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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 44 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 1.83% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 7.41% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£105 £166 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -1.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Blackberry
South West

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
82 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.55% 24.77% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.96 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% -17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £20.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Blackberry
South West

Blackberry
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix