The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 13 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 11.76% 1.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.57% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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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 Preston region.

Miscellaneous Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 41.18% 39.66% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 14
Average daily rate £510 £215 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.20% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £178 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £316 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Preston region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Blackberry
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 26 (100.00%) MS Office
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 26 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 25 (96.15%) SCCM
3 24 (92.31%) Windows XP
3 24 (92.31%) Software Deployment
4 23 (88.46%) SLA
4 23 (88.46%) CA
4 23 (88.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (88.46%) AppSense
5 21 (80.77%) Lumension
6 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) TQM
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Support Engineer
2 16 (61.54%) Desktop Support
3 13 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 13 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (11.54%) Support Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 26 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 24 (92.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Software Deployment
2 8 (30.77%) TQM
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (88.46%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (96.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (88.46%) CA
2 23 (88.46%) AppSense
3 21 (80.77%) Lumension
Preston, Lancashire
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