The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the East Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 79 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 16 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.99% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.80% 2.18% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £110 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.07% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £295 £283
% change year-on-year
-38.98% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.93%
Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
205 229 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.71% 17.74% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 90 134
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £170 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £28.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.44% -33.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +4 7 - - 1
Derbyshire -13 6 £110 -65.07%
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 33 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 33 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 28 (84.85%) Windows XP
4 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
5 26 (78.79%) MS Office
6 25 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (72.73%) Windows Vista
7 24 (72.73%) Citrix
8 21 (63.64%) MS Exchange
8 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
9 19 (57.58%) HP
9 19 (57.58%) PowerShell
10 18 (54.55%) XenDesktop
10 18 (54.55%) ServiceCenter
10 18 (54.55%) Apple iOS
10 18 (54.55%) ITSM
10 18 (54.55%) Novell
10 18 (54.55%) Lotus
10 18 (54.55%) NetWare
10 18 (54.55%) VPN
10 18 (54.55%) VBScript
10 18 (54.55%) Windows 2000
10 18 (54.55%) IBM Notes
11 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.15%) MCDST
12 5 (15.15%) MCTS
12 5 (15.15%) MCITP
12 5 (15.15%) MCSA
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (54.55%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (78.79%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Support Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) IT Support
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Email Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 28 (84.85%) Windows XP
3 24 (72.73%) Windows Vista
4 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
5 18 (54.55%) Apple iOS
5 18 (54.55%) NetWare
5 18 (54.55%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) ITSM
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) PowerShell
2 18 (54.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCDST
2 5 (15.15%) MCTS
2 5 (15.15%) MCITP
2 5 (15.15%) MCSA
2 5 (15.15%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
System Software
1 33 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (72.73%) Citrix
3 19 (57.58%) HP
4 18 (54.55%) Novell
4 18 (54.55%) Lotus
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Altiris
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) IronPort
7 1 (3.03%) RightFax
7 1 (3.03%) MobileIron