The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage - - 9.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £158 £288
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -45.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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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 Stevenage region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 51.52% 4.17% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Average daily rate £288 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £260 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 - £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 - £43.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) MCDST
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stevenage 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCDST
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee