The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 120 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 88 111 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.53% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.33% 4.03% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 71
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£269 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £171 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £340 £260
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 23
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.05 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £23.83 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Blackberry
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2034 2753 2758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.60% 37.91% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2078 2046
Average daily rate £470 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 65
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.65 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 147 (88.55%) Windows
2 92 (55.42%) Windows 7
3 88 (53.01%) Active Directory
4 76 (45.78%) Microsoft
5 72 (43.37%) MS Office
6 62 (37.35%) MS Exchange
7 52 (31.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 48 (28.92%) Citrix
9 41 (24.70%) Windows XP
9 41 (24.70%) Finance
10 37 (22.29%) VMware
11 32 (19.28%) ITIL
11 32 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (18.67%) Banking
13 30 (18.07%) MS Excel
13 30 (18.07%) iPhone
14 26 (15.66%) Android
14 26 (15.66%) Cisco
15 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
17 19 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (11.45%) DNS
18 17 (10.24%) SLA
18 17 (10.24%) Legal
19 16 (9.64%) VPN
19 16 (9.64%) WAN
19 16 (9.64%) Windows 8
20 15 (9.04%) Apple iOS
20 15 (9.04%) XenApp

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 62 (37.35%) MS Exchange
2 52 (31.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (14.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.02%) IBM Notes
6 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (5.42%) Lync
7 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.22%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.41%) IIS
10 4 (2.41%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (43.37%) MS Office
2 30 (18.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.60%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Office 365
1 5 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.81%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.45%) DNS
2 16 (9.64%) VPN
2 16 (9.64%) WAN
3 15 (9.04%) DHCP
4 13 (7.83%) SAN
4 13 (7.83%) LAN
5 12 (7.23%) Firewall
6 9 (5.42%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.82%) IP Telephony
7 8 (4.82%) MPLS
8 7 (4.22%) Unified Communications
8 7 (4.22%) DSL
8 7 (4.22%) Internet
8 7 (4.22%) Wireless
8 7 (4.22%) BIG-IP
9 6 (3.61%) VoIP
10 5 (3.01%) 3G
11 4 (2.41%) Intranet
11 4 (2.41%) LDAP
11 4 (2.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) MS Access
2 1 (0.60%) DataStage
2 1 (0.60%) QualityStage
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.60%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Xcode
2 3 (1.81%) MSI
3 1 (0.60%) Robotium
3 1 (0.60%) Calabash
General
1 41 (24.70%) Finance
2 31 (18.67%) Banking
3 17 (10.24%) Legal
4 15 (9.04%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.83%) Law
6 5 (3.01%) Retail
7 4 (2.41%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.81%) Back Office
8 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.20%) French Language
9 2 (1.20%) Front Office
9 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.60%) German Language
10 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 71 (42.77%) Analyst
2 33 (19.88%) Service Desk Analyst
2 33 (19.88%) Service Analyst
3 26 (15.66%) Desktop Support
3 26 (15.66%) Support Analyst
4 20 (12.05%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (7.23%) Help Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (4.82%) Developer
9 8 (4.82%) IT Support
10 7 (4.22%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.01%) Architect
12 5 (3.01%) Help Desk Support
13 4 (2.41%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.01%) Middleware
2 3 (1.81%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (1.81%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (1.81%) iOS SDK
2 3 (1.81%) HTML5
2 3 (1.81%) Xamarin.iOS
2 3 (1.81%) HTML
2 3 (1.81%) Cocoa
2 3 (1.81%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.20%) JSON
3 2 (1.20%) Ajax
3 2 (1.20%) J2ME
3 2 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.60%) CSS3
4 1 (0.60%) Dojo
4 1 (0.60%) jQuery
4 1 (0.60%) MEAP
4 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.07%) iPhone
2 12 (7.23%) iPad
2 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.63%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.63%) Thin Client
4 10 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.82%) Handset
6 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.41%) PDA
7 4 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.81%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.20%) Derivative
9 2 (1.20%) Clustering
9 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.20%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.20%) CMDB
9 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 147 (88.55%) Windows
2 92 (55.42%) Windows 7
3 41 (24.70%) Windows XP
4 32 (19.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (15.66%) Android
6 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (9.64%) Windows 8
8 15 (9.04%) Apple iOS
9 11 (6.63%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.41%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (1.20%) Linux
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.60%) webOS
13 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.28%) ITIL
2 13 (7.83%) Service Management
2 13 (7.83%) Migration
3 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.42%) Problem Management
4 9 (5.42%) Performance Management
4 9 (5.42%) Document Management
4 9 (5.42%) Incident Management
5 6 (3.61%) Asset Management
5 6 (3.61%) Software Deployment
5 6 (3.61%) Change Control
6 5 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.41%) SOA
7 4 (2.41%) iOS Development
7 4 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (2.41%) System Testing
7 4 (2.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (1.81%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (1.81%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.63%) SQL
2 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.41%) Objective-C
3 4 (2.41%) Java
4 3 (1.81%) C
5 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.60%) C++
6 1 (0.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.83%) MCSE
3 8 (4.82%) MCSA
3 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.61%) MOS
5 5 (3.01%) CCNA
5 5 (3.01%) MCP
5 5 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.01%) Degree
6 4 (2.41%) MCDST
6 4 (2.41%) ISEB
6 4 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.81%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.20%) MCITP
8 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) CCA
9 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) SLA
2 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 88 (53.01%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (9.04%) XenApp
4 11 (6.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.42%) Xen
6 7 (4.22%) NLBS
7 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
8 4 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.81%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.81%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.81%) Firmware
10 2 (1.20%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.60%) UAG
11 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) SCCM
2 11 (6.63%) WSUS
3 7 (4.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (3.01%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.60%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (28.92%) Citrix
3 37 (22.29%) VMware
4 26 (15.66%) Cisco
5 14 (8.43%) Reuters
6 13 (7.83%) Apple
7 12 (7.23%) Bloomberg
8 11 (6.63%) HP
9 10 (6.02%) Lotus
9 10 (6.02%) CheckPoint
9 10 (6.02%) Symantec
10 9 (5.42%) McAfee
11 7 (4.22%) Wyse
11 7 (4.22%) Altiris
12 5 (3.01%) IronPort
13 4 (2.41%) Google
13 4 (2.41%) AppSense
13 4 (2.41%) NetApp
13 4 (2.41%) Sage
13 4 (2.41%) IBM
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £280 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 22 days ago