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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 425 467 481
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 169 96 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 63 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £326 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.75
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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
London +3 61 £481 +5.76% 13
South East -2 41 £361 -8.14% 5
North West +9 23 £450 +9.09% 2
West Midlands 0 21 £350 -22.22% 4
Yorkshire +2 11 £400 - 1
East of England - 4 £475 - 1
South West -34 2 £500 - 1
Midlands - - - -
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Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 161 (55.71%) ITIL
2 88 (30.45%) Project Management
3 66 (22.84%) Service Management
4 55 (19.03%) PRINCE2
5 43 (14.88%) Transition Management
6 40 (13.84%) Change Management
7 38 (13.15%) Service Delivery
7 38 (13.15%) Finance
7 38 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (11.07%) Security Cleared
9 27 (9.34%) Oracle
10 24 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (7.96%) Telecoms
12 22 (7.61%) Migration
12 22 (7.61%) Retail
12 22 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (6.92%) SAP
14 19 (6.57%) SC Cleared
15 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
16 16 (5.54%) Broadband
16 16 (5.54%) DTV
16 16 (5.54%) Six Sigma
16 16 (5.54%) Internet
16 16 (5.54%) Risk Management
16 16 (5.54%) ITIL V3
17 15 (5.19%) Lean Six Sigma
18 14 (4.84%) SLA
19 13 (4.50%) MS Excel
19 13 (4.50%) Configuration Management
20 12 (4.15%) ISO 9001

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.08%) MS Project
3 3 (1.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.11%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.11%) SaaS
1 9 (3.11%) PaaS
2 8 (2.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.54%) Broadband
1 16 (5.54%) Internet
2 5 (1.73%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.38%) VoIP
4 3 (1.04%) PPP
5 2 (0.69%) 3G
5 2 (0.69%) 4G
6 1 (0.35%) RTP
6 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.35%) Intranet
6 1 (0.35%) Extranet
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) PVCS
1 6 (2.08%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.04%) Subversion
2 3 (1.04%) Maven
2 3 (1.04%) Ant
3 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 38 (13.15%) Finance
2 23 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.61%) Retail
4 8 (2.77%) Legal
5 4 (1.38%) Banking
5 4 (1.38%) Law
6 3 (1.04%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.54%) DTV
2 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (2.08%) PMI
4 4 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.35%) FMCG
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
6 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.04%) UNIX
2 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (55.71%) ITIL
2 88 (30.45%) Project Management
3 66 (22.84%) Service Management
4 55 (19.03%) PRINCE2
5 43 (14.88%) Transition Management
6 40 (13.84%) Change Management
7 38 (13.15%) Service Delivery
7 38 (13.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.61%) Migration
10 16 (5.54%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.54%) Six Sigma
10 16 (5.54%) ITIL V3
11 15 (5.19%) Lean Six Sigma
12 13 (4.50%) Configuration Management
13 11 (3.81%) PRINCE
13 11 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (3.46%) Matrix Management
14 10 (3.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (3.46%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.38%) C
1 4 (1.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 22 (7.61%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (6.57%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.11%) PMI Certification
4 9 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (2.08%) Degree
6 6 (2.08%) ISEB
7 5 (1.73%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.38%) PMP
8 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.38%) APMP
9 2 (0.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.84%) SLA
2 12 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.15%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.77%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) P3O
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (9.34%) Oracle
2 20 (6.92%) SAP
3 18 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.08%) Cisco
5 2 (0.69%) Citrix
6 1 (0.35%) BMC
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy
6 1 (0.35%) VMware
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