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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 148 152 110
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 13 14 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.31% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.02% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 13
Median daily rate £140 £155 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £152 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £188 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £210 £180
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -14.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
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
1129 1368 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.31% 30.54% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 821 553
Median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £255 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 64
Median hourly rate £15.63 £17.34 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% +11.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £45.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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
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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 7 £290 +65.71% 4
Cheshire +15 5 £140 -
Merseyside +4 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) Problem Management
3 12 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
5 8 (38.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 7 (33.33%) Change Management
6 7 (33.33%) MS Office
6 7 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
7 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (28.57%) WAN
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) Extranet
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 5 (23.81%) Law
8 5 (23.81%) Legal
8 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (19.05%) iPhone
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management

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 (38.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (38.10%) MS Exchange
1 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) LAN
1 6 (28.57%) WAN
2 5 (23.81%) Extranet
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) NAS
3 3 (14.29%) PBX
3 3 (14.29%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 3 (14.29%) VoIP
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Law
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) iPhone
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) BYOD
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Problem Management
2 7 (33.33%) Change Management
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Document Management
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Email Filtering
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCDST
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Apple
4 4 (19.05%) BMC
4 4 (19.05%) Remedy
5 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
5 3 (14.29%) IronPort
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus