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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 114 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 1.44% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 6.94% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 16
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£550 £425 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £251 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.67% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
535 533 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.02% 20.81% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 266 257
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 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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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
Slough +5 2 - -
Reading -6 1 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
5 14 (32.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
6 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
6 12 (27.91%) MS Office
7 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (25.58%) Android
7 11 (25.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (23.26%) VPN
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) MobileIron
10 8 (18.60%) iPhone
10 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
11 7 (16.28%) VMware
11 7 (16.28%) Citrix
11 7 (16.28%) SAN
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
12 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (13.95%) Handset
12 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
12 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (13.95%) PowerShell

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (32.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (27.91%) MS Exchange
3 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.65%) IIS
8 2 (4.65%) CMS
9 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Office
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) VoIP
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) WCDMA
5 2 (4.65%) DHCP
5 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.65%) HSPA
5 2 (4.65%) LTE
5 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) RTCP
6 1 (2.33%) RTP
6 1 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Publishing
3 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Service Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Wintel Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
1 5 (11.63%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) SOAP
2 4 (9.30%) Ajax
2 4 (9.30%) JSON
2 4 (9.30%) HTML5
3 3 (6.98%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) CSS3
3 3 (6.98%) Sencha Touch
3 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) Struts2
4 2 (4.65%) Struts
4 2 (4.65%) Spring
5 1 (2.33%) WAP
5 1 (2.33%) SyncML
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) iPhone
2 6 (13.95%) iPad
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) Handset
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 17 (39.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (25.58%) Android
4 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Service Management
3 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.30%) Data Security
3 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
3 4 (9.30%) Time Management
3 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 3 (6.98%) Web Development
4 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Android Development
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) ITSM
4 3 (6.98%) OO
5 2 (4.65%) Content Management
5 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.65%) Validation
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) MCP
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.65%) MCSD
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
4 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (4.65%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) SCOM
3 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.98%) ARCserve
3 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) MobileIron
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 7 (16.28%) Citrix
4 5 (11.63%) Apple
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) Remedy
6 3 (6.98%) SAP
6 3 (6.98%) Sencha
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.33%) ESRI
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.33%) Symbian