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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 63 53 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 0.62% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +64.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £214
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-34.54% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 161 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.54% 26.01% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 111 148
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -60.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £35.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) iPhone
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) iPad
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) IronPort
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) RightFax
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) iPhone
2 4 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) DTV
3 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) ITSM
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) IronPort
3 3 (25.00%) RightFax
4 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (16.67%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Apple