The 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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 1.05% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £215 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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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 Croydon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.51% 26.32% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 9
Average daily rate £345 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £532 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) iPad
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (85.71%) iPhone
2 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Lync

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (85.71%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iPad
1 6 (85.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft