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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 122 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 1.22% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 4.56% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
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£130 £381 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% +38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £170 £281
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -39.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
675 614 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.79% 26.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 376 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 52
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
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
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 24 December 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
West Yorkshire -23 5 £130 -51.85%
South Yorkshire -4 1 - -
North Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) ITIL
3 18 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Cisco
4 17 (47.22%) Internet
5 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 14 (38.89%) MS Office
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (36.11%) Firewall
7 12 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (30.56%) IP Telephony
8 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (30.56%) Wireless
8 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
8 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
9 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
10 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 8 (22.22%) Citrix
12 7 (19.44%) SLA
12 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
12 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (19.44%) Back Office
13 6 (16.67%) SCCM
13 6 (16.67%) WAN
13 6 (16.67%) VPN
13 6 (16.67%) LAN
13 6 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (13.89%) Change Control
14 5 (13.89%) SharePoint

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Internet
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (30.56%) Wireless
4 11 (30.56%) IP Telephony
5 6 (16.67%) VPN
5 6 (16.67%) LAN
5 6 (16.67%) WAN
6 4 (11.11%) DHCP
6 4 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) Extranet
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (19.44%) Back Office
2 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 3 (8.33%) German Language
3 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Support Technician
2 6 (16.67%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Support
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Cisco Support
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Network Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CESG
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.11%) Android
5 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (13.89%) Change Control
3 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) SIEM
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Android Development
6 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.78%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Content Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) MVC
6 1 (2.78%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) C
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MCP
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCDST
6 1 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (8.33%) MetaFrame
3 3 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.56%) UAG
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) Unicenter
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
4 7 (19.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) Nokia
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) CA
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Remedy
7 2 (5.56%) Sophos
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.56%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.78%) Altiris
8 1 (2.78%) Google