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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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- - -
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%
Games
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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 Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 20.29% 23.48% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 7
Average daily rate £363 £500 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%