The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 457 501 506
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 123 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 54 37
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£455 £440 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £404 £418
% change year-on-year
-2.47% -3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
England +40 119 £455 +4.59% 17
London +13 50 £500 +8.10% 8
South East -4 21 £360 -5.88% 2
City of London +30 10 £538 +4.87% 3
North West +2 8 £400 +17.64%
West Midlands -10 8 £388 -40.38% 5
Hampshire -15 8 £360 -23.40% 1
Hook - 6 £349 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £375 - 5
Milton Keynes -1 4 £400 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £400 +25.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £340 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
Surrey -1 2 £420 -9.18%
Berkshire - 2 £425 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £400 - 1
Coventry - - - -
Egham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 111 (46.84%) ITIL
2 70 (29.54%) Project Management
3 58 (24.47%) PRINCE2
4 55 (23.21%) Service Management
5 47 (19.83%) Change Management
6 42 (17.72%) Transition Management
7 41 (17.30%) Security Cleared
8 35 (14.77%) Service Delivery
9 30 (12.66%) SC Cleared
10 29 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (11.81%) Migration
12 26 (10.97%) SAP
13 22 (9.28%) ITIL V3
14 21 (8.86%) Finance
15 17 (7.17%) Risk Management
16 16 (6.75%) Oracle
16 16 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (6.33%) Telecoms
18 14 (5.91%) Release Management
18 14 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 13 (5.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 13 (5.49%) ITSM
19 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
20 12 (5.06%) ISEB
20 12 (5.06%) PMI Certification
21 11 (4.64%) Process Management
22 10 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 10 (4.22%) ERP
22 10 (4.22%) ISEB Practitioner
23 9 (3.80%) Data Migration

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (3.38%) MS Project
2 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.84%) Agresso
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.80%) SaaS
1 9 (3.80%) PaaS
2 8 (3.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) Broadband
1 7 (2.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.27%) VoIP
3 2 (0.84%) Extranet
4 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) DMZ
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Ant
1 1 (0.42%) Subversion
1 1 (0.42%) Maven
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 21 (8.86%) Finance
2 15 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.95%) Retail
4 6 (2.53%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) French Language
6 2 (0.84%) German Language
6 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.80%) PMI
2 7 (2.95%) DTV
3 3 (1.27%) Smartcard
4 2 (0.84%) Wiki
4 2 (0.84%) FMCG
5 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.42%) Derivative
5 1 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.42%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.69%) UNIX
2 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (46.84%) ITIL
2 70 (29.54%) Project Management
3 58 (24.47%) PRINCE2
4 55 (23.21%) Service Management
5 47 (19.83%) Change Management
6 42 (17.72%) Transition Management
7 35 (14.77%) Service Delivery
8 29 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.81%) Migration
10 22 (9.28%) ITIL V3
11 17 (7.17%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.91%) Release Management
13 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.49%) ITSM
14 11 (4.64%) Process Management
15 10 (4.22%) ERP
16 9 (3.80%) Business Continuity
16 9 (3.80%) Data Migration
17 8 (3.38%) PRINCE
17 8 (3.38%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.53%) C
2 1 (0.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (17.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.66%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (5.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (5.06%) PMI Certification
6 12 (5.06%) ISEB
7 10 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (4.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (2.11%) Degree
8 5 (2.11%) PMP
9 4 (1.69%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.84%) APMP
10 2 (0.84%) CAPM
11 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.95%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.11%) QA
4 4 (1.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) BS15000
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.42%) P3O
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) SAP
2 16 (6.75%) Oracle
3 6 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.84%) Sybase
4 2 (0.84%) Lotus
5 1 (0.42%) Remedy
5 1 (0.42%) VMware
5 1 (0.42%) Aruba
5 1 (0.42%) RightScale
5 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco
5 1 (0.42%) IBM
5 1 (0.42%) Juniper
5 1 (0.42%) Plumtree
5 1 (0.42%) BMC
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