The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 35 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.67% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.89% 1.54% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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£150 - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
90 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 30.00% 22.57% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 37
Average daily rate £231 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% -4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £178 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £35.05 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.17% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.10 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.80 £102.00
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 Kent

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (44.44%) iPad
5 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Service Management
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (33.33%) iPhone
6 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Lotus
6 3 (33.33%) ITSM
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) CA
8 1 (11.11%) MCITP
8 1 (11.11%) PDA
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) PDA
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Lotus
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
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