The 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 64 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 1.79% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 8.04% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 11
Average daily rate
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- £425 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +80.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 224 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.65% 22.29% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 120 91
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.11 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (46.15%) Android
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) SOAP
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
6 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
6 3 (23.08%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
6 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
1 7 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VoIP
1 2 (15.38%) WCDMA
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
1 2 (15.38%) HSPA
1 2 (15.38%) LTE
2 1 (7.69%) RTCP
2 1 (7.69%) RTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
1 2 (15.38%) Multimedia
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Wintel Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) CSS3
1 3 (23.08%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (15.38%) Struts2
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) WAP
3 1 (7.69%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
3 2 (15.38%) Handset
4 1 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Android
3 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Phone
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) OO
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) Web Development
1 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Time Management
1 3 (23.08%) Change Control
1 3 (23.08%) Android Development
1 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
2 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) MCSD
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Terminal Services
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) ARCserve
1 3 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
1 3 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Sencha
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) ESRI