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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Author
Rank 106 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Author 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.59% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
Average daily rate
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£302 £304 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% +38.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £370 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Author
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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
2001 1488 1533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.12% 92.65% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 840 765
Average daily rate £350 £365 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 110 179
Average hourly rate £19.13 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) PaintShop Pro
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Adobe
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) E-Learning
5 3 (21.43%) SCORM
5 3 (21.43%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
5 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Flash
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
5 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) PaintShop Pro
2 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Fireworks
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) FrameMaker
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Military
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 3 (21.43%) E-Learning
1 3 (21.43%) SCORM
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) ActionScript
1 3 (21.43%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft