The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 - 16 21
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 5.36% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 27.27% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £125 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.08% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
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 Taunton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.63% 19.64% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 7
Average daily rate £488 £200 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
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 Taunton

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (75.00%) Altiris
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (75.00%) assyst
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CMDB
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Nortel Meridian
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Technician
2 3 (75.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Altiris
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Nortel
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft