The median contractor rate for a Transition Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 472 454
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Transition Manager 108 177 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 120 114
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £625 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £5.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Transition Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Transition Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Transition Manager over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Transition Manager in the UK

Transition Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 105 £450 - 6
London +16 55 £475 -7.31% 2
South East +6 19 £448 +27.85% 1
West Midlands +21 12 £475 +2.70% 2
City of London -2 7 £500 -18.36%
North West +22 6 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire +17 6 £500 +50.94%
Milton Keynes 0 6 £388 -5.48% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £388 -5.48% 1
South West -10 6 £492 +15.64%
Hampshire +16 5 £450 +38.46%
Manchester +21 4 £458 +30.71%
Birmingham +4 4 £500 -
Coventry - 4 £488 - 1
Winchester - 4 £375 -
East of England -15 3 £438 -7.89%
Warrington +30 2 £400 -5.88%
Cheshire +23 2 £400 -5.88%
East Midlands -6 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £425 - 1
Cardiff +23 1 £350 -
South Wales +14 1 £350 -
Reading +12 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +10 1 - -
Nottingham +7 1 - -
Somerset +7 1 £500 +11.11%
Wales +7 1 £350 -
Luton +6 1 £438 -7.89%
Wiltshire +4 1 £498 +42.28%

Transition Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 featuring Transition Manager in the job title.

1 87 (42.03%) ITIL
2 68 (32.85%) Project Management
3 59 (28.50%) Service Management
4 55 (26.57%) Finance
5 52 (25.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (19.81%) Service Delivery
7 35 (16.91%) Service Design
8 31 (14.98%) PRINCE2
8 31 (14.98%) Transition Management
9 26 (12.56%) ITIL V3
10 25 (12.08%) SAP
11 24 (11.59%) ERP
11 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (10.63%) Change Management
13 20 (9.66%) CRM
13 20 (9.66%) Migration
14 19 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (7.25%) QA
15 15 (7.25%) SuccessFactors
16 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
16 14 (6.76%) Security Cleared
16 14 (6.76%) ITSM
16 14 (6.76%) Programme Management
17 12 (5.80%) SLA
17 12 (5.80%) Release Management
17 12 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (5.31%) Change Control
19 10 (4.83%) Degree
19 10 (4.83%) MS Excel
19 10 (4.83%) Telecoms

Transition Manager 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.38%) MS Office
2 7 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.25%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) IaaS
2 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) 3G
1 2 (0.97%) 4G
1 2 (0.97%) Network Security
2 1 (0.48%) Broadband
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) LAN
2 1 (0.48%) VLAN
2 1 (0.48%) VPN
2 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 55 (26.57%) Finance
2 10 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.35%) Back Office
3 9 (4.35%) Banking
4 6 (2.90%) Retail
5 4 (1.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.45%) Electronics
6 3 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Billing
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) EDI
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.38%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.90%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.93%) FMCG
5 4 (1.93%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) CMDB
6 2 (0.97%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.48%) MVS
2 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (42.03%) ITIL
2 68 (32.85%) Project Management
3 59 (28.50%) Service Management
4 52 (25.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (19.81%) Service Delivery
6 35 (16.91%) Service Design
7 31 (14.98%) PRINCE2
7 31 (14.98%) Transition Management
8 26 (12.56%) ITIL V3
9 24 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (11.59%) ERP
10 22 (10.63%) Change Management
11 20 (9.66%) CRM
11 20 (9.66%) Migration
12 14 (6.76%) ITSM
12 14 (6.76%) Programme Management
13 12 (5.80%) Release Management
14 11 (5.31%) Change Control
15 10 (4.83%) SDLC
16 8 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.90%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (6.76%) SC Cleared
2 14 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.83%) Degree
4 7 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.93%) ISEB
7 3 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.45%) PMP
8 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
9 1 (0.48%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.25%) QA
2 12 (5.80%) SLA
3 5 (2.42%) PMO
4 4 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.93%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.97%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) SAP
2 8 (3.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.90%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.93%) Oracle
4 4 (1.93%) Remedy
5 3 (1.45%) Google
5 3 (1.45%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.97%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.97%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.48%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.48%) BMC
7 1 (0.48%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) FireEye
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