The table below looks at the statistics for the Transition Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 145 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3159 1992 2876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.74% 92.39% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2060 1278 1647
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 167 243
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Transition Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Transition Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Transition Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Transition Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 21 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £500 -
Transition Manager
England

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (88.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (20.00%) Service Management
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (16.00%) ITSM
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB
9 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (12.00%) QA
10 3 (12.00%) Change Management
10 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (8.00%) Change Control
11 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Network Management
11 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
11 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
11 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
11 2 (8.00%) Information Management
11 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (4.00%) Release Management
12 1 (4.00%) COBIT

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) ITIL
2 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
3 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
8 2 (8.00%) Network Management
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) Information Management
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) MSF
9 1 (4.00%) Release Management
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (16.00%) ISEB
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (4.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) P3O
2 1 (4.00%) BS15000
2 1 (4.00%) COBIT