The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 45 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 1.63% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 4.51% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £458 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £214 £263
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £16.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
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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 Southampton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 133 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.01% 36.04% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 102 58
Average daily rate £350 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £16.70 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £22.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Blackberry
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia