Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Transition Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

Service Transition Analyst
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 848 841
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Transition Analyst 16 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.033% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 33
UK median daily rate £400 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +3.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £343 £305 £276
90th Percentile £477 £461 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +24.62% - -2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Service Transition Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Transition Analyst in the UK

Service Transition Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Transition Analyst in the UK

Service Transition Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Transition Analyst over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Transition Analyst in the UK

Service Transition Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Transition Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -1 16 £400 +19.40% 1
UK excluding London +8 9 £405 +24.62% 1
London -26 7 £394 -1.56%
South East -8 4 £400 +23.08%
Midlands +20 3 £473 -
West Midlands +21 2 £473 -
North of England +53 1 £300 - 1
East of England -6 1 £405 +24.62%
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -

Service Transition Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Service Transition Analyst 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 featuring Service Transition Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL V3
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Design
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
7 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
8 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Retail
8 1 (6.25%) STB
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery

Service Transition Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.25%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL V3
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Design
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (6.25%) PMBOK