The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 88 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 41 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.44% 1.34% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.17% 7.52% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 22
Average daily rate £180 £235 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.29% -24.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £136 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £233 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.43% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +76.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Blackberry
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 17 £238 +9.19% 2
Slough +14 6 - -
Newbury - 4 £108 - 2
Bracknell -6 3 £280 -38.46% 1
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (86.42%) Windows
2 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
3 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.98%) Windows 7
5 32 (39.51%) MS Excel
6 28 (34.57%) MS Exchange
7 27 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 24 (29.63%) MS Office
8 24 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
10 21 (25.93%) VPN
11 20 (24.69%) Android
12 19 (23.46%) Apple iOS
13 15 (18.52%) Apple
13 15 (18.52%) Internet
13 15 (18.52%) ITIL
13 15 (18.52%) MobileIron
13 15 (18.52%) SCCM
14 13 (16.05%) Degree
14 13 (16.05%) Remedy
15 12 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
16 11 (13.58%) Lync
16 11 (13.58%) Office 365
16 11 (13.58%) Citrix
16 11 (13.58%) XML
16 11 (13.58%) SOAP
16 11 (13.58%) HTML
16 11 (13.58%) Windows XP
17 10 (12.35%) Finance
17 10 (12.35%) VMware

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (34.57%) MS Exchange
2 27 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.58%) Lync
5 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) IIS
8 3 (3.70%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
8 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.70%) CMS
9 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (39.51%) MS Excel
2 24 (29.63%) MS Office
3 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.93%) VPN
2 15 (18.52%) Internet
3 6 (7.41%) LAN
4 5 (6.17%) SAN
5 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.94%) DNS
5 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.70%) VoIP
6 3 (3.70%) WAN
6 3 (3.70%) DHCP
6 3 (3.70%) LDAP
6 3 (3.70%) Wireless
7 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.47%) WCDMA
7 2 (2.47%) HSPA
7 2 (2.47%) LTE
7 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.47%) VLAN
8 1 (1.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Subversion
1 7 (8.64%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.70%) LoadUI
2 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.70%) JMeter
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Support Engineer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Desktop Support
4 12 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (13.58%) Support Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Mobile Web Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Applications Developer
9 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (6.17%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) XML
1 11 (13.58%) SOAP
1 11 (13.58%) HTML
2 7 (8.64%) Ajax
2 7 (8.64%) JSON
2 7 (8.64%) jQuery
2 7 (8.64%) Sencha Touch
2 7 (8.64%) REST
2 7 (8.64%) CSS3
2 7 (8.64%) HTML5
2 7 (8.64%) CSS
2 7 (8.64%) Web Services
3 3 (3.70%) Struts2
3 3 (3.70%) Spring
3 3 (3.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.11%) iPhone
3 8 (9.88%) Handset
4 5 (6.17%) Clustering
5 4 (4.94%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.70%) Replication
7 2 (2.47%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.47%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.47%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.47%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.47%) iPad
7 2 (2.47%) Open Source
7 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.23%) CESG
8 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.23%) FMCG
8 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (86.42%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Windows 7
3 20 (24.69%) Android
4 19 (23.46%) Apple iOS
5 11 (13.58%) Windows XP
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
9 6 (7.41%) Windows Phone
10 3 (3.70%) BlackBerry OS
10 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (3.70%) Linux
11 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (11.11%) Service Management
4 7 (8.64%) Android Development
4 7 (8.64%) iOS Development
4 7 (8.64%) OO
5 5 (6.17%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.17%) Time Management
5 5 (6.17%) ITSM
6 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.94%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Web Development
7 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 3 (3.70%) Change Control
7 3 (3.70%) High Availability
7 3 (3.70%) Content Management
7 3 (3.70%) Data Security
7 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.64%) MCSD
3 7 (8.64%) MCSE
4 3 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) QA
2 7 (8.64%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.70%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) SCCM
2 7 (8.64%) WSUS
3 5 (6.17%) SCOM
3 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.47%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.47%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) Apple
2 15 (18.52%) MobileIron
3 13 (16.05%) Remedy
4 11 (13.58%) Citrix
5 10 (12.35%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) Sencha
6 7 (8.64%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) CODA
7 4 (4.94%) Symbian
8 3 (3.70%) SAP
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec
8 3 (3.70%) Lotus
9 2 (2.47%) CA
9 2 (2.47%) Nokia
9 2 (2.47%) Veritas
9 2 (2.47%) Royalblue
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco
9 2 (2.47%) Dell
9 2 (2.47%) Avaya
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