The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 105 88
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.80% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 3.23% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 10
Median daily rate £400 £300 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £144 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £149 £174 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +2.06%

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
610 650 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.37% 24.67% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 388 324
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 66
Median hourly rate £16.89 £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.11% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.75 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry
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 across the West Midlands region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -8 2 £400 +166.66%
Birmingham -9 2 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (25.00%) IMAP
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Toshiba
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (25.00%) MOS
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Linux

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) MindAlign
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (25.00%) IMAP
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (16.67%) S/MIME
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Internal Audit
3 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
2 3 (25.00%) Avaya
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
2 3 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Toshiba
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Proofpoint