The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 75 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 1.64% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 6.03% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 8
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£233 £238 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +1.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £188 £318
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
248 282 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.59% 27.27% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 132 97
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.19 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Sencha
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (33.33%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (33.33%) Xcode
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ADSL
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Deskside Support
3 1 (16.67%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
1 2 (33.33%) Sencha Touch
1 2 (33.33%) Ajax
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (16.67%) PDA
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Sencha
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix