The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Communications Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Manager
Rank 630 611 601
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 17 55 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.095% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.100% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 44 18
Median daily rate £375 £395 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £493 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £409 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.39% +13.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.50 -

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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Communications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Communications Manager in the job title.

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 24 September 2016.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 14 £403 +1.25% 5
London -18 7 £440 +19.32% 5
Scotland +11 2 £265 +12.07%
South West +8 2 - -
Bristol -9 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £464 +3.00%
South East +13 1 £300 -23.07%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £356 +37.45%
Edinburgh +11 1 £354 -
Yorkshire +10 1 £356 +37.45%
North West +9 1 £475 +20.25%
Glasgow +9 1 £175 -27.83%
Halifax +6 1 £356 +37.45%
Manchester -6 1 £475 +20.25%
West Midlands -26 1 £250 -39.39%
East of England - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Communications Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Communications Manager in the job title.

1 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.45%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Banking
4 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 8 (16.33%) Change Management
6 7 (14.29%) Marketing
7 6 (12.24%) Social Media
8 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.20%) Intranet
8 5 (10.20%) MS Office
8 5 (10.20%) SAP
8 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
10 3 (6.12%) Retail
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Copywriting
10 3 (6.12%) Degree
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL
11 2 (4.08%) Windows
11 2 (4.08%) CRM
11 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
11 2 (4.08%) ERP
11 2 (4.08%) IIS
11 2 (4.08%) Service Management
11 2 (4.08%) ITSM
11 2 (4.08%) Legal

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) IIS
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) WebEx
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.04%) Publishing
6 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Social Media
2 3 (6.12%) Copywriting
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Animation
4 1 (2.04%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (18.37%) Project Management
3 8 (16.33%) Change Management
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.12%) ITIL
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Communications Security
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) ERP
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Product Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) IISP
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) SAP
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Cadence
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) Facebook
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle