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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 170 146 149
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 286 357 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.50% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% 4.03% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 202 155
Average daily rate
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£210 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £170 £281
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -39.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 53
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £23.70 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
City of London -10 79 £224 -10.60% 8
Docklands, London +20 5 £135 -
Croydon - 4 - -
Hayes - 3 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 456 (80.28%) Windows
2 294 (51.76%) Active Directory
3 279 (49.12%) Windows 7
4 270 (47.54%) MS Office
5 255 (44.89%) Microsoft
6 186 (32.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 175 (30.81%) MS Exchange
8 169 (29.75%) Citrix
9 154 (27.11%) Windows XP
10 129 (22.71%) Finance
11 121 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 109 (19.19%) ITIL
13 104 (18.31%) MS Excel
14 99 (17.43%) VMware
15 96 (16.90%) Banking
16 95 (16.73%) Windows Server 2003
17 92 (16.20%) Android
18 86 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
19 79 (13.91%) iPhone
20 73 (12.85%) SLA
21 67 (11.80%) Lotus
22 66 (11.62%) IBM Notes
22 66 (11.62%) Apple iOS
23 65 (11.44%) Cisco
24 60 (10.56%) LAN
25 59 (10.39%) VPN
26 57 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
27 55 (9.68%) WAN
28 54 (9.51%) DNS
28 54 (9.51%) Apple

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 186 (32.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 175 (30.81%) MS Exchange
3 86 (15.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 66 (11.62%) IBM Notes
5 43 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (7.39%) Lync
7 34 (5.99%) SharePoint
8 25 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (2.82%) Office Communications Server
11 15 (2.64%) WorkSite
12 12 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
13 11 (1.94%) IIS
14 8 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.53%) CMS
15 3 (0.53%) LiveLink
16 1 (0.18%) Live Communications Server
16 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 270 (47.54%) MS Office
2 104 (18.31%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) InDesign
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) assyst
1 6 (1.06%) Eikon
2 1 (0.18%) Maximo
2 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.18%) Khalix
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.18%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.16%) Office 365
2 9 (1.58%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (10.56%) LAN
2 59 (10.39%) VPN
3 55 (9.68%) WAN
4 54 (9.51%) DNS
5 49 (8.63%) TCP/IP
6 48 (8.45%) DHCP
7 43 (7.57%) Internet
8 38 (6.69%) Firewall
9 36 (6.34%) SAN
10 34 (5.99%) Wireless
11 27 (4.75%) VoIP
12 16 (2.82%) MPLS
12 16 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (2.64%) DSL
14 13 (2.29%) BIG-IP
15 11 (1.94%) FTP
16 10 (1.76%) 3G
17 7 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
17 7 (1.23%) Intranet
18 6 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.53%) MS Access
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) MSI
2 3 (0.53%) Subversion
2 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.35%) Selenium
3 2 (0.35%) Xcode
4 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.18%) Robotium
4 1 (0.18%) Calabash
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
General
1 129 (22.71%) Finance
2 96 (16.90%) Banking
3 42 (7.39%) Legal
4 37 (6.51%) Law
5 29 (5.11%) Retail
6 28 (4.93%) Investment Banking
7 20 (3.52%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.94%) Back Office
9 11 (1.94%) Spanish Language
10 8 (1.41%) Publishing
11 7 (1.23%) French Language
12 6 (1.06%) Games
12 6 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.88%) Front Office
14 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.53%) German Language
15 2 (0.35%) Russian Language
15 2 (0.35%) Marketing
15 2 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 214 (37.68%) Analyst
2 116 (20.42%) Support Engineer
3 114 (20.07%) Desktop Support
4 90 (15.85%) Service Analyst
4 90 (15.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 88 (15.49%) Support Analyst
6 67 (11.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 63 (11.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 60 (10.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 34 (5.99%) Desktop Analyst
10 32 (5.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 31 (5.46%) 1st Line Support
11 31 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 31 (5.46%) IT Support
12 26 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
13 22 (3.87%) Developer
14 21 (3.70%) Administrator
15 20 (3.52%) Help Desk Analyst
16 19 (3.35%) Help Desk Support
17 15 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.76%) HTML
2 9 (1.58%) HTML5
3 7 (1.23%) Middleware
3 7 (1.23%) Backbone.js
4 6 (1.06%) JSON
4 6 (1.06%) Web Services
5 5 (0.88%) CSS
5 5 (0.88%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.88%) Ajax
5 5 (0.88%) jQuery
5 5 (0.88%) CSS3
6 4 (0.70%) iOS SDK
6 4 (0.70%) RESTful
6 4 (0.70%) Dojo
6 4 (0.70%) .NET
6 4 (0.70%) Ember.js
6 4 (0.70%) Android SDK
7 3 (0.53%) SOAP
7 3 (0.53%) Sencha Touch
7 3 (0.53%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.91%) iPhone
2 41 (7.22%) iPad
3 39 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.99%) Fat Client
4 34 (5.99%) Thin Client
5 27 (4.75%) Handset
6 20 (3.52%) Smartphone
7 18 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.29%) PDA
10 11 (1.94%) Hedge funds
10 11 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (1.94%) Clustering
11 10 (1.76%) Smartcard
11 10 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.41%) User Experience
14 6 (1.06%) Replication
15 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 456 (80.28%) Windows
2 279 (49.12%) Windows 7
3 154 (27.11%) Windows XP
4 121 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (16.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 92 (16.20%) Android
7 66 (11.62%) Apple iOS
8 34 (5.99%) Mac OS X
9 33 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (4.58%) Windows Vista
11 25 (4.40%) Mac OS
12 22 (3.87%) Windows 8
13 19 (3.35%) Windows Phone
14 15 (2.64%) Linux
15 8 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (1.41%) UNIX
16 4 (0.70%) webOS
17 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
17 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (19.19%) ITIL
2 50 (8.80%) Migration
3 35 (6.16%) Incident Management
4 31 (5.46%) Service Management
5 27 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 23 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 20 (3.52%) Document Management
9 19 (3.35%) E-Commerce
10 18 (3.17%) Problem Management
11 16 (2.82%) Change Management
12 15 (2.64%) Performance Management
13 14 (2.46%) Asset Management
13 14 (2.46%) Project Management
13 14 (2.46%) Software Deployment
14 11 (1.94%) BCP
14 11 (1.94%) Scrum
14 11 (1.94%) ITSM
15 10 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.58%) SQL
2 25 (4.40%) Java
2 25 (4.40%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.29%) C
4 10 (1.76%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
6 7 (1.23%) C++
7 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.35%) Perl
8 2 (0.35%) C#
8 2 (0.35%) VB
8 2 (0.35%) VBA
8 2 (0.35%) Python
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (5.11%) MCP
3 28 (4.93%) MCSE
4 26 (4.58%) A+ Certification
5 20 (3.52%) MOS
6 18 (3.17%) MCITP
7 17 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 17 (2.99%) MCDST
8 16 (2.82%) MCSA
9 13 (2.29%) Degree
10 11 (1.94%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.41%) CCNA
12 8 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.88%) ISEB
14 3 (0.53%) PMP
14 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (12.85%) SLA
2 3 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) PAS 55
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 294 (51.76%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (6.69%) XenApp
4 25 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 22 (3.87%) Xen
6 15 (2.64%) vSphere
7 14 (2.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 13 (2.29%) NLBS
8 13 (2.29%) Terminal Services
9 12 (2.11%) Terminal Server
10 10 (1.76%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.23%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.70%) UAG
14 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.70%) Firmware
14 4 (0.70%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 49 (8.63%) SCCM
2 21 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 20 (3.52%) WSUS
4 14 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 14 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (1.76%) SCOM
6 7 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (1.06%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.70%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.53%) MOM
10 3 (0.53%) DameWare
11 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.35%) Nagios
11 2 (0.35%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.35%) AppDNA
11 2 (0.35%) Puppet
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.35%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 255 (44.89%) Microsoft
2 169 (29.75%) Citrix
3 99 (17.43%) VMware
4 67 (11.80%) Lotus
5 65 (11.44%) Cisco
6 54 (9.51%) Apple
7 50 (8.80%) Symantec
8 44 (7.75%) Reuters
9 43 (7.57%) Bloomberg
10 35 (6.16%) HP
11 22 (3.87%) Altiris
12 21 (3.70%) Remedy
13 19 (3.35%) AppSense
13 19 (3.35%) Dell
14 18 (3.17%) McAfee
15 17 (2.99%) Wyse
15 17 (2.99%) Avaya
15 17 (2.99%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.82%) Google
17 15 (2.64%) SolarWinds
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