The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry 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 over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 86 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 12 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.78% 1.37% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 5.52% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 6
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£225 £135 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -51.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £160 £235
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -31.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -6.96%
Blackberry
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 308 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.42% 24.74% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 191 148
Average daily rate £331 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) ITIL
5 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (30.00%) HP
7 6 (30.00%) Apple
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) VBA
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) IBM Notes
9 4 (20.00%) Lotus
9 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (15.00%) Symantec
10 3 (15.00%) Service Management
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (15.00%) VPN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) Lync
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
7 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) J2ME
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (10.00%) NetWare
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Document Management
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
1 5 (25.00%) VBA
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCDST
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) Apple
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Lotus
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) IronPort
6 2 (10.00%) Novell
6 2 (10.00%) Business Objects
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Symbian
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Computacenter