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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 124 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 1.45% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 5.31% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 14
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£304 £209 £236
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.33% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £100 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £185 £318
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -41.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
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
745 735 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.64% 27.27% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 347 227
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.13 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.08 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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
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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Bracknell -1 2 £400 +42.85%
Reading -19 2 £233 -2.10% 2
Maidenhead -2 1 £375 -
Newbury -10 1 - -
Slough -10 1 - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (35.29%) Android
3 6 (35.29%) iPhone
3 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) SCCM
4 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Remedy
6 3 (17.65%) Apple
6 3 (17.65%) MCP
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (11.76%) Live Communications Server
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.88%) IIS
5 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) ADSL
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Designer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
2 2 (11.76%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (11.76%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
3 1 (5.88%) J2ME
3 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) iPhone
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) PDA
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
2 6 (35.29%) Android
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Time Management
1 2 (11.76%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
1 2 (11.76%) High Availability
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) OO
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
2 1 (5.88%) Android Development
2 1 (5.88%) Release Management
2 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCSD
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Remedy
2 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) Sencha
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Lotus