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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 113 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 26 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.19% 2.07% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 6
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£213 £250 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £327 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £155 £260
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Blackberry
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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
814 581 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.90% 23.33% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 357 338
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 40 68
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -45.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.98 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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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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
Wiltshire +2 11 £355 +9.23% 3
Bristol -3 5 £115 - 2
Somerset -2 1 - -
Devon - 1 £225 -
Blackberry
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 39 (76.47%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) MS Exchange
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) Citrix
4 18 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
6 14 (27.45%) DNS
6 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (27.45%) Firewall
7 13 (25.49%) VMware
7 13 (25.49%) VPN
7 13 (25.49%) Cisco
7 13 (25.49%) MS Office
7 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
9 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
10 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (19.61%) Android
10 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (19.61%) Avaya
10 10 (19.61%) Juniper
11 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (17.65%) VoIP
11 9 (17.65%) DHCP
11 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
11 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
11 9 (17.65%) iPhone

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 18 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
6 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.88%) Lync
8 2 (3.92%) IIS
8 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) VPN
3 9 (17.65%) VoIP
3 9 (17.65%) DHCP
4 8 (15.69%) IP Telephony
4 8 (15.69%) WAN
4 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.73%) LAN
5 7 (13.73%) MPLS
6 6 (11.76%) Wireless
6 6 (11.76%) WLAN
6 6 (11.76%) Internet
7 5 (9.80%) VLAN
8 2 (3.92%) SAN
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
2 4 (7.84%) CSS
2 4 (7.84%) jQuery
2 4 (7.84%) CSS3
2 4 (7.84%) HTML5
3 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
3 3 (5.88%) Ember.js
3 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.88%) HTML5 Canvas
3 3 (5.88%) Dojo
3 3 (5.88%) SVG
4 2 (3.92%) XMPP
5 1 (1.96%) WAP
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) iPhone
2 6 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.76%) iPad
3 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (5.88%) PDA
4 3 (5.88%) Handset
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.96%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (76.47%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
4 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
5 10 (19.61%) Android
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (15.69%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Phone
9 4 (7.84%) Linux
9 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
10 3 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.96%) bada
12 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.88%) Web Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) SEO
4 3 (5.88%) MVC
4 3 (5.88%) CAD
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.92%) Network Management
5 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (15.69%) CCNA
5 7 (13.73%) MCSE
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.92%) MCP
7 2 (3.92%) CCNP
7 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) MCDST
8 1 (1.96%) CISSP
8 1 (1.96%) ISEB
8 1 (1.96%) HND
8 1 (1.96%) CISA
8 1 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.88%) MetaFrame
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) UAG
7 1 (1.96%) Snort
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.96%) Xen
7 1 (1.96%) Firmware
7 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Nessus
3 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) Citrix
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) Cisco
4 10 (19.61%) Avaya
4 10 (19.61%) Juniper
5 7 (13.73%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) McAfee
6 6 (11.76%) SonicWALL
7 5 (9.80%) Polycom
7 5 (9.80%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) Mercator
8 4 (7.84%) Dell
9 3 (5.88%) RightFax
9 3 (5.88%) LANDesk
9 3 (5.88%) IronPort
9 3 (5.88%) Intel
10 2 (3.92%) IBM
10 2 (3.92%) Lotus
10 2 (3.92%) Veeam
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