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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 480 498 503
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 124 67 80
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 36
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£475 £440 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £324 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £413 £418
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -1.19%
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
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
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 £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 28 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 28 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 +50 120 £475 +9.19% 20
London +29 53 £500 +2.35% 10
South East -27 19 £360 -10.83% 3
City of London +12 10 £538 +2.38% 1
North West 0 8 £400 +17.64%
West Midlands -3 8 £388 -26.19% 5
Hampshire -11 7 £349 -25.79% 1
Birmingham -1 5 £375 -6.25% 5
Milton Keynes -7 4 £400 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -12 4 £400 +25.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £340 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
East of England - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Surrey -6 1 - -
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £400 - 1
Egham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 112 (47.46%) ITIL
2 68 (28.81%) Project Management
3 59 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 55 (23.31%) Service Management
5 48 (20.34%) Change Management
6 42 (17.80%) Transition Management
7 41 (17.37%) Security Cleared
8 35 (14.83%) Service Delivery
9 29 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (12.29%) SC Cleared
10 28 (11.86%) Migration
11 26 (11.02%) SAP
12 21 (8.90%) Finance
13 20 (8.47%) ITIL V3
14 17 (7.20%) Risk Management
15 16 (6.78%) Oracle
16 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
17 14 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 13 (5.51%) Release Management
18 13 (5.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 13 (5.51%) ITSM
18 13 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (5.08%) ISEB
19 12 (5.08%) PMI Certification
20 10 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 10 (4.24%) ERP
20 10 (4.24%) ISEB Practitioner
20 10 (4.24%) Business Continuity
21 9 (3.81%) PMI

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (3.39%) MS Project
2 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) 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 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.85%) Agresso
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) SaaS
1 9 (3.81%) PaaS
2 8 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) Broadband
1 7 (2.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.27%) VoIP
3 2 (0.85%) 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 (0.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Ant
1 2 (0.85%) Subversion
1 2 (0.85%) Maven
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 21 (8.90%) Finance
2 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.97%) Retail
4 6 (2.54%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) French Language
6 2 (0.85%) German Language
6 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.81%) PMI
2 7 (2.97%) DTV
3 3 (1.27%) Smartcard
4 2 (0.85%) Wiki
4 2 (0.85%) 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 5 (2.12%) UNIX
2 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (47.46%) ITIL
2 68 (28.81%) Project Management
3 59 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 55 (23.31%) Service Management
5 48 (20.34%) Change Management
6 42 (17.80%) Transition Management
7 35 (14.83%) Service Delivery
8 29 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (11.86%) Migration
10 20 (8.47%) ITIL V3
11 17 (7.20%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (5.51%) ITSM
12 13 (5.51%) Release Management
13 10 (4.24%) ERP
13 10 (4.24%) Business Continuity
14 9 (3.81%) PRINCE
14 9 (3.81%) Process Management
14 9 (3.81%) Data Migration
15 8 (3.39%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.54%) C
2 2 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (17.37%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (5.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (5.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 12 (5.08%) ISEB
6 10 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (4.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (2.12%) Degree
7 5 (2.12%) PMP
7 5 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) APMP
8 2 (0.85%) CAPM
9 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.12%) 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 (11.02%) SAP
2 16 (6.78%) Oracle
3 6 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.85%) Sybase
4 2 (0.85%) 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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