The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.34% - -
As % of the General category 6.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Games
West Midlands

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

General Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 22.15% 30.67% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 19
Median daily rate £325 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -9.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £26.74
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.48%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Solihull region with a requirement for Games.

1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft