The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 55 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 2.93% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 10.98% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
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£165 £300 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +106.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £250 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £435 £149
UK excluding London average daily rate £201 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.81% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Blackberry
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
179 173 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.43% 26.70% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 118 64
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £514 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £20.30 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.25% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £12.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £23.70 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) Back Office
4 5 (31.25%) IBM Notes
4 5 (31.25%) Lotus
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Mercator
6 3 (18.75%) Symantec
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) WorkSite
7 2 (12.50%) Android

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (31.25%) IBM Notes
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) WorkSite
5 1 (6.25%) Lync
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) RTCP
2 1 (6.25%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Desktop Support
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) XHTML
2 1 (6.25%) SyncML
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) PDA
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) WURFL
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Change Management
1 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Use Case
2 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience Design
2 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.25%) DRM
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Security
2 1 (6.25%) SEO
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) TDD
2 1 (6.25%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) DameWare
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Lotus
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Mercator
3 3 (18.75%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) ESRI
4 1 (6.25%) AccuRev
4 1 (6.25%) Nokia
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