The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 114 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 1 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.41% 0.090%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 2.49% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £263 £313
% change year-on-year
-29.52% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £16.84 £15.90
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +5.91%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
432 321 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.72% 16.30% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 172 176
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Blackberry Enterprise Server
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Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Solihull - 1 £200 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Blackberry Enterprise Server
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Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) PDA
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Broadband
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) 3G
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Lotus
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk