The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 57 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.55% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 4.85% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£363 £358 £128
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% +180.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £178 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Blackberry
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 103 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.39% 24.88% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 42 73
Average daily rate £315 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +13.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £9.99 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £25.60 £15.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
(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
Bridgend -5 1 £450 - 1
Cardiff -14 1 £275 -23.07%
Newport - - - -
Blackberry
Wales

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DSL
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Change Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee