The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Transition Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transition Manager
UK
Rank 495 467 451
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 99 165 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 109 110
Median daily rate £438 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £650 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £5.00 -

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Transition Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Transition Manager in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Transition Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 98 £438 -7.89% 17
London +1 40 £463 -11.27% 13
South East +15 20 £388 -8.82%
West Midlands +13 16 £425 +3.03%
Hampshire +18 8 £363 +20.83%
Coventry - 8 £390 -
North West +19 6 £450 -12.19% 1
Berkshire +14 6 - -
West Yorkshire +17 4 £381 -15.27%
Nottingham +12 4 £550 +37.50%
Manchester +11 4 £458 - 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £381 -30.68%
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £550 +37.50%
East Midlands +2 4 £550 +37.50%
City of London -2 4 £525 -23.63% 3
Winchester - 4 £375 -
Southampton +10 3 £350 +16.66%
Milton Keynes +4 3 £388 -29.54%
Birmingham +2 3 £500 +21.21%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £388 -29.54%
East of England -9 3 £438 -7.89% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Warrington - 2 £400 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £425 -
Surrey +13 1 £440 -5.73%
Luton +10 1 £438 -7.89%
Reading +8 1 - -
Leeds +2 1 £350 -22.22%
Middlesex +2 1 £500 +42.85%

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Transition Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Transition Manager in the job title.

1 114 (47.50%) ITIL
2 70 (29.17%) Service Management
3 66 (27.50%) Project Management
4 57 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (22.08%) Service Delivery
6 52 (21.67%) Finance
7 46 (19.17%) Service Design
8 39 (16.25%) Transition Management
9 35 (14.58%) ITIL V3
9 35 (14.58%) PRINCE2
10 34 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (10.00%) Change Management
13 22 (9.17%) Security Cleared
14 21 (8.75%) SC Cleared
14 21 (8.75%) Migration
15 19 (7.92%) SAP
16 17 (7.08%) MS Excel
16 17 (7.08%) Release Management
17 14 (5.83%) Degree
17 14 (5.83%) ITSM
17 14 (5.83%) CRM
17 14 (5.83%) ERP
17 14 (5.83%) Microsoft
18 13 (5.42%) SLA
18 13 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
18 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (5.00%) Data Centre
19 12 (5.00%) Programme Management
19 12 (5.00%) MS Office

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (5.00%) MS Office
4 9 (3.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (2.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) 3G
1 2 (0.83%) 4G
1 2 (0.83%) Internet
1 2 (0.83%) LAN
1 2 (0.83%) WAN
2 1 (0.42%) Broadband
2 1 (0.42%) Network Security
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 52 (21.67%) Finance
2 9 (3.75%) Back Office
3 8 (3.33%) Banking
4 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.67%) Retail
6 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.25%) Publishing
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Law
7 2 (0.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.42%) EDI
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.08%) PMI
5 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.83%) CMDB
6 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.42%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.42%) FMCG
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) RIA
7 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.58%) Windows
2 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.42%) MVS
3 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (47.50%) ITIL
2 70 (29.17%) Service Management
3 66 (27.50%) Project Management
4 57 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (22.08%) Service Delivery
6 46 (19.17%) Service Design
7 39 (16.25%) Transition Management
8 35 (14.58%) ITIL V3
8 35 (14.58%) PRINCE2
9 34 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (10.00%) Change Management
11 21 (8.75%) Migration
12 17 (7.08%) Release Management
13 14 (5.83%) CRM
13 14 (5.83%) ERP
13 14 (5.83%) ITSM
14 12 (5.00%) Programme Management
15 10 (4.17%) Change Control
15 10 (4.17%) Supplier Management
15 10 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.92%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.83%) Degree
5 7 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.08%) APMP
7 5 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.67%) PMP
9 3 (1.25%) ISEB
10 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.42%) CAPM
10 1 (0.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.42%) MCITP
10 1 (0.42%) MCSE
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.42%) SLA
2 11 (4.58%) QA
3 5 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.67%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (7.92%) SAP
2 14 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.08%) Remedy
5 3 (1.25%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.25%) Google
6 2 (0.83%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.83%) BMC
6 2 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.42%) Citrix
7 1 (0.42%) EMC
7 1 (0.42%) FireEye
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle
7 1 (0.42%) WorldPay
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