The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank - 127 127
Contract jobs citing Xbox 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.037% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.14% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £230 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £258 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.79% -20.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xbox
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 726 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.93% 27.02% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 336 398
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 42
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £38.10 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xbox across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Xbox
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Xbox Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Xbox
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Xbox also 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 that cited Xbox.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Xbox also 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 that cited Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (100.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) German Language
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft