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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Manager
Rank 612 579 567
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 39 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.083% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.088% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 28
Median daily rate £430 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.90% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 27 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 24 May 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 -18 33 £415 +10.66% 1
London -25 14 £475 +18.75% 1
South East 0 10 £381 +10.90%
Berkshire - 7 £413 -
Scotland 0 6 £477 +59.00% 1
Edinburgh -4 5 £514 +71.16% 1
Canary Wharf +8 2 - -
East of England +6 2 - -
Watford +5 2 - -
Hampshire +4 2 £333 -1.48%
Hertfordshire +3 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £225 -
Derbyshire - 2 £225 -
Derby - 2 £225 -
Winchester - 2 £333 -
City of London +19 1 £348 -18.23%
South West -1 1 - -
West Midlands -5 1 £415 +18.57%
North West -11 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £415 -
North East - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
Staines - 1 £350 -

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 15 (17.05%) Change Management
4 14 (15.91%) Banking
5 12 (13.64%) Intranet
6 11 (12.50%) Social Media
7 10 (11.36%) SAP
7 10 (11.36%) Marketing
8 9 (10.23%) ERP
8 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
9 8 (9.09%) Project Management
10 7 (7.95%) Retail
10 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
10 7 (7.95%) Business Transformation
11 6 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (5.68%) Legal
12 5 (5.68%) MS Office
12 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (5.68%) Coaching
13 4 (4.55%) Social Media Monitoring
13 4 (4.55%) Web Analytics
13 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
13 4 (4.55%) Analytics
13 4 (4.55%) Migration
13 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
13 4 (4.55%) SEO
13 4 (4.55%) Programme Management

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 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.68%) MS Office
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
1 2 (2.27%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Intranet
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 10 (11.36%) Marketing
4 7 (7.95%) Retail
5 5 (5.68%) Legal
6 3 (3.41%) Law
7 2 (2.27%) Publishing
8 1 (1.14%) Local Government
8 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Copywriting
3 2 (2.27%) Animation
3 2 (2.27%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
3 2 (2.27%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.14%) Fintech
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.14%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (17.05%) Change Management
3 9 (10.23%) ERP
4 8 (9.09%) Project Management
5 7 (7.95%) Business Transformation
6 5 (5.68%) Coaching
6 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (4.55%) Analytics
7 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.55%) SEO
7 4 (4.55%) Social Media Monitoring
7 4 (4.55%) Web Analytics
8 3 (3.41%) Channel Management
8 3 (3.41%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.27%) Infographics
9 2 (2.27%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.27%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
1 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) SAP
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) BT
4 1 (1.14%) Adobe
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Planview
4 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
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