The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 29 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.83% 1.92% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 7.25% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.63 £15.90
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +4.55%
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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 Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 69 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.51% 26.44% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 33
Average daily rate £375 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £29.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) NetIQ
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) assyst
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) WorkSite
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) WorkSite
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetIQ
2 1 (33.33%) HP