The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 77 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.86% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 3.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Blackberry
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
307 126 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.18% 21.72% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 57 82
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £217 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 8
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.31 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.82% -70.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.33 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £22.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -13 3 £300 -24.52% 1
Blackberry
UK

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (28.57%) DSL
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (14.29%) Calabash
6 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) DSL
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Robotium
1 1 (14.29%) Calabash
1 1 (14.29%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) User Stories
1 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
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