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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transition Manager
Rank 435 490 515
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 177 96 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 45
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £332 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +60 167 £435 -3.33% 11
London +43 73 £500 +1.26% 3
South East +7 34 £375 -11.76% 2
North West +12 22 £450 +32.35% 2
West Midlands -5 16 £363 -19.44% 3
Berkshire +15 14 £375 +13.63% 1
City of London +24 13 £500 +2.56%
Cheshire +15 9 £500 +31.57%
Yorkshire +3 9 £400 -
Hampshire -15 9 £360 +6.66%
West Yorkshire +6 7 £400 -
Scotland -8 7 £410 -16.32%
Reading +15 5 £475 +43.93% 1
South West -40 5 £425 -
East Midlands - 5 £431 -
Manchester -8 4 £325 - 2
Leeds +1 3 £400 -5.88%
Nottingham - 3 £469 -
Wiltshire - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £469 -
Bradford -4 2 £400 +0.94%
Swindon - 2 £475 -
East of England - 2 £450 -
Birmingham -4 1 £375 -16.66% 3
Edinburgh - 1 £385 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £475 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 152 (51.88%) ITIL
2 90 (30.72%) Project Management
3 60 (20.48%) PRINCE2
4 59 (20.14%) Service Management
5 46 (15.70%) Security Cleared
6 40 (13.65%) Transition Management
6 40 (13.65%) Change Management
7 39 (13.31%) Service Delivery
8 34 (11.60%) Finance
9 31 (10.58%) SC Cleared
10 29 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (9.56%) Oracle
12 27 (9.22%) SAP
12 27 (9.22%) Migration
13 23 (7.85%) Telecoms
13 23 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (6.14%) Microsoft
15 17 (5.80%) ITIL V3
16 16 (5.46%) Retail
17 15 (5.12%) MS Excel
18 12 (4.10%) ERP
18 12 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 12 (4.10%) Broadband
18 12 (4.10%) Internet
18 12 (4.10%) Six Sigma
18 12 (4.10%) DTV
19 11 (3.75%) PRINCE
19 11 (3.75%) SLA
19 11 (3.75%) Banking

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.07%) MS Project
3 3 (1.02%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.02%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.07%) SaaS
1 9 (3.07%) PaaS
2 8 (2.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.10%) Broadband
1 12 (4.10%) Internet
2 5 (1.71%) VoIP
3 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.02%) PPP
5 2 (0.68%) 4G
5 2 (0.68%) Extranet
5 2 (0.68%) Intranet
5 2 (0.68%) 3G
6 1 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.34%) LAN
6 1 (0.34%) RTP
6 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Subversion
1 3 (1.02%) Maven
1 3 (1.02%) Ant
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 34 (11.60%) Finance
2 23 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.46%) Retail
4 11 (3.75%) Banking
5 6 (2.05%) Legal
6 5 (1.71%) Marketing
7 3 (1.02%) Law
7 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.02%) German Language
8 2 (0.68%) French Language
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Local Government
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.34%) .NET
1 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.10%) DTV
2 8 (2.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.71%) PMI
3 5 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.34%) Statistics
4 1 (0.34%) CMDB
4 1 (0.34%) FMCG
4 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.71%) UNIX
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (51.88%) ITIL
2 90 (30.72%) Project Management
3 60 (20.48%) PRINCE2
4 59 (20.14%) Service Management
5 40 (13.65%) Transition Management
5 40 (13.65%) Change Management
6 39 (13.31%) Service Delivery
7 29 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (9.22%) Migration
9 23 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (5.80%) ITIL V3
11 12 (4.10%) ERP
11 12 (4.10%) Six Sigma
12 11 (3.75%) PRINCE
12 11 (3.75%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (3.75%) Lean Six Sigma
13 10 (3.41%) Release Management
14 9 (3.07%) ITSM
15 8 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.71%) C
2 4 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.85%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.73%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.39%) ISEB
8 6 (2.05%) Degree
8 6 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.02%) PMP
11 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.68%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.41%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.73%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) BS15000
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (9.56%) Oracle
2 27 (9.22%) SAP
3 18 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.71%) Cisco
5 2 (0.68%) Citrix
5 2 (0.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.34%) Remedy
6 1 (0.34%) BMC
6 1 (0.34%) RightScale
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