Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Communications Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Communications Specialist
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 160 176
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Specialist 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.050% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.054% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median daily rate - - £333
South East median daily rate - - £333
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,661 3,701 4,096
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 92.11% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,877 1,945 2,213
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £236
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 141 194
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.81% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.30 £39.75 £42.43
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +3.51%

Communications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Communications Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Specialist in Berkshire

Communications Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Communications Specialist in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Communications Specialist in Berkshire

Communications Specialist Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Communications Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Communications Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Social Media
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Customer-Centricity
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) B2C
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet

Communications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) B2C
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) Customer-Centricity
1 5 (71.43%) Logistics
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security