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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 4 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Games 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 13.51% 33.33% -
As % of the General category 25.00% 45.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate £563 £474 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.35 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -0.86%
Games
London

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
20 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 54.05% 74.07% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 13
Average daily rate £450 £475 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £415 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 10 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Linux
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Online Games
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 7 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
6 6 (28.57%) GCED
6 6 (28.57%) Unix
6 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (28.57%) GCIA
6 6 (28.57%) GCIH
6 6 (28.57%) GIAC
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
8 4 (19.05%) Low Latency
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 3 (14.29%) Firewall

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Jetty
1 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) PaaS
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) FishEye
1 2 (9.52%) GitLab
1 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
1 2 (9.52%) VisualVM
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) SailPoint
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Online Games
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 7 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Multithreading
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Low Latency
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Operations Management
6 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) SABSA
6 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) BeanShell
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) GCED
1 6 (28.57%) GCIA
1 6 (28.57%) GCIH
1 6 (28.57%) GIAC
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (14.29%) ISO27002
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) IAG
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Rally
3 2 (9.52%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Perforce
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow