The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 15 April 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 Croydon 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 16 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.67% - 1.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.58% - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £180 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.52% 20.90% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 13
Average daily rate £430 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.90% -9.20%
Blackberry
London

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) iPad
3 5 (71.43%) iPhone
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 1 (14.29%) WSUS
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iPad
1 5 (71.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve