The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 83 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.51% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £143 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+198.24% -58.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £143 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £143 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-40.29% -69.54%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 972 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.28% 95.20% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 451 445
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 17
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Communications Manager
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Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Communications Manager
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Blog
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) RSS
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Communications Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Communications Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (20.00%) Blog
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Facebook
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter