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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 112 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.41% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.53% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Average daily rate £225 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -52.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
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
694 720 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.31% 26.55% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 326 395
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 43
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.89 £14.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £39.50 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Newbury - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Bracknell -3 1 - -
Reading -8 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
5 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 10 (37.04%) ITIL
6 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (22.22%) SCCM
9 6 (22.22%) Remedy
9 6 (22.22%) Citrix
10 5 (18.52%) Clustering
10 5 (18.52%) MS Office
10 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (18.52%) High Availability
11 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
11 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
11 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (14.81%) Replication
12 3 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
12 3 (11.11%) LAN
12 3 (11.11%) WAN
12 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (11.11%) Release Management
13 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
13 2 (7.41%) iPhone
13 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (51.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) IPX
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (7.41%) Local Government
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support
5 4 (14.81%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) BlackBerry Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Exchange Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) NetWare
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) Lotus
3 2 (7.41%) Novell
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) NetApp
4 1 (3.70%) Symantec