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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 128 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 21 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.76% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.71% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 10
Median daily rate £240 £315 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £165 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £360 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £235 £190
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.75 £13.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.15% +3.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
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
959 701 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.60% 27.91% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 429 363
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 68 60
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.85 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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 8 £240 -
Birmingham -17 3 £250 -13.79% 1
Shropshire - 2 - -
Walsall - 1 £150 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (67.86%) MS Exchange
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 15 (53.57%) Dell
6 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (50.00%) Windows XP
8 13 (46.43%) ITIL
8 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (39.29%) Citrix
9 11 (39.29%) Cisco
9 11 (39.29%) HP
10 10 (35.71%) Avaya
10 10 (35.71%) VMware
10 10 (35.71%) Android
11 9 (32.14%) LANDesk
11 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (32.14%) DNS
11 9 (32.14%) MS Office
12 8 (28.57%) Service Management
12 8 (28.57%) DHCP
12 8 (28.57%) SAN
12 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (28.57%) PDA
12 8 (28.57%) VLAN
12 8 (28.57%) IP Telephony
12 8 (28.57%) NAS
13 7 (25.00%) MOS

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 19 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.57%) Apache
7 1 (3.57%) MindAlign
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (28.57%) DHCP
2 8 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 8 (28.57%) NAS
2 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 8 (28.57%) VLAN
3 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) IMAP
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
5 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (7.14%) S/MIME
5 2 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) Junos
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Support
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Server Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) PDA
2 6 (21.43%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 2 (7.14%) Pocket PC
5 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) BYOD
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 14 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) Android
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) Solaris
7 4 (14.29%) SUSE
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 2000
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (3.57%) CentOS
10 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Coaching
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Facilities Management
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Internal Audit
5 1 (3.57%) IT Audit
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MOS
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Server
3 5 (17.86%) XenApp
3 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
3 5 (17.86%) XenServer
4 3 (10.71%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Dell
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 11 (39.29%) HP
4 10 (35.71%) Avaya
4 10 (35.71%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) LANDesk
6 7 (25.00%) Toshiba
7 3 (10.71%) 3Com
7 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
8 2 (7.14%) Kaseya
8 2 (7.14%) Lotus
8 2 (7.14%) NetIQ
8 2 (7.14%) Proofpoint
8 2 (7.14%) Sage
9 1 (3.57%) MobileIron