The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 86 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.65% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 3.04% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
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£385 £270 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.59% +13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £166 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £374 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.08% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.60 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Blackberry
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
370 329 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.74% 21.27% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 166 184
Average daily rate £365 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £218 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.71 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.60 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the West Yorkshire region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the West Yorkshire region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Leeds -1 4 £385 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Pontefract - - - -
Blackberry
Yorkshire

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) iPhone
4 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) UAG
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 2 (13.33%) Sophos
5 2 (13.33%) Android

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) OLE
1 1 (6.67%) OLE DB
1 1 (6.67%) ActiveX
1 1 (6.67%) J2ME
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) MFC
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) ODBC
1 1 (6.67%) ISAPI
1 1 (6.67%) MAPI
1 1 (6.67%) DAO
1 1 (6.67%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) Handset
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
1 1 (6.67%) VC++
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) UAG
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Apple
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Siemens
5 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm