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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 52 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.94% 1.04% 2.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 3.64% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate
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£290 £165 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% -47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £153 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £177 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £214 £251
% change year-on-year
-0.58% -14.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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
175 220 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.55% 28.50% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 115 117
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £13.25 £12.05 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.95% -13.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £6.77 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £175.00 £25.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) WorkSite
3 6 (60.00%) Legal
3 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Law
5 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) Progress
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (20.00%) CMDB
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) XenApp
7 1 (10.00%) PDA
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) WorkSite
2 3 (30.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Progress
2 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk