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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 67 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 0.58% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 2.27% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£275 - £199
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 - £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £165 £235
% change year-on-year
+40.15% -29.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.28 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -0.96%
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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
239 220 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.73% 25.43% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 156 89
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Average hourly rate £53.75 £37.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.27% +121.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £11.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.75 £47.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 March 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) SLA
3 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (22.22%) DNS
7 4 (22.22%) Android
7 4 (22.22%) iPhone
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
8 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
8 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
8 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Change Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) WAP
1 1 (5.56%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Android
5 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.56%) bada
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Practice Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCDST
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
3 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Intel
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (11.11%) Veeam
5 2 (11.11%) RightFax
5 2 (11.11%) IronPort
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) Adobe
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Symbian
6 1 (5.56%) Open Text
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee