The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Midlands 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.48% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £130 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.14% 14.69% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 27
Average daily rate £475 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Midlands region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Midlands region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Blackberry
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware