The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 45 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 15 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.35% 3.33% 2.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.20% 9.41% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£344 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
Blackberry
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
163 170 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.51% 35.34% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 75 66
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 37
Average hourly rate £19.66 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.01% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.73 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +1 9 £413 -
Chelmsford -15 1 £275 +52.77%
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 25 (92.59%) Finance
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 22 (81.48%) MS Office
4 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 20 (74.07%) Citrix
6 19 (70.37%) Windows 7
7 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
8 17 (62.96%) Incident Management
9 15 (55.56%) Document Management
10 14 (51.85%) Law
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (18.52%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) Dell
12 5 (18.52%) Apple
12 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (18.52%) Android
12 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (14.81%) Data Management
13 4 (14.81%) Project Management
13 4 (14.81%) McAfee
13 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
13 4 (14.81%) LDAP
13 4 (14.81%) PKI
14 3 (11.11%) Migration
14 3 (11.11%) ITIL
14 3 (11.11%) SLA
14 3 (11.11%) SharePoint

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (18.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (81.48%) MS Office
2 18 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 25 (92.59%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Help Desk Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Service Analyst
2 16 (59.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
4 4 (14.81%) Messaging Specialist
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Windows 7
3 5 (18.52%) Android
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Incident Management
2 15 (55.56%) Document Management
3 4 (14.81%) Data Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Citrix
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Dell
3 5 (18.52%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) McAfee