The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 50 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 16 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.94% 0.40% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.82% 2.19% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
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£335 £270 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.07% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £194 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £346 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
163 137 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.81% 18.27% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 56
Average daily rate £378 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.13% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £19.80 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (51.72%) Android
3 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 13 (44.83%) MobileIron
5 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Mobile
7 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (24.14%) Lync
9 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (20.69%) IronPort
10 6 (20.69%) RightFax
10 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco
11 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
12 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (13.79%) Change Management
12 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
13 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (51.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
3 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (24.14%) Lync
7 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) 3G
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Mobility Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Service Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Mobility Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) PDA
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Android
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Mobile
3 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
4 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience Design
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) MobileIron
3 7 (24.14%) Symantec
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) IronPort
4 6 (20.69%) RightFax
5 3 (10.34%) QNX
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Lumension