Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Transition Manager was £383 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 January 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 303 324
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 68 55 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 48
South East median daily rate £383 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -13.89% +22.78%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £313
90th Percentile £485 £488 £571
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,277 14,302 17,346
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,133 8,456 10,233
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 560 741 889
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.29 £10.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

Transition Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Transition Manager in the South East

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Transition Manager in the South East

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Transition Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Transition Manager in the South East

Transition Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Transition Manager in the South East

Transition Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley +1 48 £373 +10.37%
Berkshire +7 34 £350 +7.69%
Hampshire +10 15 £388 -13.89%
Buckinghamshire -18 14 £436 -1.69%
Surrey -28 5 £572 +30.00%
Transition Manager
England

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring Transition Manager in the job title.

1 48 (70.59%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
4 14 (20.59%) Waterfall
5 13 (19.12%) Service Management
6 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (17.65%) ISO 9001
6 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (17.65%) Service Design
7 11 (16.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 11 (16.18%) QA
7 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
10 7 (10.29%) Project Management
11 6 (8.82%) Finance
11 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
11 6 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (7.35%) Transition Management
12 5 (7.35%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (7.35%) Internet
12 5 (7.35%) Six Sigma
12 5 (7.35%) Digital TV
12 5 (7.35%) Broadband

Transition Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Broadband
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
General
1 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Digital TV
2 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) Service Delivery
4 14 (20.59%) Waterfall
5 13 (19.12%) Service Management
6 12 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (17.65%) Service Design
6 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.29%) Project Management
10 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.35%) Lean Six Sigma
11 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.35%) Six Sigma
11 5 (7.35%) Transition Management
12 3 (4.41%) Acceptance Criteria
12 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (2.94%) Programme Delivery
13 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) ISO 9001
2 11 (16.18%) QA
3 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Citrix
3 2 (2.94%) Workday
4 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle