Period
to 26 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Transition Manager was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transition Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 90 99
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Birmingham median daily rate £440 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.15% +70.83% -32.20%
10th Percentile £422 £469 £268
90th Percentile £481 £566 £333
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,397 1,354 1,511
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.08% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 949 1,013
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +4.11%
10th Percentile £175 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 47
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -1.97% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.39 £10.46
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.65 £36.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.34% +8.02% -14.29%

Transition Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Transition Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Transition Manager in Birmingham

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Transition Manager in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Transition Manager in Birmingham

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, Transition Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Transition Manager in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Transition Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Capita
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco