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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transition Manager
Rank 445 489 458
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 149 111 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 71 54
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£420 £460 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +34 139 £420 -7.69% 25
South East +30 56 £388 -18.42% 3
London -9 31 £430 -14.00% 9
Berkshire +12 25 £429 -22.04% 1
Hampshire +10 23 £361 -23.19% 1
West Midlands +4 22 £425 -1.16% 7
Birmingham +12 14 £419 -35.57% 3
Hook - 14 £361 - 1
East of England +21 7 £500 +21.21% 3
Reading +1 7 £413 -28.26%
Yorkshire -15 7 £430 +9.20%
City of London +18 6 £568 +16.41% 2
West Yorkshire -10 6 £435 +10.47%
North West -18 6 £310 -3.12% 1
East Midlands - 6 £350 -
South West -5 5 £315 -21.25% 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £350 -
Shropshire - 5 £620 -
Telford - 5 £620 -
Northampton - 5 £350 -
Bedfordshire +3 4 £513 - 3
Wales -5 4 - - 1
Swansea - 4 - -
West Wales - 4 - -
Luton - 4 £513 - 1
Middlesex +6 3 £435 -3.33%
Dorset 0 3 £315 -37.00%
Cheshire -7 2 £425 +32.81% 1
Leeds -14 2 £413 +6.45%
Bradford -19 2 £450 +12.50%

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 145 (54.10%) ITIL
2 88 (32.84%) Service Management
3 87 (32.46%) Project Management
4 78 (29.10%) Service Delivery
5 55 (20.52%) Transition Management
6 52 (19.40%) PRINCE2
7 40 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (13.43%) Finance
9 35 (13.06%) Telecoms
10 29 (10.82%) ITIL Certification
10 29 (10.82%) Security Cleared
11 23 (8.58%) SC Cleared
12 21 (7.84%) Change Management
12 21 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (7.84%) Migration
13 18 (6.72%) ITSM
14 14 (5.22%) SLA
14 14 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 14 (5.22%) Change Control
15 13 (4.85%) Internet
15 13 (4.85%) Risk Management
16 12 (4.48%) Release Management
16 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (4.10%) Degree
17 11 (4.10%) Retail
17 11 (4.10%) Configuration Management
17 11 (4.10%) Microsoft
17 11 (4.10%) MS Office
18 10 (3.73%) Broadband
18 10 (3.73%) DTV

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.37%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (4.10%) MS Office
2 9 (3.36%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.99%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.61%) MS Project
5 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) SaaS
1 4 (1.49%) IaaS
2 3 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.85%) Internet
2 10 (3.73%) Broadband
3 2 (0.75%) 3G
3 2 (0.75%) WAN
3 2 (0.75%) 4G
4 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) PVCS
1 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (13.43%) Finance
2 35 (13.06%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.10%) Retail
4 8 (2.99%) Legal
4 8 (2.99%) Banking
5 6 (2.24%) Back Office
6 5 (1.87%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
7 3 (1.12%) Publishing
7 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.73%) DTV
3 6 (2.24%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (0.75%) PMI
7 2 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) iSeries
8 1 (0.37%) Wiki
8 1 (0.37%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) AS400
8 1 (0.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.12%) UNIX
1 3 (1.12%) Windows
1 3 (1.12%) Linux
2 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (54.10%) ITIL
2 88 (32.84%) Service Management
3 87 (32.46%) Project Management
4 78 (29.10%) Service Delivery
5 55 (20.52%) Transition Management
6 52 (19.40%) PRINCE2
7 40 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (7.84%) Change Management
8 21 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.84%) Migration
9 18 (6.72%) ITSM
10 14 (5.22%) Change Control
11 13 (4.85%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.48%) Release Management
13 11 (4.10%) Configuration Management
14 10 (3.73%) People Management
15 9 (3.36%) Matrix Management
15 9 (3.36%) Supplier Management
15 9 (3.36%) Programme Management
16 8 (2.99%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.61%) C
2 2 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (10.82%) ITIL Certification
1 29 (10.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (4.10%) Degree
5 7 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.87%) ISEB
7 4 (1.49%) PMP
7 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) SLA
2 6 (2.24%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.24%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) OVSD
2 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 11 (4.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.99%) Oracle
3 6 (2.24%) SAP
4 5 (1.87%) Remedy
5 4 (1.49%) BMC
6 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.12%) Lotus
6 3 (1.12%) Citrix
6 3 (1.12%) HP
6 3 (1.12%) IBM
7 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.75%) Sybase
8 1 (0.37%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.37%) ATG
8 1 (0.37%) OpenText
8 1 (0.37%) Huawei
8 1 (0.37%) VMware
8 1 (0.37%) Siebel
8 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.37%) Cognizant
Hook
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £420 - £470 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago