The first 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 23 July 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 Cambridge 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 30 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 15 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.35% 2.27% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.10% 10.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
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£150 £150 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £284
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.07 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 87 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.68% 21.97% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 75
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 32
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.06 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Blackberry
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 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 15 (83.33%) ITIL
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) MCP
4 7 (38.89%) Remedy
5 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Symantec
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Mitel
7 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (22.22%) XenApp
7 4 (22.22%) SCOM
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) WSUS
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (22.22%) PKI
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) ADSL
7 4 (22.22%) Broadband
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) ADSL
2 4 (22.22%) Broadband
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Technician
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 4 (22.22%) WSUS
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Remedy
3 6 (33.33%) Symantec
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Mitel
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) BMC
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (11.11%) Nokia
7 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.56%) Lotus
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