The first 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 29 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 80 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 1.23% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 5.81% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £240 £278
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
292 241 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.55% 21.16% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 126 117
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -47.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.73 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Blackberry
North West

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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) WordPress
7 2 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Content Management
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
7 2 (13.33%) Magento
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) CMS
7 2 (13.33%) Sony
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (13.33%) IBM Notes
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) WordPress
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Android
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) AIX
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) PHP5
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Adobe
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Sony
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Axway
5 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) StorageTek