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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 120 108 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 79 128 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.77% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.61% 5.46% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 93
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£260 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £181 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £26.20 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
1712 2343 2532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.43% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1716 1909
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.18 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 127 (84.67%) Windows
2 78 (52.00%) Active Directory
3 73 (48.67%) Windows 7
4 59 (39.33%) MS Office
5 57 (38.00%) MS Exchange
6 54 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 51 (34.00%) Citrix
8 50 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 41 (27.33%) Windows XP
10 37 (24.67%) VMware
11 33 (22.00%) Finance
12 29 (19.33%) ITIL
12 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (16.67%) Cisco
15 24 (16.00%) iPhone
15 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 23 (15.33%) Android
16 23 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (14.67%) MS Excel
18 17 (11.33%) DNS
19 16 (10.67%) Banking
20 15 (10.00%) Legal
21 14 (9.33%) Windows 8
22 13 (8.67%) Firewall
22 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
22 13 (8.67%) HP
22 13 (8.67%) SLA
22 13 (8.67%) WAN
23 12 (8.00%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 50 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 8 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.00%) Lync
8 4 (2.67%) IIS
8 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 59 (39.33%) MS Office
2 22 (14.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.67%) Khalix
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.33%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.33%) DNS
2 13 (8.67%) WAN
2 13 (8.67%) Firewall
3 12 (8.00%) VPN
3 12 (8.00%) DHCP
4 11 (7.33%) SAN
5 10 (6.67%) LAN
6 9 (6.00%) IP Telephony
7 8 (5.33%) MPLS
7 8 (5.33%) VoIP
8 7 (4.67%) DSL
8 7 (4.67%) BIG-IP
9 6 (4.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.67%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.67%) Internet
10 4 (2.67%) 3G
11 3 (2.00%) Intranet
11 3 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.00%) SMTP
11 3 (2.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.67%) DataStage
3 1 (0.67%) QualityStage
3 1 (0.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Xcode
1 3 (2.00%) JBehave
1 3 (2.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (2.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (2.00%) Robotium
1 3 (2.00%) Calabash
1 3 (2.00%) eggPlant
2 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 33 (22.00%) Finance
2 16 (10.67%) Banking
3 15 (10.00%) Legal
4 10 (6.67%) Law
5 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.33%) French Language
7 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.67%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (36.67%) Analyst
2 30 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 30 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 29 (19.33%) Desktop Support
4 20 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (10.67%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (5.33%) IT Support
10 7 (4.67%) Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.00%) Messaging Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) Web Services
2 4 (2.67%) HTML
2 4 (2.67%) CSS
2 4 (2.67%) HTML5
3 3 (2.00%) Ajax
3 3 (2.00%) JSON
4 2 (1.33%) SOAP
4 2 (1.33%) XML
4 2 (1.33%) J2ME
4 2 (1.33%) Middleware
4 2 (1.33%) Cocoa
4 2 (1.33%) REST
4 2 (1.33%) CSS3
4 2 (1.33%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.67%) MEAP
5 1 (0.67%) Sencha Touch
5 1 (0.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.67%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) iPhone
2 9 (6.00%) iPad
3 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.67%) Fat Client
4 7 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 7 (4.67%) Handset
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.33%) Clustering
7 2 (1.33%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.33%) PDA
7 2 (1.33%) Derivative
7 2 (1.33%) Kindle
8 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 127 (84.67%) Windows
2 73 (48.67%) Windows 7
3 41 (27.33%) Windows XP
4 29 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (15.33%) Android
7 14 (9.33%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.33%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.67%) Linux
11 3 (2.00%) UNIX
11 3 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.67%) webOS
13 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.33%) ITIL
2 12 (8.00%) Service Management
3 10 (6.67%) Migration
4 7 (4.67%) Incident Management
4 7 (4.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (4.67%) Performance Management
5 6 (4.00%) Document Management
5 6 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.33%) SOA
6 5 (3.33%) Change Control
7 4 (2.67%) iOS Development
7 4 (2.67%) BCP
7 4 (2.67%) ITSM
7 4 (2.67%) TDD
8 3 (2.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.00%) SQL
1 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.67%) Objective-C
3 3 (2.00%) Java
3 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (0.67%) VBA
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.67%) MCSE
3 9 (6.00%) Degree
3 9 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.67%) MCP
5 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.00%) MOS
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.00%) MCDST
7 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.33%) MCSA
7 2 (1.33%) CCNA
7 2 (1.33%) ISEB
7 2 (1.33%) CCA
7 2 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (15.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.00%) XenApp
4 7 (4.67%) NLBS
5 6 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.33%) Xen
6 5 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.67%) vSphere
7 4 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.33%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.67%) UAG
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.00%) SCCM
2 8 (5.33%) WSUS
3 5 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.33%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.33%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (34.00%) Citrix
3 37 (24.67%) VMware
4 25 (16.67%) Cisco
5 13 (8.67%) HP
6 12 (8.00%) Apple
6 12 (8.00%) Bloomberg
7 11 (7.33%) Reuters
8 10 (6.67%) Lotus
9 9 (6.00%) Symantec
9 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.67%) Remedy
10 4 (2.67%) McAfee
10 4 (2.67%) IBM
10 4 (2.67%) RightFax
10 4 (2.67%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.00%) Google
11 3 (2.00%) Oracle
11 3 (2.00%) Sage
11 3 (2.00%) Websense
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