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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 92 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 30 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.13% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.02% 4.74% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 12
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£180 £300 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £220 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £415 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £278 £263
% change year-on-year
-35.13% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.63% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.31%
Blackberry
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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
598 506 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.30% 23.92% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 264 256
Average daily rate £350 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 44
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.40 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.32 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 11 £180 -40.00% 3
Staffordshire -1 2 £313 -5.30%
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £200 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (46.67%) MS Office
4 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
5 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 22 (36.67%) Citrix
7 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
8 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (28.33%) Dell
10 17 (28.33%) VMware
10 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
10 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
10 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (26.67%) SCCM
11 16 (26.67%) PDA
11 16 (26.67%) XenApp
11 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
11 16 (26.67%) DNS
12 15 (25.00%) SAN
12 15 (25.00%) DHCP
12 15 (25.00%) XenServer
12 15 (25.00%) XenDesktop
12 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (25.00%) VLAN
12 15 (25.00%) NAS
13 11 (18.33%) Lotus
13 11 (18.33%) IBM Notes
14 10 (16.67%) Android
14 10 (16.67%) iPad

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (43.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (31.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (18.33%) IBM Notes
4 5 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) Lync
6 2 (3.33%) ColdFusion
6 2 (3.33%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (46.67%) MS Office
2 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) SAN
2 15 (25.00%) DHCP
2 15 (25.00%) VLAN
2 15 (25.00%) NAS
3 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) RTCP
5 1 (1.67%) RTP
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.33%) Back Office
2 4 (6.67%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
1 15 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 10 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Consultant
8 6 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) HTML5
3 3 (5.00%) CSS3
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) XSLT
3 3 (5.00%) XHTML
3 3 (5.00%) Ajax
4 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) SyncML
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) PDA
2 10 (16.67%) iPad
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) iPhone
5 3 (5.00%) WURFL
5 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) Handset
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 10 (16.67%) Android
7 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 6 (10.00%) Windows Phone
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (5.00%) Windows Vista
9 3 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (3.33%) Linux
11 1 (1.67%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.00%) Service Management
3 4 (6.67%) Project Management
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) SEO
4 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.00%) TDD
4 3 (5.00%) Document Management
4 3 (5.00%) Change Management
4 3 (5.00%) SOA
4 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Time Management
5 2 (3.33%) Information Assurance
5 2 (3.33%) User Experience Design
5 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) SC Cleared
1 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (26.67%) XenApp
3 15 (25.00%) XenServer
3 15 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (13.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.67%) DameWare
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.67%) Citrix
3 17 (28.33%) Dell
3 17 (28.33%) VMware
4 11 (18.33%) Lotus
5 4 (6.67%) Symantec
6 3 (5.00%) AccuRev
6 3 (5.00%) Mercator
6 3 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper
8 1 (1.67%) Nokia
8 1 (1.67%) McAfee
8 1 (1.67%) ESRI
8 1 (1.67%) BT
8 1 (1.67%) Wyse
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