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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 87 71
Rank change year-on-year +30 -16  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.35% 0.36% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.18% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £120 £294 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -50.00% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £18.68 - £17.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +17.85%  

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 189 338 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 33.27% 30.59% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 228 192
Median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 14
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.06% +30.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £12.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.00 £21.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £120 -
Blackberry
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) iPhone
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003

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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Handset
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro