The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 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 Cheshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 63 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 3.70% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 16.18% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 5
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £15.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
190 173 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.27% 22.85% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 63 87
Average daily rate £425 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £15.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £35.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Handset
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCDST
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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