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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Author
Rank 106 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Author 10 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.46% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.77% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £288 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -35.21%
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
1972 1693 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.96% 89.67% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 984 835
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 106 158
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 20 (86.96%) Windows
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (60.87%) PaintShop Pro
5 12 (52.17%) UNIX
5 12 (52.17%) MS Visio
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (8.70%) Flash
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
7 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (8.70%) E-Learning
7 2 (8.70%) SCORM
7 2 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (4.35%) Mentoring

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) MS Exchange
1 18 (78.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) PaintShop Pro
2 12 (52.17%) MS Visio
3 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
4 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.70%) E-Learning
1 2 (8.70%) SCORM
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
1 2 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe