The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
England / North West
Rank 126 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 8 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.76% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £120 £223 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.06% -1.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £174 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £19.67 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.67 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-22.01% +2.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
781 1190 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.75% 31.97% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 688 527
Median daily rate £385 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Blackberry
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 across the North West region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Blackberry
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 across the North West region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 4 £170 +13.33% 3
Cheshire +18 2 £120 -71.76% 2
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Problem Management
5 12 (50.00%) Change Management
6 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Phone
8 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 6 (25.00%) Project Management
10 6 (25.00%) Apple
10 6 (25.00%) MS Office
10 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (25.00%) Android
10 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (25.00%) AirWatch
11 5 (20.83%) iPhone
11 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) Smartphone

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LAN
1 4 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Extranet
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) IPsec
3 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
3 2 (8.33%) SMTP
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Law
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Service Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Floorwalker
7 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Migration Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
2 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Phone
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (25.00%) Android
5 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Problem Management
2 12 (50.00%) Change Management
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) Change Control
6 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Document Management
8 2 (8.33%) ITSM
8 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (4.17%) Open Source
9 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (8.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) Apple
4 3 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) IronPort
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy