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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Manager
UK
Rank 536 580 585
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 45 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.075% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.079% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 18
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £479 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.26
UK excluding London median 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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +47 43 £400 +14.28% 8
London +14 27 £404 +15.35% 2
North West +24 6 £310 -
Manchester +21 5 £310 -
Edinburgh +23 2 £263 -
Scotland +20 2 £263 -25.00%
South East +12 2 £388 - 3
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £490 +53.72%
East Midlands +7 2 £490 +53.72% 1
Nottingham +3 2 £490 +53.72%
City of London -5 2 £431 +23.21%
West Midlands - 2 £423 - 2
Midlands - 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £224 -
Cheshire - 1 £438 -
Hampshire - 1 £550 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £420 -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 -

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Marketing
3 13 (18.57%) Change Management
4 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
5 11 (15.71%) ERP
6 10 (14.29%) SAP
6 10 (14.29%) Intranet
7 8 (11.43%) Banking
7 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.00%) Service Management
9 5 (7.14%) Degree
9 5 (7.14%) MS Office
9 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) Project Management
10 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
10 4 (5.71%) Copywriting
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.71%) Social Media
10 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (5.71%) Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
11 3 (4.29%) Legal
11 3 (4.29%) Publishing
12 2 (2.86%) Migration
12 2 (2.86%) CMS

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 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) Avaya Modular Messaging
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Marketing
3 8 (11.43%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Publishing
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Copywriting
1 4 (5.71%) Social Media
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) CESG
3 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) FMCG
3 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) VMS
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Change Management
2 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.71%) ERP
4 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (10.00%) Service Management
6 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 4 (5.71%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.86%) Business Transformation
9 2 (2.86%) Communications Security
9 2 (2.86%) Information Security
9 2 (2.86%) ITIL
9 2 (2.86%) ITSM
9 2 (2.86%) Line Management
9 2 (2.86%) Migration
9 2 (2.86%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) IISP
5 1 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) SAP
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Cadence
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Avaya
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