The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 96 98 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 28 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 0.83% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 3.14% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 11
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£275 £140 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £125 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.92 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £12.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
- +4.64%
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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
696 574 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.59% 26.40% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 306 306
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 38
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £12.48 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
South Yorkshire +14 15 £275 +96.42%
West Yorkshire -8 9 £295 +9.25% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) ITIL
3 20 (52.63%) Windows
4 19 (50.00%) Internet
5 17 (44.74%) Cisco
6 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 15 (39.47%) MS Office
8 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
8 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (34.21%) Firewall
9 12 (31.58%) Wireless
9 12 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
10 11 (28.95%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (28.95%) IP Telephony
11 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
11 9 (23.68%) Citrix
12 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
12 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
12 7 (18.42%) SLA
12 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (18.42%) Back Office
12 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (15.79%) LAN
13 6 (15.79%) WAN
13 6 (15.79%) VPN
13 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (15.79%) Dell

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Office
2 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Internet
2 13 (34.21%) Firewall
3 12 (31.58%) Wireless
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (28.95%) IP Telephony
4 11 (28.95%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (15.79%) VPN
5 6 (15.79%) LAN
5 6 (15.79%) WAN
6 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.89%) DHCP
8 3 (7.89%) DNS
9 1 (2.63%) SAN
9 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.63%) VoIP
General
1 7 (18.42%) Back Office
2 3 (7.89%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Support Technician
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Technician
4 3 (7.89%) Network Support
4 3 (7.89%) Server Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Support
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Cisco Support
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) MFC
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) ODBC
1 1 (2.63%) ActiveX
1 1 (2.63%) J2ME
1 1 (2.63%) ISAPI
1 1 (2.63%) MAPI
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
1 1 (2.63%) OLE
1 1 (2.63%) OLE DB
1 1 (2.63%) DAO
1 1 (2.63%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CESG
2 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Animation
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.53%) Android
6 3 (7.89%) Windows NT
6 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) SIEM
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Management
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VC++
2 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) CCNA
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) MetaFrame
2 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) XenApp
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (5.26%) UAG
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Unicenter
3 3 (7.89%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.79%) Dell
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 4 (10.53%) SonicWALL
6 4 (10.53%) CA
6 4 (10.53%) Nokia
6 4 (10.53%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) IBM
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) Sophos
8 2 (5.26%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.63%) Remedy
9 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.63%) Google
9 1 (2.63%) Siemens
9 1 (2.63%) Apple