The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Gaming
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Games 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.52% 1.98% 4.02%
As % of the General category 3.45% 4.26% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £313 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -46.15%

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

General Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
58 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 43.94% 46.53% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 41
Median daily rate £425 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £99.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Games
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Games.

1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Maya
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Texturing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maya
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Artist
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Texturing
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft