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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 138 128 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 20 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.40% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.41% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 18
Average daily rate £170 £225 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.67 £23.73 £13.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +73.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.35 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.62 £25.11 £14.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Blackberry
England

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
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire 0 9 £425 +58.58%
Manchester -16 7 £140 -37.77% 6
Merseyside - 3 £150 -
Lancashire 0 1 £170 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 19 (55.88%) Citrix
4 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
5 15 (44.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (44.12%) Windows XP
6 13 (38.24%) VPN
7 12 (35.29%) Apple iOS
8 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
9 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
9 9 (26.47%) MS Office
9 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
9 9 (26.47%) Skype for Business
10 8 (23.53%) iPad
10 8 (23.53%) Local Government
10 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (23.53%) ITIL
11 7 (20.59%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) Wireless
11 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
12 6 (17.65%) Android
12 6 (17.65%) Windows Vista
13 5 (14.71%) SSL
13 5 (14.71%) Juniper
13 5 (14.71%) Lotus
13 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (14.71%) IBM Notes
13 5 (14.71%) DHCP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (44.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 9 (26.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (26.47%) Skype for Business
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (14.71%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 7 (20.59%) Wireless
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) SSL
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) SMTP
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Intranet
6 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.94%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) Skype
6 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
1 1 (2.94%) QUnit
General
1 8 (23.53%) Local Government
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Service Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) ICT Support
5 2 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.94%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Support
6 1 (2.94%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) Ajax
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.94%) Dojo
2 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
2 1 (2.94%) JSON
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) iPad
2 4 (11.76%) Handset
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (44.12%) Windows XP
4 12 (35.29%) Apple iOS
5 10 (29.41%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.65%) Android
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Vista
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.88%) NetWare
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.94%) Unix
10 1 (2.94%) webOS
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) ITSM
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCDST
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 26 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) Postfix
3 2 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (55.88%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) Juniper
3 5 (14.71%) Lotus
3 5 (14.71%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 3 (8.82%) IronPort
5 3 (8.82%) MobileIron
6 2 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 2 (5.88%) Novell
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) Trustwave
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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