The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 82 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -9.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1401 1126 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.57% 91.92% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 575 435
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 27
Average hourly rate £14.39 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.81% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.40 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Communications Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Facebook
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (33.33%) RSS
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (33.33%) Blog
2 2 (33.33%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Facebook
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter