The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 129 85 125
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +40
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 19 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.85% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 3.77% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
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£313 £200 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £129 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Blackberry
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
814 504 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 22.54% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 313 404
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Blackberry
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 across the South West region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Blackberry
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 across the South West region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Blackberry
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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 8 £300 +9.09% 6
Gloucestershire -12 6 £450 +246.15% 2
Wiltshire -12 3 - -
Devon - 2 £110 - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 13 (40.63%) Citrix
4 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
5 12 (37.50%) MS Office
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (25.00%) SCCM
8 8 (25.00%) iPhone
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.00%) DNS
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.88%) iPad
9 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) VMware
10 6 (18.75%) Internet
10 6 (18.75%) VPN
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
11 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (12.50%) Android
12 4 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.38%) Lync
7 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) assyst
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) Nortel Meridian
4 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Desktop Support
2 7 (21.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Technician
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) iPhone
2 7 (21.88%) iPad
3 4 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (12.50%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Android
6 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 3 (9.38%) CAD
4 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Document Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITSM
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.38%) MetaFrame
4 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Citrix
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Altiris
4 4 (12.50%) Mercator
4 4 (12.50%) Nortel
4 4 (12.50%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) Dell
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) IronPort
5 3 (9.38%) RightFax
6 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.25%) Lotus
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
6 2 (6.25%) Intel
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
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