The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 currently tracked.

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 541 514 518
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 47 49 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.096% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 40
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£425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £208 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.75 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% -71.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% -61.36%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
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

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

Communications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Communications Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Communications Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Communications Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Communications Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Communications Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Communications Manager
Top 25 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
England -29 41 £425 +13.33% 6
London +11 15 £425 +21.42% 2
South East -13 8 £450 +12.50% 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £360 -
Yorkshire - 4 £360 -
City of London +14 3 £625 +47.05%
North West +2 3 £228 -24.16%
Manchester -4 3 £228 -52.10%
Hampshire -5 3 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England -16 3 £430 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey -3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (20.39%) Project Management
1 21 (20.39%) Change Management
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Telecoms
3 17 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (12.62%) Marketing
5 12 (11.65%) Banking
6 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (10.68%) Intranet
7 10 (9.71%) PRINCE2
7 10 (9.71%) Unified Communications
8 8 (7.77%) Social Media
8 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.77%) IP Telephony
8 8 (7.77%) SAP
8 8 (7.77%) PBX
8 8 (7.77%) Avaya
9 6 (5.83%) ERP
9 6 (5.83%) Acme Packet
10 5 (4.85%) Degree
10 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (3.88%) Legal
11 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.88%) CMS
11 4 (3.88%) NHS
11 4 (3.88%) Oracle
11 4 (3.88%) MS Office
11 4 (3.88%) Web Development

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (3.88%) CMS
2 3 (2.91%) WordPress
2 3 (2.91%) Lync
3 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.97%) MS Project
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.97%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Intranet
2 10 (9.71%) Unified Communications
3 8 (7.77%) IP Telephony
3 8 (7.77%) PBX
4 2 (1.94%) VoIP
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) SMS
5 1 (0.97%) Broadband
5 1 (0.97%) LAN
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.97%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) Big Data
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 18 (17.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.62%) Marketing
4 12 (11.65%) Banking
5 4 (3.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) HTML
1 2 (1.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) RSS
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Social Media
2 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.88%) NHS
3 3 (2.91%) Copywriting
4 1 (0.97%) Blog
4 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.97%) FMCG
4 1 (0.97%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.97%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.97%) UNIX
1 1 (0.97%) Windows
1 1 (0.97%) Linux
1 1 (0.97%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) Project Management
1 21 (20.39%) Change Management
2 17 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (9.71%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.83%) ERP
6 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.88%) Web Development
7 4 (3.88%) Business Transformation
8 3 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.91%) Content Management
8 3 (2.91%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.91%) Logistics
9 2 (1.94%) BPR
9 2 (1.94%) CRM
9 2 (1.94%) Automated Testing
9 2 (1.94%) TDD
9 2 (1.94%) Business Analysis
9 2 (1.94%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (1.94%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.97%) CISSP
6 1 (0.97%) CISA
6 1 (0.97%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) EMIR
1 1 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.97%) QA
1 1 (0.97%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) SAP
1 8 (7.77%) Avaya
2 6 (5.83%) Acme Packet
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Facebook
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.94%) Adobe
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
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