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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 37 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 15 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.50% 4.26% 4.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.89% 14.20% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Average daily rate
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- £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £158 £281
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +1.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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
108 162 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.23% 30.00% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 82 38
Average daily rate £375 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 21
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.65 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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
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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 14 - -
Harlow - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 43 (100.00%) MS Office
2 42 (97.67%) Active Directory
2 42 (97.67%) Citrix
3 39 (90.70%) Windows
3 39 (90.70%) MS Excel
3 39 (90.70%) Windows 7
4 38 (88.37%) Finance
5 36 (83.72%) Incident Management
6 35 (81.40%) Document Management
7 29 (67.44%) Law
8 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
9 4 (9.30%) VoIP
9 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
10 3 (6.98%) HP
11 2 (4.65%) IBM
11 2 (4.65%) DNS
11 2 (4.65%) EMC
11 2 (4.65%) MetaFrame
11 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (4.65%) DHCP
11 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
11 2 (4.65%) Broadband
11 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (4.65%) AIX
11 2 (4.65%) Solaris
11 2 (4.65%) Linux
11 2 (4.65%) ITIL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (100.00%) MS Office
2 39 (90.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) VoIP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) Broadband
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.65%) DB2
General
1 38 (88.37%) Finance
2 29 (67.44%) Law
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Analyst
2 31 (72.09%) Service Desk Analyst
2 31 (72.09%) Service Analyst
3 30 (69.77%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) IT Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) IT Support
6 1 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Windows
1 39 (90.70%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.65%) AIX
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Incident Management
2 35 (81.40%) Document Management
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MCITP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (97.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) MetaFrame
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Citrix
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Dell