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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Manager
Rank 561 547 510
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 41 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 20
Average daily rate
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£405 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £239 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £578 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 2015.

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 23 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 21 April 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
England -6 39 £410 +17.14% 11
London +9 26 £400 +12.67% 5
City of London +29 14 £450 -12.62% 3
Hertfordshire - 3 £430 - 2
East of England - 3 £430 - 2
Watford - 2 - - 2
South West -1 1 £275 -36.04% 1
Scotland -14 1 £300 +29.03%
South East -19 1 £850 +183.33% 3
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Devizes - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 16 (20.78%) Change Management
2 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.88%) Finance
4 11 (14.29%) Project Management
5 10 (12.99%) Marketing
6 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (11.69%) Banking
7 6 (7.79%) Windows
7 6 (7.79%) QA
8 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.49%) Intranet
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) Information Security
10 3 (3.90%) Publishing
10 3 (3.90%) SEO
10 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
10 3 (3.90%) Content Management
10 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
10 3 (3.90%) MS Office
10 3 (3.90%) SAP
10 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
10 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
10 3 (3.90%) Cisco
10 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.90%) Degree
10 3 (3.90%) Matrix Management
10 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
10 3 (3.90%) Data Privacy
10 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
10 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.60%) InDesign
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
1 1 (1.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Intranet
2 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.30%) PABX
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Marketing
3 9 (11.69%) Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Publishing
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.90%) Social Media
1 3 (3.90%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (2.60%) Copywriting
2 2 (2.60%) FMCG
2 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.30%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) NHS
3 1 (1.30%) Wiki
3 1 (1.30%) Blog
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) Change Management
2 14 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (14.29%) Project Management
4 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.49%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Information Security
7 3 (3.90%) Content Management
7 3 (3.90%) Data Privacy
7 3 (3.90%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.90%) SEO
7 3 (3.90%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.90%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.90%) Coaching
8 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 2 (2.60%) ISMS
8 2 (2.60%) Analytics
8 2 (2.60%) Information Governance
8 2 (2.60%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) CCIE
2 2 (2.60%) CCNP
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.60%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) MiFID
3 1 (1.30%) EMIR
3 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) SAP
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe
2 2 (2.60%) Google
3 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.30%) FatWire
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Action For Children
Rate: £32,201- £35,930 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago