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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 449 489 513
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 172 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 67 38
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£400 £450 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +33 159 £400 -9.85% 32
London -3 57 £500 +8.40% 9
South East -7 39 £361 -8.26% 5
North West +3 24 £450 +18.42% 2
West Midlands +3 20 £350 -22.22% 8
Berkshire +16 13 £375 +13.63% 1
Hampshire -7 12 £360 +7.14% 1
Cheshire +12 11 £500 +13.63%
Yorkshire -2 10 £400 - 2
West Yorkshire -5 9 £400 - 2
City of London +14 8 £525 +9.09% 3
Leeds +1 7 £400 -5.88% 2
Manchester -3 7 £313 -3.84% 1
Scotland -4 7 £410 -16.32% 1
Reading +16 5 £475 +43.93%
Birmingham -2 4 £350 -22.22% 5
Surrey -8 3 £425 - 2
Bradford -5 2 - -
South West -35 2 £500 - 1
East of England - 2 £450 - 2
Wiltshire - 2 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £385 - 1
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Watford - - - -
Cumbria - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 162 (54.73%) ITIL
2 89 (30.07%) Project Management
3 66 (22.30%) Service Management
4 56 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 43 (14.53%) Transition Management
6 41 (13.85%) Finance
7 39 (13.18%) Service Delivery
7 39 (13.18%) Change Management
8 38 (12.84%) Security Cleared
9 37 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (9.46%) Oracle
11 27 (9.12%) Telecoms
12 23 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (7.77%) SC Cleared
13 22 (7.43%) Migration
13 22 (7.43%) SAP
13 22 (7.43%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (6.76%) Retail
15 18 (6.08%) Risk Management
15 18 (6.08%) Microsoft
16 17 (5.74%) Broadband
16 17 (5.74%) Internet
16 17 (5.74%) DTV
17 16 (5.41%) Six Sigma
17 16 (5.41%) ITIL V3
18 15 (5.07%) Lean Six Sigma
19 14 (4.73%) MS Excel
20 13 (4.39%) ISO 9001
20 13 (4.39%) Configuration Management
20 13 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.36%) MS Project
3 3 (1.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.01%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.04%) SaaS
1 9 (3.04%) PaaS
2 8 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.74%) Broadband
1 17 (5.74%) Internet
2 5 (1.69%) IP Telephony
3 4 (1.35%) VoIP
4 3 (1.01%) PPP
5 2 (0.68%) 3G
5 2 (0.68%) 4G
6 1 (0.34%) RTP
6 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) Extranet
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.03%) PVCS
1 6 (2.03%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.01%) Subversion
2 3 (1.01%) Maven
2 3 (1.01%) Ant
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 41 (13.85%) Finance
2 27 (9.12%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.76%) Retail
4 11 (3.72%) Banking
5 8 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (1.01%) Law
6 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) German Language
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) .NET
1 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.74%) DTV
2 8 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.03%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (2.03%) PMI
4 4 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.34%) FMCG
6 1 (0.34%) Statistics
6 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.34%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.35%) UNIX
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (54.73%) ITIL
2 89 (30.07%) Project Management
3 66 (22.30%) Service Management
4 56 (18.92%) PRINCE2
5 43 (14.53%) Transition Management
6 39 (13.18%) Service Delivery
6 39 (13.18%) Change Management
7 37 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (7.43%) Migration
10 18 (6.08%) Risk Management
11 16 (5.41%) Six Sigma
11 16 (5.41%) ITIL V3
12 15 (5.07%) Lean Six Sigma
13 13 (4.39%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.72%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (3.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (3.38%) PRINCE
15 10 (3.38%) ERP
15 10 (3.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.35%) C
1 4 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.43%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (3.04%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.03%) Degree
7 6 (2.03%) ISEB
8 5 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.35%) PMP
9 4 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.35%) APMP
10 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.39%) ISO 9001
1 13 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.72%) SLA
3 8 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) P3O
4 1 (0.34%) BS15000
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (9.46%) Oracle
2 22 (7.43%) SAP
3 18 (6.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.03%) Cisco
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.34%) BMC
6 1 (0.34%) Remedy
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.34%) RightScale
6 1 (0.34%) Sybase
6 1 (0.34%) HP
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