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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transition Manager
Rank 482 433 476
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 141 162 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.34% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 107 56
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £575 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £410 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £5.00 - £60.00
UK excluding London average 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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 134 £470 +8.04% 28
London -26 46 £475 -5.00% 8
South East -7 28 £388 -3.12% 7
Berkshire +12 15 £333 -30.00% 5
East of England +13 14 £475 -5.00% 1
North East -9 13 £500 -4.76%
Yorkshire -10 10 £575 +51.31% 2
South West +2 8 £408 -6.85% 1
South Yorkshire -10 6 £625 +86.56%
Sheffield -11 6 £625 +86.56%
West Midlands -23 6 £413 +26.92% 5
Bedfordshire - 6 £475 -
Wales -16 5 £363 -
South Wales - 5 £363 -
Cardiff - 5 £363 -
City of London +42 4 £688 +57.14% 2
Hertfordshire +9 4 £438 -12.50%
Bristol +4 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Bracknell +3 4 £329 - 1
Reading 0 4 £465 +0.54% 3
Surrey -1 4 £467 - 1
East Midlands -2 4 £400 -16.23% 1
North West -15 4 £513 +28.12% 3
Tyne and Wear -23 4 £600 +14.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 4 £600 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £575 -
Northumberland - 4 £375 -
Luton - 4 £475 -
Birmingham -10 3 £413 +26.92% 2
West Yorkshire -11 3 £450 +5.88% 1

Transition Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (57.45%) ITIL
2 96 (34.04%) Project Management
3 69 (24.47%) Service Management
3 69 (24.47%) Service Delivery
4 59 (20.92%) Finance
4 59 (20.92%) ITIL Certification
5 54 (19.15%) ITIL V3
6 48 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 46 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (13.83%) Change Management
9 35 (12.41%) Transition Management
10 34 (12.06%) Data Centre
11 30 (10.64%) SAP
12 27 (9.57%) Release Management
13 26 (9.22%) Migration
14 23 (8.16%) Telecoms
15 21 (7.45%) Security Cleared
16 20 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (6.74%) Programme Management
18 17 (6.03%) MS Project
18 17 (6.03%) Degree
19 15 (5.32%) PMI Certification
19 15 (5.32%) Configuration Management
20 13 (4.61%) Genesys
20 13 (4.61%) SLA
20 13 (4.61%) ERP
20 13 (4.61%) SC Cleared
20 13 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (4.26%) MS Excel

Transition Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (1.06%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (6.03%) MS Project
2 12 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.55%) MS Office
4 7 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.42%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Office 365
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) LAN
1 9 (3.19%) WAN
2 4 (1.42%) 3G
2 4 (1.42%) 4G
2 4 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
4 2 (0.71%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) LTE
4 2 (0.71%) VoIP
4 2 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) DSL
5 1 (0.35%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.35%) PBX
5 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.06%) GIS
2 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 59 (20.92%) Finance
2 23 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.90%) Banking
4 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.13%) Law
6 5 (1.77%) Marketing
6 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.77%) Retail
7 4 (1.42%) Back Office
7 4 (1.42%) Electronics
7 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.35%) Apache Flex
1 1 (0.35%) CGI
1 1 (0.35%) Loki
1 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.84%) FMCG
4 6 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (2.13%) PMI
5 5 (1.77%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.71%) Wiki
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.35%) Equities
8 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.71%) Linux
1 2 (0.71%) Unix
2 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.35%) Solaris
2 1 (0.35%) SUSE
2 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (57.45%) ITIL
2 96 (34.04%) Project Management
3 69 (24.47%) Service Delivery
3 69 (24.47%) Service Management
4 54 (19.15%) ITIL V3
5 48 (17.02%) PRINCE2
6 46 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (13.83%) Change Management
8 35 (12.41%) Transition Management
9 27 (9.57%) Release Management
10 26 (9.22%) Migration
11 20 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (6.74%) Programme Management
13 15 (5.32%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.61%) ERP
15 12 (4.26%) ITSM
16 11 (3.90%) CRM
16 11 (3.90%) Risk Management
16 11 (3.90%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.77%) C
2 2 (0.71%) C++
2 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (20.92%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.03%) Degree
4 15 (5.32%) PMI Certification
5 13 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.26%) PMP
7 9 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.06%) APMP
9 3 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.71%) ACCA
10 2 (0.71%) CAPM
10 2 (0.71%) CIMA
10 2 (0.71%) CISMP
10 2 (0.71%) CISSP
11 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.35%) MCSA
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) SLA
2 8 (2.84%) QA
3 3 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (10.64%) SAP
2 13 (4.61%) Genesys
3 10 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.48%) Oracle
4 7 (2.48%) Verint
5 6 (2.13%) Planview
6 4 (1.42%) BT
6 4 (1.42%) Pega
6 4 (1.42%) Remedy
7 3 (1.06%) BMC
7 3 (1.06%) Lotus
8 2 (0.71%) Cisco
8 2 (0.71%) Sun
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) CODA
9 1 (0.35%) HP
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
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