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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 3 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Games 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 28.57% 2.27% 11.76%
As % of the General category 42.11% 5.00% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.35 £31.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -9.64%
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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
19 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 67.86% 45.45% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Average daily rate £475 £400 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £6.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Games across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Games Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Online Games
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (20.00%) DMZ
4 2 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) IaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (20.00%) DMZ
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) Java RMI
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) GIAC
2 1 (10.00%) GCIA
2 1 (10.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Dell
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware