The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 28 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.87% 0.31% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.77% 1.01% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£145 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £170 £281
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -39.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
88 99 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.19% 30.94% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 73
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £715 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 17
Average hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.25 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridge region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridge region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 28 (80.00%) ITIL
3 23 (65.71%) Finance
3 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
4 22 (62.86%) Remedy
5 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (51.43%) Citrix
7 15 (42.86%) Windows
8 12 (34.29%) MS Office
9 11 (31.43%) Advertising
10 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
11 9 (25.71%) Service Management
12 7 (20.00%) VMware
12 7 (20.00%) ADSL
12 7 (20.00%) Broadband
12 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 6 (17.14%) Remedy ITSM
13 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
13 6 (17.14%) MCP
13 6 (17.14%) BMC
13 6 (17.14%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (17.14%) Firewall
13 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (14.29%) Mitel
14 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
14 5 (14.29%) VPN
15 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
15 4 (11.43%) Cisco
16 3 (8.57%) HP
16 3 (8.57%) WAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (17.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) ADSL
1 7 (20.00%) Broadband
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 2 (5.71%) DNS
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 23 (65.71%) Service Analyst
2 23 (65.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 9 (25.71%) Service Management
4 6 (17.14%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Remedy
3 18 (51.43%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) BMC
6 5 (14.29%) Mitel
7 4 (11.43%) Cisco
8 3 (8.57%) HP
8 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.71%) Symantec
9 2 (5.71%) Dell
9 2 (5.71%) Nokia
9 2 (5.71%) Apple
9 2 (5.71%) McAfee
9 2 (5.71%) Polycom
9 2 (5.71%) MobileIron
9 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.86%) Clearswift