The 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 92 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 55 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.79% 1.47% 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.06% 4.72% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £132 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £373 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Blackberry
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 20 £150 -6.25% 4
Essex -10 19 £265 -28.57% 4
Hertfordshire -11 14 £160 -3.03% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 78 (82.11%) Windows
2 76 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 54 (56.84%) Windows 7
4 52 (54.74%) Citrix
5 48 (50.53%) MS Office
6 46 (48.42%) MS Excel
7 43 (45.26%) Finance
8 42 (44.21%) Incident Management
9 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
10 26 (27.37%) ITIL
11 23 (24.21%) Document Management
12 22 (23.16%) Law
13 21 (22.11%) Symantec
13 21 (22.11%) Windows XP
14 20 (21.05%) VMware
15 16 (16.84%) MS Exchange
16 15 (15.79%) Firewall
17 14 (14.74%) VPN
18 13 (13.68%) Remedy
19 12 (12.63%) VoIP
20 11 (11.58%) Cisco
20 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
20 11 (11.58%) iPhone
21 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
21 10 (10.53%) Altiris
21 10 (10.53%) DHCP
21 10 (10.53%) DNS
21 10 (10.53%) Backup Exec
22 9 (9.47%) Service Management
22 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.32%) IIS
6 4 (4.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (50.53%) MS Office
2 46 (48.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.79%) Firewall
2 14 (14.74%) VPN
3 12 (12.63%) VoIP
4 10 (10.53%) DHCP
4 10 (10.53%) DNS
5 7 (7.37%) Broadband
6 5 (5.26%) ADSL
7 4 (4.21%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.16%) WAN
8 3 (3.16%) LAN
9 2 (2.11%) Wireless
10 1 (1.05%) 3GPP
10 1 (1.05%) UMTS
10 1 (1.05%) GPRS
10 1 (1.05%) GSM
10 1 (1.05%) WLAN
10 1 (1.05%) WCDMA
10 1 (1.05%) Internet
10 1 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.05%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 22 (23.16%) Law
3 8 (8.42%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Advertising
4 5 (5.26%) French Language
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Analyst
2 38 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 38 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 23 (24.21%) Help Desk Analyst
4 19 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 14 (14.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (14.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) IT Support
8 6 (6.32%) Service Desk Technician
8 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Desktop Support
12 2 (2.11%) Wintel Support
12 2 (2.11%) Wintel Consultant
12 2 (2.11%) Migration Engineer
12 2 (2.11%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) HTML
1 2 (2.11%) .NET
1 2 (2.11%) Web Services
1 2 (2.11%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) Swing
2 1 (1.05%) WAP
2 1 (1.05%) SyncML
2 1 (1.05%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (1.05%) iOS SDK
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (1.05%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.05%) JSON
2 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) iPhone
2 7 (7.37%) Clustering
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.05%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) iPad
6 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.11%) Windows
2 54 (56.84%) Windows 7
3 21 (22.11%) Windows XP
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.37%) Linux
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.26%) Android
8 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.11%) AIX
10 2 (2.11%) Solaris
10 2 (2.11%) UNIX
11 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.05%) bada
11 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.21%) Incident Management
2 26 (27.37%) ITIL
3 23 (24.21%) Document Management
4 9 (9.47%) Service Management
5 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.21%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (4.21%) Migration
7 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Change Management
8 1 (1.05%) OOD
8 1 (1.05%) OOP
8 1 (1.05%) OO
8 1 (1.05%) B2B
8 1 (1.05%) B2C
8 1 (1.05%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.05%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.05%) MVC
8 1 (1.05%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (1.05%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.11%) C#
1 2 (2.11%) Java
1 2 (2.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.05%) C++
2 1 (1.05%) C
2 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) MCP
3 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) A+ Certification
5 3 (3.16%) MCSE
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) MOS
6 2 (2.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) vSphere
4 5 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 5 (5.26%) vCloud
5 4 (4.21%) XenApp
5 4 (4.21%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.11%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (4.21%) WSUS
5 2 (2.11%) SCOM
6 1 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (54.74%) Citrix
2 40 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.11%) Symantec
4 20 (21.05%) VMware
5 13 (13.68%) Remedy
6 11 (11.58%) Cisco
7 10 (10.53%) Altiris
8 6 (6.32%) Mitel
8 6 (6.32%) McAfee
9 5 (5.26%) Oracle
9 5 (5.26%) Sophos
9 5 (5.26%) Veritas
9 5 (5.26%) Apple
9 5 (5.26%) Acronis
10 4 (4.21%) Lotus
10 4 (4.21%) BMC
10 4 (4.21%) HP
11 3 (3.16%) Nokia
11 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.16%) LANDesk
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