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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 49 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.25% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 1.52% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £190 £185
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £31.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
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
111 66 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.89% 27.16% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 52
Median daily rate £413 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £22.75 £31.80 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.45% +15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £40.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Reuters