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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Manager
Rank 618 588 581
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 30 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.085% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.090% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 33
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £295 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £478 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £339 £358
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £38.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +92.15%

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+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 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 23 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 27 June 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 -24 26 £406 +16.07% 1
London -15 10 £345 -1.42% 1
South East -1 6 £381 +12.13%
Scotland - 5 £415 -
Berkshire -6 4 £438 +28.67%
Edinburgh - 4 £446 -
North West -10 3 - -
Hertfordshire +16 2 - -
East of England +15 2 - -
Watford +7 2 - -
Canary Wharf +5 2 - -
Manchester -15 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
City of London +24 1 £290 -17.14%
Hampshire +11 1 £315 -6.66%
South West -1 1 £600 +100.00%
Yorkshire -2 1 £170 -48.48%
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £425 -
Winchester - 1 £315 -
Staines - 1 £350 -

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (24.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (21.79%) Finance
3 16 (20.51%) Banking
4 14 (17.95%) Change Management
5 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 11 (14.10%) Intranet
7 10 (12.82%) SAP
8 9 (11.54%) Social Media
9 8 (10.26%) Business Transformation
9 8 (10.26%) ERP
10 7 (8.97%) Project Management
10 7 (8.97%) Retail
10 7 (8.97%) Marketing
11 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (6.41%) Analytics
12 5 (6.41%) Degree
12 5 (6.41%) Coaching
12 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
12 5 (6.41%) SEO
12 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (5.13%) Migration
13 4 (5.13%) Legal
13 4 (5.13%) MS Office
13 4 (5.13%) Internet
13 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.13%) Social Media Monitoring
13 4 (5.13%) Web Analytics
13 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
14 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet

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 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
1 2 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Intranet
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) SMS
3 1 (1.28%) WebEx
3 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Legal
5 3 (3.85%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Social Media
2 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Copywriting
3 2 (2.56%) Animation
3 2 (2.56%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.28%) Blog
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.28%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (17.95%) Change Management
3 8 (10.26%) Business Transformation
3 8 (10.26%) ERP
4 7 (8.97%) Project Management
5 5 (6.41%) Analytics
5 5 (6.41%) Coaching
5 5 (6.41%) SEO
5 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.13%) Migration
6 4 (5.13%) Social Media Monitoring
6 4 (5.13%) Web Analytics
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.56%) Channel Management
8 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.56%) Project Governance
8 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) SAP
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) Adobe
3 1 (1.28%) BT
3 1 (1.28%) Facebook
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Planview