The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 128 82 111
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +29
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 1.16% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 5.91% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
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£300 £201 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.06% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £130 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £284
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £17.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £17.90 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
593 423 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.93% 19.67% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 245 290
Average daily rate £375 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £504 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Blackberry
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -22 3 £450 +246.15%
Bristol -25 3 £300 +4.34% 7
Dorset +5 1 £200 -2.43%
Cornwall - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
6 13 (44.83%) MS Office
7 12 (41.38%) Citrix
8 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
9 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
9 8 (27.59%) iPhone
10 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) Internet
10 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (20.69%) SCCM
11 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (17.24%) iPad
12 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
12 5 (17.24%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) Service Management
12 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 5 (17.24%) VPN
13 4 (13.79%) Avaya
13 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (13.79%) MSI
13 4 (13.79%) Nortel
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Internet
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
3 4 (13.79%) Nortel Meridian
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) FTP
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) 3G
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Mobility Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) iPhone
2 5 (17.24%) iPad
2 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) PDA
3 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows 7
3 14 (48.28%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.34%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
4 2 (6.90%) Document Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Email Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
5 1 (3.45%) XenServer
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Citrix
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Nortel
4 4 (13.79%) Altiris
4 4 (13.79%) Avaya
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) Novell
6 2 (6.90%) Capita
6 2 (6.90%) IronPort
7 1 (3.45%) RightFax
7 1 (3.45%) AppSense
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) CODA
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) Adobe
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