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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 105 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 95 121 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.67% 1.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.65% 4.45% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 77
Average daily rate
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£269 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £190 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 26
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £24.00 £21.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
- +4.64%
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
2041 2722 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.55% 37.52% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2013 2196
Average daily rate £466 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 150 (87.21%) Windows
2 94 (54.65%) Active Directory
3 93 (54.07%) Windows 7
4 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
5 73 (42.44%) MS Office
6 66 (38.37%) MS Exchange
7 54 (31.40%) Citrix
8 51 (29.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 45 (26.16%) Windows XP
10 44 (25.58%) Finance
11 39 (22.67%) VMware
12 35 (20.35%) ITIL
13 34 (19.77%) Android
13 34 (19.77%) iPhone
14 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (18.02%) Cisco
15 29 (16.86%) Banking
16 28 (16.28%) MS Excel
17 26 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (11.05%) DNS
20 17 (9.88%) VPN
20 17 (9.88%) Apple iOS
21 16 (9.30%) Windows 8
21 16 (9.30%) Legal
21 16 (9.30%) SLA
22 15 (8.72%) WAN
22 15 (8.72%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 66 (38.37%) MS Exchange
2 51 (29.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 26 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.23%) Lync
5 9 (5.23%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.65%) IBM Notes
7 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.07%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.33%) WorkSite
8 4 (2.33%) IIS
9 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.58%) uiautomator
10 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 73 (42.44%) MS Office
2 28 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) assyst
2 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.58%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.91%) Office 365
2 3 (1.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.05%) DNS
2 17 (9.88%) VPN
3 15 (8.72%) WAN
4 14 (8.14%) LAN
5 13 (7.56%) DHCP
5 13 (7.56%) SAN
5 13 (7.56%) Firewall
6 10 (5.81%) VoIP
7 9 (5.23%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.23%) IP Telephony
8 8 (4.65%) MPLS
9 7 (4.07%) DSL
9 7 (4.07%) Internet
9 7 (4.07%) BIG-IP
9 7 (4.07%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.49%) Wireless
11 5 (2.91%) 3G
12 3 (1.74%) Intranet
12 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.58%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) MS Access
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.58%) DataStage
3 1 (0.58%) QualityStage
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (2.33%) Xcode
1 4 (2.33%) Robotium
1 4 (2.33%) Calabash
2 3 (1.74%) eggPlant
2 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.74%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.74%) JBehave
3 2 (1.16%) MSI
4 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 44 (25.58%) Finance
2 29 (16.86%) Banking
3 16 (9.30%) Legal
4 15 (8.72%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.98%) Law
6 5 (2.91%) Retail
7 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.33%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.74%) Back Office
8 3 (1.74%) French Language
9 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.58%) Publishing
10 1 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (40.12%) Analyst
2 36 (20.93%) Service Analyst
2 36 (20.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 27 (15.70%) Desktop Support
4 24 (13.95%) Support Analyst
5 20 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (6.40%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) IT Support
9 9 (5.23%) Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.23%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (4.65%) Developer
10 8 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (4.07%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (3.49%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (2.91%) Administrator
13 5 (2.91%) Architect
13 5 (2.91%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) Web Services
1 5 (2.91%) Middleware
2 4 (2.33%) HTML
2 4 (2.33%) CSS
2 4 (2.33%) HTML5
3 3 (1.74%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (1.74%) Cocoa
3 3 (1.74%) Ajax
3 3 (1.74%) JSON
4 2 (1.16%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.16%) SOAP
4 2 (1.16%) XML
4 2 (1.16%) Xamarin.iOS
4 2 (1.16%) iOS SDK
4 2 (1.16%) REST
4 2 (1.16%) CSS3
4 2 (1.16%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (1.16%) J2ME
5 1 (0.58%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.58%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.77%) iPhone
2 15 (8.72%) iPad
3 11 (6.40%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.40%) Thin Client
3 11 (6.40%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.65%) Handset
5 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.33%) PDA
7 3 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.16%) Clustering
8 2 (1.16%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 150 (87.21%) Windows
2 93 (54.07%) Windows 7
3 45 (26.16%) Windows XP
4 34 (19.77%) Android
5 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (9.88%) Apple iOS
8 16 (9.30%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.23%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.74%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.16%) Linux
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.58%) webOS
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.35%) ITIL
2 14 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (7.56%) Migration
3 13 (7.56%) Service Management
4 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
4 9 (5.23%) Performance Management
5 8 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.07%) Document Management
7 6 (3.49%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.49%) SOA
7 6 (3.49%) Change Control
8 5 (2.91%) Software Deployment
8 5 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.91%) TDD
8 5 (2.91%) iOS Development
9 4 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.33%) System Testing
9 4 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.23%) SQL
2 6 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.91%) Objective-C
4 4 (2.33%) Java
5 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.16%) C
7 1 (0.58%) C++
7 1 (0.58%) VBScript
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.56%) MCSE
3 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.65%) MCSA
5 7 (4.07%) MCP
5 7 (4.07%) Degree
6 6 (3.49%) MOS
6 6 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.91%) CCNA
7 5 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.33%) ISEB
9 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.74%) MCDST
10 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.16%) CCA
10 2 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.58%) CCNP
11 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 94 (54.65%) Active Directory
2 25 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.72%) XenApp
4 11 (6.40%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.23%) Xen
6 7 (4.07%) NLBS
7 4 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.16%) Firmware
9 2 (1.16%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.16%) vSphere
10 1 (0.58%) UAG
10 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) SCCM
2 10 (5.81%) WSUS
3 6 (3.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.74%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.16%) SCOM
7 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.58%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 54 (31.40%) Citrix
3 39 (22.67%) VMware
4 31 (18.02%) Cisco
5 14 (8.14%) Apple
6 13 (7.56%) Reuters
7 12 (6.98%) HP
8 11 (6.40%) Bloomberg
9 10 (5.81%) Symantec
9 10 (5.81%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.65%) McAfee
10 8 (4.65%) Lotus
11 6 (3.49%) Wyse
12 5 (2.91%) IBM
12 5 (2.91%) Altiris
12 5 (2.91%) IronPort
13 4 (2.33%) Google
14 3 (1.74%) Oracle
14 3 (1.74%) Fidessa
14 3 (1.74%) AppSense
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