The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xbox in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xbox over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Xbox
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 275 269
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs citing Xbox 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.021% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.066% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +12.30% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Xbox is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2518 3024 3068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 31.13% 31.05% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1871 1633
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 131 162
Median hourly rate £18.26 £24.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.46% +42.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.83 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Xbox
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Xbox as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Xbox in the South East

Xbox
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xbox in the South East

Xbox
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xbox 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xbox within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +25 1 - - 1
Xbox
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xbox 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 South East region with a requirement for Xbox.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (75.00%) Fiddler
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (75.00%) PlayStation
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integrated Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
3 1 (25.00%) Perl

Xbox
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Category Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 3 (75.00%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Economics
2 1 (25.00%) Integrated Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle