The first table below looks at the demand for the Communications Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Communications Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Analyst
Rank - - 104
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Analyst 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £288 £190
% change year-on-year
-49.56% +51.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2229 1822 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.79% 91.70% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 890 971
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 132 138
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.48 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Communications Analyst
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Communications Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Communications Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Communications Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Communications Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Communications Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Communications Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Communications Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Communications Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Communications Analyst
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Communications Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management

Communications Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Communications Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management