The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank - 76 81
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.33% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
-36.36% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.92 £15.95
% change year-on-year
-17.25% +6.08%
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
190 226 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.37% 19.84% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 133
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £32.05 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
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Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (71.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec