The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 25 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.93% 1.58% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.73% 6.67% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
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£275 £140 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% +36.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.08% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Blackberry
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 90 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.65% 23.75% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 43
Average daily rate £300 £291 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -22.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £164 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 4
Average hourly rate £15.19 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.35% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £44.60 £27.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the South Yorkshire region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the South Yorkshire region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Sheffield +15 9 £275 +139.13%
Doncaster +2 5 £335 -
Barnsley - - - -
Blackberry
Yorkshire

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Internet
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (50.00%) Wireless
4 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 6 (37.50%) SLA
6 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
9 3 (18.75%) CA
9 3 (18.75%) NetApp
9 3 (18.75%) MetaFrame
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) DNS
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Internet
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
1 3 (18.75%) German Language
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
3 3 (18.75%) Server Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CESG
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 1 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) MetaFrame
2 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Unicenter
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) CA
5 3 (18.75%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Dell
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
7 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm