The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 26 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Analyst
Rank 125 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Analyst 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% 0.080% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.087% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2592 2307 2228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.95% 92.50% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1136 1130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £220 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 91 104
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £36.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Communications Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Communications Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Communications Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Communications Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Communications Analyst
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SMS

Communications Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) XPath
1 1 (50.00%) Groovy
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python