The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 54 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.34% 2.44% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 12.31% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 65 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.58% 19.82% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 33
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -50.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Blackberry
Wales

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Vacancies
Bridgend -10 2 - -
Blackberry
Wales

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MCP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (40.00%) ARCserve
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Sophos