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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 38 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.37% - 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% - 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £185 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.80 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Blackberry
South East

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
54 74 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.15% 32.60% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 53
Average daily rate £450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £225 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £37.62 £16.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.59% +26.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.68 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.85 £97.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Sevenoaks - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) PDA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec