The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 51 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.36% 1.30% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.97% 4.96% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£225 £160 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -34.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.64
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.93%
Blackberry
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
161 121 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.43% 26.13% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 58 55
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £21.23 £12.00 £12.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.91% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £10.45 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £24.88 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -33.96%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 6 - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) MS Office
8 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.52%) Symantec
8 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (9.52%) Android
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
8 2 (9.52%) NAS
9 1 (4.76%) iPhone
9 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (4.76%) Northgate
9 1 (4.76%) Capita
9 1 (4.76%) Academy Housing

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Server Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.52%) Android
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Terminal Server
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCDPM
1 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Northgate
5 1 (4.76%) Capita
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos