The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Application Platforms category for the South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 137 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 7 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 2.06% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £250 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £199 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £295 £283
% change year-on-year
-38.98% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.93%
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
683 388 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.62% 16.68% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Somerset -7 3 £195 -2.50%
Devon - 1 £325 - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Blackberry
3 10 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) Nortel Meridian
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (58.33%) Nortel
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Citrix
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (33.33%) Internet
8 4 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (33.33%) ITIL
8 4 (33.33%) MCP
8 4 (33.33%) MSI
8 4 (33.33%) Service Management
8 4 (33.33%) assyst
8 4 (33.33%) SCCM
8 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (33.33%) Altiris
9 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
9 3 (25.00%) Front Office

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Nortel Meridian
2 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (41.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Nortel
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Altiris
5 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 2 (16.67%) Novell
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) Sophos