The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 July 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 116 62 93
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +31
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 16 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 2.55% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.23% 11.30% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 43 14
Average daily rate
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£288 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £420 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.48 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £20.70 £19.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
719 602 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 22.59% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 279 298
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 69
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.84 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -6 13 £288 - 1
Manchester -14 2 - - 9
Cheshire -21 1 - - 2
Cumbria - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
3 37 (64.91%) Windows 7
4 36 (63.16%) Citrix
5 34 (59.65%) Windows XP
6 33 (57.89%) MS Office
7 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
8 29 (50.88%) SC Cleared
9 26 (45.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (45.61%) AppSense
9 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
10 24 (42.11%) SLA
10 24 (42.11%) Windows Vista
10 24 (42.11%) SCCM
11 23 (40.35%) CA
12 21 (36.84%) Lumension
12 21 (36.84%) Software Deployment
13 13 (22.81%) TQM
13 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
15 11 (19.30%) Release Management
16 9 (15.79%) Symantec
16 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (14.04%) VPN
18 7 (12.28%) HP
18 7 (12.28%) IronPort
18 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
18 7 (12.28%) F5
19 6 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 6 (10.53%) ITIL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) WordPress
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Lync
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (57.89%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) VPN
2 4 (7.02%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
5 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 22 (38.60%) Desktop Support
3 17 (29.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 17 (29.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.02%) Support Specialist
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Support Specialist
9 3 (5.26%) Developer
10 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.51%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) jQuery
1 2 (3.51%) HTML5
1 2 (3.51%) CSS3
2 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) iPhone
1 5 (8.77%) iPad
2 4 (7.02%) NHS
3 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.51%) Handset
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (84.21%) Windows
2 37 (64.91%) Windows 7
3 34 (59.65%) Windows XP
4 24 (42.11%) Windows Vista
5 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.02%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Software Deployment
2 13 (22.81%) TQM
3 11 (19.30%) Release Management
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Service Management
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) ITSM
7 3 (5.26%) Time Management
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.51%) Web Development
8 2 (3.51%) Content Management
8 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.75%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (1.75%) Mobile Transformation
9 1 (1.75%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.75%) Information Security
9 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) PHP5
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (54.39%) Security Cleared
2 29 (50.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCDST
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Microsoft App-V
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (63.16%) Citrix
3 26 (45.61%) AppSense
4 23 (40.35%) CA
5 21 (36.84%) Lumension
6 9 (15.79%) Symantec
7 7 (12.28%) HP
7 7 (12.28%) IronPort
7 7 (12.28%) F5
8 4 (7.02%) Cisco
9 3 (5.26%) Apple
10 2 (3.51%) Lotus
10 2 (3.51%) Dell
10 2 (3.51%) Sony
10 2 (3.51%) Adobe
11 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.75%) ScanSafe
11 1 (1.75%) VMware
11 1 (1.75%) IBM
11 1 (1.75%) NetApp
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