Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Communications Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 823 781
Rank change year-on-year +37 -42 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 71 50 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.051% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.054% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 70
England median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -0.69%
10th Percentile £311 £221 £262
90th Percentile £509 £531 £526
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £356
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.36% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.43
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £38.43

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Communications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Communications Manager in England

Communications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Communications Manager in England

Communications Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Communications Manager in England

Communications Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Communications Manager in England

Communications Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
London -1 43 £449 +12.25% 2
South East +13 13 £450 +56.52%
Midlands +28 6 £380 -10.59%
West Midlands +34 4 £400 -5.88%
South West -6 3 £425 -9.38%
East of England -16 3 £413 - 2
North of England +55 2 £400 +10.57%
East Midlands - 2 £315 -
Yorkshire +20 1 - -
North West +17 1 £400 +0.95%
Communications Manager
UK

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region featuring Communications Manager in the job title.

1 25 (35.21%) Change Management
2 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 21 (29.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (23.94%) Social Media
4 15 (21.13%) Marketing
5 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (15.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
7 10 (14.08%) Intranet
7 10 (14.08%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (12.68%) Infographics
8 9 (12.68%) Banking
9 8 (11.27%) Analytics
10 6 (8.45%) Line Management
10 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (8.45%) ERP
11 5 (7.04%) SAP
11 5 (7.04%) Migration
11 5 (7.04%) Retail
11 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
11 5 (7.04%) Matrix Organization
12 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
12 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
13 3 (4.23%) Internet
13 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
13 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
13 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development

Communications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
1 3 (4.23%) Yammer
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) Intranet
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 15 (21.13%) Marketing
3 9 (12.68%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Retail
5 4 (5.63%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.41%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) EDI
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Social Media
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (4.23%) Blog
3 3 (4.23%) FMCG
3 3 (4.23%) New Media
4 2 (2.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Social Network
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Android
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
1 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Change Management
2 21 (29.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (15.49%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) Collaborative Working
6 9 (12.68%) Infographics
7 8 (11.27%) Analytics
8 6 (8.45%) ERP
8 6 (8.45%) Line Management
9 5 (7.04%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.23%) Business Transformation
10 3 (4.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.82%) Copywriting
11 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.82%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) PMO
2 1 (1.41%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Remedy
3 1 (1.41%) Twitter
3 1 (1.41%) Workday