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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transition Manager
Rank 474 433 511
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +78
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 160 181 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 132 53
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£418 £414 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -12.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £335 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
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 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -27 150 £419 -1.47% 21
London -12 56 £469 -6.25% 4
South East -4 54 £400 +6.66% 5
Berkshire +7 24 £400 +6.66%
South West -7 13 £505 +32.45% 1
Hampshire +3 12 £361 +6.96%
West Midlands +9 10 £400 +6.66% 2
North West -45 9 £388 -18.42% 1
City of London +1 8 £463 -9.75% 1
Hook +8 7 £361 +7.36%
Manchester -16 7 £388 +19.23%
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £500 +25.00% 4
Middlesex +9 5 £461 -7.90%
Dorset - 5 £400 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £550 -
Yorkshire -32 4 £750 +87.50% 4
Cheltenham - 4 £550 -
High Wycombe - 4 £500 - 2
East of England +7 3 £400 -11.11% 1
Birmingham +4 3 £900 +140.00% 2
Leeds -27 3 £750 +87.50% 3
West Yorkshire -30 3 £750 +87.50% 4
Newport - 3 £335 -
Surrey - 3 £434 -
Feltham - 3 £420 -
Bracknell - 3 £322 -
Warwickshire - 3 £300 -
South Wales - 3 £335 -
Wales - 3 £335 -
Glasgow +9 2 £375 +15.38%

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 152 (51.18%) ITIL
2 84 (28.28%) Service Management
3 76 (25.59%) Project Management
4 64 (21.55%) Service Delivery
5 59 (19.87%) PRINCE2
6 45 (15.15%) Finance
7 41 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (13.47%) Transition Management
9 36 (12.12%) Telecoms
10 34 (11.45%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (9.43%) Change Management
12 26 (8.75%) Security Cleared
13 25 (8.42%) Migration
14 23 (7.74%) SAP
15 21 (7.07%) MS Excel
16 18 (6.06%) MS Project
16 18 (6.06%) DTV
17 17 (5.72%) Internet
17 17 (5.72%) Six Sigma
17 17 (5.72%) SC Cleared
17 17 (5.72%) Degree
18 15 (5.05%) PMI Certification
18 15 (5.05%) Broadband
18 15 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (4.71%) Microsoft
20 13 (4.38%) Retail
20 13 (4.38%) Data Centre
20 13 (4.38%) ERP
21 12 (4.04%) ISO 9001
21 12 (4.04%) SLA

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.06%) MS Project
3 9 (3.03%) MS Office
3 9 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.67%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Maximo
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.34%) Agresso
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) SaaS
1 2 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.72%) Internet
2 15 (5.05%) Broadband
3 3 (1.01%) SAN
4 2 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.67%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) VoIP
5 1 (0.34%) 3G
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) LTE
5 1 (0.34%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.34%) EDMS
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) ProC
General
1 45 (15.15%) Finance
2 36 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.38%) Retail
4 9 (3.03%) Law
5 7 (2.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.68%) Back Office
6 5 (1.68%) Advertising
7 4 (1.35%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Publishing
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.01%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) JSP
2 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.06%) DTV
2 13 (4.38%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.02%) NHS
3 6 (2.02%) FMCG
4 5 (1.68%) Learning Management System
4 5 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (1.68%) PMI
5 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.35%) iSeries
6 2 (0.67%) GIS
6 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) AS400
7 1 (0.34%) PACS
7 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.34%) Informatics
7 1 (0.34%) EPoS
7 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.02%) Windows
2 4 (1.35%) AIX
2 4 (1.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.01%) HPUX
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (51.18%) ITIL
2 84 (28.28%) Service Management
3 76 (25.59%) Project Management
4 64 (21.55%) Service Delivery
5 59 (19.87%) PRINCE2
6 41 (13.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (13.47%) Transition Management
8 28 (9.43%) Change Management
9 25 (8.42%) Migration
10 17 (5.72%) Six Sigma
11 15 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.38%) ERP
13 12 (4.04%) Lean Six Sigma
14 11 (3.70%) Programme Management
15 10 (3.37%) PRINCE
15 10 (3.37%) ITIL V3
15 10 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (3.03%) Release Management
16 9 (3.03%) Data Migration
17 8 (2.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.69%) C
2 1 (0.34%) C++
2 1 (0.34%) Java
2 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.34%) SQL
2 1 (0.34%) Python
2 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (11.45%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (8.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.72%) Degree
3 17 (5.72%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.05%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.70%) PMP
6 10 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.69%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.68%) APMP
10 3 (1.01%) ISEB
11 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.34%) ACCA
12 1 (0.34%) CIMA
12 1 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) ISO 9001
1 12 (4.04%) SLA
1 12 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.02%) COBIT
3 5 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 23 (7.74%) SAP
2 14 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.03%) Oracle
4 4 (1.35%) Remedy
5 3 (1.01%) VMware
5 3 (1.01%) Planview
6 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.67%) Citrix
6 2 (0.67%) BMC
6 2 (0.67%) JDA
7 1 (0.34%) Epicor
7 1 (0.34%) Lotus
7 1 (0.34%) CODA
7 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe
7 1 (0.34%) Sun
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