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 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 196 159 155
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 566 667 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.50% 4.38% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 348 327
Average daily rate
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£215 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 101 118
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 £11.50 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 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
London -47 277 £215 -24.56% 81
South East +42 121 £240 -36.00% 25
East of England 0 55 £160 -46.66% 9
North West -27 33 £180 -34.54% 9
Yorkshire +10 28 £275 +96.42% 5
West Midlands -14 27 £190 -36.66% 4
South West -44 19 £313 +56.25% 10
East Midlands -3 14 £103 -51.47% 3
North East - - - - 1
Blackberry
UK

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 901 (81.24%) Windows
2 638 (57.53%) Active Directory
3 547 (49.32%) Microsoft
4 492 (44.36%) Windows 7
5 462 (41.66%) MS Office
6 371 (33.45%) MS Exchange
7 360 (32.46%) Citrix
8 315 (28.40%) Windows XP
9 300 (27.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 232 (20.92%) ITIL
11 231 (20.83%) MS Excel
12 224 (20.20%) Finance
13 188 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 183 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 183 (16.50%) VMware
15 180 (16.23%) Android
16 169 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 144 (12.98%) Apple iOS
18 136 (12.26%) Cisco
19 134 (12.08%) iPhone
20 133 (11.99%) VPN
21 127 (11.45%) Security Cleared
22 122 (11.00%) SCCM
22 122 (11.00%) SLA
23 118 (10.64%) DNS
24 112 (10.10%) Firewall
24 112 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
25 110 (9.92%) Symantec
26 107 (9.65%) SC Cleared
27 100 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 371 (33.45%) MS Exchange
2 300 (27.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 188 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 94 (8.48%) IBM Notes
5 92 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 84 (7.57%) SharePoint
7 81 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 58 (5.23%) Lync
9 49 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (1.89%) IIS
11 19 (1.71%) Office Communications Server
12 18 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (1.35%) WorkSite
15 9 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
16 7 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2000
17 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 4 (0.36%) CMS
18 4 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
19 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 462 (41.66%) MS Office
2 231 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.36%) MS Project
6 3 (0.27%) InDesign
6 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Eikon
2 7 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.63%) assyst
3 4 (0.36%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.090%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.090%) Khalix
4 1 (0.090%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.090%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.090%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.16%) Office 365
2 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (11.99%) VPN
2 118 (10.64%) DNS
3 112 (10.10%) Firewall
4 93 (8.39%) DHCP
5 91 (8.21%) LAN
6 86 (7.75%) WAN
7 78 (7.03%) TCP/IP
8 75 (6.76%) SAN
9 65 (5.86%) Internet
10 56 (5.05%) VoIP
11 41 (3.70%) Wireless
12 32 (2.89%) NAS
13 31 (2.80%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (2.52%) IP Telephony
15 27 (2.43%) 3G
16 23 (2.07%) MPLS
17 22 (1.98%) DSL
18 21 (1.89%) BIG-IP
19 20 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
19 20 (1.80%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.90%) MS Access
4 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.27%) DataStage
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (0.18%) DB2
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.090%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.090%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.090%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (0.90%) Subversion
2 7 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.45%) Calabash
4 5 (0.45%) JIRA
4 5 (0.45%) MSI
5 4 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.36%) Robotium
6 3 (0.27%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.27%) JBehave
6 3 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.27%) Xcode
6 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.18%) NUnit
8 1 (0.090%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.090%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.090%) Gradle
8 1 (0.090%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.090%) Selenium
General
1 224 (20.20%) Finance
2 84 (7.57%) Banking
3 73 (6.58%) Law
4 56 (5.05%) Legal
5 47 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.80%) Retail
7 25 (2.25%) Back Office
8 19 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.53%) Front Office
10 13 (1.17%) French Language
10 13 (1.17%) Advertising
11 12 (1.08%) Games
12 8 (0.72%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.63%) German Language
13 7 (0.63%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
14 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.36%) Local Government
14 4 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 349 (31.47%) Analyst
2 191 (17.22%) Support Engineer
3 168 (15.15%) Desktop Support
4 163 (14.70%) Service Analyst
4 163 (14.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 163 (14.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 137 (12.35%) Support Analyst
6 81 (7.30%) Desktop Engineer
7 68 (6.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 56 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 56 (5.05%) Developer
9 55 (4.96%) IT Support
10 53 (4.78%) Desktop Analyst
11 51 (4.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 51 (4.60%) Consultant
12 48 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 48 (4.33%) Help Desk Analyst
13 45 (4.06%) 1st Line Support
14 38 (3.43%) Administrator
15 36 (3.25%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.07%) Web Services
2 21 (1.89%) HTML
3 20 (1.80%) .NET
4 17 (1.53%) XML
4 17 (1.53%) CSS
5 16 (1.44%) HTML5
6 15 (1.35%) JSON
7 11 (0.99%) Ajax
8 10 (0.90%) Middleware
8 10 (0.90%) jQuery
8 10 (0.90%) Android SDK
9 9 (0.81%) CSS3
10 8 (0.72%) SOAP
11 7 (0.63%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.54%) J2EE
12 6 (0.54%) J2ME
13 5 (0.45%) iOS SDK
13 5 (0.45%) Application Packaging
13 5 (0.45%) RESTful
13 5 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (12.08%) iPhone
2 89 (8.03%) iPad
3 72 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.87%) Handset
5 51 (4.60%) Mobile App
6 40 (3.61%) PDA
7 33 (2.98%) Video Conferencing
8 30 (2.71%) Fat Client
8 30 (2.71%) Thin Client
9 28 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.52%) Clustering
10 19 (1.71%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.99%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.90%) Open Source
14 10 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
15 9 (0.81%) User Experience
15 9 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 901 (81.24%) Windows
2 492 (44.36%) Windows 7
3 315 (28.40%) Windows XP
4 183 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 180 (16.23%) Android
6 169 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 144 (12.98%) Apple iOS
8 79 (7.12%) Windows Vista
9 61 (5.50%) Windows 8
10 44 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (3.25%) Windows Phone
12 34 (3.07%) Mac OS X
13 31 (2.80%) Linux
14 25 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
15 22 (1.98%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (1.26%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.90%) UNIX
18 10 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.92%) ITIL
2 92 (8.30%) Incident Management
3 83 (7.48%) Migration
4 73 (6.58%) Service Management
5 60 (5.41%) Document Management
6 45 (4.06%) Problem Management
7 39 (3.52%) Asset Management
8 38 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (3.43%) Mobile Device Management
9 37 (3.34%) Software Deployment
9 37 (3.34%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (3.07%) Service Delivery
11 28 (2.52%) Android Development
11 28 (2.52%) ITSM
12 27 (2.43%) Project Management
13 26 (2.34%) Change Management
14 23 (2.07%) Change Control
14 23 (2.07%) E-Commerce
15 21 (1.89%) iOS Development
16 20 (1.80%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.59%) SQL
2 45 (4.06%) Java
2 45 (4.06%) PowerShell
3 31 (2.80%) C
4 17 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.44%) Objective-C
6 14 (1.26%) C#
7 11 (0.99%) C++
8 9 (0.81%) Perl
9 7 (0.63%) VBA
10 6 (0.54%) VBScript
10 6 (0.54%) VB
10 6 (0.54%) Python
11 4 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.090%) VC++
Qualifications
1 127 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 107 (9.65%) SC Cleared
3 100 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (5.86%) MCSE
5 62 (5.59%) MCP
6 47 (4.24%) Degree
7 28 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.98%) MCSA
10 19 (1.71%) A+ Certification
11 18 (1.62%) MOS
12 17 (1.53%) CCNA
13 16 (1.44%) MCITP
14 14 (1.26%) MCDST
15 12 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
19 6 (0.54%) CCA
20 5 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (11.00%) SLA
2 8 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.45%) QA
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.090%) PAS 55
5 1 (0.090%) COBIT
5 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 638 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 112 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (5.59%) XenApp
4 41 (3.70%) vSphere
5 36 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (3.07%) Hyper-V
7 32 (2.89%) Terminal Services
8 25 (2.25%) Xen
9 24 (2.16%) XenDesktop
10 23 (2.07%) VMware ESX
11 21 (1.89%) XenServer
11 21 (1.89%) NLBS
12 15 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 13 (1.17%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.90%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.81%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.81%) MetaFrame
16 7 (0.63%) UAG
17 5 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 122 (11.00%) SCCM
2 39 (3.52%) Backup Exec
3 34 (3.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 34 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 31 (2.80%) WSUS
5 20 (1.80%) SCOM
6 16 (1.44%) NetBackup
7 15 (1.35%) ARCserve
8 14 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.81%) DameWare
11 8 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
11 8 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
13 6 (0.54%) Nagios
13 6 (0.54%) Puppet
13 6 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (0.54%) Cobbler
13 6 (0.54%) Opsview
14 5 (0.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 547 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 360 (32.46%) Citrix
3 183 (16.50%) VMware
4 136 (12.26%) Cisco
5 110 (9.92%) Symantec
6 93 (8.39%) Lotus
7 92 (8.30%) HP
8 77 (6.94%) Apple
9 61 (5.50%) Remedy
10 56 (5.05%) Dell
11 43 (3.88%) CheckPoint
12 39 (3.52%) CA
13 38 (3.43%) Bloomberg
14 36 (3.25%) Reuters
15 34 (3.07%) AppSense
16 33 (2.98%) McAfee
17 31 (2.80%) MobileIron
18 28 (2.52%) Avaya
19 26 (2.34%) Altiris
19 26 (2.34%) Lumension
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City, London
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London
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Telford, Shropshire
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