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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.09% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-40.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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
41 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 42.27% 33.33% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 5
Average daily rate £338 £183 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.93% -49.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £143 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £350 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £82.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+530.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (100.00%) MS Office
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 14 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 13 (92.86%) SLA
3 11 (78.57%) CA
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (78.57%) AppSense
3 11 (78.57%) Lumension
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) TQM
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Applications
1 14 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (64.29%) Desktop Support
3 7 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (28.57%) TQM
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (92.86%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (78.57%) CA
2 11 (78.57%) AppSense
2 11 (78.57%) Lumension