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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 38 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 17 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.70% 0.83% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.69% 3.70% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £184 £173 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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
159 135 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.28% 22.54% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -28.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.95 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.90 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (60.71%) MS Office
4 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) IBM Notes
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) Lotus
6 9 (32.14%) Back Office
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) Symantec
8 7 (25.00%) Law
8 7 (25.00%) Legal
8 7 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (14.29%) Migration
10 4 (14.29%) SCCM
10 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (10.71%) VoIP
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco
11 3 (10.71%) Mercator
11 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
12 2 (7.14%) Service Management
12 2 (7.14%) Change Management
12 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
12 2 (7.14%) Incident Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (32.14%) IBM Notes
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
General
1 9 (32.14%) Back Office
2 7 (25.00%) Law
2 7 (25.00%) Legal
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Desktop Support
4 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Service Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) PDA
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.14%) Service Management
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Lotus
2 8 (28.57%) Symantec
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) Mercator
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) BT
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
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