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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 46 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.44% 0.19% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 0.88% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £180 £235
% change year-on-year
+24.82% -23.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.35%
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
125 114 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.29% 21.27% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 68 39
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +62.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.98%

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 26 March 2015. 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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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
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Blackberry
Wales

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Change Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) HP