The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 124 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £160 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -50.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £146 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £312 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% -61.36%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2546 2309 2430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.28% 93.90% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1120 1127
Average daily rate £373 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 80 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Communications Manager
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Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Facebook
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Blog
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) RSS
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Blog
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter