Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 10 December 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 163 153
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 23 27 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.56% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.66% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 49
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £416 £311 £363
90th Percentile £588 £810 £643
England median daily rate £546 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.36 £39.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -31.18% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,491 4,076 5,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 86.55% 83.80% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 2,618 3,013
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 142 150
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.56% +38.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.29 £10.61
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Target Operating Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Target Operating Model in the West Midlands

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Target Operating Model in the West Midlands

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Target Operating Model in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Target Operating Model in the West Midlands

Target Operating Model
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 Target Operating Model within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Coventry -3 8 £575 +76.92%
Birmingham +7 6 £500 - 1
Warwickshire +5 3 £375 -11.76%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Target Operating Model
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Target Operating Model.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) Service Design
3 5 (21.74%) IT Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (8.70%) Behavioural Change
6 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) Temenos
6 2 (8.70%) Mercator
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud

Target Operating Model
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Infor M3
1 1 (4.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Portfolio Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Strategy Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Architect
4 2 (8.70%) ICT Architect
4 2 (8.70%) ICT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) IT Strategy
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Service Design
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
5 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Service Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Mercator
1 2 (8.70%) Temenos
2 1 (4.35%) SAP