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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Officer
Rank 590 558 549
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Officer 8 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.024% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£228 £220 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £244 £207
UK excluding London average daily rate £239 £130 -
% change year-on-year
+83.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.80 -
Communications Officer
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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
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015. 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
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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
London +2 6 £225 +7.14%
South West - 2 £239 -
Communications Officer
UK

Communications Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Intranet
3 3 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Copywriting
4 2 (16.67%) Blog
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Advertising
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) DTV
5 1 (8.33%) Electronics
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (8.33%) Adobe
5 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet

Communications Officer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Copywriting
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Blog
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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