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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 132 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 16 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.26% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 4.52% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 17
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£245 £150 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -63.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £105 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £233 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £185 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £16.84 £28.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.91% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £32.47 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.83
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.39%
Blackberry
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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
1018 840 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.74% 27.78% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 434 291
Average daily rate £400 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £593 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 48
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.82 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.42 £45.00 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -6 8 - - 3
Merseyside - 5 £245 -
Manchester -15 3 - - 3
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) Citrix
5 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 9 (27.27%) iPhone
8 8 (24.24%) iPad
8 8 (24.24%) MS Office
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Service Management
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (18.18%) Apple
9 6 (18.18%) SQL
9 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.18%) Smartphone
10 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 5 (15.15%) XenApp
10 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
10 5 (15.15%) Android
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
10 5 (15.15%) Broadband
10 5 (15.15%) HP
10 5 (15.15%) DNS
10 5 (15.15%) VBA
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.06%) Lync
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) Broadband
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
3 4 (12.12%) IP Telephony
4 3 (9.09%) Wireless
4 3 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) Extranet
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Support Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Desktop Support
4 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Messaging Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Services Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) JSON
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) iPhone
2 8 (24.24%) iPad
3 6 (18.18%) Smartphone
4 3 (9.09%) Handset
4 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.03%) Informatics
6 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.15%) Android
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 3 (9.09%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Service Management
3 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Information Management
5 1 (3.03%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) VBA
3 2 (6.06%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) PHP5
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) MCDST
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 5 (15.15%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix
3 6 (18.18%) Apple
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
6 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 2 (6.06%) IronPort
7 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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