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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 53 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.70% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.43% 4.40% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £75
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £233 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.43% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.35 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
159 91 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.07% 17.27% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 75
Average daily rate £380 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £167 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.92 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Blackberry
Buckinghamshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 15 (68.18%) Windows
1 15 (68.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (54.55%) MS Office
3 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
5 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (27.27%) Remedy
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) MobileIron
7 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (27.27%) iPhone
7 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Lync
8 5 (22.73%) RightFax
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) BMC
8 5 (22.73%) Symantec
8 5 (22.73%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (22.73%) IronPort
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Problem Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (68.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (59.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (22.73%) Lync
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Office
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) ICMP
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (31.82%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Support
6 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Mobility Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Remedy
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
2 6 (27.27%) MobileIron
3 5 (22.73%) RightFax
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) BMC
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec
3 5 (22.73%) IronPort
4 3 (13.64%) Lumension
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 2 (9.09%) StorageTek
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) Compaq