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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Manager
Rank 523 516 523
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 49 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -77.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year
-40.29% -69.54%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

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 22 July 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 29 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 22 July 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 -3 43 £425 +3.03% 6
London +11 17 £425 +18.05% 3
South East -6 9 £450 +12.50% 1
City of London +23 4 £625 +47.05%
East of England -18 4 £428 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £360 -
Yorkshire - 4 £360 -
Manchester +2 3 £228 -52.10%
Hampshire -6 3 £450 +12.50% 1
North West -6 3 £228 -52.10%
Berkshire - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £400 -
Surrey -9 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Communications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (20.19%) Project Management
1 21 (20.19%) Change Management
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (16.35%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.50%) Marketing
4 12 (11.54%) Banking
4 12 (11.54%) Intranet
5 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (9.62%) Unified Communications
6 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 9 (8.65%) Social Media
7 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.69%) IP Telephony
8 8 (7.69%) SAP
8 8 (7.69%) Avaya
8 8 (7.69%) PBX
9 6 (5.77%) ERP
9 6 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (5.77%) Acme Packet
10 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.81%) Degree
10 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.85%) Content Management
11 4 (3.85%) Web Development
11 4 (3.85%) Business Transformation
11 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.85%) Oracle
11 4 (3.85%) MS Office
11 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification

Communications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.85%) CMS
2 3 (2.88%) Lync
2 3 (2.88%) WordPress
3 2 (1.92%) Joomla!
3 2 (1.92%) Drupal
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.96%) InDesign
4 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Intranet
2 10 (9.62%) Unified Communications
3 8 (7.69%) IP Telephony
3 8 (7.69%) PBX
4 2 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.96%) DNS
5 1 (0.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Telecoms
3 13 (12.50%) Marketing
4 12 (11.54%) Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) HTML
1 2 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.96%) RSS
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Social Media
2 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) NHS
4 2 (1.92%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.96%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.96%) Blog
5 1 (0.96%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) pSOS
1 1 (0.96%) UNIX
1 1 (0.96%) Windows
1 1 (0.96%) Linux
1 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) Project Management
1 21 (20.19%) Change Management
2 17 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 6 (5.77%) ERP
6 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.85%) Content Management
7 4 (3.85%) Web Development
7 4 (3.85%) Business Transformation
8 3 (2.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.88%) Logistics
8 3 (2.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.92%) TDD
9 2 (1.92%) Automated Testing
9 2 (1.92%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (1.92%) Business Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (1.92%) Web Testing
9 2 (1.92%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.96%) CISA
6 1 (0.96%) CISM
6 1 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) EMIR
1 1 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.96%) FATCA
1 1 (0.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) SAP
1 8 (7.69%) Avaya
2 6 (5.77%) Acme Packet
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) Facebook
5 2 (1.92%) Twitter
5 2 (1.92%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco
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