The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 35 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.72% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 1.54% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 32.25% 25.90% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.75 £45.00 £122.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £45.00 £60.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £184.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Blackberry
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (37.50%) MobileIron
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Back Office
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) MobileIron
2 2 (25.00%) VMware