The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 96 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing Games 5 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.38% 1.41% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.25% 4.10% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £444 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
Games
South East

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

General Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
401 463 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.33% 34.37% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 229 295
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -55.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £50.21 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Games
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -5 4 £475 +35.71%
Woking - 1 £413 - 1
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SPSS
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Kinect
6 1 (10.00%) SIEM

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Heroku
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Economics
3 1 (10.00%) Kinect
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Psychology
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Product Management
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) R
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (10.00%) Go
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCDST
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft