The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 - 57 22
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.88% 7.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.84% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £198 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £185 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.83
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.39%
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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 Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 141 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.60% 30.99% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 119 14
Average daily rate £405 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £511 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Average hourly rate £20.19 £12.37 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.24% +23.65%
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 Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Somerset region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Somerset region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Blackberry
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec