The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Xbox
Rank - 230 -
Contract jobs citing Xbox 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.082% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £242 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £242 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.01% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xbox
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2892 2292 2238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.47% 26.95% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1232 987
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 124 190
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +12.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.40 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Xbox
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xbox across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Xbox Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Xbox
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Xbox Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Xbox
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xbox across the South East region.

Xbox Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Xbox
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Xbox
England

Xbox
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Xbox 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 Xbox.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development

Xbox
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Xbox 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 Xbox. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Graphics Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
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