The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Manager
Rank 141 139 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.097% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.47 £20.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+72.32% -52.94%
Communications Manager
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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3107 2889 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.39% 93.22% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1985 1886 1246
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 172 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Communications Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Communications Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 August 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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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
Bristol - 2 £338 -
Wiltshire - 2 £413 -
Communications Manager
England

Communications Manager
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (42.86%) NHS
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Solvency II