The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 219 163 114
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -49
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 190 293 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.33% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 3.57% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 154 222
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£189 £218 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £163 £235
% change year-on-year
+41.53% -30.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 40
Average hourly rate £18.28 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £12.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -4.06%
Blackberry
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7564 8201 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.56% 37.36% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5233 5611 5413
Average daily rate £455 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 169 158
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in London

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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.

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
City of London -21 64 £180 -10.00% 8
Croydon +1 5 - -
Chiswick +14 3 £150 -18.91%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 3 £175 -21.34%
Docklands, London +5 2 - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 419 (81.36%) Windows
2 274 (53.20%) Windows 7
3 242 (46.99%) Active Directory
4 241 (46.80%) MS Office
5 222 (43.11%) Microsoft
6 174 (33.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 152 (29.51%) Citrix
8 151 (29.32%) Windows XP
9 138 (26.80%) MS Exchange
10 137 (26.60%) Finance
11 112 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (20.58%) Banking
13 103 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 95 (18.45%) iPhone
15 82 (15.92%) Android
16 81 (15.73%) ITIL
17 77 (14.95%) VMware
17 77 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
18 70 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2010
19 67 (13.01%) VPN
20 61 (11.84%) Cisco
21 58 (11.26%) SLA
21 58 (11.26%) Lotus
21 58 (11.26%) Apple iOS
22 57 (11.07%) IBM Notes
23 55 (10.68%) Apple
24 52 (10.10%) LAN
25 51 (9.90%) DNS
25 51 (9.90%) iPad
26 50 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 174 (33.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 138 (26.80%) MS Exchange
3 70 (13.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (11.07%) IBM Notes
5 42 (8.16%) Lync
6 39 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (6.60%) SharePoint
8 22 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (3.69%) WorkSite
10 15 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (2.14%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (1.55%) IIS
13 5 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.58%) CMS
14 3 (0.58%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.19%) Quickr
16 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 241 (46.80%) MS Office
2 103 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.19%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) assyst
1 9 (1.75%) Eikon
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.19%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.19%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.83%) Office 365
2 7 (1.36%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.01%) VPN
2 52 (10.10%) LAN
3 51 (9.90%) DNS
4 46 (8.93%) TCP/IP
5 45 (8.74%) WAN
6 42 (8.16%) DHCP
7 35 (6.80%) Wireless
8 34 (6.60%) Internet
9 29 (5.63%) SAN
9 29 (5.63%) Firewall
10 18 (3.50%) VoIP
11 13 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (2.33%) MPLS
13 11 (2.14%) FTP
14 10 (1.94%) DSL
15 9 (1.75%) BIG-IP
16 8 (1.55%) 3G
17 6 (1.17%) SMTP
17 6 (1.17%) NAS
18 5 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.58%) MS Access
4 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (0.78%) MSI
2 3 (0.58%) Xcode
3 2 (0.39%) Selenium
3 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.19%) Robotium
4 1 (0.19%) Calabash
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 137 (26.60%) Finance
2 106 (20.58%) Banking
3 39 (7.57%) Legal
4 35 (6.80%) Law
5 26 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.88%) Retail
7 17 (3.30%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.30%) Spanish Language
8 11 (2.14%) Back Office
9 8 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.55%) Publishing
10 6 (1.17%) French Language
11 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.58%) Marketing
12 3 (0.58%) Front Office
12 3 (0.58%) Games
13 2 (0.39%) Russian Language
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 186 (36.12%) Analyst
2 122 (23.69%) Desktop Support
3 115 (22.33%) Support Engineer
4 80 (15.53%) Support Analyst
4 80 (15.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 76 (14.76%) Service Analyst
6 75 (14.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 72 (13.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 56 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
9 29 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
10 28 (5.44%) IT Support
11 27 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 27 (5.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 23 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
13 17 (3.30%) Help Desk Support
13 17 (3.30%) Help Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (3.11%) Administrator
15 14 (2.72%) Architect
15 14 (2.72%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.33%) HTML
2 9 (1.75%) .NET
2 9 (1.75%) HTML5
3 7 (1.36%) Web Services
4 5 (0.97%) Middleware
4 5 (0.97%) iOS SDK
4 5 (0.97%) JSON
4 5 (0.97%) Backbone.js
4 5 (0.97%) MEAP
5 4 (0.78%) RESTful
5 4 (0.78%) Android SDK
5 4 (0.78%) CSS3
5 4 (0.78%) SOAP
5 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 3 (0.58%) JSP
6 3 (0.58%) XML
6 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.58%) MAPI
6 3 (0.58%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 95 (18.45%) iPhone
2 51 (9.90%) iPad
3 34 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.21%) Fat Client
4 32 (6.21%) Thin Client
5 22 (4.27%) Handset
5 22 (4.27%) Smartphone
5 22 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.52%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.52%) PDA
7 12 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.14%) User Experience
9 10 (1.94%) Smartcard
10 9 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.55%) Clustering
12 7 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.78%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 419 (81.36%) Windows
2 274 (53.20%) Windows 7
3 151 (29.32%) Windows XP
4 112 (21.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 82 (15.92%) Android
6 77 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (11.26%) Apple iOS
8 37 (7.18%) Mac OS X
9 26 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (3.50%) Windows Vista
11 17 (3.30%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.72%) Windows Phone
12 14 (2.72%) Windows Mobile
13 13 (2.52%) Linux
14 12 (2.33%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.78%) UNIX
16 3 (0.58%) MVS
16 3 (0.58%) webOS
17 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
17 1 (0.19%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (15.73%) ITIL
2 42 (8.16%) Migration
3 32 (6.21%) Incident Management
4 24 (4.66%) Service Management
5 23 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (4.27%) Business Continuity
7 21 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (3.88%) Problem Management
9 17 (3.30%) Change Management
9 17 (3.30%) Software Deployment
10 16 (3.11%) Asset Management
10 16 (3.11%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.91%) Project Management
12 14 (2.72%) Document Management
13 12 (2.33%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.14%) BCP
14 11 (2.14%) Performance Management
15 10 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (1.94%) ITSM
15 10 (1.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (3.88%) SQL
2 19 (3.69%) Java
3 14 (2.72%) PowerShell
4 11 (2.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.55%) C
6 7 (1.36%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.58%) C#
7 3 (0.58%) VBA
8 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.39%) VBScript
8 2 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (5.24%) MCSE
3 23 (4.47%) MCP
4 20 (3.88%) MCSA
4 20 (3.88%) MOS
5 19 (3.69%) Security Cleared
6 18 (3.50%) A+ Certification
7 15 (2.91%) MCDST
7 15 (2.91%) MCITP
8 13 (2.52%) Degree
8 13 (2.52%) SC Cleared
8 13 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.52%) CCNA
9 6 (1.17%) VCP4
10 5 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.78%) MCTS
11 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.26%) SLA
2 2 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) PAS 55
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 242 (46.99%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.21%) XenApp
4 21 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.69%) Xen
6 15 (2.91%) Terminal Server
7 13 (2.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (2.14%) vSphere
9 9 (1.75%) NLBS
9 9 (1.75%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.78%) Firmware
13 4 (0.78%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.58%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.58%) UAG
14 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.58%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (7.77%) SCCM
2 20 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 15 (2.91%) WSUS
4 10 (1.94%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.55%) SCOM
7 7 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.58%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.39%) MOM
12 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
13 1 (0.19%) DameWare
13 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 222 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 152 (29.51%) Citrix
3 77 (14.95%) VMware
4 61 (11.84%) Cisco
5 58 (11.26%) Lotus
6 55 (10.68%) Apple
7 47 (9.13%) Reuters
7 47 (9.13%) Bloomberg
8 44 (8.54%) Symantec
9 30 (5.83%) HP
10 26 (5.05%) Altiris
11 21 (4.08%) AppSense
12 19 (3.69%) Interwoven
13 17 (3.30%) Avaya
14 15 (2.91%) McAfee
15 12 (2.33%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.33%) Wyse
15 12 (2.33%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.33%) MobileIron
16 11 (2.14%) Dell
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