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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 98 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 39 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.36% 1.41% 1.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.21% 5.75% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 18
Average daily rate
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£160 £213 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £85 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
628 574 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.90% 24.45% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 266 273
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 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 85 82
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £46.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Blackberry
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Essex -2 15 £265 - 2
Cambridgeshire -6 13 £120 +2.12% 1
Hertfordshire +7 10 £160 -41.81% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 58 (72.50%) Active Directory
3 38 (47.50%) Windows 7
4 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 30 (37.50%) Citrix
5 30 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 28 (35.00%) MS Office
7 23 (28.75%) MS Excel
8 22 (27.50%) Finance
9 19 (23.75%) ITIL
10 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
10 18 (22.50%) Windows XP
10 18 (22.50%) Symantec
11 17 (21.25%) iPhone
12 13 (16.25%) Law
12 13 (16.25%) DHCP
12 13 (16.25%) VPN
13 12 (15.00%) DNS
13 12 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 11 (13.75%) McAfee
14 11 (13.75%) Cisco
15 10 (12.50%) Lotus
15 10 (12.50%) Service Management
15 10 (12.50%) Backup Exec
15 10 (12.50%) Document Management
16 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (11.25%) VMware
16 9 (11.25%) Firewall
16 9 (11.25%) Project Management
16 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 18 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (11.25%) IBM Notes
3 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.50%) Lync
7 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (35.00%) MS Office
2 23 (28.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.25%) DHCP
1 13 (16.25%) VPN
2 12 (15.00%) DNS
3 9 (11.25%) VoIP
3 9 (11.25%) Firewall
4 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
6 2 (2.50%) LDAP
6 2 (2.50%) ADSL
6 2 (2.50%) Broadband
6 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 2 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (1.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.25%) WCDMA
7 1 (1.25%) GPRS
7 1 (1.25%) GSM
7 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
7 1 (1.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 13 (16.25%) Law
3 5 (6.25%) French Language
4 4 (5.00%) Legal
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 31 (38.75%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Service Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (23.75%) Support Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (16.25%) Help Desk Analyst
7 12 (15.00%) IT Support
8 10 (12.50%) Support Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) Desktop Support
10 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
12 4 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
12 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
12 4 (5.00%) Wintel Support
12 4 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
12 4 (5.00%) Consultant
12 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) HTML
1 3 (3.75%) Flash
2 2 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (1.25%) jQuery
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.25%) HTML5
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.25%) WAP
3 1 (1.25%) SyncML
3 1 (1.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) iPhone
2 6 (7.50%) PKI
3 4 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.25%) Clustering
6 1 (1.25%) SecurID
6 1 (1.25%) LLPG
6 1 (1.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Windows 7
3 18 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.00%) Android
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.75%) Linux
7 5 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.75%) UNIX
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (1.25%) bada
11 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 19 (23.75%) ITIL
3 10 (12.50%) Service Management
3 10 (12.50%) Document Management
4 9 (11.25%) Project Management
5 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.75%) Change Management
6 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.75%) Migration
8 2 (2.50%) Data Management
8 2 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.50%) Time Management
9 1 (1.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.25%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (1.25%) Android Development
9 1 (1.25%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.25%) ITSM
9 1 (1.25%) MVC
9 1 (1.25%) CRM
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 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.75%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) MCSA
5 2 (2.50%) MOS
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Terminal Services
3 6 (7.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.50%) XenApp
4 4 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) XenServer
6 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 7 (8.75%) WSUS
3 6 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (6.25%) SCOM
5 4 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.50%) SCCM
6 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.25%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.25%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.50%) Citrix
3 18 (22.50%) Symantec
4 11 (13.75%) Cisco
4 11 (13.75%) McAfee
5 10 (12.50%) Lotus
6 9 (11.25%) VMware
7 8 (10.00%) Apple
8 7 (8.75%) Altiris
9 5 (6.25%) Mitel
9 5 (6.25%) LANDesk
9 5 (6.25%) HP
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle
10 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (5.00%) Remedy
11 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.75%) Avaya
12 2 (2.50%) BMC
12 2 (2.50%) Nokia
13 1 (1.25%) Veritas
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