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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Xbox
Rank 126 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xbox 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% - 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
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
723 829 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.95% 29.00% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 409 382
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £44.50 £29.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Xbox
South East

Xbox
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco