The first 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 31 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 119 116 134
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Xbox 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.29% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 1.34% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £158 -
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
529 521 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.03% 21.67% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 226 259
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.36 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Xbox
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ascot - - - - 1
Xbox
South East

Xbox
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
1 4 (66.67%) Games
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (50.00%) Alias
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) Game Development
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Publishing
1 4 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 3 (50.00%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Competitor Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Alias