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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 261 220 151
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -69
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 150 218 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 1.03% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 2.84% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 112 176
Average daily rate £178 £190 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.57% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.71% +2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.34 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.25 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
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
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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
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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 38 £196 +9.02% 11
Croydon -11 4 £338 -
Westminster -5 2 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £130 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 305 (83.79%) Windows
2 199 (54.67%) Windows 7
3 198 (54.40%) Active Directory
4 149 (40.93%) Microsoft
5 146 (40.11%) MS Office
6 125 (34.34%) Finance
7 117 (32.14%) Citrix
8 94 (25.82%) ITIL
9 90 (24.73%) Android
10 89 (24.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 86 (23.63%) Windows XP
12 76 (20.88%) MS Exchange
13 70 (19.23%) Windows Server
14 69 (18.96%) MS Excel
15 67 (18.41%) iPhone
16 65 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
17 63 (17.31%) Banking
18 56 (15.38%) iPad
19 55 (15.11%) Apple iOS
19 55 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
20 53 (14.56%) Bloomberg
21 51 (14.01%) Cisco
22 49 (13.46%) Reuters
22 49 (13.46%) VMware
22 49 (13.46%) Law
23 48 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
24 47 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
25 46 (12.64%) LAN
26 43 (11.81%) SCCM
27 42 (11.54%) Apple

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 89 (24.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 76 (20.88%) MS Exchange
3 48 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (10.44%) IBM Notes
5 36 (9.89%) Skype for Business
6 26 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.47%) IIS
10 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.10%) LiveLink
11 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) Apache
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.27%) JBoss
12 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 146 (40.11%) MS Office
2 69 (18.96%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) Blender
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) SketchUp
5 1 (0.27%) Solid Edge
5 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.27%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 20 (5.49%) Eikon
2 8 (2.20%) Faxination
3 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.27%) assyst
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.32%) Office 365
2 6 (1.65%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.64%) LAN
2 39 (10.71%) WAN
3 35 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 29 (7.97%) VPN
5 27 (7.42%) DNS
6 25 (6.87%) Internet
7 18 (4.95%) VoIP
8 16 (4.40%) SAN
9 15 (4.12%) DHCP
9 15 (4.12%) Wireless
10 9 (2.47%) Skype
10 9 (2.47%) WebEx
11 8 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.92%) Firewall
12 7 (1.92%) IP Telephony
12 7 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.65%) 3G
14 5 (1.37%) Cisco IPT
15 4 (1.10%) NAS
15 4 (1.10%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.55%) GIS
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Calabash
2 6 (1.65%) JIRA
3 5 (1.37%) Appium
3 5 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.37%) JBehave
3 5 (1.37%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.82%) NUnit
4 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.27%) JUnit
5 1 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.27%) Xcode
General
1 125 (34.34%) Finance
2 63 (17.31%) Banking
3 49 (13.46%) Law
4 41 (11.26%) Legal
5 18 (4.95%) Retail
6 17 (4.67%) Retail Banking
7 15 (4.12%) Investment Banking
7 15 (4.12%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.02%) Front Office
9 9 (2.47%) Financial Institution
10 8 (2.20%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.92%) Advertising
11 7 (1.92%) Automotive
11 7 (1.92%) Back Office
11 7 (1.92%) French Language
12 5 (1.37%) German Language
13 2 (0.55%) Billing
13 2 (0.55%) Electronics
13 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.55%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 164 (45.05%) Analyst
2 85 (23.35%) Support Analyst
3 72 (19.78%) Desktop Support
4 60 (16.48%) Support Engineer
5 57 (15.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (14.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 53 (14.56%) Service Analyst
8 40 (10.99%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 37 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
10 35 (9.62%) IT Support
10 35 (9.62%) Service Desk Support
11 34 (9.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 33 (9.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 30 (8.24%) IT Analyst
14 28 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 28 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
15 27 (7.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 24 (6.59%) IT Support Analyst
17 22 (6.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 21 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.37%) WPF
2 4 (1.10%) RESTful
2 4 (1.10%) Web Services
3 3 (0.82%) .NET
3 3 (0.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.82%) Entity Framework
3 3 (0.82%) NHibernate
3 3 (0.82%) WCF
4 2 (0.55%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.27%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.27%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
5 1 (0.27%) CSS3
5 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.27%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.27%) Java EE
5 1 (0.27%) Middleware
5 1 (0.27%) REST
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.41%) iPhone
2 56 (15.38%) iPad
3 26 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.12%) PDA
6 13 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 12 (3.30%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.02%) BYOD
9 8 (2.20%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.37%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.37%) Handset
11 5 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.37%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.10%) CLARiiON
12 4 (1.10%) Clustering
12 4 (1.10%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.10%) NHS
13 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 305 (83.79%) Windows
2 199 (54.67%) Windows 7
3 90 (24.73%) Android
4 86 (23.63%) Windows XP
5 70 (19.23%) Windows Server
6 65 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (15.11%) Apple iOS
7 55 (15.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 18 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (2.75%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.20%) Linux
13 7 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.65%) Windows 10
14 6 (1.65%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.82%) Unix
16 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.82%) ITIL
2 19 (5.22%) Migration
3 14 (3.85%) Change Management
4 13 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 12 (3.30%) ITSM
5 12 (3.30%) Project Management
5 12 (3.30%) Time Management
6 11 (3.02%) Document Management
6 11 (3.02%) Service Management
7 10 (2.75%) Incident Management
7 10 (2.75%) Mentoring
8 9 (2.47%) CRM
9 8 (2.20%) Asset Management
9 8 (2.20%) Business Continuity
9 8 (2.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (1.92%) Change Control
10 7 (1.92%) ITIL V3
10 7 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (1.92%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.22%) PowerShell
2 18 (4.95%) Java
3 11 (3.02%) SQL
4 6 (1.65%) C#
5 4 (1.10%) C++
6 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.27%) C
8 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (12.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.87%) MCP
3 23 (6.32%) MCSE
4 18 (4.95%) MCDST
5 17 (4.67%) Degree
6 12 (3.30%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.02%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.92%) A+ Certification
8 7 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.37%) MOS
11 3 (0.82%) MCSA
12 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.55%) MCITP
12 2 (0.55%) MCTS
13 1 (0.27%) GISP
13 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.27%) PMP
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 198 (54.40%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.34%) XenApp
3 31 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.57%) vSphere
4 13 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 8 (2.20%) Xen
6 6 (1.65%) BitLocker
6 6 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (1.65%) ISA Server
7 5 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.10%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.55%) Firmware
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.55%) NLBS
10 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.27%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (11.81%) SCCM
2 14 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 13 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.92%) Windows Intune
5 6 (1.65%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.82%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.82%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
6 3 (0.82%) SCOM
6 3 (0.82%) WSUS
7 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (40.93%) Microsoft
2 117 (32.14%) Citrix
3 53 (14.56%) Bloomberg
4 51 (14.01%) Cisco
5 49 (13.46%) Reuters
5 49 (13.46%) VMware
6 42 (11.54%) Apple
7 41 (11.26%) HP
8 38 (10.44%) Lotus
9 27 (7.42%) iManage
10 25 (6.87%) Symantec
11 18 (4.95%) MobileIron
12 17 (4.67%) Dell
13 16 (4.40%) Remedy
14 13 (3.57%) Oracle
15 10 (2.75%) Polycom
16 7 (1.92%) Intel Security
16 7 (1.92%) NetApp
17 6 (1.65%) Avaya
18 5 (1.37%) Altiris
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