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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 91 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 2.02% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Median daily rate £110 £225 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £225 £185
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
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
608 494 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.95% 29.72% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 180
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £230 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £9.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 16 (69.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) MS Office
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (56.52%) Law
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) ITIL
5 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) Citrix
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 10 (43.48%) Document Management
6 10 (43.48%) Legal
6 10 (43.48%) VPN
6 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
7 9 (39.13%) Apple iOS
7 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 9 (39.13%) Banking
8 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
9 7 (30.43%) MOS
9 7 (30.43%) MCDST
10 6 (26.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
12 4 (17.39%) Dell
12 4 (17.39%) Extranet
12 4 (17.39%) IronPort
12 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
12 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (17.39%) AirWatch
13 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (69.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (13.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) VPN
2 4 (17.39%) Extranet
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.35%) QUnit
General
1 13 (56.52%) Law
2 11 (47.83%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) Legal
4 9 (39.13%) Banking
5 3 (13.04%) French Language
5 3 (13.04%) German Language
6 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
6 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Service Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support
7 2 (8.70%) Messaging Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Dojo
1 1 (4.35%) Ember.js
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
3 9 (39.13%) Apple iOS
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) NetWare
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) webOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Document Management
3 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) MCDST
2 7 (30.43%) MOS
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (13.04%) MCP
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
5 2 (8.70%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) AirWatch
2 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 4 (17.39%) IronPort
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Lotus
5 2 (8.70%) Novell
5 2 (8.70%) Proofpoint
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) AppSense