The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 45 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.56% 3.14% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 12.96% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £210 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.34 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +3.12%
Blackberry
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
82 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.91% 24.22% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 22
Average daily rate £420 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £480 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.34 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.73% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Blackberry
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory