The table below looks at the statistics for the Author role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Author in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Author
Rank 101 114 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Author 17 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.91% 0.45% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.49% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate £310 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £334 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £283
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
Author
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1773 1841 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.41% 91.82% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1002 866
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 120 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Author in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Author
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Author across the Hampshire region.

Author Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Author across the Hampshire region.

Author Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Author
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +11 6 £310 +24.00%
Author
South East

Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title.

1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) MS Exchange
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (78.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (75.76%) MS Visio
3 25 (75.76%) PaintShop Pro
4 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 22 (66.67%) SDLC
6 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
7 20 (60.61%) Unix
8 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
9 12 (36.36%) LAN
9 12 (36.36%) WAN
10 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
12 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
13 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (9.09%) Web Development
13 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (9.09%) User Experience
14 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
14 2 (6.06%) MS Office
15 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
15 1 (3.03%) Documentum
15 1 (3.03%) Service Management
15 1 (3.03%) Degree
15 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
15 1 (3.03%) Computer Science

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Author in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (78.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 26 (78.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (75.76%) MS Visio
1 25 (75.76%) PaintShop Pro
2 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LAN
1 12 (36.36%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.03%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (78.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (60.61%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) SDLC
2 10 (30.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft