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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 219 152 165
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +13
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 501 627 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.34% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 4.22% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 350 257
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£200 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £170 £281
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -39.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 82 113
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £23.95 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
Blackberry
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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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
London -24 286 £210 -16.00% 39
South East -70 78 £235 -26.56% 14
East of England 0 50 £154 -3.90% 6
West Midlands +22 33 £130 -42.22% 2
South West -13 24 £150 -40.00% 7
East Midlands -13 12 £365 +231.81% 2
North West -28 11 £297 +119.62% 2
Yorkshire -32 7 £130 -65.90% 2
North East - - - - 8
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 863 (79.98%) Windows
2 579 (53.66%) Active Directory
3 515 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 487 (45.13%) Windows 7
5 473 (43.84%) MS Office
6 340 (31.51%) Citrix
7 339 (31.42%) MS Exchange
8 302 (27.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 285 (26.41%) Windows XP
10 243 (22.52%) MS Excel
11 237 (21.96%) ITIL
12 211 (19.56%) Finance
13 204 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 183 (16.96%) VMware
15 173 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 163 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 150 (13.90%) Android
18 134 (12.42%) SLA
19 126 (11.68%) VPN
19 126 (11.68%) iPhone
20 124 (11.49%) Cisco
21 117 (10.84%) SCCM
22 115 (10.66%) Apple iOS
22 115 (10.66%) DNS
23 107 (9.92%) Symantec
24 106 (9.82%) Banking
25 105 (9.73%) Security Cleared
26 103 (9.55%) Incident Management
27 102 (9.45%) LAN
28 101 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 339 (31.42%) MS Exchange
2 302 (27.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 163 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 98 (9.08%) IBM Notes
5 89 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 84 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 83 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 80 (7.41%) Lync
9 42 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
11 23 (2.13%) IIS
12 20 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
14 17 (1.58%) WorkSite
15 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.74%) Live Communications Server
17 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 4 (0.37%) CMS
19 3 (0.28%) LiveLink
20 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 473 (43.84%) MS Office
2 243 (22.52%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.28%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.093%) InDesign
7 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.74%) assyst
3 6 (0.56%) Eikon
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.093%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.093%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.093%) Maximo
5 1 (0.093%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.093%) Khalix
5 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.91%) Office 365
2 9 (0.83%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.093%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (11.68%) VPN
2 115 (10.66%) DNS
3 102 (9.45%) LAN
4 95 (8.80%) WAN
4 95 (8.80%) DHCP
4 95 (8.80%) Firewall
5 85 (7.88%) TCP/IP
6 76 (7.04%) Internet
7 71 (6.58%) SAN
8 62 (5.75%) Wireless
9 61 (5.65%) VoIP
10 37 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (2.32%) NAS
12 24 (2.22%) Broadband
12 24 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (2.04%) 3G
14 21 (1.95%) IP Telephony
15 20 (1.85%) MPLS
16 18 (1.67%) VLAN
17 15 (1.39%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.28%) MS Access
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.19%) DB2
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Selenium
1 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.37%) Subversion
2 4 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.37%) MSI
3 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.19%) Xcode
5 1 (0.093%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.093%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.093%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.093%) JUnit
5 1 (0.093%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.093%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.093%) Robotium
5 1 (0.093%) Calabash
5 1 (0.093%) Apache Ivy
General
1 211 (19.56%) Finance
2 106 (9.82%) Banking
3 73 (6.77%) Law
4 57 (5.28%) Legal
5 51 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.87%) Back Office
7 30 (2.78%) Retail
8 28 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.30%) Advertising
10 13 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.02%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.83%) Publishing
13 8 (0.74%) Games
14 7 (0.65%) French Language
15 6 (0.56%) German Language
15 6 (0.56%) Local Government
15 6 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.46%) Front Office
17 4 (0.37%) Marketing
17 4 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 384 (35.59%) Analyst
2 203 (18.81%) Support Engineer
3 194 (17.98%) Desktop Support
4 177 (16.40%) Service Analyst
5 176 (16.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 150 (13.90%) Support Analyst
7 134 (12.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 101 (9.36%) Desktop Engineer
9 91 (8.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 61 (5.65%) Help Desk Analyst
11 58 (5.38%) Desktop Analyst
12 56 (5.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 56 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 50 (4.63%) IT Support
14 46 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
15 42 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
16 37 (3.43%) Administrator
17 35 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (3.24%) Developer
17 35 (3.24%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.58%) HTML
2 14 (1.30%) Web Services
3 12 (1.11%) HTML5
4 11 (1.02%) .NET
5 10 (0.93%) JSON
6 7 (0.65%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.65%) CSS
6 7 (0.65%) XML
6 7 (0.65%) Middleware
6 7 (0.65%) Backbone.js
7 6 (0.56%) Android SDK
7 6 (0.56%) iOS SDK
7 6 (0.56%) jQuery
7 6 (0.56%) Ajax
8 5 (0.46%) RESTful
8 5 (0.46%) CSS3
9 4 (0.37%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.37%) Ember.js
9 4 (0.37%) Dojo
9 4 (0.37%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.68%) iPhone
2 87 (8.06%) iPad
3 70 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.71%) Clustering
5 36 (3.34%) Thin Client
5 36 (3.34%) Handset
5 36 (3.34%) Fat Client
5 36 (3.34%) PDA
6 35 (3.24%) Mobile App
7 29 (2.69%) Smartphone
7 29 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
8 20 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.58%) User Experience
10 16 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.02%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.93%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.93%) Replication
14 9 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 863 (79.98%) Windows
2 487 (45.13%) Windows 7
3 285 (26.41%) Windows XP
4 204 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 173 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 150 (13.90%) Android
7 115 (10.66%) Apple iOS
8 70 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (4.73%) Windows Vista
10 50 (4.63%) Mac OS X
11 49 (4.54%) Windows 8
12 31 (2.87%) Mac OS
13 30 (2.78%) Windows Phone
13 30 (2.78%) Linux
14 21 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
15 20 (1.85%) Windows 2000
15 20 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (1.30%) UNIX
17 6 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (21.96%) ITIL
2 103 (9.55%) Incident Management
3 84 (7.78%) Migration
4 61 (5.65%) Service Management
5 57 (5.28%) Document Management
6 44 (4.08%) Service Delivery
7 43 (3.99%) Problem Management
8 39 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (2.87%) Change Management
10 27 (2.50%) Project Management
10 27 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (2.32%) Software Deployment
12 24 (2.22%) Asset Management
13 23 (2.13%) Business Continuity
14 22 (2.04%) E-Commerce
15 21 (1.95%) ITSM
16 19 (1.76%) Kalman Filter
17 18 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
17 18 (1.67%) Performance Management
18 17 (1.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (4.54%) SQL
2 47 (4.36%) PowerShell
3 44 (4.08%) Java
4 22 (2.04%) C
5 19 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.83%) Objective-C
7 8 (0.74%) C++
8 6 (0.56%) C#
8 6 (0.56%) VBScript
9 3 (0.28%) VB
9 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.19%) VBA
10 2 (0.19%) Python
10 2 (0.19%) Perl
11 1 (0.093%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 105 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 101 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 61 (5.65%) MCP
5 58 (5.38%) MCSE
6 29 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (2.59%) A+ Certification
8 24 (2.22%) MCDST
9 23 (2.13%) Degree
10 21 (1.95%) MCITP
10 21 (1.95%) MOS
10 21 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (1.76%) CCNA
12 18 (1.67%) MCSA
13 14 (1.30%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.56%) ISEB
15 6 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (0.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (12.42%) SLA
2 8 (0.74%) QA
3 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.093%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.093%) COBIT
System Software
1 579 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 96 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (5.47%) XenApp
4 40 (3.71%) Hyper-V
5 36 (3.34%) vSphere
6 27 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 26 (2.41%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.22%) Xen
9 22 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (1.76%) VMware ESX
11 18 (1.67%) ISA Server
12 17 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 15 (1.39%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.30%) VMware Server
15 13 (1.20%) NLBS
15 13 (1.20%) XenServer
15 13 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (0.83%) MetaFrame
17 8 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (0.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 117 (10.84%) SCCM
2 34 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 32 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 30 (2.78%) WSUS
5 29 (2.69%) Backup Exec
6 27 (2.50%) SCOM
7 14 (1.30%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.46%) Nagios
11 4 (0.37%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
11 4 (0.37%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.28%) MOM
12 3 (0.28%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 515 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 340 (31.51%) Citrix
3 183 (16.96%) VMware
4 124 (11.49%) Cisco
5 107 (9.92%) Symantec
6 100 (9.27%) Lotus
7 86 (7.97%) HP
8 75 (6.95%) Apple
9 58 (5.38%) Remedy
10 46 (4.26%) Dell
11 44 (4.08%) Reuters
12 43 (3.99%) Bloomberg
13 37 (3.43%) McAfee
14 36 (3.34%) CheckPoint
15 30 (2.78%) AppSense
15 30 (2.78%) Altiris
16 29 (2.69%) Avaya
17 25 (2.32%) MobileIron
18 24 (2.22%) Juniper
19 23 (2.13%) CA
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