The first 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 23 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 Oxford 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 21 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.09% 0.48% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.19% 2.63% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £284
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 19.44% 18.36% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 27
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £18.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £11.39 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £16.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Blackberry
Oxfordshire

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Blackberry
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Migration
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Nortel
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) MS Project
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) iPad
6 1 (7.14%) Northgate
6 1 (7.14%) Capita
6 1 (7.14%) Academy Housing

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Nortel
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) Northgate
2 1 (7.14%) Capita