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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 64 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.74% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 2.64% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate - £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £225 £185
% change year-on-year
+21.77% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
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
221 227 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.66% 27.99% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 151 89
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.10 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (38.46%) MobileIron
4 5 (38.46%) Law
4 5 (38.46%) Legal
4 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
4 5 (38.46%) SLA
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) MS Office
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (30.77%) Change Management
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) iManage
6 3 (23.08%) Junos
6 3 (23.08%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) Workflow
6 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) Junos
5 2 (15.38%) ADSL
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Law
2 5 (38.46%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Billing
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Deskside Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Deskside Support
3 2 (15.38%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Legal Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) iPad
3 2 (15.38%) iPhone
4 1 (7.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
5 3 (23.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Change Management
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 2 (15.38%) Ticket Management
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Citrix
2 5 (38.46%) MobileIron
3 4 (30.77%) iManage
4 2 (15.38%) Acronis
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
4 2 (15.38%) Mitel
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow