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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 136 163 136
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 117 69 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.26% 0.79% 1.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 3.99% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 51
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£240 £358 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £156 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-16.08% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 22
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £18.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
2080 1728 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.39% 19.76% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 914 870
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 111 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.70 £47.50
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 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
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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 +16 39 £310 +87.87% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 20 £325 +80.55% 3
West Sussex +13 15 £268 +33.75% 2
Surrey +4 15 £160 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire +5 10 £225 - 2
Kent +1 9 £148 - 5
Berkshire -21 7 £550 +29.41%
East Sussex -5 3 £90 -64.07%
Middlesex - - - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 199 (83.97%) Windows
2 123 (51.90%) Microsoft
3 120 (50.63%) Active Directory
4 104 (43.88%) MS Exchange
5 88 (37.13%) Windows 7
6 60 (25.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 58 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 57 (24.05%) MS Office
9 45 (18.99%) Citrix
10 42 (17.72%) ITIL
10 42 (17.72%) MS Excel
11 39 (16.46%) VPN
12 36 (15.19%) Apple iOS
12 36 (15.19%) Android
13 35 (14.77%) Symantec
14 34 (14.35%) Windows XP
14 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (13.50%) HP
16 31 (13.08%) iPhone
17 30 (12.66%) Firewall
18 29 (12.24%) VMware
18 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (12.24%) Security Cleared
19 27 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
20 26 (10.97%) SC Cleared
21 25 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
21 25 (10.55%) SLA
22 24 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2003
23 23 (9.70%) Migration
23 23 (9.70%) Apple

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 104 (43.88%) MS Exchange
2 60 (25.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 58 (24.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (7.59%) IBM Notes
8 15 (6.33%) Lync
9 14 (5.91%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.53%) IIS
12 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.84%) CMS
15 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (24.05%) MS Office
2 42 (17.72%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.46%) VPN
2 30 (12.66%) Firewall
3 20 (8.44%) LAN
4 19 (8.02%) SAN
5 17 (7.17%) DNS
6 15 (6.33%) Internet
6 15 (6.33%) WAN
6 15 (6.33%) DHCP
7 13 (5.49%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.22%) 3G
9 7 (2.95%) Broadband
10 6 (2.53%) VoIP
10 6 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (2.53%) NAS
11 5 (2.11%) X.400
11 5 (2.11%) SMTP
12 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.69%) X.500
12 4 (1.69%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Subversion
1 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.42%) JMeter
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.42%) LoadUI
General
1 22 (9.28%) Finance
2 17 (7.17%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.64%) Dutch Language
4 6 (2.53%) Banking
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
6 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Publishing
7 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (22.36%) Analyst
2 45 (18.99%) 2nd Line Support
3 34 (14.35%) Support Engineer
4 32 (13.50%) Desktop Support
5 24 (10.13%) Support Analyst
5 24 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (9.70%) Service Analyst
7 21 (8.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 19 (8.02%) Consultant
9 18 (7.59%) Messaging Engineer
10 15 (6.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Service Desk Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) 1st Line Support
12 11 (4.64%) Desktop Analyst
13 10 (4.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 9 (3.80%) Developer
15 7 (2.95%) Mobile Developer
15 7 (2.95%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) HTML
2 6 (2.53%) XML
2 6 (2.53%) JSON
2 6 (2.53%) HTML5
3 5 (2.11%) Software Packaging
3 5 (2.11%) CSS
4 4 (1.69%) SOAP
4 4 (1.69%) Web Services
4 4 (1.69%) Ajax
5 3 (1.27%) REST
5 3 (1.27%) CSS3
5 3 (1.27%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (1.27%) jQuery
6 2 (0.84%) Struts2
6 2 (0.84%) Spring
6 2 (0.84%) Struts
6 2 (0.84%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.42%) UIKit
7 1 (0.42%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.42%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.08%) iPhone
2 22 (9.28%) iPad
3 15 (6.33%) Handset
4 13 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.22%) Clustering
6 9 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.95%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.95%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.53%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (1.27%) PDA
11 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.84%) Replication
13 1 (0.42%) NHS
13 1 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 199 (83.97%) Windows
2 88 (37.13%) Windows 7
3 36 (15.19%) Apple iOS
3 36 (15.19%) Android
4 34 (14.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (14.35%) Windows XP
5 29 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.06%) Windows Mobile
8 10 (4.22%) Linux
9 9 (3.80%) Mac OS X
10 8 (3.38%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.95%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.11%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.72%) ITIL
2 23 (9.70%) Migration
3 19 (8.02%) Mobile Device Management
4 16 (6.75%) Problem Management
5 15 (6.33%) Service Management
6 13 (5.49%) ITSM
6 13 (5.49%) Incident Management
7 9 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.38%) Security Management
9 7 (2.95%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.53%) Change Management
10 6 (2.53%) Data Protection
10 6 (2.53%) Change Control
11 5 (2.11%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.11%) Android Development
11 5 (2.11%) iOS Development
11 5 (2.11%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (1.69%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (1.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.49%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.64%) SQL
3 9 (3.80%) C
4 7 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.53%) Java
6 3 (1.27%) VBScript
7 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (10.97%) SC Cleared
4 22 (9.28%) MCP
4 22 (9.28%) MCSE
5 13 (5.49%) Degree
6 6 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.69%) CCNA
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.27%) MCSA
8 3 (1.27%) MCDST
9 2 (0.84%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.84%) MCSD
10 1 (0.42%) OCA
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.42%) MCTS
10 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.55%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 120 (50.63%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.75%) Terminal Services
4 15 (6.33%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.38%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.38%) vSphere
6 7 (2.95%) XenApp
7 4 (1.69%) Xen
7 4 (1.69%) NLBS
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.27%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.27%) vCloud
9 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (8.02%) SCCM
2 12 (5.06%) NetBackup
3 11 (4.64%) Backup Exec
3 11 (4.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (4.22%) SCOM
5 8 (3.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.53%) WSUS
7 5 (2.11%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.69%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.42%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.42%) MIIS
11 1 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 123 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.99%) Citrix
3 35 (14.77%) Symantec
4 32 (13.50%) HP
5 29 (12.24%) VMware
6 23 (9.70%) Apple
7 22 (9.28%) Cisco
8 21 (8.86%) MobileIron
9 18 (7.59%) Lotus
10 14 (5.91%) Proofpoint
11 11 (4.64%) McAfee
12 9 (3.80%) Remedy
12 9 (3.80%) IronPort
13 8 (3.38%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.95%) Avaya
15 6 (2.53%) Juniper
15 6 (2.53%) Altiris
15 6 (2.53%) RightFax
16 5 (2.11%) NetApp
16 5 (2.11%) SAP
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