The table below looks at the statistics for Transition Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Transition Management over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Management
Rank 135 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Transition Management 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% 0.070% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.096% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £428 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £409 £525
% change year-on-year
+0.36% -22.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 - £32.00
Transition Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2386 2077 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.39% 73.19% 66.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1041 1026
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 112 100
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.04 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -5.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £72.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Transition Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Transition Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Transition Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Transition Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Transition Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Transition Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Transition Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Manchester -9 2 £290 +9.43%
Cumbria - - - - 1
Transition Management
England

Transition Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Transition Management also 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 that cited Transition Management.

1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) PVCS
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) PMP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Transition Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Transition Management also 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 that cited Transition Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PVCS
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Office Support
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) SAP