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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 113 68 80
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +12
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 23 62 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 2.14% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 9.73% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 37 17
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£155 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £245 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.84 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.50 £17.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
779 637 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.85% 22.00% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 308 330
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 76
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.59 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -3 16 £155 -
Manchester -21 4 £300 - 7
Cheshire -20 3 - - 1
Cumbria - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 57 (89.06%) Windows
2 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
3 45 (70.31%) Citrix
4 43 (67.19%) Windows 7
5 41 (64.06%) Windows XP
6 40 (62.50%) MS Office
6 40 (62.50%) Security Cleared
7 38 (59.38%) SC Cleared
8 34 (53.13%) Windows Vista
9 33 (51.56%) SCCM
9 33 (51.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 33 (51.56%) AppSense
10 31 (48.44%) CA
11 30 (46.88%) SLA
12 29 (45.31%) Lumension
13 27 (42.19%) Software Deployment
13 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
14 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (18.75%) TQM
16 11 (17.19%) VPN
16 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
17 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
18 8 (12.50%) Release Management
18 8 (12.50%) Symantec
18 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
19 7 (10.94%) IronPort
19 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
19 7 (10.94%) F5
19 7 (10.94%) iPad
20 6 (9.38%) ITIL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) WordPress
5 2 (3.13%) CMS
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (62.50%) MS Office
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Magento
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) VPN
2 5 (7.81%) Wireless
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
5 1 (1.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) Broadband
5 1 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Desktop Support
2 30 (46.88%) Support Engineer
3 23 (35.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 23 (35.94%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 4 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) HTML
1 2 (3.13%) CSS
1 2 (3.13%) jQuery
1 2 (3.13%) HTML5
1 2 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) iPad
2 4 (6.25%) iPhone
3 3 (4.69%) Handset
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
4 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 57 (89.06%) Windows
2 43 (67.19%) Windows 7
3 41 (64.06%) Windows XP
4 34 (53.13%) Windows Vista
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.13%) Android
9 1 (1.56%) UNIX
9 1 (1.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Software Deployment
2 12 (18.75%) TQM
3 8 (12.50%) Release Management
4 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 6 (9.38%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
6 3 (4.69%) ITSM
7 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.13%) Time Management
7 2 (3.13%) Content Management
7 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.13%) Web Development
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Change Control
8 1 (1.56%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.56%) PHP5
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 38 (59.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (51.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (70.31%) Citrix
3 33 (51.56%) AppSense
4 31 (48.44%) CA
5 29 (45.31%) Lumension
6 8 (12.50%) Symantec
7 7 (10.94%) IronPort
7 7 (10.94%) F5
8 6 (9.38%) HP
9 5 (7.81%) Cisco
10 3 (4.69%) Apple
11 2 (3.13%) Adobe
11 2 (3.13%) Sony
11 2 (3.13%) VMware
11 2 (3.13%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.56%) ScanSafe
12 1 (1.56%) Oracle
12 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.56%) Axway
12 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
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