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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 541 514 528
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 62 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £296 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 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 18 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -18 54 £350 - 7
London -38 22 £350 -3.44% 4
South East +1 15 £300 - 2
South West -10 7 £430 +22.85% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £350 - 2
City of London -10 5 £395 +16.17% 3
Surrey - 2 £325 -
Berkshire -8 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £200 -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 28 (25.45%) Change Management
2 18 (16.36%) Project Management
3 17 (15.45%) Marketing
3 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 16 (14.55%) Intranet
5 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.91%) Finance
7 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 9 (8.18%) SAP
8 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
8 9 (8.18%) Social Media
9 7 (6.36%) Business Transformation
9 7 (6.36%) Degree
9 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
10 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
10 6 (5.45%) MS Office
10 6 (5.45%) Banking
10 6 (5.45%) Retail
11 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (3.64%) ERP
12 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (2.73%) Lync
13 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
13 3 (2.73%) FMCG
13 3 (2.73%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (2.73%) Legal

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) MS Office
2 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.91%) InDesign
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.55%) Intranet
2 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.91%) SMS
General
1 17 (15.45%) Marketing
2 12 (10.91%) Finance
3 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Law
6 2 (1.82%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 2 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Middleware
1 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Social Media
2 3 (2.73%) FMCG
2 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.73%) NHS
3 2 (1.82%) Copywriting
3 2 (1.82%) Blog
4 1 (0.91%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.91%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) pSOS
2 1 (0.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) Change Management
2 18 (16.36%) Project Management
3 17 (15.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 14 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.36%) Business Transformation
7 4 (3.64%) ERP
7 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.73%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (2.73%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.73%) BPR
9 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.82%) Service Management
9 2 (1.82%) Requirements Management
9 2 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (1.82%) Migration
9 2 (1.82%) Logistics
10 1 (0.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (0.91%) Procure-to-pay
10 1 (0.91%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.36%) Degree
1 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) FATCA
2 1 (0.91%) EMIR
2 1 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) SAP
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.73%) Adobe
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Facebook
5 1 (0.91%) Twitter
5 1 (0.91%) Pega
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix
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