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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 63 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 12 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.44% 0.40% 2.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.74% 1.35% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
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£160 £165 £65
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +153.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.36% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.31%
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
253 148 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.45% 29.90% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 76 105
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +71.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.20 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £50.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 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
Hemel Hempstead - 5 - -
Stevenage - 1 £320 -
Watford - - - -
Blackberry
East of England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Symantec
4 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) VoIP
6 8 (40.00%) Altiris
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (25.00%) Acronis
9 5 (25.00%) vCloud
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) IIS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VoIP
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) LTE
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) WLAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) WCDMA
5 1 (5.00%) GPRS
5 1 (5.00%) GSM
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (5.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) 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 Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
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%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) WAP
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.00%) bada
7 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration 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%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
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 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 5 (25.00%) vCloud
3 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Symantec
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Altiris
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Acronis
6 5 (25.00%) Veritas
6 5 (25.00%) Sophos
7 2 (10.00%) Lotus
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
8 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
8 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (5.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (5.00%) Symbian
8 1 (5.00%) Wyse
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Austin Fraser
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