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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 70 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% 0.71% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 3.77% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£101 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £300 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £229 £201 £250
% change year-on-year
+13.54% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -2.21%
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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
224 159 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.25% 18.93% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 108 52
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 1 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco