The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 22 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 3.70% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 7.55% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Blackberry
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 53 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.66% 49.07% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 9
Average daily rate £413 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Blackberry
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft