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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 116 87 93
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 1.56% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 5.45% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 15
Average daily rate
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£173 £258 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £155 £260
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £27.20 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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
673 752 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.97% 28.58% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 379 184
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 43
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.11 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.35% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £11.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Reading -5 3 £158 -40.56% 1
Bracknell +2 1 - - 2
Slough - - - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 13 (43.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
7 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) SAN
9 8 (26.67%) Clustering
9 8 (26.67%) Live Communications Server
9 8 (26.67%) High Availability
10 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (23.33%) Android
10 7 (23.33%) vSphere
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Time Management
11 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) Symantec
12 5 (16.67%) MS Office
13 4 (13.33%) DHCP
13 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 18 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (43.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (26.67%) Live Communications Server
5 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.33%) Lync
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) DHCP
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 7
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Deskside Support
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Customer Services Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.33%) iPhone
3 4 (13.33%) iPad
4 3 (10.00%) User Experience
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.33%) PDA
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (23.33%) Android
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) High Availability
2 6 (20.00%) Time Management
2 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) vSphere
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.00%) DFS Replication
4 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) WSUS
1 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) CA
4 3 (10.00%) Dell
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
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