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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
England / South West
Rank 124 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 6 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 1.76% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 13
Median daily rate £175 £135 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £316 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £150 £188
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 - £16.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 - £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.67 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.97% +1.03%

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
700 907 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.09% 31.37% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 613 468
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 54
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.12 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +2 2 - - 3
Wiltshire -3 2 £160 -40.46%
Somerset - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) Android
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 5 (26.32%) Smartphone
6 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (21.05%) SCCM
7 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) SLA
8 3 (15.79%) Apple
8 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
9 2 (10.53%) Samsung
9 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) XenApp
9 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Dell KACE
9 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Service Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
4 4 (21.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Server Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS3
1 1 (5.26%) Dojo
1 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Android
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) webOS
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.26%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (5.26%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) CCA
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Apple
5 2 (10.53%) Dell KACE
5 2 (10.53%) Mitel
5 2 (10.53%) Nokia
5 2 (10.53%) Samsung
6 1 (5.26%) Remedy
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