The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 27 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.55% 0.65% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 1.79% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £100 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Blackberry
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 56 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.77% 36.60% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 13
Average daily rate £275 £370 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £215 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £560 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Blackberry
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix