The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 82 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 13 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.84% 1.19% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.02% 4.58% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
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£305 £225 £144
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% +56.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £257
% change year-on-year
- -12.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%
Blackberry
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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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
431 371 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.77% 26.02% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 201 179
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 25
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.75 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire -6 3 - -
Derbyshire -2 2 £305 -
Leicestershire -5 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -16 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (50.00%) MS Office
5 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
6 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 7 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (21.43%) LAN
10 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
12 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 4 (14.29%) Citrix
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (14.29%) DHCP
13 3 (10.71%) SAP
13 3 (10.71%) SQL
13 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
13 3 (10.71%) Google
13 3 (10.71%) VMware
13 3 (10.71%) Altiris
13 3 (10.71%) Selenium

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (53.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.57%) Back Office
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Incident Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 2 (7.14%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (7.14%) Linux
8 2 (7.14%) Android
9 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCDST
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Altiris
3 3 (10.71%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec