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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 88 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.32% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.07% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
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- £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%
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
395 374 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 30.31% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 145
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (40.00%) Apple
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) VBA
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
6 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (20.00%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) IronPort
8 2 (13.33%) Lync
8 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile App

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Extranet
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (6.67%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
1 5 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCDST
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) IronPort
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard