The first table below looks at the demand for BlackBerry OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BlackBerry OS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BlackBerry OS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BlackBerry OS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £100 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-69.69% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
721 561 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.72% 23.30% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 245 298
Average daily rate £280 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 75 70
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.30 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
BlackBerry OS
England

BlackBerry OS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry OS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

BlackBerry OS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BlackBerry OS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry OS across the North West region.

BlackBerry OS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West