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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 60 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 4.14% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£284 £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.45% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £158 £281
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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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
253 169 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.69% 23.06% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 91 49
Average daily rate £333 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £221 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -26.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (42.11%) Office 365
5 7 (36.84%) Lync
5 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.79%) Project Management
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
10 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 2 (10.53%) VoIP
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (36.84%) Lync
3 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (21.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Mitel
4 1 (5.26%) Lumension
4 1 (5.26%) Altiris
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec