Period
to 24 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RIM Blackberry
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.41% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.80% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Cheshire median daily rate £135 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.80% - -
North West median daily rate £225 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £18.68 £20.92 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +23.06% +36.11%
North West median hourly rate £18.68 £20.92 £16.92
% change year-on-year -10.71% +23.64% -11.24%

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 382 555 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 31.08% 29.71% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 366 325
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +0.31% +8.84%
10th Percentile £226 £256 £283
90th Percentile £525 £539 £534
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +25.97% +2.58%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £13.78
90th Percentile £63.00 £37.50 £24.13
North West median hourly rate £25.92 £18.87 £16.00
% change year-on-year +37.33% +17.94% -

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Cheshire

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Cheshire

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in Cheshire

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Cheshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +43 4 £135 -
Chester +19 1 - -
Blackberry
North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Handset
5 1 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (20.00%) Local Government

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) BYOD
2 1 (20.00%) Handset
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (40.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCDST
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Samsung