The table below looks at the statistics for the Transition Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Transition Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transition Manager
Rank 106 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 15 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
Transition Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2120 2206 2185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.96% 90.45% 91.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 1040 935
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 52 89
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £28.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Transition Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Transition Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Transition Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Transition Manager across the Berkshire region.

Transition Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Transition Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Transition Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Transition Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Transition Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 3 £475 +11.76%
Bracknell - 2 £335 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £450 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Transition Manager
South East

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Transition Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Transition Manager in their job title.

1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
3 16 (40.00%) Project Management
4 15 (37.50%) Service Management
5 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Retail
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
8 6 (15.00%) Back Office
8 6 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (10.00%) Transition Management
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) PMP
10 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
10 3 (7.50%) Lotus
10 3 (7.50%) Internet
10 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
10 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
11 2 (5.00%) Windows
11 2 (5.00%) SLA
11 2 (5.00%) IBM
11 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (5.00%) Change Management
11 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (5.00%) Business Development
11 2 (5.00%) QA

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Transition Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Transition Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
General
1 18 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 6 (15.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) AS400
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) Project Management
3 15 (37.50%) Service Management
4 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Transition Management
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Control
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.00%) Business Development
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.50%) Demand Management
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.50%) PMP
3 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Lotus
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei