Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Communications Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 - 182
Rank change year-on-year - +182 -
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Specialist 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% - 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median daily rate - - £425
South East median daily rate £488 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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 3,675 3,536 4,423
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 92.66% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,906 1,744 2,348
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% +5.31% +5.96%
10th Percentile £231 £233 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 149 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.80 £29.20
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 1 - -
Communications Specialist
South East

Communications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 7 (100.00%) Social Media
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (71.43%) B2C
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (71.43%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) French Language
5 1 (14.29%) German Language
5 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe
5 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical

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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Social Media
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
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%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft