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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 55 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.38% 3.92% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 13.01% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Average daily rate
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- £150 £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £214 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
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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
138 146 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.54% 30.10% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 82 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.25 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) BYOD
3 4 (57.14%) Remedy
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) WorldPay
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) WebEx
6 1 (14.29%) CMDB
6 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MCSE
6 1 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Internet

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) WebEx
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Remedy
4 3 (42.86%) WorldPay
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Altiris
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec