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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 67 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.27% 1.07% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 4.65% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£325 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.36% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.31%
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
219 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.36% 23.04% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 66 79
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £20.85 £14.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.79% -73.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.51 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.88 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 -16 2 £325 -18.23% 2
Blackberry
UK

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (37.50%) ARCserve
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DSL
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Robotium
1 1 (12.50%) Calabash
1 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Wintel Support
2 3 (37.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Product Owner
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) HP