The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Games 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £23.75 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -33.56%
Games
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 24.37% 28.44% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 20
Median daily rate £382 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £330 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.30 £14.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%