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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 42 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.58% 5.24% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 21.05% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£185 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%
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
93 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.19% 24.89% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £299 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £8.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft