The first table below looks at the demand for the BlackBerry Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BlackBerry Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BlackBerry Engineer
Rank 601 549 590
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +41
Contract jobs requiring a BlackBerry Engineer 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.007% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £195 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

BlackBerry Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

BlackBerry Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BlackBerry Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BlackBerry Engineer within the UK.

BlackBerry Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BlackBerry Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry Engineer within the UK.

BlackBerry Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BlackBerry Engineer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BlackBerry Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 2 £195 -2.50%
Knutsford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
North West - - - -

BlackBerry Engineer
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited BlackBerry Engineer in their job title 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 with BlackBerry Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Handset
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) CA
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

BlackBerry Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited BlackBerry Engineer in their job title 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 with BlackBerry Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Handset
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe