The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 1.69% - -
As % of the General category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£100 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

General Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 32.20% 19.70% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate £375 £406 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -26.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £155.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Games Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Games
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing 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 Games.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing 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 Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft