The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 65 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.71% 1.35% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 5.36% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£280 £160 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -41.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
305 168 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.92% 25.15% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 88 108
Average daily rate £363 £354 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 15
Average hourly rate £35.50 £27.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.92% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £16.25 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Watford - 2 £285 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £275 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) iPhone
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Lotus
4 4 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
5 3 (21.43%) Avaya
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Xcode
6 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 2 (14.29%) Altiris
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Worklight
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) Android SDK
6 2 (14.29%) Android Development
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) iPad
6 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) PBX
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus Notes Support
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
1 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 2 (14.29%) CSS3
1 2 (14.29%) PhoneGap
1 2 (14.29%) Worklight
1 2 (14.29%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Android Development
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Lotus
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Altiris