The table below looks at the statistics for the Transition Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 414 452 496
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 170 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 71 42
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£435 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £332 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Transition Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Transition Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Transition Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Transition Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Transition Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Transition Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Transition Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Transition Manager across the England region.

Transition Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Transition Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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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
London +34 73 £500 +1.26% 3
South East -5 34 £375 -11.76% 5
North West +16 25 £450 +32.35% 2
West Midlands +1 16 £363 -19.44% 2
Yorkshire +3 9 £400 -
South West -30 5 £425 -
East Midlands - 5 £431 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 151 (54.91%) ITIL
2 86 (31.27%) Project Management
3 60 (21.82%) Service Management
4 55 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 42 (15.27%) Security Cleared
6 39 (14.18%) Service Delivery
7 38 (13.82%) Change Management
8 34 (12.36%) Transition Management
9 29 (10.55%) Finance
9 29 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (9.82%) Oracle
10 27 (9.82%) SC Cleared
11 24 (8.73%) SAP
12 23 (8.36%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (8.36%) Migration
12 23 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (6.91%) Telecoms
14 18 (6.55%) Microsoft
15 17 (6.18%) ITIL V3
16 16 (5.82%) Retail
17 14 (5.09%) MS Excel
18 13 (4.73%) Risk Management
19 11 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 11 (4.00%) SLA
19 11 (4.00%) Broadband
19 11 (4.00%) PRINCE
19 11 (4.00%) Internet
19 11 (4.00%) Six Sigma
19 11 (4.00%) DTV
20 10 (3.64%) Configuration Management

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.91%) MS Project
3 3 (1.09%) MS Office
4 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.09%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.09%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.27%) SaaS
1 9 (3.27%) PaaS
2 8 (2.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.00%) Broadband
1 11 (4.00%) Internet
2 5 (1.82%) VoIP
3 4 (1.45%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.09%) PPP
5 2 (0.73%) Intranet
5 2 (0.73%) 4G
5 2 (0.73%) Extranet
5 2 (0.73%) 3G
6 1 (0.36%) RTP
6 1 (0.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.36%) LAN
6 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.73%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Ant
1 3 (1.09%) Subversion
1 3 (1.09%) Maven
2 2 (0.73%) PVCS
2 2 (0.73%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 29 (10.55%) Finance
2 19 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.82%) Retail
4 6 (2.18%) Legal
5 5 (1.82%) Banking
5 5 (1.82%) Marketing
6 3 (1.09%) Law
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.36%) .NET
1 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.00%) DTV
2 8 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.82%) PMI
3 5 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.36%) FMCG
5 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.36%) User Experience
5 1 (0.36%) Statistics
5 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.36%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.82%) UNIX
2 1 (0.36%) Windows
2 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (54.91%) ITIL
2 86 (31.27%) Project Management
3 60 (21.82%) Service Management
4 55 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 39 (14.18%) Service Delivery
6 38 (13.82%) Change Management
7 34 (12.36%) Transition Management
8 29 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (8.36%) Migration
9 23 (8.36%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (6.18%) ITIL V3
11 13 (4.73%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.00%) PRINCE
12 11 (4.00%) Six Sigma
12 11 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (3.64%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.64%) Lean Six Sigma
14 9 (3.27%) ITSM
14 9 (3.27%) Release Management
15 8 (2.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.82%) C
2 4 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.82%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.36%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.91%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (2.55%) ISEB
8 6 (2.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (2.18%) Degree
9 5 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.09%) PMP
11 2 (0.73%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.73%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.00%) SLA
2 9 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.27%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.91%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) P3O
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (9.82%) Oracle
2 24 (8.73%) SAP
3 18 (6.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.82%) Cisco
5 2 (0.73%) Sybase
5 2 (0.73%) Citrix
6 1 (0.36%) BMC
6 1 (0.36%) Remedy
6 1 (0.36%) VMware
6 1 (0.36%) RightScale
6 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
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