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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 123 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 24 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 1.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £170 £281
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -39.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.13 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.29% -2.24%
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
838 553 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.73% 23.49% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 345 336
Average daily rate £395 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 65
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -44.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 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 29 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
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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 - 11 £115 - 2
Wiltshire -6 8 £450 +80.00% 2
Somerset -8 3 £105 -36.84%
Gloucestershire -15 1 £130 -
Devon - 1 £225 - 1
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) MS Exchange
3 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
5 15 (34.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (30.23%) Citrix
7 13 (30.23%) DNS
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (25.58%) iPhone
8 11 (25.58%) MS Office
9 10 (23.26%) VPN
9 10 (23.26%) Firewall
10 9 (20.93%) Cisco
11 8 (18.60%) SLA
11 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
11 8 (18.60%) ITIL
11 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
11 8 (18.60%) VMware
11 8 (18.60%) Android
11 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
12 7 (16.28%) iPad
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
12 7 (16.28%) DHCP
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 25 (58.14%) MS Exchange
2 15 (34.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.98%) Lync
8 2 (4.65%) IBM Notes
8 2 (4.65%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (2.33%) IIS
9 1 (2.33%) CMS
9 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) VPN
3 7 (16.28%) DHCP
4 6 (13.95%) VoIP
4 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
5 5 (11.63%) WLAN
5 5 (11.63%) WAN
5 5 (11.63%) Internet
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
5 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
6 4 (9.30%) VLAN
6 4 (9.30%) MPLS
6 4 (9.30%) LAN
7 2 (4.65%) SAN
8 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (2.33%) Network Security
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) WAP
1 1 (2.33%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) iPhone
2 7 (16.28%) iPad
3 5 (11.63%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.98%) Handset
4 3 (6.98%) PDA
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) Android
4 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
4 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
6 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.98%) Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.33%) bada
9 1 (2.33%) UNIX
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) CAD
4 3 (6.98%) Document Management
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) ITSM
6 1 (2.33%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.33%) Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Management
6 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.63%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) HND
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) CISA
5 1 (2.33%) CISM
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) MCDST
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.98%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) Snort
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
6 1 (2.33%) UAG
6 1 (2.33%) Firmware
6 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.33%) Nessus
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Citrix
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
4 8 (18.60%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) Avaya
5 7 (16.28%) Juniper
6 6 (13.95%) McAfee
7 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
7 5 (11.63%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) Mercator
8 4 (9.30%) IronPort
8 4 (9.30%) Polycom
8 4 (9.30%) RightFax
9 3 (6.98%) LANDesk
9 3 (6.98%) Symantec
9 3 (6.98%) Intel
10 2 (4.65%) IBM
10 2 (4.65%) Lotus
10 2 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks