Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for an Author was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

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.

Author
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 164 158
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Author 11 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.30% 0.11% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.12% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 16
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.42% +7.33%
10th Percentile £289 £233 £274
90th Percentile £412 £338 £425
South East median daily rate £400 £300 £315
% change year-on-year +33.33% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3,505 3,403 4,000
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 92.88% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,030 2,061 2,604
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +2.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 267 203
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% +14.18%
10th Percentile £10.68 £11.00 £10.80
90th Percentile £48.11 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +9.15%

Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Author in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Author in Hampshire

Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Author in Hampshire

Author
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Author in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Author in Hampshire

Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Author in Hampshire

Author
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Author within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 4 £334 -
Fareham - 2 £275 -
Basingstoke -19 1 - -
Author
South East

Author Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Author in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Micro Focus
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) Acrobat
5 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office

Author Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Acrobat
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
1 3 (27.27%) PaintShop Pro
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) B2C
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Infoblox
2 3 (27.27%) Micro Focus
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix