The 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 61 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 11 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.30% 0.97% 2.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.10% 3.42% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
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£160 £163 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -61.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Blackberry
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
268 146 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.57% 28.24% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 78 104
Average daily rate £335 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% +86.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.87 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £47.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
Stevenage - 1 £320 -
Watford - - - - 1
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) Symantec
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (45.00%) Altiris
4 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (45.00%) VoIP
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
8 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
8 5 (25.00%) Clustering
8 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Veritas
8 5 (25.00%) Citrix
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) VoIP
2 8 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) LTE
4 1 (5.00%) WLAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
4 1 (5.00%) GPRS
4 1 (5.00%) GSM
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (5.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (55.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Swing
2 1 (5.00%) WAP
2 1 (5.00%) SyncML
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) iPhone
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) bada
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Management
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 5 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Symantec
2 9 (45.00%) Altiris
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Sophos
5 5 (25.00%) Acronis
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (25.00%) Veritas
6 2 (10.00%) Lotus
6 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Symbian
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
7 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro