The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Application Platforms category for the North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 124 114 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.54% 1.35% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate £115 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £295 £283
% change year-on-year
-38.98% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.93%
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
472 445 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.88% 18.48% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 191 316
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 43 44
Average hourly rate £25.77 £20.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.85% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 7 £108 - 2
Cheshire -13 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Citrix
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (83.33%) MS Office
4 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
5 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 11 (61.11%) Blackberry
7 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
8 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (38.89%) VPN
9 7 (38.89%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (27.78%) Lotus
10 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
11 4 (22.22%) XenApp
11 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
11 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 4 (22.22%) VBScript
11 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
11 4 (22.22%) NetWare
11 4 (22.22%) SLA
11 4 (22.22%) Novell
11 4 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
11 4 (22.22%) ITSM
11 4 (22.22%) Finance
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (22.22%) AppSense

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (72.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Remote Desktop Support
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Vista
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
5 4 (22.22%) NetWare
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
1 4 (22.22%) ITSM
2 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Transformation
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Lotus
5 4 (22.22%) Novell
5 4 (22.22%) AppSense
6 3 (16.67%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) Lumension
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) CA
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
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