The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 38 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.40% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.85% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£175 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £252 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -12.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 54 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 29.32% 19.78% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 39
Average daily rate £345 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £178 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £47.00 £19.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.36% +4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Blackberry
South East

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 22 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Apple