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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 82 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 1.17% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 5.02% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.36% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.31%
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
400 279 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.92% 23.25% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 160 172
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 48
Average hourly rate £12.89 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Stockport - - - -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) VPN
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) iPad
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Coaching
7 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) EMC
8 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) ITSM
8 2 (14.29%) Legal
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) AIX
8 2 (14.29%) Solaris

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) WorkSite
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (14.29%) NetWare
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
1 2 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Avaya
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) Novell
4 2 (14.29%) StorageTek
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Axway
4 2 (14.29%) MobileIron
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