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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 40 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.74% 0.82% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.94% 3.57% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £185 £263
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
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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
101 84 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.28% 23.01% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 40
Average daily rate £338 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Remedy
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) BYOD
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (50.00%) SLA
6 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (50.00%) WorldPay
7 5 (41.67%) Windows
8 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (25.00%) Service Management
10 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (16.67%) Advertising
11 1 (8.33%) Migration
11 1 (8.33%) VMware
11 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
11 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (8.33%) WSUS
11 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (8.33%) SQL
11 1 (8.33%) UNIX
11 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
11 1 (8.33%) ADSL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ADSL
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Service Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 9 (75.00%) Remedy
4 6 (50.00%) WorldPay
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow