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 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 34 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 0.37% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% 1.14% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£156 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £158 £281
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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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
74 88 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.77% 32.47% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 65
Average daily rate £400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £750 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 20
Average hourly rate £44.25 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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
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 27 January 2015, 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 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) ITIL
3 19 (76.00%) Finance
4 17 (68.00%) Remedy
5 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
5 16 (64.00%) Citrix
6 13 (52.00%) MS Office
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Advertising
8 7 (28.00%) Service Management
8 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
10 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (16.00%) VMware
11 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (16.00%) ADSL
11 4 (16.00%) Broadband
11 4 (16.00%) BMC
11 4 (16.00%) VPN
12 3 (12.00%) SLA
12 3 (12.00%) Cisco
12 3 (12.00%) HP
12 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
13 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
13 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (8.00%) Android

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (64.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (52.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) ADSL
1 4 (16.00%) Broadband
1 4 (16.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 19 (76.00%) Service Analyst
2 19 (76.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Support
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Android
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Service Management
2 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Remedy
3 16 (64.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) BMC
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Polycom
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 1 (4.00%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.00%) Mitel
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Nokia
7 1 (4.00%) Apple