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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 192 137 148
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +11
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 62 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 1.13% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 4.24% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 36
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£220 £196 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.10% -39.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £155 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -48.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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
2582 2243 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 26.62% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1177 808
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £217 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 136 174
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 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 -26 13 £265 -16.40% 4
Surrey 0 11 £260 +89.09% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 11 £284 +136.45% 8
Oxfordshire -12 9 £174 - 5
Berkshire -32 9 £173 -31.00% 3
West Sussex -7 6 - - 1
Kent -10 2 £138 -8.33% 3
East Sussex -4 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 159 (88.33%) Windows
2 97 (53.89%) Microsoft
3 92 (51.11%) Active Directory
4 76 (42.22%) MS Exchange
5 75 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 51 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 50 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 48 (26.67%) MS Office
9 40 (22.22%) MS Excel
9 40 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 38 (21.11%) ITIL
11 37 (20.56%) Windows XP
11 37 (20.56%) Citrix
12 35 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (17.78%) VMware
14 30 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
16 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 26 (14.44%) Symantec
16 26 (14.44%) SharePoint
17 23 (12.78%) HP
17 23 (12.78%) Lync
18 22 (12.22%) SLA
19 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (11.67%) Migration
19 21 (11.67%) iPad
20 20 (11.11%) iPhone
20 20 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
21 19 (10.56%) Clustering
22 18 (10.00%) SAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 76 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 51 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 26 (14.44%) SharePoint
6 23 (12.78%) Lync
7 20 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (7.78%) IBM Notes
10 12 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (5.00%) IIS
12 8 (4.44%) Live Communications Server
13 5 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 1 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
15 1 (0.56%) Apache
15 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 48 (26.67%) MS Office
2 40 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) assyst
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.00%) SAN
2 16 (8.89%) DNS
3 15 (8.33%) LAN
4 14 (7.78%) DHCP
4 14 (7.78%) VPN
5 12 (6.67%) WAN
6 11 (6.11%) 3G
7 10 (5.56%) Firewall
8 9 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.00%) Broadband
9 8 (4.44%) VoIP
10 7 (3.89%) Internet
11 6 (3.33%) NAS
12 5 (2.78%) Network Security
12 5 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.22%) Wireless
13 4 (2.22%) X.400
13 4 (2.22%) X.500
13 4 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (6.67%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.22%) Back Office
4 3 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (23.89%) Analyst
2 31 (17.22%) Support Engineer
3 28 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 27 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 19 (10.56%) Support Analyst
6 17 (9.44%) Messaging Engineer
7 16 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Deskside Support
11 9 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
13 7 (3.89%) Administrator
13 7 (3.89%) Service Analyst
13 7 (3.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (3.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.89%) Desktop Analyst
14 6 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
14 6 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.67%) Web Services
1 3 (1.67%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.11%) JSON
2 2 (1.11%) XML
2 2 (1.11%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.56%) UIKit
3 1 (0.56%) iOS SDK
3 1 (0.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (0.56%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) Core Animation
3 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.67%) iPad
2 20 (11.11%) iPhone
3 19 (10.56%) Clustering
4 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.33%) PDA
7 5 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.67%) User Experience
8 3 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.67%) CMDB
9 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) NHS
10 1 (0.56%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) PKI
10 1 (0.56%) FMCG
10 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 159 (88.33%) Windows
2 75 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 37 (20.56%) Windows XP
4 35 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (14.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (10.00%) Android
7 17 (9.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (8.33%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.56%) Mac OS X
10 9 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (4.44%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.89%) Windows 2000
13 6 (3.33%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.67%) Linux
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.11%) ITIL
2 21 (11.67%) Migration
3 12 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 10 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 9 (5.00%) Security Management
5 9 (5.00%) Project Management
6 8 (4.44%) High Availability
7 7 (3.89%) Service Management
7 7 (3.89%) Change Management
7 7 (3.89%) ITSM
8 6 (3.33%) Time Management
8 6 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.33%) Email Migration
9 5 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.22%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.22%) Validation
10 4 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.22%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.89%) Java
2 7 (3.89%) SQL
3 2 (1.11%) VBScript
3 2 (1.11%) C
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (8.89%) MCSE
5 13 (7.22%) MCP
5 13 (7.22%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.78%) Degree
7 2 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCSA
8 1 (0.56%) MCSD
8 1 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 92 (51.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.67%) vSphere
4 11 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.89%) VMware ESX
7 4 (2.22%) DFS Replication
7 4 (2.22%) ISA Server
7 4 (2.22%) vCloud
8 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.67%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.11%) Xen
9 2 (1.11%) XenApp
10 1 (0.56%) UAG
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (9.44%) SCCM
2 10 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (5.00%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.89%) SCOM
6 5 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.22%) WSUS
8 3 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.67%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.11%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.11%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (1.11%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.56%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (53.89%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.56%) Citrix
3 32 (17.78%) VMware
4 26 (14.44%) Symantec
5 23 (12.78%) HP
6 15 (8.33%) Lotus
7 14 (7.78%) Cisco
8 10 (5.56%) Apple
9 9 (5.00%) Remedy
10 7 (3.89%) Sophos
11 6 (3.33%) CA
12 5 (2.78%) EMC
13 4 (2.22%) Proofpoint
13 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.22%) Dell
13 4 (2.22%) Veritas
13 4 (2.22%) IBM
13 4 (2.22%) Acronis
14 3 (1.67%) Juniper
14 3 (1.67%) SAP
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