The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blackboard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackboard over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blackboard, Inc.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blackboard
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blackboard 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £348 -
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.93 -
Blackboard
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
277 319 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.25% 41.21% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 173 166
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 4
Median hourly rate £18.25 £13.63 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Blackboard
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Blackboard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blackboard Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Blackboard
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackboard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Blackboard.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Blackboard
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Moodle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware