The first table below looks at the demand for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 395 321 331
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 205 273 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 3.13% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 161 149
Average daily rate
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£275 £252 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -19.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.90% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £25.45 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £15.90
% change year-on-year
-16.86% +5.91%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8730 9811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.59% 17.11% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5676 4959 5564
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 445 448
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -79 190 £280 +6.66% 38
London -27 107 £300 +36.05% 25
South East -8 43 £275 -24.65% 3
City of London -3 29 £200 -38.46% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 17 £300 -
East Midlands -8 14 - - 1
Milton Keynes +8 12 - -
Yorkshire +13 11 - - 1
Edinburgh -7 11 £195 +83.09% 1
Scotland -19 11 £195 +34.48% 1
Surrey +3 8 £160 -
Hampshire -9 8 £350 - 1
East of England -29 7 £238 -44.11% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £238 -
West Yorkshire +8 4 - - 1
West Sussex -5 4 £125 - 1
York - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £419 -
High Wycombe - 4 £300 -
Cheshire -10 3 - -
North West -25 3 - -
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Reading +7 2 £450 -
Leeds +2 2 - - 1
Lincoln +1 2 - -
Berkshire -3 2 £450 +213.58%
Lincolnshire -4 2 - -
South West -30 2 £210 +2.43% 4
East Sussex - 2 - -

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server.

1 345 (80.99%) Windows
2 343 (80.52%) Blackberry
3 303 (71.13%) Active Directory
4 251 (58.92%) MS Exchange
5 220 (51.64%) Microsoft
6 173 (40.61%) MS Office
7 150 (35.21%) Citrix
8 145 (34.04%) Windows 7
9 139 (32.63%) ITIL
10 135 (31.69%) Windows XP
11 129 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 120 (28.17%) VMware
13 113 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 111 (26.06%) MS Excel
15 95 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 82 (19.25%) Finance
16 82 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 79 (18.54%) Symantec
18 76 (17.84%) Cisco
19 69 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
20 63 (14.79%) DNS
21 59 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
22 55 (12.91%) Firewall
23 51 (11.97%) SAN
24 50 (11.74%) HP
24 50 (11.74%) Security Cleared
25 48 (11.27%) LAN
26 47 (11.03%) DHCP
26 47 (11.03%) VPN
27 45 (10.56%) WAN

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 Enterprise Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 251 (58.92%) MS Exchange
2 129 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 45 (10.56%) SharePoint
5 40 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 38 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (7.98%) Lync
8 14 (3.29%) IBM Notes
9 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.64%) IIS
12 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.23%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 173 (40.61%) MS Office
2 111 (26.06%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) assyst
2 3 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.47%) Khalix
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.29%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (14.79%) DNS
2 55 (12.91%) Firewall
3 51 (11.97%) SAN
4 48 (11.27%) LAN
5 47 (11.03%) DHCP
5 47 (11.03%) VPN
6 45 (10.56%) WAN
7 40 (9.39%) TCP/IP
8 26 (6.10%) VoIP
9 25 (5.87%) SMTP
10 20 (4.69%) NAS
11 19 (4.46%) MPLS
12 18 (4.23%) DSL
12 18 (4.23%) Internet
12 18 (4.23%) BIG-IP
13 14 (3.29%) Wireless
14 10 (2.35%) IP Telephony
14 10 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (1.64%) iSCSI
16 6 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.23%) MySQL
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.94%) MSI
2 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (19.25%) Finance
2 39 (9.15%) Legal
3 35 (8.22%) Banking
4 28 (6.57%) Law
5 13 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.35%) Front Office
6 10 (2.35%) Advertising
7 7 (1.64%) Dutch Language
8 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Publishing
10 3 (0.70%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 154 (36.15%) Analyst
2 71 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 66 (15.49%) Service Analyst
4 65 (15.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 61 (14.32%) Support Analyst
6 55 (12.91%) 2nd Line Support
7 48 (11.27%) Desktop Support
8 26 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (5.40%) Messaging Engineer
10 22 (5.16%) Desktop Analyst
11 21 (4.93%) Technical Analyst
11 21 (4.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 20 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
13 17 (3.99%) Consultant
14 16 (3.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 16 (3.76%) Administrator
14 16 (3.76%) IT Support
15 15 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 14 (3.29%) Desktop Engineer
17 13 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.41%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.70%) Middleware
3 2 (0.47%) J2ME
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) ODBC
4 1 (0.23%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 343 (80.52%) Blackberry
2 38 (8.92%) iPhone
3 37 (8.69%) Handset
4 31 (7.28%) iPad
5 25 (5.87%) Fat Client
5 25 (5.87%) Thin Client
6 17 (3.99%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.52%) Clustering
8 14 (3.29%) Hedge funds
9 12 (2.82%) Replication
10 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (2.11%) CESG
13 6 (1.41%) Cryptography
14 5 (1.17%) PKI
14 5 (1.17%) EqualLogic
15 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.94%) Smartphone
16 2 (0.47%) PDA
16 2 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 345 (80.99%) Windows
2 145 (34.04%) Windows 7
3 135 (31.69%) Windows XP
4 113 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (7.28%) Android
7 24 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.69%) Apple iOS
8 20 (4.69%) Linux
9 19 (4.46%) Windows Vista
10 16 (3.76%) UNIX
11 15 (3.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (3.29%) Windows Mobile
12 14 (3.29%) Windows 8
13 13 (3.05%) Mac OS X
14 10 (2.35%) Windows 2000
15 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.70%) NetWare
18 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (32.63%) ITIL
2 43 (10.09%) Service Management
3 34 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (7.98%) Problem Management
4 33 (7.75%) Migration
5 25 (5.87%) Mobile Device Management
6 22 (5.16%) Document Management
7 19 (4.46%) Asset Management
7 19 (4.46%) ITSM
7 19 (4.46%) Change Management
8 17 (3.99%) Project Management
9 16 (3.76%) Change Control
9 16 (3.76%) Performance Management
10 13 (3.05%) Incident Management
11 12 (2.82%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.82%) BCP
12 9 (2.11%) Risk Management
12 9 (2.11%) Information Security
12 9 (2.11%) Business Continuity
13 8 (1.88%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (8.69%) PowerShell
2 24 (5.63%) SQL
3 15 (3.52%) VB
4 8 (1.88%) VBScript
4 8 (1.88%) Perl
5 4 (0.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.47%) Java
7 1 (0.23%) C
7 1 (0.23%) C#
7 1 (0.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 69 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (11.74%) Security Cleared
3 43 (10.09%) MCSE
4 41 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 29 (6.81%) MCP
6 20 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (3.52%) MCITP
8 14 (3.29%) Degree
8 14 (3.29%) MCDST
9 13 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (2.58%) MCSA
12 10 (2.35%) DV Cleared
13 9 (2.11%) CCNA
14 7 (1.64%) CCA
14 7 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.41%) MOS
16 5 (1.17%) MCTS
17 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
18 2 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.92%) SLA
2 5 (1.17%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 303 (71.13%) Active Directory
2 82 (19.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.33%) XenApp
4 31 (7.28%) vSphere
5 25 (5.87%) Hyper-V
5 25 (5.87%) VMware ESX
6 18 (4.23%) NLBS
7 17 (3.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (3.99%) Xen
8 14 (3.29%) Terminal Services
8 14 (3.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 11 (2.58%) ISA Server
10 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.41%) UAG
12 5 (1.17%) XenServer
13 4 (0.94%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.94%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.70%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (8.69%) SCCM
2 36 (8.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 22 (5.16%) Backup Exec
4 21 (4.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (4.93%) WSUS
5 20 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 18 (4.23%) ARCserve
7 11 (2.58%) MAILsweeper
7 11 (2.58%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.88%) SCOM
9 7 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
9 7 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.94%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.94%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.94%) MOM
11 3 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.47%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 220 (51.64%) Microsoft
2 150 (35.21%) Citrix
3 120 (28.17%) VMware
4 79 (18.54%) Symantec
5 76 (17.84%) Cisco
6 50 (11.74%) HP
7 37 (8.69%) Apple
8 31 (7.28%) MobileIron
9 23 (5.40%) NetApp
9 23 (5.40%) Remedy
10 22 (5.16%) RightFax
11 20 (4.69%) McAfee
11 20 (4.69%) Altiris
11 20 (4.69%) CheckPoint
12 19 (4.46%) Websense
13 15 (3.52%) Sophos
14 14 (3.29%) Clearswift
14 14 (3.29%) Lotus
14 14 (3.29%) EMC
15 13 (3.05%) Bloomberg
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