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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transition Manager
Rank 465 484 511
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 156 128 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 80 55
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£415 £474 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% +7.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 147 £416 -15.05% 26
London -4 50 £500 - 10
South East +16 45 £400 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +27 24 £400 -5.88% 1
North West -17 17 £375 -6.25% 1
South West -18 13 £525 +31.25% 3
City of London -9 11 £450 -14.28% 2
West Midlands +5 10 £400 +3.22% 4
Hampshire -4 10 £361 +3.51% 2
East Midlands +4 8 £800 +146.15% 1
Manchester -1 8 £356 - 1
Hook -1 7 £361 +6.96% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £550 -
Birmingham +2 4 £900 +140.00% 3
Reading +1 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £844 +60.71%
Cheshire -6 4 £375 +20.00%
Nottingham -10 4 £844 +60.71%
Cheltenham - 4 £550 -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 £398 -
Surrey 0 3 £434 -
Middlesex - 3 £396 -
Bracknell - 3 £322 -
Newport - 3 £335 -
South Wales - 3 £335 - 1
Wales - 3 £335 - 1
Warwickshire +3 2 £325 - 1
East of England 0 2 £338 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £513 +28.12%

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 158 (50.97%) ITIL
2 92 (29.68%) Service Management
3 77 (24.84%) Project Management
4 75 (24.19%) Service Delivery
5 55 (17.74%) PRINCE2
6 42 (13.55%) Transition Management
7 41 (13.23%) Telecoms
8 38 (12.26%) Finance
8 38 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (9.03%) Change Management
11 26 (8.39%) Security Cleared
12 22 (7.10%) Migration
13 20 (6.45%) Internet
13 20 (6.45%) MS Excel
14 19 (6.13%) DTV
15 18 (5.81%) SC Cleared
15 18 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (5.81%) Degree
16 16 (5.16%) Release Management
16 16 (5.16%) Broadband
16 16 (5.16%) Six Sigma
17 15 (4.84%) SAP
18 14 (4.52%) Microsoft
19 13 (4.19%) SLA
19 13 (4.19%) MS Project
19 13 (4.19%) Risk Management
19 13 (4.19%) Retail
19 13 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (3.87%) Programme Management

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.97%) IBM Notes
1 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.32%) Apache
2 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.19%) MS Project
3 7 (2.26%) MS Office
3 7 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.45%) Internet
2 16 (5.16%) Broadband
3 3 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) 3G
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Network Security
4 1 (0.32%) 4G
4 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (0.32%) EDMS
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) ProC
General
1 41 (13.23%) Telecoms
2 38 (12.26%) Finance
3 13 (4.19%) Retail
4 8 (2.58%) Legal
5 7 (2.26%) Law
5 7 (2.26%) Banking
6 6 (1.94%) Back Office
7 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.61%) Advertising
7 5 (1.61%) Publishing
7 5 (1.61%) Marketing
8 3 (0.97%) Electronics
8 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) JSP
2 1 (0.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.13%) DTV
2 13 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.94%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (1.94%) FMCG
5 5 (1.61%) NHS
6 4 (1.29%) iSeries
6 4 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.97%) PMI
8 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) AS400
9 1 (0.32%) PACS
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) Informatics
9 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.94%) Windows
2 5 (1.61%) Linux
3 4 (1.29%) AIX
4 3 (0.97%) HPUX
5 2 (0.65%) UNIX
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (50.97%) ITIL
2 92 (29.68%) Service Management
3 77 (24.84%) Project Management
4 75 (24.19%) Service Delivery
5 55 (17.74%) PRINCE2
6 42 (13.55%) Transition Management
7 38 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (9.03%) Change Management
9 22 (7.10%) Migration
10 18 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (5.16%) Six Sigma
11 16 (5.16%) Release Management
12 13 (4.19%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.87%) Programme Management
14 11 (3.55%) Change Control
14 11 (3.55%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.55%) Lean Six Sigma
15 10 (3.23%) ITSM
15 10 (3.23%) ERP
16 8 (2.58%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.90%) C
2 2 (0.65%) SQL
3 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.32%) Java
3 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.29%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.81%) Degree
4 11 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.58%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.58%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.94%) PMP
7 3 (0.97%) ISEB
7 3 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.32%) APMP
8 1 (0.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.19%) SLA
2 11 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.55%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.94%) COBIT
3 6 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (4.84%) SAP
2 14 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle
4 6 (1.94%) Remedy
5 5 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.29%) VMware
7 3 (0.97%) Lotus
7 3 (0.97%) Citrix
7 3 (0.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.65%) BMC
8 2 (0.65%) JDA
9 1 (0.32%) Epicor
9 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.32%) Civica
9 1 (0.32%) Huawei
9 1 (0.32%) ATG
9 1 (0.32%) OpenText
9 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.32%) HP
9 1 (0.32%) EMC
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