The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 65 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.72% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 1.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £120 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £155
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £16.25 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +5.86%
Blackberry
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 201 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.70% 23.62% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 136 138
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Billing
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Acrobat
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
2 5 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 6 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Internet
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Deskside Support
2 4 (66.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 2000
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Vista
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
2 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Lotus
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) VMware