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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Manager
Rank 570 568 526
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 49 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 42
Average daily rate £350 £385 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £428 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £368 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.16% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.26 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.26 -

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 28 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 42 £350 - 14
London +6 24 £350 -12.50% 12
North West -11 9 £300 -14.28%
Merseyside +2 6 - -
Scotland -3 6 £350 -9.09%
City of London +40 3 £350 -15.66% 1
East Midlands -5 3 £319 -29.16% 1
South East -6 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £338 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - -
Wirral +11 2 - -
Milton Keynes +7 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £319 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £319 - 1
Manchester - 2 £300 -
Stirling - 2 £350 -
East of England - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
South West +3 1 £275 +139.13%
Liverpool -8 1 - -
Clevedon - 1 £275 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 £275 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Marketing
3 20 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.14%) Change Management
4 18 (17.14%) Project Management
5 12 (11.43%) Banking
6 11 (10.48%) Intranet
6 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
7 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (8.57%) Blog
8 9 (8.57%) Publishing
9 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
9 8 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (6.67%) Advertising
10 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.71%) Legal
11 6 (5.71%) Degree
11 6 (5.71%) Time Management
11 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
11 6 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
11 6 (5.71%) Change Control
11 6 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (4.76%) Social Media
13 4 (3.81%) Service Management
13 4 (3.81%) NHS
13 4 (3.81%) Cisco
13 4 (3.81%) XML

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.86%) MS Office
5 2 (1.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Intranet
2 4 (3.81%) WebEx
3 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.90%) LAN
4 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.90%) VPN
4 2 (1.90%) WAN
4 2 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Marketing
3 12 (11.43%) Banking
4 9 (8.57%) Publishing
5 7 (6.67%) Advertising
6 6 (5.71%) Legal
7 4 (3.81%) Electronics
7 4 (3.81%) Law
8 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.95%) Automotive
9 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.95%) Retail
9 1 (0.95%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Blog
2 5 (4.76%) Social Media
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.81%) NHS
3 4 (3.81%) User Experience
4 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.90%) Copywriting
5 2 (1.90%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (17.14%) Change Management
2 18 (17.14%) Project Management
3 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (7.62%) Programme Management
5 7 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 6 (5.71%) Change Control
6 6 (5.71%) Process Improvement
6 6 (5.71%) Time Management
7 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.81%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.81%) Coaching
7 4 (3.81%) Content Management
7 4 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.81%) ERP
7 4 (3.81%) Information Architecture
7 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.81%) Service Management
8 3 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
1 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.90%) APMP
3 2 (1.90%) CCNP
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.90%) PMP
3 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Cisco
3 3 (2.86%) BT
4 2 (1.90%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) BEA
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
London
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Rate: £38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £300 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Rate: c.£38,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Rate: c.£38,000
Posted: 4 days ago