The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 109 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.65% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £200 £163 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -61.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £237 £240 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £18.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Blackberry
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
703 788 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.51% 30.58% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 433 387
Median daily rate £425 £408 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.78 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +12 2 £223 +36.92%
Slough +9 2 - -
Newbury -4 2 - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) iPad
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Android
6 3 (16.67%) Remedy
6 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (16.67%) Back Office
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (16.67%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) IPX
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Deskside Support
4 2 (11.11%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) High Availability
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 2 (11.11%) Polycom
5 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.56%) Proofpoint