The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 555 522 505
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 45 59 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 35
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£363 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £278 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52369 47956 47469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.64% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33165 29077 26646
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2132 2083 2602
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 30 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 28 November 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 -67 40 £356 -10.37% 8
London -3 21 £348 -13.12% 5
South East -31 8 £345 -9.21% 1
Scotland -9 3 £400 +15.94%
Surrey -4 2 £423 +46.82%
City of London +19 1 - - 2
Berkshire +5 1 £500 -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
North West +1 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire -1 1 - -
Yorkshire -9 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £350 +43.14% 1
Hampshire -25 1 - -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Paisley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 25 (25.51%) Marketing
2 20 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (18.37%) Project Management
4 17 (17.35%) Finance
5 13 (13.27%) Telecoms
6 11 (11.22%) Change Management
6 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (9.18%) Banking
7 9 (9.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (9.18%) Social Media
8 8 (8.16%) Intranet
9 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
9 7 (7.14%) Unified Communications
10 6 (6.12%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.12%) Publishing
11 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
11 5 (5.10%) CRM
11 5 (5.10%) PBX
11 5 (5.10%) Avaya
11 5 (5.10%) Content Management
11 5 (5.10%) Degree
11 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
11 5 (5.10%) Visualisation
11 5 (5.10%) Business Transformation
12 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.08%) Cisco
12 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
12 4 (4.08%) ERP
12 4 (4.08%) SAP
12 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) CMS
2 3 (3.06%) Drupal
2 3 (3.06%) WordPress
3 2 (2.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (3.06%) InDesign
2 3 (3.06%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.06%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Intranet
2 7 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 6 (6.12%) IP Telephony
4 5 (5.10%) PBX
5 3 (3.06%) VoIP
6 2 (2.04%) LAN
7 1 (1.02%) DOCSIS
7 1 (1.02%) DSL
7 1 (1.02%) Broadband
7 1 (1.02%) WAN
7 1 (1.02%) HTTP
7 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 25 (25.51%) Marketing
2 17 (17.35%) Finance
3 13 (13.27%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.18%) Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Publishing
6 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.06%) Advertising
7 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 3 (3.06%) Retail
8 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (1.02%) Front Office
9 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) HTML
1 2 (2.04%) CSS
1 2 (2.04%) RSS
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Social Media
2 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
2 5 (5.10%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.06%) Copywriting
4 2 (2.04%) Blog
4 2 (2.04%) FMCG
4 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (2.04%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.04%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) Wiki
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.02%) Windows
1 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (18.37%) Project Management
3 11 (11.22%) Change Management
3 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.10%) CRM
4 5 (5.10%) Content Management
4 5 (5.10%) Business Transformation
5 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.08%) ERP
6 3 (3.06%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.06%) PRINCE
6 3 (3.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.06%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.06%) Web Development
6 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (2.04%) People Management
7 2 (2.04%) Coaching
7 2 (2.04%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (2.04%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.04%) CCIE
4 2 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (1.02%) CISA
5 1 (1.02%) CISM
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Avaya
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco
2 4 (4.08%) SAP
3 3 (3.06%) Adobe
3 3 (3.06%) Acme Packet
4 2 (2.04%) Facebook
4 2 (2.04%) Twitter
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
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