The 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Games 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 10.53% 12.31% 15.38%
As % of the General category 23.53% 26.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£493 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% +20.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Hammersmith region.

General Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 44.74% 46.15% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Average daily rate £426 £400 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +42.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £131 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £607 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 6 (100.00%) Online Games
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (16.67%) Opsview

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
1 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) UX Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Online Games
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) GCIA
1 1 (16.67%) GCIH
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) Snort
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (16.67%) Cobbler
2 1 (16.67%) Opsview
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat