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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transition Manager
Rank 471 475 458
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 136 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 61
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£419 £470 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +13.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £625 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £423 £356
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +18.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 126 £425 -9.57% 11
South East +8 41 £400 -14.89%
London -22 29 £475 -9.52% 4
West Midlands +6 22 £419 -2.61% 3
Berkshire +5 19 £445 -19.09%
Hampshire +8 16 £361 +0.27%
Birmingham +4 13 £413 -36.53% 3
East Midlands - 12 £563 -
North West -13 11 £310 -3.12% 2
City of London +12 9 £560 +14.87%
Hook 0 9 £361 +0.27%
Reading +9 7 £423 -26.52%
Shropshire - 6 £608 -
Yorkshire -11 5 £413 +6.45% 1
Telford - 5 £620 -
East of England +5 4 £500 +21.21% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £844 -
Nottingham - 4 £844 -
Northampton - 4 £350 -
Middlesex +9 3 £435 -
South West -7 3 £315 -23.63%
West Yorkshire -9 3 £450 +16.12%
Manchester -9 3 £275 -
Cheshire -10 3 £425 +32.81% 2
Wales +8 2 £315 -3.07%
Dorset -2 2 £315 -37.00%
Lancashire - 2 £310 -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £513 - 1

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 133 (49.63%) ITIL
2 88 (32.84%) Project Management
3 87 (32.46%) Service Management
4 74 (27.61%) Service Delivery
5 61 (22.76%) PRINCE2
6 48 (17.91%) Transition Management
7 37 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (13.43%) Telecoms
9 34 (12.69%) Finance
10 28 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (10.45%) Security Cleared
11 26 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (9.33%) Migration
13 23 (8.58%) SC Cleared
14 21 (7.84%) Change Management
15 18 (6.72%) ITSM
16 16 (5.97%) Change Control
17 15 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 15 (5.60%) Internet
18 14 (5.22%) SLA
19 12 (4.48%) Degree
19 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (4.10%) Release Management
20 11 (4.10%) Data Migration
20 11 (4.10%) DTV
20 11 (4.10%) Broadband
21 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
21 10 (3.73%) MS Project
21 10 (3.73%) MS Office
21 10 (3.73%) Oracle

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.12%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (3.73%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.73%) MS Project
1 10 (3.73%) MS Office
2 9 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) Maximo
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) IaaS
2 3 (1.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.60%) Internet
2 11 (4.10%) Broadband
3 2 (0.75%) WAN
3 2 (0.75%) 3G
3 2 (0.75%) 4G
4 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) ProC
General
1 36 (13.43%) Telecoms
2 34 (12.69%) Finance
3 8 (2.99%) Retail
4 7 (2.61%) Banking
4 7 (2.61%) Law
4 7 (2.61%) Legal
5 6 (2.24%) Back Office
6 5 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
8 3 (1.12%) Publishing
9 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.37%) .NET
1 1 (0.37%) JSP
1 1 (0.37%) Web Services
1 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.10%) DTV
3 6 (2.24%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.12%) NHS
6 2 (0.75%) PMI
6 2 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Informatics
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Wiki
7 1 (0.37%) iSeries
7 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) AS400
7 1 (0.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) Windows
2 3 (1.12%) UNIX
2 3 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
3 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (49.63%) ITIL
2 88 (32.84%) Project Management
3 87 (32.46%) Service Management
4 74 (27.61%) Service Delivery
5 61 (22.76%) PRINCE2
6 48 (17.91%) Transition Management
7 37 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.70%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (9.33%) Migration
10 21 (7.84%) Change Management
11 18 (6.72%) ITSM
12 16 (5.97%) Change Control
13 11 (4.10%) Release Management
13 11 (4.10%) Data Migration
14 9 (3.36%) Risk Management
14 9 (3.36%) Programme Management
15 8 (2.99%) ITIL V3
15 8 (2.99%) Supplier Management
15 8 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (2.61%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.61%) C
2 3 (1.12%) SQL
3 1 (0.37%) Java
3 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (10.45%) ITIL Certification
1 28 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (4.48%) Degree
5 7 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.87%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.87%) ISEB
8 4 (1.49%) PMP
9 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) SLA
2 7 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.61%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) OVSD
2 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 10 (3.73%) Oracle
1 10 (3.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.24%) Remedy
3 5 (1.87%) SAP
4 4 (1.49%) BMC
4 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.12%) Lotus
5 3 (1.12%) Citrix
5 3 (1.12%) IBM
5 3 (1.12%) HP
6 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.75%) Sybase
7 1 (0.37%) Huawei
7 1 (0.37%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.37%) ATG
7 1 (0.37%) OpenText
7 1 (0.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.37%) Siebel
7 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
London
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 24 days ago