The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
North West / Merseyside
Rank 36 38 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.62% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.00% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 96 100 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 29.63% 29.50% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 73 51
Median daily rate £358 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £14.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +11.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.41 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.18 £16.50 £41.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Merseyside

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Merseyside

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Merseyside

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +3 1 £300 -
Blackberry
North West

Blackberry
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Mobility Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft