Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Transition Manager was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 582 574
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 240 290 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 206 205
England median daily rate £435 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +5.11% +3.53%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £322
90th Percentile £574 £581 £645
UK median daily rate £435 £463 £440
% change year-on-year -5.95% +5.11% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
England median hourly rate - £39.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.64% -47.62%
UK median hourly rate - £39.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +43.64% -47.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Transition Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Transition Manager in England

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Transition Manager in England

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Transition Manager in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Transition Manager in England

Transition Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Transition Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Transition Manager in England

Transition Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -51 107 £475 - 3
South East +21 78 £375 -6.37% 1
North of England +54 24 £458 +1.67% 2
North West +21 13 £475 +5.56%
Midlands +7 13 £375 -16.67% 3
East of England -21 12 £425 -5.56% 1
East Midlands +12 8 £358 -24.74%
Yorkshire +20 6 £450 - 2
North East +70 5 £440 -19.27%
South West -2 5 £475 +15.15%
West Midlands +4 4 £463 +2.78% 3
Transition Manager
UK

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the England region featuring Transition Manager in the job title.

1 140 (58.33%) ITIL
2 65 (27.08%) Service Management
3 60 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 57 (23.75%) Service Design
5 48 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (16.25%) Security Cleared
6 39 (16.25%) ITIL Certification
7 37 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (14.17%) Transition Management
9 31 (12.92%) SC Cleared
10 28 (11.67%) ITIL V3
10 28 (11.67%) Project Management
11 27 (11.25%) Finance
12 24 (10.00%) PRINCE2
13 21 (8.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 21 (8.75%) Acceptance Criteria
13 21 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (8.75%) Change Management
14 20 (8.33%) Release Management
15 19 (7.92%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.67%) ITSM
16 16 (6.67%) Risk Management
16 16 (6.67%) QA
17 15 (6.25%) Programme Management
18 14 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (5.83%) Retail
19 13 (5.42%) Six Sigma
19 13 (5.42%) ISO 9001
20 12 (5.00%) Contract Management
20 12 (5.00%) Telecoms

Transition Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.50%) Office 365
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.08%) Broadband
1 5 (2.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.25%) LAN
2 3 (1.25%) WAN
3 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.42%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.25%) GIS
2 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (11.25%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Retail
3 12 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.67%) Legal
5 3 (1.25%) Back Office
6 2 (0.83%) Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.08%) Digital TV
3 3 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.83%) CMDB
4 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.42%) NHS
5 1 (0.42%) PKI
5 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (58.33%) ITIL
2 65 (27.08%) Service Management
3 60 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 57 (23.75%) Service Design
5 48 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (14.17%) Transition Management
8 28 (11.67%) ITIL V3
8 28 (11.67%) Project Management
9 24 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 21 (8.75%) Acceptance Criteria
10 21 (8.75%) Change Management
10 21 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (8.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 20 (8.33%) Release Management
12 19 (7.92%) Waterfall
13 16 (6.67%) ITSM
13 16 (6.67%) Risk Management
14 15 (6.25%) Programme Management
15 13 (5.42%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (16.25%) ITIL Certification
1 39 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 31 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.67%) Degree
5 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.83%) PMP
8 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) QA
2 13 (5.42%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.33%) COBIT
3 8 (3.33%) SLA
4 5 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.92%) SAP
3 6 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.25%) Citrix
5 2 (0.83%) Capita
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco
5 2 (0.83%) Workday
6 1 (0.42%) Apple
6 1 (0.42%) Avaya
6 1 (0.42%) BMC
6 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.42%) IBM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle
6 1 (0.42%) Remedy