The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 98 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 39 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.30% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.76% 5.63% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
Average daily rate
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£160 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £85 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
677 551 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 23.17% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 247 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 77 94
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £11.75 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 16 £150 - 3
Essex -5 13 £265 -
Hertfordshire +5 9 £160 -41.81% 4
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 59 (73.75%) Windows
1 59 (73.75%) Active Directory
2 38 (47.50%) Windows 7
3 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (38.75%) Citrix
4 31 (38.75%) Incident Management
5 27 (33.75%) MS Excel
6 26 (32.50%) MS Office
7 25 (31.25%) Finance
8 24 (30.00%) ITIL
9 18 (22.50%) Windows XP
10 17 (21.25%) iPhone
11 16 (20.00%) Symantec
11 16 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 14 (17.50%) Law
13 12 (15.00%) VMware
13 12 (15.00%) VPN
14 10 (12.50%) DNS
14 10 (12.50%) DHCP
14 10 (12.50%) Cisco
14 10 (12.50%) Service Management
14 10 (12.50%) Document Management
15 9 (11.25%) Remedy
15 9 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (11.25%) VoIP
16 8 (10.00%) Apple
16 8 (10.00%) Firewall
16 8 (10.00%) Altiris
17 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
17 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
4 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) Lync
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (33.75%) MS Excel
2 26 (32.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) VPN
2 10 (12.50%) DNS
2 10 (12.50%) DHCP
3 9 (11.25%) VoIP
4 8 (10.00%) Firewall
5 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.00%) ADSL
6 4 (5.00%) Broadband
6 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.75%) LAN
8 2 (2.50%) Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) LTE
9 1 (1.25%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) SAN
9 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
9 1 (1.25%) UMTS
9 1 (1.25%) WLAN
9 1 (1.25%) WAN
9 1 (1.25%) WCDMA
9 1 (1.25%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (31.25%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Law
3 5 (6.25%) French Language
4 4 (5.00%) Legal
5 3 (3.75%) Advertising
5 3 (3.75%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (43.75%) Analyst
2 27 (33.75%) Service Analyst
2 27 (33.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) Support Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (17.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) IT Support
6 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
8 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Wintel Support
9 4 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Flash
1 3 (3.75%) HTML
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) SyncML
3 1 (1.25%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.25%) WAP
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) iPhone
2 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (5.00%) PKI
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) LLPG
5 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (73.75%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Windows 7
3 18 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.75%) Android
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.75%) Linux
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 5 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.75%) UNIX
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) bada
10 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Incident Management
2 24 (30.00%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Service Management
3 10 (12.50%) Document Management
4 6 (7.50%) Project Management
4 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (3.75%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.75%) Migration
6 2 (2.50%) Time Management
7 1 (1.25%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (1.25%) Android Development
7 1 (1.25%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.25%) MVC
7 1 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.25%) ITSM
7 1 (1.25%) B2B
7 1 (1.25%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) Java
2 3 (3.75%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) C
3 2 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) MCP
2 6 (7.50%) A+ Certification
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MOS
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 59 (73.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Terminal Services
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) XenApp
5 4 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.75%) vSphere
7 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.25%) vCloud
8 1 (1.25%) XenServer
8 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) Backup Exec
2 6 (7.50%) WSUS
2 6 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.25%) SCOM
4 3 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.50%) SCCM
5 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.25%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.75%) Citrix
3 16 (20.00%) Symantec
4 12 (15.00%) VMware
5 10 (12.50%) Cisco
6 9 (11.25%) Remedy
7 8 (10.00%) Apple
7 8 (10.00%) Altiris
8 7 (8.75%) McAfee
8 7 (8.75%) Lotus
9 5 (6.25%) LANDesk
9 5 (6.25%) Mitel
9 5 (6.25%) HP
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle
10 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.75%) BMC
12 2 (2.50%) Nokia
12 2 (2.50%) Avaya
13 1 (1.25%) MobileIron
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