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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 122 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 81 78 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 1.36% 1.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.71% 3.62% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 70
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£286 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.22% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £128 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £263
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 24
Average hourly rate £17.98 £15.58 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.40% -32.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £13.60 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £20.30 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%
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
2182 2157 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.40% 37.47% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1604 1979
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £29.75 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 113 (74.34%) Windows
2 77 (50.66%) Windows 7
3 75 (49.34%) Active Directory
4 72 (47.37%) Finance
5 58 (38.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
7 52 (34.21%) MS Office
8 43 (28.29%) Citrix
9 40 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 39 (25.66%) Windows XP
11 36 (23.68%) iPhone
12 35 (23.03%) Banking
13 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (20.39%) ITIL
15 30 (19.74%) iPad
16 25 (16.45%) Cisco
17 23 (15.13%) MS Excel
18 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (14.47%) Apple
18 22 (14.47%) Apple iOS
19 21 (13.82%) Android
20 20 (13.16%) VMware
20 20 (13.16%) Firewall
21 19 (12.50%) Service Management
21 19 (12.50%) Bloomberg
22 17 (11.18%) Reuters
22 17 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
23 16 (10.53%) LAN
24 14 (9.21%) VPN
24 14 (9.21%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 58 (38.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 40 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 17 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.89%) Lync
5 9 (5.92%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.29%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.97%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 52 (34.21%) MS Office
2 23 (15.13%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) assyst
2 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.32%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) Firewall
2 16 (10.53%) LAN
3 14 (9.21%) WAN
3 14 (9.21%) VPN
4 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.89%) DNS
6 8 (5.26%) SAN
6 8 (5.26%) Internet
6 8 (5.26%) MPLS
6 8 (5.26%) DSL
6 8 (5.26%) BIG-IP
7 5 (3.29%) DHCP
8 4 (2.63%) SMTP
8 4 (2.63%) LDAP
8 4 (2.63%) Network Security
9 3 (1.97%) VoIP
9 3 (1.97%) Wireless
10 2 (1.32%) MGW
10 2 (1.32%) NAS
10 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.66%) Xcode
1 1 (0.66%) Subversion
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 72 (47.37%) Finance
2 35 (23.03%) Banking
3 11 (7.24%) Law
3 11 (7.24%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.58%) Legal
5 9 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.92%) Spanish Language
6 6 (3.95%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.97%) Back Office
8 2 (1.32%) Front Office
8 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (30.92%) Analyst
2 29 (19.08%) Desktop Support
3 27 (17.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 23 (15.13%) Support Engineer
5 19 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 19 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (11.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.61%) Architect
8 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.61%) Administrator
8 7 (4.61%) Help Desk Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Messaging Specialist
9 6 (3.95%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (3.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) MEAP
2 3 (1.97%) HTML
2 3 (1.97%) HTML5
3 2 (1.32%) Middleware
3 2 (1.32%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) CSS
3 2 (1.32%) Android SDK
3 2 (1.32%) CSS3
4 1 (0.66%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.66%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (0.66%) SOAP
4 1 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.66%) COM
4 1 (0.66%) Cocoa
4 1 (0.66%) JSON
4 1 (0.66%) iOS SDK
4 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.68%) iPhone
2 30 (19.74%) iPad
3 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.92%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.95%) Fat Client
5 6 (3.95%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.95%) Handset
6 5 (3.29%) Clustering
7 4 (2.63%) PKI
7 4 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.63%) User Experience
8 3 (1.97%) BYOD
8 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.32%) PDA
9 2 (1.32%) Celerra
9 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.32%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 113 (74.34%) Windows
2 77 (50.66%) Windows 7
3 39 (25.66%) Windows XP
4 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.47%) Apple iOS
5 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (13.82%) Android
7 13 (8.55%) Mac OS X
7 13 (8.55%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.61%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (2.63%) UNIX
11 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.39%) ITIL
2 19 (12.50%) Service Management
3 10 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.92%) Project Management
4 9 (5.92%) BCP
4 9 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (5.92%) Incident Management
4 9 (5.92%) Problem Management
4 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity
5 8 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 8 (5.26%) ITSM
6 7 (4.61%) Migration
6 7 (4.61%) Software Deployment
6 7 (4.61%) Business Continuity Planning
7 6 (3.95%) iOS Development
8 4 (2.63%) Software Distribution
8 4 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.63%) Data Management
8 4 (2.63%) Network Design
9 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.63%) SQL
3 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.32%) VBA
5 1 (0.66%) C#
5 1 (0.66%) Java
5 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.29%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) MCSE
5 3 (1.97%) MCSA
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
6 2 (1.32%) CCNA
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.32%) PMP
6 2 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.32%) MOS
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) MCP
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (49.34%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.21%) XenApp
3 12 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.26%) NLBS
5 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.63%) NDS
5 4 (2.63%) Xen
6 3 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) WSUS
2 6 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (3.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (3.29%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.66%) SCSM
5 1 (0.66%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 43 (28.29%) Citrix
3 25 (16.45%) Cisco
4 22 (14.47%) Apple
5 20 (13.16%) VMware
6 19 (12.50%) Bloomberg
7 17 (11.18%) Reuters
8 11 (7.24%) CheckPoint
8 11 (7.24%) McAfee
9 10 (6.58%) HP
10 9 (5.92%) Lotus
10 9 (5.92%) Altiris
11 6 (3.95%) Symantec
11 6 (3.95%) FactSet
12 5 (3.29%) MobileIron
12 5 (3.29%) Sophos
12 5 (3.29%) Avaya
13 4 (2.63%) Dell
13 4 (2.63%) Verint
14 3 (1.97%) Clearswift
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