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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 64 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% 1.49% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 6.67% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £181 £235
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.35 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.35%
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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
272 180 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.30% 22.33% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 86 70
Average daily rate £338 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.25 £15.97 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.15% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.00 £62.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Office 365
6 6 (27.27%) Lync
7 5 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 4 (18.18%) Android
8 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
8 4 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
9 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (27.27%) Lync
4 5 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) 3G
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobility Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Mitel
3 2 (9.09%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.55%) Altiris
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) QNX