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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 455 483 522
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 140 95 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 65 26
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £334 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £669 £588 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.05% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.75

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
50887 47919 48399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.76% 92.66% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32224 29016 27128
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2084 2089 2613
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +23 132 £400 -11.11% 14
London +12 48 £500 +11.11% 5
South East -8 36 £360 -15.29% 4
West Midlands +3 19 £350 -16.16% 3
Hampshire -23 12 £360 -0.27% 3
Yorkshire -10 11 £400 -
City of London +24 10 £588 +17.50%
West Yorkshire -1 10 £400 -
Berkshire +7 9 £400 -18.98%
North West -7 8 £420 -20.00% 1
Leeds -5 7 £400 -5.88%
Birmingham +3 6 £350 -16.16% 1
East of England - 6 £475 -
Manchester -12 3 £283 -13.07%
Surrey -15 3 £425 -7.60% 1
Scotland - 3 £420 -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
South West -29 2 £350 - 1
Watford - 2 - -
Reading +16 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Camberley - - - -

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 171 (54.81%) ITIL
2 94 (30.13%) Project Management
3 68 (21.79%) Service Management
4 57 (18.27%) PRINCE2
5 56 (17.95%) Transition Management
6 50 (16.03%) Service Delivery
7 47 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (14.74%) Finance
9 42 (13.46%) Change Management
10 40 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 27 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (8.01%) Telecoms
13 24 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (7.69%) SC Cleared
14 23 (7.37%) Oracle
14 23 (7.37%) Retail
15 22 (7.05%) Risk Management
16 21 (6.73%) Migration
17 18 (5.77%) Microsoft
18 17 (5.45%) Configuration Management
19 16 (5.13%) SLA
19 16 (5.13%) SAP
19 16 (5.13%) ITIL V3
20 15 (4.81%) People Management
21 14 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
21 14 (4.49%) Matrix Management
21 14 (4.49%) MS Excel
21 14 (4.49%) Broadband
21 14 (4.49%) DTV
21 14 (4.49%) Internet

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS Project
2 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.88%) SaaS
1 9 (2.88%) PaaS
1 9 (2.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.49%) Broadband
1 14 (4.49%) Internet
2 5 (1.60%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.28%) VoIP
4 3 (0.96%) PPP
4 3 (0.96%) 3G
4 3 (0.96%) 4G
5 1 (0.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.32%) LAN
5 1 (0.32%) RTP
5 1 (0.32%) Extranet
5 1 (0.32%) Intranet
5 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.56%) ClearCase
1 8 (2.56%) PVCS
2 3 (0.96%) Subversion
2 3 (0.96%) Maven
2 3 (0.96%) Ant
3 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 46 (14.74%) Finance
2 25 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.37%) Retail
4 11 (3.53%) Banking
5 10 (3.21%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.32%) .NET
1 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.49%) DTV
2 10 (3.21%) Mainframe
3 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.60%) PMI
6 4 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) CMDB
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.96%) UNIX
2 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (54.81%) ITIL
2 94 (30.13%) Project Management
3 68 (21.79%) Service Management
4 57 (18.27%) PRINCE2
5 56 (17.95%) Transition Management
6 50 (16.03%) Service Delivery
7 47 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (13.46%) Change Management
9 27 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (7.05%) Risk Management
11 21 (6.73%) Migration
12 17 (5.45%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.13%) ITIL V3
14 15 (4.81%) People Management
15 14 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (4.49%) Matrix Management
15 14 (4.49%) Six Sigma
16 13 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
17 12 (3.85%) PRINCE
17 12 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.60%) C
2 4 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (1.60%) Degree
6 5 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (1.60%) ISEB
6 5 (1.60%) PMP
6 5 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.28%) APMP
8 2 (0.64%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.13%) SLA
2 11 (3.53%) QA
3 10 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (7.37%) Oracle
2 18 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.13%) SAP
4 6 (1.92%) Cisco
5 2 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.32%) HP
6 1 (0.32%) Remedy
6 1 (0.32%) BMC
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