The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Officer
Rank 568 582 561
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Officer 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.007% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate £150 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 - £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £168 - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £148 £114 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.44% -64.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.01 - -
Communications Officer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Communications Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Communications Officer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Officer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Communications Officer Daily Rate Trend in England

Communications Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Officer across the England region.

Communications Officer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Communications Officer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Officer within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 4 £133 -
South East +10 2 £200 -
London -1 2 £150 -
North East - 2 £154 -
East Midlands - 1 £150 -
South West - 1 £118 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Communications Officer
UK

Communications Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Officer 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 Officer in their job title.

1 11 (35.48%) NHS
1 11 (35.48%) Social Media
2 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (16.13%) Blog
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Intranet
3 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
4 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (9.68%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (9.68%) Facebook
4 3 (9.68%) Twitter
4 3 (9.68%) Copywriting
5 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) WordPress
5 2 (6.45%) Business Development
5 2 (6.45%) Line Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Publishing
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Extranet
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (3.23%) MS Office
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Web Design
6 1 (3.23%) Content Management
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery

Communications Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Communications Officer 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Intranet
2 1 (3.23%) Extranet
General
1 4 (12.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) NHS
1 11 (35.48%) Social Media
2 5 (16.13%) Blog
3 3 (9.68%) Copywriting
3 3 (9.68%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) Business Development
1 2 (6.45%) Line Management
1 2 (6.45%) Project Management
2 1 (3.23%) Channel Management
2 1 (3.23%) Coaching
2 1 (3.23%) Content Management
2 1 (3.23%) Desktop Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Document Management
2 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.23%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Facebook
1 3 (9.68%) Twitter
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe