The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry 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 over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 220 120 144
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +24
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 37 125 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 1.36% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 4.78% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 31
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£304 £185 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.18% -29.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £117 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £188 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -37.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 21
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.20 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £20.50 £18.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.97%
Blackberry
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2954 2616 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 28.50% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1410 1072
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 162 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £11.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blackberry
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 across the South East region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Blackberry
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 across the South East region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Blackberry
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -12 12 £375 +7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire -21 6 £238 -6.86% 1
Surrey -2 5 £170 +33.33% 2
Berkshire -23 4 £438 +142.38% 1
West Sussex -17 3 £155 - 1
East Sussex -19 1 £110 -12.00%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 94 (81.74%) Windows
2 54 (46.96%) Active Directory
3 50 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 45 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 32 (27.83%) MS Exchange
6 29 (25.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 27 (23.48%) SCCM
8 24 (20.87%) Citrix
8 24 (20.87%) MS Office
9 22 (19.13%) Windows XP
10 21 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 18 (15.65%) ITIL
13 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
13 16 (13.91%) Android
14 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
14 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (11.30%) Apple iOS
15 13 (11.30%) MCSE
15 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (10.43%) MCP
16 12 (10.43%) Finance
17 11 (9.57%) iPhone
18 10 (8.70%) Lync
18 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (8.70%) WAN
18 10 (8.70%) Mobile App
19 9 (7.83%) LAN
19 9 (7.83%) Apple
19 9 (7.83%) Clustering

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 32 (27.83%) MS Exchange
2 29 (25.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.70%) Lync
4 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.61%) IIS
7 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.74%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.87%) Apache
9 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 24 (20.87%) MS Office
2 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) Mimecast
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) WAN
2 9 (7.83%) LAN
3 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.22%) Internet
5 5 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (4.35%) Wireless
6 4 (3.48%) DNS
6 4 (3.48%) DHCP
7 3 (2.61%) SAN
7 3 (2.61%) 3G
8 2 (1.74%) X.400
8 2 (1.74%) Firewall
8 2 (1.74%) Broadband
9 1 (0.87%) SMTP
9 1 (0.87%) VPN
9 1 (0.87%) X.500
9 1 (0.87%) NAS
9 1 (0.87%) Network Security
9 1 (0.87%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Xcode
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.74%) Law
3 2 (1.74%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Analyst
2 18 (15.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (13.91%) Support Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Messaging Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Desktop Support
5 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Developer
8 6 (5.22%) IT Support
8 6 (5.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 5 (4.35%) Designer
9 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.48%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) HTML
1 7 (6.09%) HTML5
2 4 (3.48%) CSS3
2 4 (3.48%) PhoneGap
2 4 (3.48%) CSS
3 3 (2.61%) JSON
3 3 (2.61%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.74%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.74%) jQuery
4 2 (1.74%) Ajax
4 2 (1.74%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (1.74%) iOS SDK
4 2 (1.74%) Web Services
4 2 (1.74%) XML
4 2 (1.74%) ODBC
5 1 (0.87%) J2ME
5 1 (0.87%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) iPhone
2 10 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.83%) Clustering
4 7 (6.09%) iPad
4 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.35%) User Experience
6 5 (4.35%) BYOD
7 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.48%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.48%) PDA
8 3 (2.61%) Replication
8 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.87%) NHS
9 1 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 94 (81.74%) Windows
2 45 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 22 (19.13%) Windows XP
4 16 (13.91%) Android
5 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.30%) Apple iOS
7 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.22%) Linux
10 5 (4.35%) UNIX
10 5 (4.35%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.35%) Windows Phone
11 4 (3.48%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.61%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.61%) BlackBerry OS
12 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.74%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.74%) HPUX
14 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.65%) ITIL
2 8 (6.96%) Migration
3 6 (5.22%) Patch Management
3 6 (5.22%) Validation
4 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.48%) Project Management
5 4 (3.48%) Information Security
6 3 (2.61%) Workflow
6 3 (2.61%) Open Source
6 3 (2.61%) Requirements Management
6 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (2.61%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (2.61%) Android Development
6 3 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.61%) Mobile Development
7 2 (1.74%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (1.74%) Server Patching
7 2 (1.74%) Server Building
7 2 (1.74%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.35%) SQL
3 4 (3.48%) Java
4 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.87%) C++
5 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.30%) MCSE
3 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (10.43%) MCP
5 8 (6.96%) Degree
6 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) MCSA
6 2 (1.74%) CCA
7 1 (0.87%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 54 (46.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.74%) XenApp
5 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.87%) UAG
6 1 (0.87%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.87%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (23.48%) SCCM
2 5 (4.35%) SCOM
2 5 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.74%) SCSM
4 2 (1.74%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (1.74%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 50 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.87%) Citrix
3 9 (7.83%) Apple
4 7 (6.09%) HP
4 7 (6.09%) Cisco
4 7 (6.09%) Remedy
4 7 (6.09%) Proofpoint
5 6 (5.22%) MobileIron
5 6 (5.22%) VMware
5 6 (5.22%) McAfee
6 5 (4.35%) Symantec
7 4 (3.48%) Lotus
8 3 (2.61%) Dell
9 2 (1.74%) Google
9 2 (1.74%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.74%) Altiris
9 2 (1.74%) Sencha
9 2 (1.74%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle
9 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
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