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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 71 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.28% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.43% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £185 £263
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
Blackberry
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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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 140 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.89% 19.28% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 78 55
Average daily rate £350 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £226 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £25.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -2 1 - -
Blackberry
UK

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Clustering
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) McAfee
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) Xcode
6 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Change Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
1 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Sencha