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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 52 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.72% 0.54% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.90% 2.33% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£345 £270 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £194 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £346 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-26.36% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.31%
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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
203 172 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.88% 23.18% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 68 94
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Android
3 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (44.83%) MobileIron
5 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) Lync
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
9 7 (24.14%) Symantec
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (20.69%) IronPort
10 6 (20.69%) RightFax
10 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
11 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (13.79%) Change Management
11 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
1 14 (48.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (27.59%) Lync
4 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) 3G
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Mobility Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Security Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Mobility Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Handset
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) PDA
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Android
3 10 (34.48%) Apple iOS
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.90%) TDD
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) MobileIron
3 7 (24.14%) Symantec
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) IronPort
4 6 (20.69%) RightFax
5 3 (10.34%) QNX
6 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus
7 1 (3.45%) Apple
7 1 (3.45%) SAP
7 1 (3.45%) Lumension