The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Analyst
Rank 403 413 378
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Analyst 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.045% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.049% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Communications Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Communications Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Communications Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Communications Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Communications Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Communications Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Communications Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Communications Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Communications Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Communications Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Communications Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) 3Com
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Blog
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Communications Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Communications Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya
2 1 (10.00%) 3Com
2 1 (10.00%) Google