The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 17 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.76% 1.88% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.90% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Blackberry
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.58% 27.70% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 24
Average daily rate £275 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £16.84 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.56 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Chester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Local Government
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Handset
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (33.33%) MCDST
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Handset
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Transformation
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCDST
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee