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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
Rank 364 317 379
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +62
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 241 242 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 2.92% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 134 95
Average daily rate £225 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.72% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £167 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £295 £283
% change year-on-year
-38.98% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 40
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £21.90 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.93%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Blackberry Enterprise Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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 -77 233 £225 -22.41% 51
London -45 131 £260 -10.34% 23
City of London -10 49 £225 -30.76% 9
South East -9 45 £178 -39.83% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 21 £258 - 3
Milton Keynes 0 17 £258 - 2
East Midlands +3 16 £110 -65.07% 4
Berkshire - 16 £450 -
East of England -17 14 £238 -26.92% 5
North West -10 12 £115 - 2
Essex -18 10 £374 +1.35%
Nottinghamshire +4 7 - - 1
Manchester -9 7 £108 - 2
South West -22 7 £250 +25.00% 2
Derbyshire -13 6 £110 -65.07%
Surrey -19 5 £140 +5.66%
Yorkshire - 5 £240 - 7
York - 4 £375 - 6
North Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 6
Somerset -7 3 £195 -2.50%
Reading - 3 £450 -
Nottingham -2 2 - - 1
Bridgend -9 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 2 - - 2
West Midlands -16 2 £159 -57.09% 3
South Wales -19 2 - -
Wales -21 2 - -
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 2
Peterborough - 2 - -
West Sussex -4 1 - -

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 433 (83.43%) Blackberry
2 408 (78.61%) Windows
3 335 (64.55%) Active Directory
4 320 (61.66%) MS Exchange
5 260 (50.10%) Microsoft
6 198 (38.15%) MS Office
7 183 (35.26%) Citrix
8 169 (32.56%) Windows 7
9 158 (30.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 157 (30.25%) Windows XP
11 153 (29.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 149 (28.71%) ITIL
13 135 (26.01%) VMware
14 123 (23.70%) MS Excel
15 112 (21.58%) Finance
16 109 (21.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 105 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
18 96 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 89 (17.15%) Symantec
20 84 (16.18%) HP
21 77 (14.84%) PowerShell
22 75 (14.45%) VPN
23 74 (14.26%) Security Cleared
24 70 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2003
24 70 (13.49%) DNS
25 67 (12.91%) Legal
26 64 (12.33%) XenApp
27 62 (11.95%) Cisco
28 60 (11.56%) Banking
29 59 (11.37%) Handset

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 320 (61.66%) MS Exchange
2 158 (30.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 49 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 42 (8.09%) Lync
6 41 (7.90%) SharePoint
7 36 (6.94%) IBM Notes
8 27 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
11 9 (1.73%) IIS
12 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.58%) Live Communications Server
15 2 (0.39%) Apache
15 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.39%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 198 (38.15%) MS Office
2 123 (23.70%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.93%) MS Project
4 10 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Vectorworks
5 2 (0.39%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) assyst
2 4 (0.77%) Khalix
3 2 (0.39%) Agresso
3 2 (0.39%) Eikon
3 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.50%) Office 365
2 4 (0.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.45%) VPN
2 70 (13.49%) DNS
3 50 (9.63%) DHCP
4 43 (8.29%) SAN
5 42 (8.09%) SMTP
6 39 (7.51%) TCP/IP
7 38 (7.32%) Firewall
7 38 (7.32%) LAN
8 35 (6.74%) WAN
9 29 (5.59%) VoIP
10 18 (3.47%) Internet
11 17 (3.28%) Wireless
12 15 (2.89%) IP Telephony
13 14 (2.70%) Unified Communications
14 13 (2.50%) iSCSI
15 11 (2.12%) LDAP
16 10 (1.93%) Network Security
17 9 (1.73%) NAS
18 7 (1.35%) Nortel Meridian
19 6 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.58%) MySQL
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.39%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) MSI
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 112 (21.58%) Finance
2 67 (12.91%) Legal
3 60 (11.56%) Banking
4 55 (10.60%) Law
5 18 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.12%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.73%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.77%) Front Office
10 4 (0.77%) Publishing
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Marketing
12 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (31.79%) Analyst
2 90 (17.34%) Support Engineer
3 84 (16.18%) Service Analyst
3 84 (16.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 69 (13.29%) Desktop Support
5 62 (11.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (10.40%) Support Analyst
7 44 (8.48%) Consultant
8 36 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 33 (6.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 27 (5.20%) Messaging Consultant
11 22 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 21 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 20 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
14 19 (3.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 19 (3.66%) Desktop Analyst
15 17 (3.28%) Messaging Specialist
16 16 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
17 15 (2.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 15 (2.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.96%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.58%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.58%) WSH
3 2 (0.39%) Middleware
3 2 (0.39%) HTML
3 2 (0.39%) .NET
3 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.39%) CSS
3 2 (0.39%) XMPP
3 2 (0.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.39%) jQuery
3 2 (0.39%) WCF
4 1 (0.19%) Itk
4 1 (0.19%) Web Services
4 1 (0.19%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 433 (83.43%) Blackberry
2 59 (11.37%) Handset
3 41 (7.90%) iPhone
4 29 (5.59%) iPad
5 28 (5.39%) Management Information System
6 25 (4.82%) Clustering
6 25 (4.82%) Thin Client
6 25 (4.82%) Fat Client
7 19 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (3.08%) PKI
9 13 (2.50%) Hedge funds
10 11 (2.12%) Replication
11 9 (1.73%) CESG
12 6 (1.16%) IVR
12 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.16%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.58%) CLARiiON
15 2 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 408 (78.61%) Windows
2 169 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 157 (30.25%) Windows XP
4 153 (29.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (21.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (8.86%) Windows Vista
7 36 (6.94%) Apple iOS
8 31 (5.97%) Windows 2000
9 26 (5.01%) Android
10 25 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (4.24%) NetWare
12 17 (3.28%) Linux
13 14 (2.70%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (1.93%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.93%) UNIX
16 9 (1.73%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.96%) Solaris
18 2 (0.39%) AIX
18 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (28.71%) ITIL
2 51 (9.83%) Migration
3 31 (5.97%) ITSM
4 30 (5.78%) Document Management
4 30 (5.78%) Service Management
4 30 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (5.39%) Problem Management
6 26 (5.01%) Service Delivery
6 26 (5.01%) Change Management
7 25 (4.82%) Project Management
8 23 (4.43%) Server Monitoring
9 20 (3.85%) Change Control
10 19 (3.66%) Mobile Device Management
11 18 (3.47%) Data Management
12 17 (3.28%) BCP
13 16 (3.08%) Incident Management
14 13 (2.50%) Business Continuity
15 12 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (2.12%) Asset Management
17 10 (1.93%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.84%) PowerShell
2 40 (7.71%) SQL
3 24 (4.62%) VBScript
3 24 (4.62%) VB
4 3 (0.58%) C#
4 3 (0.58%) Perl
5 2 (0.39%) C
5 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 105 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (14.26%) Security Cleared
3 58 (11.18%) MCSE
4 57 (10.98%) SC Cleared
5 35 (6.74%) MCP
6 34 (6.55%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (2.89%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.31%) CCA
8 12 (2.31%) MCDST
9 11 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.12%) Degree
9 11 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (1.35%) MCITP
11 6 (1.16%) MCSA
12 5 (0.96%) MCTS
12 5 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.58%) VCDX
14 2 (0.39%) CCNP
15 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.17%) SLA
2 6 (1.16%) QA
3 5 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 335 (64.55%) Active Directory
2 96 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (12.33%) XenApp
4 42 (8.09%) vSphere
5 41 (7.90%) VMware ESX
6 31 (5.97%) Hyper-V
7 27 (5.20%) XenDesktop
8 22 (4.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (4.05%) ISA Server
10 13 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 10 (1.93%) XenServer
11 10 (1.93%) Xen
12 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.73%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.96%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.77%) MetaFrame
14 4 (0.77%) UAG
14 4 (0.77%) KVM
15 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 56 (10.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 55 (10.60%) SCCM
3 34 (6.55%) MAILsweeper
4 31 (5.97%) SCOM
5 23 (4.43%) Backup Exec
6 22 (4.24%) ServiceCenter
7 16 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (2.50%) WSUS
8 13 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (1.93%) ARCserve
10 10 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.35%) SCVMM
11 7 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (1.35%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.35%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.39%) DameWare
13 2 (0.39%) MOM
13 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 260 (50.10%) Microsoft
2 183 (35.26%) Citrix
3 135 (26.01%) VMware
4 89 (17.15%) Symantec
5 84 (16.18%) HP
6 62 (11.95%) Cisco
7 46 (8.86%) RightFax
8 44 (8.48%) Lotus
9 39 (7.51%) Clearswift
10 37 (7.13%) Apple
11 34 (6.55%) McAfee
12 31 (5.97%) Open Text
13 29 (5.59%) NetApp
14 27 (5.20%) Websense
14 27 (5.20%) Novell
15 25 (4.82%) MobileIron
16 21 (4.05%) EMC
17 19 (3.66%) Altiris
18 16 (3.08%) Dell
19 14 (2.70%) Oracle
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