Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Author was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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.

Technical Author
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 166 171
Rank change year-on-year +31 +5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Author 23 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.65% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 9
Hampshire median daily rate £275 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -0.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £258
90th Percentile £317 £369 £399
South East median daily rate £315 £288 £350
% change year-on-year +9.57% -17.86% +16.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.06% - -

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 3385 3603 4224
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 92.41% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2000 2236 2592
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £229 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 246 278
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.13 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Technical Author
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Author in Hampshire

Technical Author
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Author in Hampshire

Technical Author
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Author in Hampshire

Technical 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 Technical Author within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 - 12 £283 -
Southampton +6 1 - -
Fareham -1 1 £275 -8.33%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Fleet - 1 £275 -
Technical Author
South East

Technical Author Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical Author contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Technical Author in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) MS Visio
3 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
3 13 (56.52%) Adobe
3 13 (56.52%) Acrobat
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (56.52%) PaintShop Pro
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (52.17%) SDLC
4 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
5 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) WAN
6 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (17.39%) QA
9 1 (4.35%) IT Audit
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
9 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
9 1 (4.35%) User Experience
9 1 (4.35%) SQL
9 1 (4.35%) Publishing

Technical 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 13 (56.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Visio
2 13 (56.52%) Acrobat
2 13 (56.52%) PaintShop Pro
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
1 7 (30.43%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
1 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) SDLC
2 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
3 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) IT Audit
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft