The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 12 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 10.00% 27.27% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.86% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £155 £260
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
Blackberry
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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 Bridgend region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 23.33% 27.27% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £450 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

Blackberry
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Change Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) HP