The table below looks at the statistics for BlackBerry OS 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 OS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BlackBerry OS
Rank 626 613 571
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -42
Contract jobs citing BlackBerry OS 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.016% 0.016% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12183 12399 11424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.35% 22.68% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7231 7027 6254
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1051 1035
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

BlackBerry OS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

BlackBerry OS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Daily Rate Trend

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

BlackBerry OS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BlackBerry OS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BlackBerry OS
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BlackBerry OS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -29 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
St Helens - 1 - -
Wigan - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

BlackBerry OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BlackBerry OS 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 OS.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 10 (100.00%) Android
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) SLA
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) MobileIron
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 3 (30.00%) AirWatch
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (30.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile App

BlackBerry OS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BlackBerry OS 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 OS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) EPoS
4 1 (10.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Android
1 10 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Phone
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (20.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) WatchGuard
2 3 (30.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) LANDesk