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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 30 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.27% - 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £150 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £155
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
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
90 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.14% 23.53% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 35
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) Local Government
3 2 (50.00%) MCDST
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) HP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP