The table below looks at the statistics for the Transition Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transition Manager
Rank 467 471 454
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 116 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 40
Average daily rate
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£415 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £456 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.87% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Transition Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Transition Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Transition Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Transition Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Transition Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Transition Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Transition Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Transition Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Transition Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
England +20 113 £413 -17.50% 17
London +10 49 £500 -9.09% 6
South East +15 34 £361 -26.51% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 13 £400 -23.07%
Milton Keynes +1 13 £400 -23.07%
West Midlands +6 11 £325 -51.85% 4
Birmingham +5 10 £325 -51.85% 3
Hampshire -18 10 £361 -15.05% 2
Berkshire +6 9 £415 -27.82%
Yorkshire -2 7 £335 -36.19% 2
City of London +10 6 £431 -19.01% 1
North West -11 6 £425 +4.93%
Cheshire +5 4 £400 -8.57%
West Yorkshire -4 4 £425 -19.04% 2
Warrington -5 4 £400 -27.27%
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
East of England -4 3 - -
South West - 3 £413 - 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Manchester -3 2 £450 +11.11%
Surrey -3 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Coventry +2 1 £465 - 1
Scotland -9 1 £500 +57.48%
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Leeds - 1 - - 2
Bradford - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
Woking - 1 - -

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 156 (53.24%) ITIL
2 95 (32.42%) Project Management
3 70 (23.89%) Service Management
4 58 (19.80%) PRINCE2
4 58 (19.80%) Service Delivery
5 57 (19.45%) Transition Management
6 47 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (15.70%) Finance
8 37 (12.63%) Security Cleared
9 27 (9.22%) Telecoms
9 27 (9.22%) Retail
10 24 (8.19%) SC Cleared
11 23 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (7.51%) Change Management
13 21 (7.17%) Oracle
13 21 (7.17%) Microsoft
14 20 (6.83%) Migration
15 19 (6.48%) MS Excel
15 19 (6.48%) SLA
16 18 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (5.80%) ITSM
17 17 (5.80%) Risk Management
17 17 (5.80%) Matrix Management
17 17 (5.80%) People Management
18 15 (5.12%) Configuration Management
19 13 (4.44%) Supplier Management
19 13 (4.44%) ITIL V3
19 13 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
20 12 (4.10%) Validation
20 12 (4.10%) MS Office

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.10%) MS Office
3 11 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.73%) MS Project
5 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) SaaS
1 4 (1.37%) IaaS
2 3 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.41%) Broadband
1 10 (3.41%) Internet
2 5 (1.71%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.02%) PPP
3 3 (1.02%) 3G
3 3 (1.02%) 4G
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) VoIP
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) Extranet
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) RTP
5 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.73%) PVCS
1 8 (2.73%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.34%) Ant
2 1 (0.34%) Maven
2 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 46 (15.70%) Finance
2 27 (9.22%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.22%) Retail
3 11 (3.75%) Legal
4 7 (2.39%) Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Law
6 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 2 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.41%) DTV
1 10 (3.41%) Mainframe
2 9 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.02%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.68%) NHS
6 2 (0.68%) PMI
7 1 (0.34%) GIS
7 1 (0.34%) Statistics
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) UNIX
1 2 (0.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (53.24%) ITIL
2 95 (32.42%) Project Management
3 70 (23.89%) Service Management
4 58 (19.80%) PRINCE2
4 58 (19.80%) Service Delivery
5 57 (19.45%) Transition Management
6 47 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (7.51%) Change Management
8 20 (6.83%) Migration
9 18 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (5.80%) ITSM
10 17 (5.80%) Risk Management
10 17 (5.80%) Matrix Management
10 17 (5.80%) People Management
11 15 (5.12%) Configuration Management
12 13 (4.44%) Supplier Management
12 13 (4.44%) ITIL V3
12 13 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.10%) Validation
14 11 (3.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.39%) C
2 3 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.37%) Degree
8 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) APMP
8 2 (0.68%) PMP
8 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.48%) SLA
2 8 (2.73%) QA
3 7 (2.39%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) OVSD
Vendors
1 21 (7.17%) Oracle
1 21 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.41%) SAP
3 6 (2.05%) Cisco
4 4 (1.37%) BMC
5 3 (1.02%) HP
5 3 (1.02%) Remedy
6 2 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.34%) Sybase
7 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) Huawei
7 1 (0.34%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.34%) VMware
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