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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 65 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 0.82% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +161.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £251 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.67% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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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
184 122 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.67% 19.65% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 99
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £161 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £39.10 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 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 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) iPhone
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) iPad
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Avaya
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) CRM
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) IronPort
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Capita
7 2 (20.00%) RightFax
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) iPhone
2 6 (60.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Capita
3 2 (20.00%) IronPort
3 2 (20.00%) RightFax
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
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