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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 223 143 148
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 38 112 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 1.22% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 4.19% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 34
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£300 £288 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +30.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £143 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £200 £239
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -16.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £20.95 £23.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Blackberry
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2933 2675 2348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.77% 29.09% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1648 1421 1168
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 £230 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 139 159
Average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Berkshire +6 11 £319 -25.00% 4
Hampshire -28 11 £438 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -27 6 £243 +7.77% 2
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £375 +15.38% 1
East Sussex -6 3 £218 +141.66%
Surrey -16 2 £170 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -18 1 £240 +16.36%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 62 (60.19%) Active Directory
3 51 (49.51%) Microsoft
4 38 (36.89%) Windows 7
5 35 (33.98%) MS Exchange
6 28 (27.18%) SCCM
7 27 (26.21%) Citrix
8 22 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (20.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
11 19 (18.45%) Windows XP
12 17 (16.50%) ITIL
13 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (14.56%) MS Office
14 15 (14.56%) MCSE
15 14 (13.59%) Finance
15 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
15 14 (13.59%) Android
16 13 (12.62%) MCP
16 13 (12.62%) Remedy
17 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
17 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
18 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
18 10 (9.71%) iPhone
19 9 (8.74%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (8.74%) HTML5
19 9 (8.74%) HTML
19 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
19 9 (8.74%) HP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (33.98%) MS Exchange
2 22 (21.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (20.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.85%) Lync
6 5 (4.85%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) MS Office
2 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) LAN
1 8 (7.77%) WAN
1 8 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.85%) SAN
2 5 (4.85%) Wireless
3 4 (3.88%) Internet
3 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) DHCP
4 3 (2.91%) VPN
5 2 (1.94%) X.400
5 2 (1.94%) 3G
5 2 (1.94%) Firewall
6 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.97%) VLAN
6 1 (0.97%) MPLS
6 1 (0.97%) X.500
6 1 (0.97%) Broadband
6 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.97%) SMTP
6 1 (0.97%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Xcode
General
1 14 (13.59%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.91%) Publishing
3 2 (1.94%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Analyst
2 16 (15.53%) Messaging Engineer
3 15 (14.56%) Desktop Support
4 12 (11.65%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.74%) Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.83%) IT Support
9 4 (3.88%) Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) HTML
1 9 (8.74%) HTML5
2 4 (3.88%) CSS3
2 4 (3.88%) CSS
3 3 (2.91%) ODBC
3 3 (2.91%) JSON
3 3 (2.91%) PhoneGap
4 2 (1.94%) Sencha Touch
4 2 (1.94%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.94%) iOS SDK
4 2 (1.94%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.94%) Ajax
4 2 (1.94%) jQuery
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) J2ME
5 1 (0.97%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.97%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) iPhone
1 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.77%) BYOD
2 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.80%) Clustering
4 6 (5.83%) Replication
4 6 (5.83%) iPad
5 5 (4.85%) User Experience
5 5 (4.85%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) PDA
8 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) IVR
8 1 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.97%) PKI
8 1 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 79 (76.70%) Windows
2 38 (36.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (18.45%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.59%) Android
5 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.83%) UNIX
8 6 (5.83%) Linux
9 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone
10 3 (2.91%) BlackBerry OS
11 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.94%) HPUX
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) ITIL
2 7 (6.80%) Validation
3 6 (5.83%) Migration
3 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
3 6 (5.83%) Patch Management
4 5 (4.85%) Information Security
4 5 (4.85%) High Availability
5 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (3.88%) Requirements Management
5 4 (3.88%) Release Management
6 3 (2.91%) Workflow
6 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.91%) TDD
6 3 (2.91%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.91%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (2.91%) Open Source
7 2 (1.94%) Mobile Development
7 2 (1.94%) Android Development
7 2 (1.94%) Time Management
7 2 (1.94%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.97%) C++
3 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (14.56%) MCSE
4 14 (13.59%) SC Cleared
5 13 (12.62%) MCP
6 5 (4.85%) Degree
7 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.91%) MCSA
9 2 (1.94%) CCA
10 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (60.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.88%) XenApp
3 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (27.18%) SCCM
2 7 (6.80%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.94%) SCSM
4 2 (1.94%) SCOM
4 2 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.97%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (49.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.21%) Citrix
3 13 (12.62%) Remedy
4 9 (8.74%) HP
5 7 (6.80%) MobileIron
6 6 (5.83%) Proofpoint
6 6 (5.83%) McAfee
6 6 (5.83%) VMware
6 6 (5.83%) Apple
7 4 (3.88%) Dell
8 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 2 (1.94%) Nokia
9 2 (1.94%) Cisco
9 2 (1.94%) Symantec
9 2 (1.94%) Altiris
9 2 (1.94%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.94%) Sencha
9 2 (1.94%) Bomgar
9 2 (1.94%) Google
10 1 (0.97%) ProCurve
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