The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 75 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 15 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.13% 0.53% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 1.97% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
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£148 £150 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -50.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.00 £14.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Blackberry
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
354 356 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.56% 26.83% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 212 116
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 47
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.23% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.35 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Woking - 5 £300 - 2
Leatherhead - 2 £148 -
Egham - 1 - -
Epsom - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Blackberry
South East

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) Windows 7
5 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
6 12 (36.36%) MS Office
6 12 (36.36%) VPN
7 11 (33.33%) Citrix
7 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (30.30%) Apple
9 9 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (24.24%) Symantec
11 7 (21.21%) Firewall
11 7 (21.21%) McAfee
11 7 (21.21%) Dutch Language
11 7 (21.21%) iPad
11 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
11 7 (21.21%) Office 365
11 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (18.18%) iPhone
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
13 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
14 4 (12.12%) ITIL
14 4 (12.12%) LAN
14 4 (12.12%) VoIP
14 4 (12.12%) WAN
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (12.12%) SCCM
14 4 (12.12%) Altiris

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.09%) Lync
3 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) VoIP
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Telnet
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Dutch Language
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Service Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) iPad
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) iPhone
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 2 (6.06%) PDA
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
1 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.06%) Service Management
2 2 (6.06%) Change Management
2 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
2 2 (6.06%) Project Management
2 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.03%) Android Development
3 1 (3.03%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (30.30%) Apple
4 8 (24.24%) Symantec
5 7 (21.21%) McAfee
6 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) Altiris
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Lotus
9 1 (3.03%) Polycom
9 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.03%) Avaya
9 1 (3.03%) CA
9 1 (3.03%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) Baan
9 1 (3.03%) Remedy