Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 152 172
Rank change year-on-year -31 +20 -21
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 25 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.70% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.83% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 37
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £363
90th Percentile £594 £728 £601
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.46 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +10.43% - -

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 4,302 3,869 5,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.79% 84.16% 84.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,572 2,458 3,098
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 144 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £24.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.98% +42.80% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.07 £53.75 £39.65
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -9 10 £575 +45.57% 1
Birmingham 0 6 £500 -
Warwickshire -1 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Target Operating Model
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) User Stories
3 6 (24.00%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Kanban
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Service Design
4 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 5 (20.00%) Swim Lanes
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 2 (8.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Legal
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) Temenos
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization

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 (4.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Strategy Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) ICT Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Operational Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) User Stories
3 6 (24.00%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 5 (20.00%) Kanban
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Service Design
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) Swim Lanes
5 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (8.00%) Release Management
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Temenos
2 1 (4.00%) Mercator
2 1 (4.00%) SAP