The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Milton Keynes region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 50 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 21 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.32% 0.86% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.29% 4.11% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£345 £175 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.14% -36.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £165 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £327 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-24.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.89 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.50% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
186 146 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.53% 20.89% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 42
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 13
Average hourly rate £15.89 £14.96 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
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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 July 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 24 (64.86%) Windows
1 24 (64.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
3 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (51.35%) MobileIron
6 17 (45.95%) Android
7 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (37.84%) ITIL
9 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
10 12 (32.43%) Symantec
10 12 (32.43%) Lync
11 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
11 11 (29.73%) IronPort
11 11 (29.73%) RightFax
11 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
11 11 (29.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Mobile
13 9 (24.32%) Change Management
13 9 (24.32%) Finance
14 7 (18.92%) MS Office
14 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
15 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
15 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (13.51%) Citrix
16 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (64.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
3 20 (54.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (40.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (32.43%) Lync
7 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
8 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) SMTP
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.41%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) ICMP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Messaging Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Mobility Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Mobility Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Support
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Handset
3 2 (5.41%) CESG
3 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) PDA
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Android
3 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) UNIX
9 2 (5.41%) Linux
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
3 9 (24.32%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience Design
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) MobileIron
3 12 (32.43%) Symantec
4 11 (29.73%) Cisco
4 11 (29.73%) RightFax
4 11 (29.73%) IronPort
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Lumension
6 3 (8.11%) QNX
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 2 (5.41%) Sun
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Remedy
7 2 (5.41%) StorageTek
8 1 (2.70%) Lotus
8 1 (2.70%) Apple
8 1 (2.70%) CA