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 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 41 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.60% 0.60% 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.50% 3.08% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£458 - £180
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 - £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.08% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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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
109 65 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.99% 19.58% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 47 40
Average daily rate £365 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £493 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -37.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £37.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Handset
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) iPhone
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) IronPort
5 1 (11.11%) SCOM
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) VMware

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) IPsec
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Mobility Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Strategy Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Handset
1 4 (44.44%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
2 1 (11.11%) IronPort
2 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Websense