The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gaming
Rank 19 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Games 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.06% 10.81% -
As % of the General category 2.22% 24.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £17.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+106.34% -30.70%
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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 Maidenhead region.

General Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
45 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 47.87% 44.59% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 7
Average daily rate £290 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £125 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SCORM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DMZ
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
1 1 (20.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Email Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) OO
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) ECMAScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft