.60%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 549 624
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -4.92% +50.26%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.57
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.44 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.31% +11.07% +15.79%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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
Hampshire +20 21 £575 +35.29%
Thames Valley -32 13 £525 -6.67%
Berkshire +2 11 £500 -9.09%
Surrey -31 8 £550 +22.22%
Kent - 6 £575 -
East Sussex +1 3 £625 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire -49 2 £575 +2.22%
Middlesex - 2 £424 -
West Sussex - 2 £600 -
Target Operating Model
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Target Operating Model 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 South East region with a requirement for Target Operating Model.

1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
3 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.36%) Business Transformation
4 7 (12.73%) Investment Management
4 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
5 6 (10.91%) Service Management
5 6 (10.91%) Project Management
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Local Government
5 6 (10.91%) Market Research
6 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.09%) SAP
6 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (9.09%) IT Strategy
7 4 (7.27%) Business Process Modelling
7 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.27%) ITSM
7 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.27%) SAP HR
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) QA
7 4 (7.27%) CMDB
8 3 (5.45%) WFM
8 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture

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 3 (5.45%) Smallworld
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) SAP HR
2 3 (5.45%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) PaaS
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) MVNO
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.82%) Skype
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Local Government
4 2 (3.64%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (45.45%) Architect
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Business Architect
5 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.27%) Designer
7 4 (7.27%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Service Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Asset Management Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) OSS Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.64%) Business Process Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.64%) OSS Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Remedy Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Middleware
1 2 (3.64%) REST
1 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.27%) CMDB
2 3 (5.45%) Frameworx
2 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.36%) Business Analysis
2 9 (16.36%) Business Transformation
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) TOGAF
3 7 (12.73%) Asset Management
3 7 (12.73%) Investment Management
4 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Market Research
4 6 (10.91%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) Service Management
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 4 (7.27%) Business Process Modelling
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) ITSM
6 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
2 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) SAP
2 3 (5.45%) BMC
2 3 (5.45%) Intergraph
2 3 (5.45%) Remedy
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) webMethods