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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 130 113 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 13 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.33% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.51% 1.26% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Median daily rate £240 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% +10.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.95
% change year-on-year
- +3.48%
Blackberry
England

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
859 635 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.40% 26.58% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 391 316
Median daily rate £380 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 59
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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
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 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Worcestershire - 4 £240 - 1
Walsall - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £180 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
3 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
6 9 (52.94%) Dell
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
8 7 (41.18%) MS Office
8 7 (41.18%) Citrix
8 7 (41.18%) Android
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco
9 6 (35.29%) HP
9 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (35.29%) LANDesk
9 6 (35.29%) IP Telephony
9 6 (35.29%) Service Management
9 6 (35.29%) VMware
10 5 (29.41%) MOS
10 5 (29.41%) Toshiba
10 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 5 (29.41%) Avaya
10 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
11 4 (23.53%) Patch Management

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 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.88%) IBM Domino
6 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (35.29%) IP Telephony
2 5 (29.41%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) NAS
3 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Junos
4 1 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Law
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Support
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Virtual Team
2 4 (23.53%) PDA
3 1 (5.88%) BYOD
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) Windows XP
5 7 (41.18%) Android
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MOS
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (23.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Dell
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) LANDesk
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Avaya
5 5 (29.41%) Toshiba
6 3 (17.65%) Lotus
7 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
7 2 (11.76%) Kaseya
7 2 (11.76%) Sage
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
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