The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 124 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £160 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £146 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £312 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
- -61.36%
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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
2572 2341 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.29% 93.83% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1310 1139 1111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 83 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 3 (37.50%) Legal
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 2 (25.00%) Facebook
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) RSS
2 2 (25.00%) SEO
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Private Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Blog
2 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) SEO
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Facebook
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter