Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Transition Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 78 90
Rank change year-on-year -17 +12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +50.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £436 £464 £273
90th Percentile £503 £521 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £445 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -1.11% +2.86% +9.38%
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 1,435 1,157 1,333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 96.10% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 770 874
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.02% +6.79%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £210
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 44
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.75% -1.72%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.75 £10.57
90th Percentile £42.50 £29.50 £41.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £15.26
% change year-on-year -10.14% +13.04% -12.80%

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (40.00%) Service Design
5 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (40.00%) Service Design
5 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (20.00%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow