The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 11 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 208 161 144
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -17
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 539 687 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.37% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% 5.09% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 350 361
Average daily rate
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£253 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £250 £288
% change year-on-year
-17.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 107 104
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.85 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13249 13488 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.15% 26.91% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 8135 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry within the UK over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Blackberry
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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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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 -47 511 £270 -2.61% 113
London -41 264 £300 - 67
South East +15 119 £323 +0.78% 18
City of London -25 73 £220 -32.30% 31
East of England -5 39 £160 -24.70% 4
Hampshire +8 30 £394 +6.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 30 £341 +102.22% 3
West Midlands -7 27 £250 -24.24% 6
Milton Keynes +20 25 £345 +104.44% 3
Surrey +8 20 £160 +6.66% 3
North West -54 19 £288 -4.16% 7
East Midlands -6 17 £173 +6.15% 3
Essex -2 15 £265 - 2
Lancashire -14 15 £288 - 1
South West -40 14 £229 -12.85% 4
Oxfordshire +16 13 £225 - 1
Cambridge 0 13 £120 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 13 £120 +2.12% 1
Oxford +14 12 - - 1
Colchester +1 12 - -
Berkshire -35 12 £425 +53.15% 2
Yorkshire -2 11 £110 -26.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 10 £169 -43.75% 2
Hertfordshire +7 10 £160 -41.81% 1
Basingstoke - 10 £394 -
West Sussex +1 9 £203 -36.71% 2
Scotland -20 8 £119 -25.78% 1
Nottingham +8 7 £169 -43.75% 1
Uxbridge +5 6 - -
Southampton +3 6 £650 - 1

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 968 (82.03%) Windows
2 651 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 571 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 527 (44.66%) Windows 7
5 458 (38.81%) MS Office
6 414 (35.08%) MS Exchange
7 387 (32.80%) Citrix
8 376 (31.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 357 (30.25%) Windows XP
10 280 (23.73%) ITIL
11 233 (19.75%) MS Excel
12 228 (19.32%) Finance
13 216 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
14 212 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 180 (15.25%) VMware
16 179 (15.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 175 (14.83%) Android
18 170 (14.41%) iPhone
19 145 (12.29%) VPN
20 141 (11.95%) Apple iOS
21 133 (11.27%) DNS
21 133 (11.27%) Cisco
22 132 (11.19%) Security Cleared
23 115 (9.75%) Symantec
23 115 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 114 (9.66%) SCCM
25 113 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
26 107 (9.07%) SC Cleared
27 105 (8.90%) HP
28 101 (8.56%) IBM Notes

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 414 (35.08%) MS Exchange
2 376 (31.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 216 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (8.56%) IBM Notes
5 93 (7.88%) SharePoint
6 82 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 80 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 58 (4.92%) Lync
9 44 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.27%) CMS
11 15 (1.27%) IIS
12 13 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
13 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
13 12 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.85%) WorkSite
15 8 (0.68%) WordPress
15 8 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.25%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 458 (38.81%) MS Office
2 233 (19.75%) MS Excel
3 28 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.85%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.51%) MS Project
6 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.17%) InDesign
9 1 (0.085%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.085%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.085%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 13 (1.10%) Eikon
2 9 (0.76%) assyst
3 8 (0.68%) Magento
4 5 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Khalix
7 1 (0.085%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.085%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.97%) Office 365
2 4 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 145 (12.29%) VPN
2 133 (11.27%) DNS
3 99 (8.39%) DHCP
4 98 (8.31%) Firewall
5 87 (7.37%) LAN
6 77 (6.53%) WAN
6 77 (6.53%) TCP/IP
7 71 (6.02%) SAN
8 60 (5.08%) Internet
9 54 (4.58%) VoIP
10 38 (3.22%) Wireless
11 29 (2.46%) IP Telephony
11 29 (2.46%) NAS
12 25 (2.12%) SMTP
13 21 (1.78%) MPLS
14 18 (1.53%) DSL
14 18 (1.53%) BIG-IP
15 17 (1.44%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (1.36%) VLAN
16 16 (1.36%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.85%) MySQL
5 9 (0.76%) MS Access
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.25%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.25%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.25%) DataStage
8 3 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.085%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.085%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.085%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.085%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 14 (1.19%) Subversion
2 10 (0.85%) JIRA
3 7 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.59%) JBehave
3 7 (0.59%) SoapUI
3 7 (0.59%) Calabash
3 7 (0.59%) eggPlant
4 6 (0.51%) PhoneGap
4 6 (0.51%) Selenium
5 5 (0.42%) WebDriver
5 5 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.42%) Robotium
6 4 (0.34%) MSI
7 3 (0.25%) Xcode
7 3 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.25%) Grunt
7 3 (0.25%) Yeoman
7 3 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 228 (19.32%) Finance
2 97 (8.22%) Banking
3 88 (7.46%) Law
4 79 (6.69%) Legal
5 44 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.86%) Retail
8 20 (1.69%) Back Office
9 19 (1.61%) Dutch Language
10 18 (1.53%) Front Office
11 16 (1.36%) Advertising
12 14 (1.19%) Investment Banking
13 13 (1.10%) Games
14 12 (1.02%) Marketing
15 10 (0.85%) French Language
16 8 (0.68%) Publishing
16 8 (0.68%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
18 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
19 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 377 (31.95%) Analyst
2 207 (17.54%) Support Engineer
3 192 (16.27%) 2nd Line Support
4 177 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 175 (14.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 167 (14.15%) Desktop Support
7 163 (13.81%) Support Analyst
8 89 (7.54%) Desktop Engineer
9 71 (6.02%) IT Support
10 69 (5.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 59 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
12 56 (4.75%) 1st Line Support
12 56 (4.75%) Developer
13 55 (4.66%) Desktop Analyst
14 52 (4.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 51 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
16 49 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 48 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 48 (4.07%) Consultant
18 36 (3.05%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.39%) HTML
2 31 (2.63%) CSS
2 31 (2.63%) Web Services
2 31 (2.63%) HTML5
3 24 (2.03%) CSS3
4 22 (1.86%) XML
5 21 (1.78%) .NET
5 21 (1.78%) jQuery
6 14 (1.19%) SOAP
7 13 (1.10%) Ajax
8 12 (1.02%) JSON
9 9 (0.76%) REST
10 8 (0.68%) Application Packaging
10 8 (0.68%) SyncML
11 7 (0.59%) WAP
11 7 (0.59%) J2EE
11 7 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.59%) Sencha Touch
12 6 (0.51%) Middleware
13 5 (0.42%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 170 (14.41%) iPhone
2 83 (7.03%) iPad
3 69 (5.85%) Handset
4 59 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.64%) Fat Client
5 43 (3.64%) Thin Client
6 30 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 27 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 23 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.95%) PDA
9 21 (1.78%) Clustering
9 21 (1.78%) Hedge funds
10 15 (1.27%) Open Source
10 15 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 15 (1.27%) PKI
11 11 (0.93%) Replication
11 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (0.85%) NHS
12 10 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 968 (82.03%) Windows
2 527 (44.66%) Windows 7
3 357 (30.25%) Windows XP
4 212 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 179 (15.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 175 (14.83%) Android
7 141 (11.95%) Apple iOS
8 78 (6.61%) Windows Vista
9 62 (5.25%) Windows 8
10 51 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 43 (3.64%) Linux
12 34 (2.88%) Mac OS X
13 32 (2.71%) Windows Mobile
13 32 (2.71%) Windows Phone
14 22 (1.86%) UNIX
14 22 (1.86%) Windows 2000
15 21 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.93%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (23.73%) ITIL
2 94 (7.97%) Incident Management
3 79 (6.69%) Service Management
4 72 (6.10%) Migration
5 64 (5.42%) Document Management
6 55 (4.66%) Project Management
7 47 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (3.90%) Problem Management
9 39 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
10 38 (3.22%) Service Delivery
10 38 (3.22%) Change Management
11 34 (2.88%) Asset Management
12 32 (2.71%) Software Deployment
13 30 (2.54%) ITSM
14 28 (2.37%) Android Development
15 27 (2.29%) Configuration Management
16 23 (1.95%) iOS Development
17 22 (1.86%) E-Commerce
17 22 (1.86%) Business Continuity
18 21 (1.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 63 (5.34%) PowerShell
2 60 (5.08%) SQL
3 33 (2.80%) Java
3 33 (2.80%) JavaScript
4 23 (1.95%) C
5 13 (1.10%) C#
6 12 (1.02%) Perl
6 12 (1.02%) VB
7 11 (0.93%) VBScript
8 10 (0.85%) Python
8 10 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 9 (0.76%) PHP
10 6 (0.51%) VBA
11 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.25%) Ruby
11 3 (0.25%) PHP5
11 3 (0.25%) C++
11 3 (0.25%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.085%) VC++
Qualifications
1 132 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 115 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (9.07%) SC Cleared
4 72 (6.10%) MCSE
5 69 (5.85%) MCP
6 52 (4.41%) Degree
7 29 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.03%) MCITP
9 23 (1.95%) MCDST
10 19 (1.61%) MCSA
11 18 (1.53%) A+ Certification
12 16 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.10%) DV Cleared
15 12 (1.02%) CCNA
15 12 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (0.93%) CCA
16 11 (0.93%) MOS
17 6 (0.51%) ISEB
18 5 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (8.14%) SLA
2 12 (1.02%) QA
3 7 (0.59%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
System Software
1 651 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 113 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (6.53%) XenApp
4 44 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 43 (3.64%) Hyper-V
6 35 (2.97%) Terminal Services
6 35 (2.97%) vSphere
7 27 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 25 (2.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 25 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 24 (2.03%) Xen
10 18 (1.53%) NLBS
11 14 (1.19%) XenServer
12 12 (1.02%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.59%) VMware Server
13 7 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.51%) UAG
14 6 (0.51%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 114 (9.66%) SCCM
2 48 (4.07%) Backup Exec
3 38 (3.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 29 (2.46%) WSUS
5 27 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (2.20%) SCOM
7 21 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 20 (1.69%) ARCserve
9 16 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
10 14 (1.19%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.93%) SCVMM
12 10 (0.85%) SCDPM
13 9 (0.76%) DameWare
14 8 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 7 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
15 7 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
15 7 (0.59%) Nagios
16 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 571 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 387 (32.80%) Citrix
3 180 (15.25%) VMware
4 133 (11.27%) Cisco
5 115 (9.75%) Symantec
6 105 (8.90%) HP
7 101 (8.56%) Lotus
8 96 (8.14%) Apple
9 60 (5.08%) Bloomberg
10 53 (4.49%) Reuters
11 50 (4.24%) McAfee
12 48 (4.07%) Remedy
13 45 (3.81%) Dell
14 40 (3.39%) MobileIron
15 37 (3.14%) AppSense
16 32 (2.71%) Altiris
17 31 (2.63%) CA
18 30 (2.54%) Lumension
19 27 (2.29%) CheckPoint
20 26 (2.20%) Avaya
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
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Rate: Up to £19 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £13 - £13.25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
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Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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Rate: £150 - 180 per day
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City of London
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