The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 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 Reading 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 63 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 16 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 2.43% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.44% 10.05% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate £238 £218 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £273 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-31.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 189 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.69% 24.20% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 98
Average daily rate £344 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Blackberry
Berkshire

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Reading region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Reading region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
3 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 14 (41.18%) Android
3 14 (41.18%) Apple iOS
4 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
6 10 (29.41%) Internet
7 9 (26.47%) Office 365
8 8 (23.53%) Remedy
8 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) JSON
9 7 (20.59%) Subversion
9 7 (20.59%) Ajax
9 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (20.59%) jQuery
9 7 (20.59%) Lync
9 7 (20.59%) HTML5
9 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
9 7 (20.59%) OO
9 7 (20.59%) Web Services
9 7 (20.59%) XML
9 7 (20.59%) HTML
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) CSS
9 7 (20.59%) SOAP
9 7 (20.59%) Sencha
9 7 (20.59%) REST

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.59%) Lync
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (8.82%) CMS
6 3 (8.82%) IIS
6 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
6 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.88%) HSPA
2 2 (5.88%) LTE
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) WCDMA
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) LAN
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
1 7 (20.59%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Mobile Web Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Web Applications Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Applications Developer
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Mobility Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
1 7 (20.59%) SOAP
1 7 (20.59%) Ajax
1 7 (20.59%) JSON
1 7 (20.59%) jQuery
1 7 (20.59%) HTML5
1 7 (20.59%) REST
1 7 (20.59%) CSS3
1 7 (20.59%) Sencha Touch
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) Struts2
2 3 (8.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) iPhone
2 4 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.88%) Handset
3 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Android
2 14 (41.18%) Apple iOS
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 8
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.94%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) OO
1 7 (20.59%) Android Development
1 7 (20.59%) iOS Development
2 4 (11.76%) Web Development
2 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 4 (11.76%) Time Management
3 3 (8.82%) Content Management
3 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) MCSD
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
2 2 (5.88%) ARCserve
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.94%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Remedy
3 7 (20.59%) Sencha
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) CODA
5 3 (8.82%) Lotus
5 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.94%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.94%) McAfee
7 1 (2.94%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Royalblue