The first 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 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
RIM Blackberry
Rank 90 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 25 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.22% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.25% 6.06% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 11
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£175 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.96% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £283 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £450 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £240 £278
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £16.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.50 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
476 396 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.52% 20.11% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 197 185
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 35
Average hourly rate £30.20 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.94% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Blackberry
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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
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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry 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
Birmingham -18 3 £150 -51.21% 3
Staffordshire +2 2 £330 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £200 -
West Bromwich - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
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 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
3 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
3 21 (44.68%) MS Office
4 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (34.04%) Windows XP
5 16 (34.04%) Citrix
5 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (29.79%) Dell
7 13 (27.66%) VMware
7 13 (27.66%) PDA
7 13 (27.66%) SCCM
7 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (27.66%) XenApp
7 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
8 12 (25.53%) XenServer
8 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
8 12 (25.53%) NAS
8 12 (25.53%) VLAN
8 12 (25.53%) SAN
8 12 (25.53%) DHCP
8 12 (25.53%) DNS
9 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (23.40%) iPad
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
11 9 (19.15%) Android
12 8 (17.02%) IBM Notes

Blackberry
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 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 21 (44.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (17.02%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.38%) CMS
4 3 (6.38%) WordPress
5 2 (4.26%) WorkSite
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) ColdFusion
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (4.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) DHCP
1 12 (25.53%) DNS
1 12 (25.53%) SAN
1 12 (25.53%) VLAN
1 12 (25.53%) NAS
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) RTCP
2 1 (2.13%) RTP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) DataStage
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.38%) Back Office
1 3 (6.38%) Legal
1 3 (6.38%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Support Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Desktop Support
3 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (17.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) CSS
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) jQuery
1 6 (12.77%) HTML5
1 6 (12.77%) CSS3
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) Ajax
3 3 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) XSLT
3 3 (6.38%) XHTML
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) SyncML
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) PDA
2 11 (23.40%) iPad
3 5 (10.64%) iPhone
4 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.38%) WURFL
5 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Handset
6 1 (2.13%) GIS
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (34.04%) Windows XP
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.66%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.15%) Android
6 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Phone
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (6.38%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (4.26%) Linux
11 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Service Management
3 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Content Management
5 3 (6.38%) Document Management
5 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.38%) SEO
5 3 (6.38%) SOA
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Web Development
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) C#
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) PHP5
6 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) XenApp
3 12 (25.53%) XenServer
3 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
4 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (4.26%) DameWare
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Citrix
3 14 (29.79%) Dell
4 13 (27.66%) VMware
5 8 (17.02%) Lotus
6 5 (10.64%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) Adobe
7 3 (6.38%) AccuRev
7 3 (6.38%) Sony
8 2 (4.26%) Apple
9 1 (2.13%) Symantec
9 1 (2.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) ESRI
9 1 (2.13%) BT
9 1 (2.13%) Wyse
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