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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 93 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Games 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 1.17% 0.64%
As % of the General category 1.07% 3.39% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +6.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +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
373 443 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.83% 34.66% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 215 286
Median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 28
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 24 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 +1 4 £475 +35.71% 3
Games
South East

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Economics
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) MCDST
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Psychology
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading

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 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Heroku
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Economics
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Psychology
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Game Development
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
1 1 (12.50%) Go
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCDST
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft