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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 20 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.24% - 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.71% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £155
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £12.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £16.25 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +5.86%
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
34 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 28.81% 34.51% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 16
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +25.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.81 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.74% -53.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £14.35 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (100.00%) Local Government
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) MCDST
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Handset
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Skype

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 6 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) ICT Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Handset
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCDST
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper