The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 303 248 182
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -66
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 306 413 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.90% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 2.84% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 191 295
Average daily rate £163 £200 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £128 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £223 £153
% change year-on-year
-32.58% +45.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 96 80
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +3.22%
Blackberry
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in England

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in England

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in England

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in England

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -58 153 £175 -6.66% 45
South East -28 37 £175 -24.13% 11
East Midlands +3 23 £114 -69.49% 1
West Midlands -12 23 £250 +104.08% 2
North West -6 21 £160 -35.09% 3
South West -4 20 £145 -27.50% 4
East of England -15 20 £174 +7.90% 3
Yorkshire -8 12 £130 - 4
Blackberry
UK

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 554 (81.11%) Windows
2 418 (61.20%) Active Directory
3 352 (51.54%) Windows 7
4 298 (43.63%) Microsoft
5 275 (40.26%) MS Office
6 240 (35.14%) Citrix
7 215 (31.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 211 (30.89%) Finance
9 200 (29.28%) Windows XP
10 184 (26.94%) ITIL
11 181 (26.50%) MS Exchange
12 145 (21.23%) MS Excel
13 126 (18.45%) Android
14 123 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2010
15 120 (17.57%) Apple iOS
16 111 (16.25%) Windows Server
17 104 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 95 (13.91%) iPhone
19 90 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 89 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
21 86 (12.59%) LAN
22 83 (12.15%) Law
23 82 (12.01%) iPad
24 80 (11.71%) WAN
25 78 (11.42%) Banking
26 74 (10.83%) VPN
27 73 (10.69%) VMware
28 72 (10.54%) SCCM
29 70 (10.25%) IBM Notes
29 70 (10.25%) Lotus

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 215 (31.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 181 (26.50%) MS Exchange
3 123 (18.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (10.25%) IBM Notes
5 61 (8.93%) Lync
6 54 (7.91%) SharePoint
7 41 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (2.49%) IBM Domino
11 9 (1.32%) IIS
11 9 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.88%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.59%) LiveLink
15 3 (0.44%) Live Communications Server
16 1 (0.15%) Apache
16 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.15%) JBoss
16 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 275 (40.26%) MS Office
2 145 (21.23%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.32%) Acrobat
5 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.59%) MS Project
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.15%) Blender
8 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.15%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.15%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.15%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 21 (3.07%) Eikon
2 10 (1.46%) Faxination
3 8 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.44%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) assyst
6 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.88%) Office 365
2 18 (2.64%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.44%) GitHub
4 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.29%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (12.59%) LAN
2 80 (11.71%) WAN
3 74 (10.83%) VPN
4 69 (10.10%) TCP/IP
5 51 (7.47%) DNS
6 48 (7.03%) Internet
6 48 (7.03%) Wireless
7 37 (5.42%) Firewall
8 29 (4.25%) VoIP
9 27 (3.95%) DHCP
10 21 (3.07%) SAN
11 17 (2.49%) Skype
12 16 (2.34%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (1.90%) WebEx
14 11 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (1.32%) IP Telephony
17 6 (0.88%) 3G
17 6 (0.88%) MPLS
18 5 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.29%) GIS
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.15%) DB2
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Calabash
2 6 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.88%) JIRA
3 5 (0.73%) Appium
3 5 (0.73%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.73%) JBehave
3 5 (0.73%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.44%) NUnit
4 3 (0.44%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.15%) JUnit
6 1 (0.15%) QUnit
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 211 (30.89%) Finance
2 83 (12.15%) Law
3 78 (11.42%) Banking
4 58 (8.49%) Legal
5 27 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.66%) Retail
7 18 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.49%) Retail Banking
9 14 (2.05%) German Language
10 13 (1.90%) Front Office
11 11 (1.61%) Billing
12 10 (1.46%) Local Government
13 9 (1.32%) Back Office
13 9 (1.32%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.17%) Spanish Language
15 7 (1.02%) Advertising
15 7 (1.02%) Automotive
15 7 (1.02%) French Language
16 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 283 (41.43%) Analyst
2 135 (19.77%) Service Analyst
3 130 (19.03%) Service Desk Analyst
4 116 (16.98%) Desktop Support
4 116 (16.98%) Support Analyst
5 108 (15.81%) Support Engineer
6 106 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 63 (9.22%) IT Support
8 57 (8.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 55 (8.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 54 (7.91%) IT Analyst
11 50 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 49 (7.17%) Desktop Engineer
13 48 (7.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 45 (6.59%) Service Desk Support
15 44 (6.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 39 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
16 39 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 34 (4.98%) IT Support Analyst
18 31 (4.54%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.61%) HTML
2 10 (1.46%) CSS
3 9 (1.32%) .NET
3 9 (1.32%) HTML5
4 6 (0.88%) CSS3
5 5 (0.73%) Web Services
5 5 (0.73%) WPF
6 4 (0.59%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (0.59%) jQuery
6 4 (0.59%) Mustache
6 4 (0.59%) PhoneGap
6 4 (0.59%) RESTful
7 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.44%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.44%) NHibernate
7 3 (0.44%) Sass
7 3 (0.44%) WCF
8 2 (0.29%) Middleware
8 2 (0.29%) XML
8 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 95 (13.91%) iPhone
2 82 (12.01%) iPad
3 36 (5.27%) Data Centre
4 34 (4.98%) Mobile App
4 34 (4.98%) Video Conferencing
5 28 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.93%) PDA
7 16 (2.34%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.20%) BYOD
9 11 (1.61%) Handset
9 11 (1.61%) Smartphone
10 9 (1.32%) Clustering
10 9 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.17%) AS400
11 8 (1.17%) NHS
11 8 (1.17%) User Experience
12 7 (1.02%) Replication
13 5 (0.73%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 554 (81.11%) Windows
2 352 (51.54%) Windows 7
3 200 (29.28%) Windows XP
4 126 (18.45%) Android
5 120 (17.57%) Apple iOS
6 111 (16.25%) Windows Server
7 104 (15.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 89 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (9.08%) Windows 8
10 31 (4.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (3.51%) Windows Vista
12 21 (3.07%) Windows 2000 Server
13 20 (2.93%) Linux
14 19 (2.78%) Windows 2000
15 18 (2.64%) Mac OS X
16 14 (2.05%) Windows 10
17 12 (1.76%) Windows Phone
18 11 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.88%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (26.94%) ITIL
2 48 (7.03%) Incident Management
3 41 (6.00%) Migration
4 36 (5.27%) Service Management
5 33 (4.83%) Document Management
6 31 (4.54%) Service Delivery
7 29 (4.25%) Change Management
8 26 (3.81%) ITSM
9 21 (3.07%) Mentoring
10 20 (2.93%) ITIL V3
11 19 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (2.49%) Time Management
13 16 (2.34%) Coaching
14 15 (2.20%) Asset Management
14 15 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
15 14 (2.05%) Change Control
15 14 (2.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (1.90%) Business Continuity
16 13 (1.90%) Problem Management
16 13 (1.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (6.44%) PowerShell
2 30 (4.39%) Java
3 14 (2.05%) SQL
4 12 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.61%) VBScript
6 7 (1.02%) C#
6 7 (1.02%) C++
7 5 (0.73%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.44%) C
8 3 (0.44%) VB
9 2 (0.29%) Perl
9 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.15%) MCP
4 38 (5.56%) MCSE
5 34 (4.98%) SC Cleared
6 30 (4.39%) MCDST
7 20 (2.93%) Degree
8 15 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.46%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.32%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.88%) MCSA
14 5 (0.73%) CCNP
14 5 (0.73%) MOS
15 4 (0.59%) JNCIS
15 4 (0.59%) MCITP
16 3 (0.44%) MCTS
17 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.08%) SLA
2 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.15%) COBIT
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 418 (61.20%) Active Directory
2 41 (6.00%) XenApp
3 40 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.66%) XenDesktop
5 14 (2.05%) vSphere
6 9 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.17%) ISA Server
7 8 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.17%) Xen
8 6 (0.88%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.73%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.29%) Firmware
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.29%) NLBS
12 2 (0.29%) Postfix
12 2 (0.29%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (10.54%) SCCM
2 23 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (2.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (2.20%) AirWatch
5 11 (1.61%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.32%) WSUS
7 7 (1.02%) Windows Intune
8 5 (0.73%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.44%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.44%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (0.44%) SCOM
10 3 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.15%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 298 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 240 (35.14%) Citrix
3 73 (10.69%) VMware
4 70 (10.25%) Lotus
5 66 (9.66%) HP
6 64 (9.37%) Cisco
7 63 (9.22%) Apple
8 55 (8.05%) Bloomberg
9 50 (7.32%) Reuters
10 43 (6.30%) iManage
10 43 (6.30%) Symantec
11 39 (5.71%) Remedy
12 37 (5.42%) MobileIron
13 29 (4.25%) Dell
14 18 (2.64%) Oracle
15 15 (2.20%) Juniper
16 12 (1.76%) Adobe
17 11 (1.61%) IBM
17 11 (1.61%) McAfee
17 11 (1.61%) NetApp
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