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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank - 32 36
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.24% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.05% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £190 £185
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.84 £11.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
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
53 74 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.77% 30.71% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 27
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.84 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% -48.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.51 £15.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Local Government
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (80.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Handset

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) ICT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (80.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCDST
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper