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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 78 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 1.32% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 6.32% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 6
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£325 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £323 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
334 253 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.17% 20.82% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 142 144
Average daily rate £370 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £227 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.52 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £20.67 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) VPN
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) iPad
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Statistics
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) HP
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) StorageTek
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Axway
4 1 (8.33%) MobileIron
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago