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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 124 93 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 25 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.76% 0.79% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 3.29% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
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£165 £250 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £153 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-45.31% +16.36%
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 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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
831 517 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.30% 23.92% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 310 372
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 56
Average hourly rate £36.40 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £30.65 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 - 13 £180 - 6
Gloucestershire -7 4 - -
Wiltshire -15 4 £525 +61.53%
Devon - 2 £110 - 1
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (31.25%) MS Office
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (31.25%) iPhone
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
6 9 (28.13%) Citrix
6 9 (28.13%) DNS
7 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
7 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 7 (21.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (21.88%) Android
7 7 (21.88%) iPad
8 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
8 5 (15.63%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) SLA
8 5 (15.63%) HP
8 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) VMware
9 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) IronPort
9 4 (12.50%) Dell
9 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.50%) Firewall

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 18 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (9.38%) Lync
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 2 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) VPN
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) iPhone
2 7 (21.88%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) DTV
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.88%) Android
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) CAD
2 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
2 3 (9.38%) Document Management
2 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) MetaFrame
2 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) UAG
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) IronPort
4 4 (12.50%) Dell
4 4 (12.50%) Mercator
4 4 (12.50%) RightFax
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) Intel
5 3 (9.38%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) LANDesk
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (6.25%) Lotus
6 2 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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