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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 45 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.22% 1.69% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 6.12% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£185 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £170 £281
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -39.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.34 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.06% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.16 £10.34 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £10.34 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
127 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.98% 27.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 29 32
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.34 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.06% -35.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.86 £10.34 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £10.34 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) WAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
1 2 (18.18%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £12.60 to £15 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago