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 17 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 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 40 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 2.35% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 8.49% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £150 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 106 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.96% 27.68% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 63
Average daily rate £320 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £166 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.65 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
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 17 April 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
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Posted: 7 days ago