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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 87 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 27 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.09% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.45% 5.57% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 9
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£190 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.42% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £280 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £450 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £251 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.67% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
495 413 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.57% 19.61% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 213 203
Average daily rate £350 £315 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Birmingham -12 6 £165 -47.61% 3
Coventry - 2 - -
Staffordshire -3 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £200 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
4 26 (47.27%) MS Office
5 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 21 (38.18%) Citrix
7 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (34.55%) Windows XP
9 17 (30.91%) Dell
9 17 (30.91%) VMware
10 16 (29.09%) PDA
10 16 (29.09%) SCCM
10 16 (29.09%) SC Cleared
10 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
10 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (29.09%) XenApp
11 15 (27.27%) XenServer
11 15 (27.27%) XenDesktop
11 15 (27.27%) NAS
11 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (27.27%) VLAN
11 15 (27.27%) SAN
11 15 (27.27%) DHCP
11 15 (27.27%) DNS
12 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
13 11 (20.00%) iPad
14 10 (18.18%) Lotus
14 10 (18.18%) IBM Notes
14 10 (18.18%) ITIL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
2 20 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (18.18%) IBM Notes
4 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.64%) ColdFusion
5 2 (3.64%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) WordPress
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.82%) Lync
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (47.27%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) assyst
1 1 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DHCP
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
1 15 (27.27%) SAN
1 15 (27.27%) VLAN
1 15 (27.27%) NAS
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) RTCP
3 1 (1.82%) RTP
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) DataStage
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.27%) Back Office
2 3 (5.45%) Legal
2 3 (5.45%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Desktop Support
4 10 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (14.55%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Consultant
9 4 (7.27%) Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) CSS
1 4 (7.27%) HTML
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) jQuery
1 4 (7.27%) HTML5
1 4 (7.27%) CSS3
2 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.45%) Ajax
2 3 (5.45%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) XSLT
2 3 (5.45%) XHTML
3 2 (3.64%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) SyncML
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) PDA
2 11 (20.00%) iPad
3 5 (9.09%) iPhone
4 3 (5.45%) WURFL
4 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Handset
5 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (34.55%) Windows XP
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (25.45%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.36%) Android
7 7 (12.73%) Apple iOS
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Phone
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Vista
10 3 (5.45%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (5.45%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (3.64%) Linux
12 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) Project Management
2 6 (10.91%) Service Management
3 4 (7.27%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) TDD
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) SEO
4 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.45%) SOA
4 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.45%) Document Management
4 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.45%) Web Application Development
4 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.64%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.64%) Time Management
5 2 (3.64%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.64%) User Experience Design
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) Java
2 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C#
3 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.82%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) SC Cleared
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.09%) XenApp
3 15 (27.27%) XenServer
3 15 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCCM
2 5 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (3.64%) DameWare
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.18%) Citrix
3 17 (30.91%) Dell
3 17 (30.91%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) Lotus
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) AccuRev
6 3 (5.45%) Symantec
7 2 (3.64%) Apple
7 2 (3.64%) Mercator
8 1 (1.82%) Juniper
8 1 (1.82%) Nokia
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe
8 1 (1.82%) McAfee
8 1 (1.82%) Sony
8 1 (1.82%) ESRI
8 1 (1.82%) BT
8 1 (1.82%) Wyse
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