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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 42 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 29 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.46% 4.63% 4.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.50% 13.27% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
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£135 £371 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% -7.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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
200 196 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.66% 34.88% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 94 49
Average daily rate £395 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -1.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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
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 31 October 2014. 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 +2 27 £135 -60.72% 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
Loughton - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 41 (97.62%) MS Office
2 40 (95.24%) Citrix
3 39 (92.86%) Active Directory
4 38 (90.48%) Windows
5 37 (88.10%) MS Excel
5 37 (88.10%) Windows 7
6 34 (80.95%) Incident Management
7 30 (71.43%) Finance
8 28 (66.67%) Document Management
9 27 (64.29%) Law
10 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 4 (9.52%) VoIP
12 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
13 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
14 2 (4.76%) DB2
14 2 (4.76%) Broadband
14 2 (4.76%) AIX
14 2 (4.76%) Solaris
14 2 (4.76%) Linux
14 2 (4.76%) DHCP
14 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
14 2 (4.76%) DNS
14 2 (4.76%) MetaFrame
14 2 (4.76%) Legal
14 2 (4.76%) Migration
14 2 (4.76%) VMware
14 2 (4.76%) Clustering

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (97.62%) MS Office
2 37 (88.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
1 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Law
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Analyst
2 29 (69.05%) Service Analyst
2 29 (69.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 28 (66.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.38%) Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
1 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (2.38%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 37 (88.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Incident Management
2 28 (66.67%) Document Management
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) B2B
4 1 (2.38%) B2C
4 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.38%) Change Management
4 1 (2.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C#
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) MCSE
1 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) MCITP
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) MetaFrame
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Citrix
2 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) EMC
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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