The first 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 25 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 Chester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.74% 1.90% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 24.26% 26.58% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 10
Average daily rate £260 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Blackberry
Cheshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Handset
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) MCDST
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) Handset
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
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