The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 58 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 11 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.42% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 5.15% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £160 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.35% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £425 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £233 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.43% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
176 97 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.68% 15.35% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 87
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £272 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Hemel Hempstead - - - -
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Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
1 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
2 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (29.41%) Lotus
4 5 (29.41%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 5 (29.41%) iPhone
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Avaya
5 4 (23.53%) Altiris
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) Flash
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) SLA

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) IT Support
3 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
5 4 (23.53%) Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
2 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.76%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
1 5 (29.41%) Change Management
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Lotus
3 4 (23.53%) Avaya
3 4 (23.53%) Altiris
3 4 (23.53%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.88%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.88%) Toshiba
5 1 (5.88%) Wyse
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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