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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 64 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.83% 6.54% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
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£350 £150 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £345 £260
% change year-on-year
-47.82% +32.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% +6.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
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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
235 153 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.64% 21.70% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 64 89
Average daily rate £355 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
4 16 (51.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (45.16%) Android
5 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (41.94%) Lync
6 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
7 12 (38.71%) ITIL
7 12 (38.71%) MobileIron
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
9 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
10 8 (25.81%) Office 365
10 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 7 (22.58%) Symantec
11 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
11 7 (22.58%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) Change Management
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco
12 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
12 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
12 6 (19.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (16.13%) RightFax
13 5 (16.13%) IronPort

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
2 16 (51.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (45.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (41.94%) Lync
5 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (16.13%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Security Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Mobility Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Mobility Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Handset
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Android
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Mobile
4 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
2 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (12.90%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) UX Design
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
2 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) MobileIron
3 7 (22.58%) Symantec
4 6 (19.35%) Cisco
5 5 (16.13%) RightFax
5 5 (16.13%) IronPort
6 3 (9.68%) QNX
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Lumension
8 1 (3.23%) Altiris
8 1 (3.23%) Apple
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) EMC