The table below looks at the statistics for the Transition Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 354 368 393
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 61 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 8
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£488 £455 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

Transition Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Transition Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Transition Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Transition Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Transition Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Transition Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Transition Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Transition Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
City of London +14 10 £488 +1.29% 3
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Transition Manager
England

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 51 (45.95%) ITIL
2 35 (31.53%) Project Management
3 27 (24.32%) Change Management
4 25 (22.52%) Service Delivery
5 21 (18.92%) Oracle
6 20 (18.02%) PRINCE2
7 19 (17.12%) Finance
8 17 (15.32%) Transition Management
9 14 (12.61%) Service Management
9 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
11 12 (10.81%) Retail
11 12 (10.81%) SAP
12 10 (9.01%) Migration
12 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (8.11%) SaaS
13 9 (8.11%) PaaS
13 9 (8.11%) SLA
14 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
14 8 (7.21%) IaaS
15 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
15 7 (6.31%) People Management
15 7 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
16 6 (5.41%) PRINCE
17 5 (4.50%) Oracle Retail
17 5 (4.50%) Release Management
17 5 (4.50%) ERP

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.11%) SaaS
1 9 (8.11%) PaaS
2 8 (7.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) PPP
2 1 (0.90%) RTP
2 1 (0.90%) LAN
2 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Subversion
1 3 (2.70%) Maven
1 3 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 12 (10.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.60%) Law
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.90%) FMCG
4 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.90%) Statistics
4 1 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) ITIL
2 35 (31.53%) Project Management
3 27 (24.32%) Change Management
4 25 (22.52%) Service Delivery
5 20 (18.02%) PRINCE2
6 17 (15.32%) Transition Management
7 14 (12.61%) Service Management
7 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.01%) Migration
9 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.31%) People Management
12 6 (5.41%) PRINCE
13 5 (4.50%) Release Management
13 5 (4.50%) ERP
13 5 (4.50%) Programme Management
14 4 (3.60%) ITSM
14 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
14 4 (3.60%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.70%) PMP
3 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.80%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Oracle
2 12 (10.81%) SAP
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.90%) Citrix
4 1 (0.90%) BMC
4 1 (0.90%) VMware
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