The median contractor rate for a Communications Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 604 574
Rank change year-on-year +69 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Communications Manager 47 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.057% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 32
Median daily rate £463 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £188 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £339
% change year-on-year +6.06% +21.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.43
UK excluding London 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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Communications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Communications Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 23 £475 +37.68% 4
South East +33 9 £500 +42.85%
South West +9 5 £425 -29.16%
East Midlands -2 5 £450 +100.00%
Yorkshire +22 3 £305 +79.41%
North West +18 1 £225 -
East of England -5 1 £450 - 1
Communications Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 22 (24.44%) Change Management
2 22 (24.44%) Project Management
3 20 (22.22%) Marketing
4 19 (21.11%) Social Media
5 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.67%) Banking
7 13 (14.44%) Intranet
8 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 9 (10.00%) ERP
10 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
11 7 (7.78%) CRM
11 7 (7.78%) Business Transformation
11 7 (7.78%) Office 365
12 6 (6.67%) Channel Management
12 6 (6.67%) NHS
12 6 (6.67%) SAP
12 6 (6.67%) Process Improvement
12 6 (6.67%) Blog
13 5 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.56%) Oracle
13 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.56%) Retail
13 5 (5.56%) Electronics
13 5 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
14 4 (4.44%) Data Strategy
14 4 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
14 4 (4.44%) Behavioural Change

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Yammer
3 1 (1.11%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) Intranet
2 3 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.11%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.11%) ISDN
3 1 (1.11%) PBX
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.56%) Finance
2 20 (22.22%) Marketing
3 15 (16.67%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Electronics
4 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Local Government
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Social Media
2 6 (6.67%) Blog
2 6 (6.67%) NHS
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) VLE
6 1 (1.11%) Derivative
6 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.11%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.11%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) New Media
6 1 (1.11%) Social Network
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.44%) Windows
1 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Change Management
1 22 (24.44%) Project Management
2 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.00%) ERP
4 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (7.78%) Business Transformation
5 7 (7.78%) CRM
6 6 (6.67%) Channel Management
6 6 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 5 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (4.44%) Behavioural Change
8 4 (4.44%) Content Management
8 4 (4.44%) Data Strategy
8 4 (4.44%) Infographics
8 4 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.44%) Project Governance
8 4 (4.44%) Service Management
9 3 (3.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.11%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PMO
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (1.11%) MobiControl
1 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) SAP
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.22%) Avaya
4 2 (2.22%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.11%) NICE Systems
5 1 (1.11%) Nortel
5 1 (1.11%) SOTI
5 1 (1.11%) VMware
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