Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Communications Manager was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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 Manager
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 106
Rank change year-on-year - +106 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.081% - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheshire median daily rate £225 - £375
10th Percentile £213 - £363
90th Percentile £238 - £388
North West median daily rate £318 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -29.44% +20.00% -40.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £38.43

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1177 1758 1816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.77% 93.76% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 1214 1086
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £242 £263 £271
90th Percentile £525 £569 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 106
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.43 £12.07
90th Percentile £47.00 £33.75 £42.75
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £18.99 £18.49
% change year-on-year +15.88% +2.68% +8.76%

Communications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Communications Manager in Cheshire

Communications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Communications Manager in Cheshire

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 across the Cheshire region featuring Communications Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization

Communications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization