The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 16 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 of the Application Platforms category for the South East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 200 196 226
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 46 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 2.68% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 10
Average daily rate £178 £295 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.83% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £133 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £296 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
-33.89% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £15.70 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £19.35 £16.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +7.93%
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1630 1454 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.48% 17.12% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 779 838
Average daily rate £350 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 96 81
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -3 21 £258 - 3
Berkshire - 17 £450 -
Surrey -24 5 £140 +5.66%
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 81 (79.41%) Windows
2 74 (72.55%) Blackberry
3 68 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 62 (60.78%) MS Exchange
5 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
6 44 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (40.20%) MS Office
8 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (34.31%) Windows 7
10 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
11 29 (28.43%) ITIL
12 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
13 25 (24.51%) VMware
13 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 24 (23.53%) SC Cleared
14 24 (23.53%) Citrix
15 23 (22.55%) VPN
16 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (20.59%) MobileIron
18 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
19 17 (16.67%) SCCM
19 17 (16.67%) Migration
19 17 (16.67%) Windows XP
20 16 (15.69%) SQL
20 16 (15.69%) Finance
21 15 (14.71%) Cisco
21 15 (14.71%) Lync
22 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
23 13 (12.75%) Apple

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 62 (60.78%) MS Exchange
2 44 (43.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (24.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (18.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (14.71%) Lync
6 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (6.86%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.92%) IIS
10 3 (2.94%) Live Communications Server
11 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (40.20%) MS Office
2 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) SaaS
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.55%) VPN
2 11 (10.78%) Firewall
3 10 (9.80%) Wireless
3 10 (9.80%) SAN
4 9 (8.82%) VoIP
5 7 (6.86%) Internet
5 7 (6.86%) DNS
6 6 (5.88%) SMTP
6 6 (5.88%) LAN
6 6 (5.88%) NAS
7 5 (4.90%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.90%) ICMP
7 5 (4.90%) DHCP
8 4 (3.92%) WAN
8 4 (3.92%) Network Security
9 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.98%) TELNET
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.98%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.90%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.96%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Analyst
2 21 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Desktop Support
4 15 (14.71%) Service Analyst
4 15 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (12.75%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 13 (12.75%) Support Analyst
6 11 (10.78%) Consultant
7 10 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
9 7 (6.86%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Architect
10 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.90%) Service Desk Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Senior Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
1 1 (0.98%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (72.55%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.82%) CESG
3 7 (6.86%) Handset
4 6 (5.88%) Clustering
4 6 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.90%) PKI
5 5 (4.90%) iPhone
5 5 (4.90%) iPad
5 5 (4.90%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.94%) Replication
6 3 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.98%) Firmware
8 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) PDA
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 81 (79.41%) Windows
2 36 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (34.31%) Windows 7
4 22 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.82%) UNIX
7 9 (8.82%) Linux
8 5 (4.90%) Windows 2000
8 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.94%) Android
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.98%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.98%) AIX
11 1 (0.98%) Solaris
11 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) ITIL
2 17 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (9.80%) Change Management
3 10 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (6.86%) Data Security
5 6 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 6 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (4.90%) Investment Management
6 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.92%) ERP
7 4 (3.92%) Service Management
7 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.94%) ITSM
8 3 (2.94%) High Availability
8 3 (2.94%) Change Control
9 2 (1.96%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.96%) Release Management
9 2 (1.96%) Time Management
10 1 (0.98%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) MCSE
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.90%) VCDX
5 4 (3.92%) Degree
6 3 (2.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.92%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.92%) XenApp
5 4 (3.92%) KVM
6 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.96%) vSphere
8 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) SCCM
2 10 (9.80%) SCOM
3 9 (8.82%) WSUS
4 6 (5.88%) ARCserve
5 5 (4.90%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (2.94%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.98%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.98%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.51%) VMware
3 24 (23.53%) Citrix
4 21 (20.59%) MobileIron
5 15 (14.71%) Cisco
6 13 (12.75%) Apple
7 11 (10.78%) Symantec
7 11 (10.78%) RightFax
8 10 (9.80%) HP
9 9 (8.82%) Lotus
10 8 (7.84%) McAfee
11 7 (6.86%) EMC
12 5 (4.90%) Sun
12 5 (4.90%) StorageTek
12 5 (4.90%) F5
12 5 (4.90%) Lumension
12 5 (4.90%) IronPort
13 4 (3.92%) Websense
13 4 (3.92%) SAP
13 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow