The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 49 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 20 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.54% 0.84% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.63% 2.73% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 1
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£158 £145 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £178 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -35.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Blackberry
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 183 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.86% 30.60% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 65 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 31
Average hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridgeshire region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Cambridgeshire region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 16 £145 -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 30 (76.92%) ITIL
3 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
4 23 (58.97%) Finance
5 22 (56.41%) Remedy
5 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
6 20 (51.28%) Citrix
7 19 (48.72%) Windows
8 12 (30.77%) MS Office
9 11 (28.21%) Advertising
9 11 (28.21%) Service Management
10 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
11 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
11 9 (23.08%) VMware
12 8 (20.51%) Firewall
12 8 (20.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
13 7 (17.95%) ADSL
13 7 (17.95%) Broadband
13 7 (17.95%) VPN
14 6 (15.38%) BMC
14 6 (15.38%) MCP
14 6 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
15 5 (12.82%) SCCM
15 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (12.82%) UNIX
15 5 (12.82%) HP
15 5 (12.82%) WAN
15 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (20.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.77%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) ADSL
2 7 (17.95%) Broadband
2 7 (17.95%) VPN
3 5 (12.82%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 3 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 23 (58.97%) Service Analyst
2 23 (58.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.13%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Network Technician
5 1 (2.56%) IT Support
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) MSMQ
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) UNIX
4 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.13%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) Service Management
3 10 (25.64%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) MCSA
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (7.69%) Nagios
4 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Remedy
3 20 (51.28%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) VMware
5 6 (15.38%) BMC
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.82%) Mitel
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 3 (7.69%) Clearswift
9 2 (5.13%) Symantec
9 2 (5.13%) Dell
9 2 (5.13%) Nokia
9 2 (5.13%) Apple
9 2 (5.13%) MobileIron
9 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
9 2 (5.13%) Polycom