Period
to 10 December 2017

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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 150 154
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 27 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.99% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.20% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 25
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £370
90th Percentile £810 £643 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 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 4029 4934 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.83% 82.91% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2583 2962 2271
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.67 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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 2017.

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 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
Warwickshire -9 10 £425 -15.00%
Birmingham -2 4 £500 -20.00%
Staffordshire +12 3 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £817 -
Coventry -13 2 £325 -23.53% 1
Target Operating Model
England

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

1 9 (33.33%) Finance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
3 5 (18.52%) Line Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) PMO
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) SMS
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Logistics
5 3 (11.11%) Billing
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Service Design
6 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Business Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Supply Chain Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) Business Transformation
2 5 (18.52%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) IT Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Service Design
5 2 (7.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
1 2 (7.41%) Java
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (14.81%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP