The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Author
Rank 118 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 1 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 1.24% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 6
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£200 £248 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.19% -13.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.00%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1610 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.46% 92.26% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 878 750
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 163 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Author Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Technical Author
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Author Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical Author
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Technical Author Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Technical 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 Technical Author within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Technical Author
South East

Technical Author
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title.

1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) RoboHelp
4 3 (25.00%) Fireworks
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (25.00%) Flash
4 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) E-Learning
4 3 (25.00%) SCORM
4 3 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) JSP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

Technical Author
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Technical 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 Technical Author in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) RoboHelp
1 3 (25.00%) Fireworks
1 3 (25.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) E-Learning
1 3 (25.00%) SCORM
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 3 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy