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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.55% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £170 £130 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -42.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £149 £174 £230
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -24.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +4.33%

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
404 548 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.54% 30.26% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 303 228
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £36.10 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 3 (50.00%) Extranet
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Law
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Document Management
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013

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 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Extranet
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Law
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Floorwalker
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Document Management
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) HP