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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 284 182 154
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -28
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 357 605 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 1.20% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 3.78% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 283 286
Average daily rate
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£270 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £188 £323
% change year-on-year
+12.53% -41.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 119 105
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.56 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
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
15596 16025 13601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.87% 31.73% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9719 10089 8332
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 633 575
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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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 -72 186 £260 - 64
South East -65 58 £308 +66.21% 12
East of England -3 26 £275 +83.33% 7
Yorkshire -11 23 £275 +111.53% 3
West Midlands -11 18 £115 -54.45%
North West -46 18 £245 +48.48% 2
East Midlands -16 13 £305 +177.27% 2
North East - 9 £100 -
South West -7 5 £100 -60.00% 4
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 587 (75.26%) Windows
2 400 (51.28%) Active Directory
3 340 (43.59%) Windows 7
4 313 (40.13%) Microsoft
5 311 (39.87%) MS Office
6 222 (28.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 215 (27.56%) Citrix
8 197 (25.26%) MS Exchange
9 191 (24.49%) Windows XP
10 158 (20.26%) ITIL
11 152 (19.49%) Finance
12 145 (18.59%) MS Excel
13 137 (17.56%) iPhone
14 129 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 127 (16.28%) Android
16 116 (14.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 103 (13.21%) Apple iOS
18 94 (12.05%) VMware
19 93 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
20 91 (11.67%) Cisco
21 90 (11.54%) LAN
22 89 (11.41%) SCCM
23 88 (11.28%) WAN
24 82 (10.51%) Banking
25 79 (10.13%) iPad
26 78 (10.00%) DNS
27 72 (9.23%) Apple
28 69 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
29 63 (8.08%) TCP/IP
30 62 (7.95%) VPN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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
1 222 (28.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 197 (25.26%) MS Exchange
3 93 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (7.56%) Lync
5 43 (5.51%) IBM Notes
6 41 (5.26%) SharePoint
7 39 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 34 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (2.82%) WorkSite
11 19 (2.44%) IIS
12 16 (2.05%) Lotus Domino
13 10 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (0.90%) CMS
15 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.38%) Apache
17 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.26%) Live Communications Server
17 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 311 (39.87%) MS Office
2 145 (18.59%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.13%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) assyst
2 7 (0.90%) Eikon
3 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) TeleForm
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.56%) Office 365
2 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.77%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.54%) LAN
2 88 (11.28%) WAN
3 78 (10.00%) DNS
4 63 (8.08%) TCP/IP
5 62 (7.95%) VPN
6 61 (7.82%) DHCP
6 61 (7.82%) Firewall
7 37 (4.74%) Wireless
7 37 (4.74%) Internet
8 35 (4.49%) VoIP
9 33 (4.23%) SAN
10 24 (3.08%) MPLS
11 18 (2.31%) VLAN
12 17 (2.18%) IP Telephony
13 16 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (1.92%) DSL
15 14 (1.79%) BIG-IP
16 9 (1.15%) NAS
16 9 (1.15%) SMTP
16 9 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.13%) SQLite
8 1 (0.13%) MySQL
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Xcode
2 6 (0.77%) Selenium
2 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA
3 2 (0.26%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.13%) JUnit
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 152 (19.49%) Finance
2 82 (10.51%) Banking
3 57 (7.31%) Legal
4 55 (7.05%) Law
5 32 (4.10%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.92%) Back Office
9 14 (1.79%) Retail
10 12 (1.54%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.64%) Publishing
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) German Language
13 3 (0.38%) Games
14 2 (0.26%) Front Office
14 2 (0.26%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 267 (34.23%) Analyst
2 153 (19.62%) Desktop Support
3 123 (15.77%) Support Engineer
4 121 (15.51%) Support Analyst
5 113 (14.49%) Service Analyst
6 110 (14.10%) Service Desk Analyst
7 90 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 83 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
9 67 (8.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 43 (5.51%) Desktop Analyst
11 41 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 41 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
12 33 (4.23%) Developer
13 32 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
14 29 (3.72%) IT Support
15 28 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
16 25 (3.21%) Help Desk Support
16 25 (3.21%) Messaging Engineer
17 24 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 22 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.10%) HTML
2 27 (3.46%) HTML5
3 19 (2.44%) CSS3
3 19 (2.44%) CSS
4 13 (1.67%) PhoneGap
4 13 (1.67%) .NET
5 11 (1.41%) jQuery
5 11 (1.41%) JSON
6 10 (1.28%) Backbone.js
7 9 (1.15%) Android SDK
8 8 (1.03%) iOS SDK
9 7 (0.90%) MEAP
9 7 (0.90%) Ajax
10 6 (0.77%) Web Services
10 6 (0.77%) XML
10 6 (0.77%) Dojo
10 6 (0.77%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.77%) Ember.js
11 5 (0.64%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 137 (17.56%) iPhone
2 79 (10.13%) iPad
3 43 (5.51%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.23%) User Experience
4 33 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.46%) Clustering
6 25 (3.21%) Smartphone
7 22 (2.82%) Thin Client
7 22 (2.82%) Handset
7 22 (2.82%) Fat Client
8 21 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
9 20 (2.56%) Computer Science
10 19 (2.44%) PDA
11 16 (2.05%) BYOD
12 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.03%) CMDB
14 7 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
15 6 (0.77%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 587 (75.26%) Windows
2 340 (43.59%) Windows 7
3 191 (24.49%) Windows XP
4 129 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (16.28%) Android
6 116 (14.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (13.21%) Apple iOS
8 61 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (5.64%) Windows 8
10 32 (4.10%) Mac OS X
11 27 (3.46%) Linux
12 23 (2.95%) Windows Phone
13 22 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (1.92%) UNIX
15 13 (1.67%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.03%) Windows 2000
16 8 (1.03%) BlackBerry OS
17 7 (0.90%) Windows Phone 7
18 5 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.26%) ITIL
2 52 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 50 (6.41%) Migration
4 44 (5.64%) Service Management
5 34 (4.36%) Problem Management
6 32 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (3.21%) Business Continuity
9 21 (2.69%) Document Management
10 20 (2.56%) Project Management
11 19 (2.44%) ITSM
12 18 (2.31%) Service Delivery
12 18 (2.31%) iOS Development
13 17 (2.18%) Mobile Development
13 17 (2.18%) Performance Management
14 15 (1.92%) BCP
15 14 (1.79%) Business Continuity Planning
16 13 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
16 13 (1.67%) Change Management
17 12 (1.54%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 29 (3.72%) SQL
3 16 (2.05%) PowerShell
4 14 (1.79%) Java
5 10 (1.28%) Objective-C
6 8 (1.03%) VBA
7 7 (0.90%) C++
8 4 (0.51%) PHP
9 3 (0.38%) C
9 3 (0.38%) C#
10 2 (0.26%) VBScript
10 2 (0.26%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.13%) XPath
11 1 (0.13%) PHP5
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 49 (6.28%) MCSE
4 43 (5.51%) SC Cleared
5 39 (5.00%) Degree
6 31 (3.97%) MCP
7 24 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.56%) CCNA
9 15 (1.92%) MCSA
10 12 (1.54%) MCDST
10 12 (1.54%) MOS
11 10 (1.28%) MCITP
12 8 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.90%) MCTS
13 7 (0.90%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.77%) CCNP
14 6 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.51%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.31%) SLA
2 3 (0.38%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 400 (51.28%) Active Directory
2 56 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.13%) XenApp
4 29 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 19 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 19 (2.44%) vSphere
6 15 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.79%) Xen
7 14 (1.79%) NLBS
8 12 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 10 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.15%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.90%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.77%) XenServer
12 6 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 89 (11.41%) SCCM
2 22 (2.82%) WSUS
3 20 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 19 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 18 (2.31%) AirWatch
6 16 (2.05%) SCOM
7 13 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
9 6 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.64%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.38%) SCSM
12 3 (0.38%) DameWare
13 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.26%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.26%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.26%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 313 (40.13%) Microsoft
2 215 (27.56%) Citrix
3 94 (12.05%) VMware
4 91 (11.67%) Cisco
5 72 (9.23%) Apple
6 55 (7.05%) Symantec
7 46 (5.90%) Lotus
8 44 (5.64%) HP
9 29 (3.72%) Bloomberg
10 28 (3.59%) Remedy
10 28 (3.59%) McAfee
11 26 (3.33%) MobileIron
11 26 (3.33%) Reuters
12 25 (3.21%) Altiris
13 23 (2.95%) CheckPoint
14 22 (2.82%) Dell
15 20 (2.56%) Avaya
16 17 (2.18%) IBM
17 14 (1.79%) Juniper
17 14 (1.79%) Google
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