The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 1.18% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 3.35% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £120 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £149 £174 £230
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -24.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +4.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 328 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.43% 35.16% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 178 144
Median daily rate £338 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £236 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Median hourly rate £22.13 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.84 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £31.50 £80.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Warrington - 2 £120 -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) Change Management
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Phone
5 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (40.00%) Apple
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Android
6 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (26.67%) Change Control
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (20.00%) iPhone

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (13.33%) SMTP
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
4 3 (20.00%) iPhone
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Phone
3 6 (40.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) AirWatch
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (13.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) IronPort
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) Trend Micro
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy