The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.83% - 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £187 £228
% change year-on-year +14.97% -17.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.68 - £15.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +25.92% -  

Blackberry Enterprise Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 21 51 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 17.36% 26.70% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 24
Median daily rate £295 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £267 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £22.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.70% -7.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.21 £32.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Blackberry Enterprise Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in Chester

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Chester region with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft