The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 43 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.80% 1.02% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 4.17% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £110 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.63% -66.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £160 £235
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -31.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -6.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 40.40% 24.49% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 21
Average daily rate £345 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.83 £16.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.65% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £14.44 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £79.75 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Blackberry
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Blackberry 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 Blackberry.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Blackberry 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 Blackberry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint