The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 15 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.02% 1.12% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.24% 3.64% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£108 £200 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% -14.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £340 £260
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Miscellaneous Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
29 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 34.94% 30.90% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 26
Average daily rate £300 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.08% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £471 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.77% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 8 (88.89%) MS Office
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Mac OS X
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) iPad
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) iPhone
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) CMDB
4 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) Deskside Support
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
5 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
2 3 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Mac OS X
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Mac OS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft