The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 24 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 General category for the Hammersmith 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 5 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Games 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 8.70% 24.32% 11.90%
As % of the General category 20.00% 45.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£451 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-43.88% +39.00%
General Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
10 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 43.48% 54.05% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 12
Average daily rate £394 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Games
London

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Hammersmith region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing Games 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 Games.

1 2 (100.00%) Online Games
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Opsview
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing Games 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (50.00%) Opsview
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware