The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Online Games in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Online Games over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Surrey region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Online Gaming
Rank 87 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Online Games 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.082% 0.90% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 5.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£350 £158 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
238 217 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.43% 17.69% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 84 105
Average daily rate £360 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Online Games
South East

Online Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Online Games Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Online Games
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Online Games Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Online Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Online Games Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Online Games
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Online Games within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Guildford - - - -
Online Games
South East

Online Games
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Online Games 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 Online Games.

1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python

Online Games
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Online Games 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 Online Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware