The 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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 293 215 167
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -48
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 408 539 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 3.09% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 226 331
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£263 £225 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £200 £239
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -16.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 108 106
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17983 17463 16822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.62% 31.95% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11310 10578 9959
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 674 729
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.50 £21.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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 -51 403 £263 +5.00% 99
London -7 259 £260 -7.14% 54
City of London -2 86 £230 +4.54% 17
South East -80 38 £300 +4.34% 13
East of England -7 32 £344 +114.84% 4
Essex +2 22 £413 +55.66% 1
Colchester +9 20 £413 - 1
East Midlands -5 17 £305 +154.16% 3
Yorkshire -17 15 £153 -67.89% 5
North West -33 15 £155 -46.08% 10
South West -2 13 £225 -25.00% 9
Berkshire +6 11 £319 -25.00% 4
Hampshire -28 11 £438 +25.00% 1
Leeds -18 8 £224 -52.89% 1
West Yorkshire -20 8 £224 -52.89% 1
West Midlands -17 7 - - 1
Oxfordshire -27 6 £243 +7.77% 1
North East - 6 £263 -
South Yorkshire -5 5 £139 - 3
Basingstoke -14 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 5 £228 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £263 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £263 -
Cheshire -7 4 - - 2
Manchester -8 4 £150 - 8
Nottinghamshire -14 4 - - 2
Scotland -20 4 £388 +252.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £375 +15.38% 1
Merseyside - 4 - -
Glasgow +6 3 £388 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 586 (72.70%) Windows
2 471 (58.44%) Active Directory
3 346 (42.93%) Windows 7
4 345 (42.80%) Microsoft
5 296 (36.72%) MS Office
6 248 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 230 (28.54%) Citrix
8 215 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 196 (24.32%) Finance
10 182 (22.58%) ITIL
11 163 (20.22%) MS Excel
12 153 (18.98%) Windows XP
13 150 (18.61%) Android
14 134 (16.63%) iPhone
15 131 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 113 (14.02%) Apple iOS
17 110 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
18 104 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 97 (12.03%) Cisco
20 95 (11.79%) VMware
21 92 (11.41%) LAN
22 89 (11.04%) SCCM
23 88 (10.92%) WAN
24 84 (10.42%) SLA
24 84 (10.42%) iPad
25 82 (10.17%) Firewall
26 81 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
27 76 (9.43%) Apple
28 75 (9.31%) DNS
29 69 (8.56%) VPN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 248 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 215 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 104 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (7.82%) Lync
5 49 (6.08%) SharePoint
6 44 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (2.48%) WorkSite
10 19 (2.36%) IBM Notes
11 18 (2.23%) IIS
12 14 (1.74%) Lotus Domino
13 8 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.62%) CMS
15 5 (0.62%) Live Communications Server
16 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 2 (0.25%) Apache
17 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 296 (36.72%) MS Office
2 163 (20.22%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.62%) assyst
2 3 (0.37%) Eikon
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) TeleForm
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.36%) Office 365
2 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (11.41%) LAN
2 88 (10.92%) WAN
3 82 (10.17%) Firewall
4 75 (9.31%) DNS
5 69 (8.56%) VPN
6 65 (8.06%) TCP/IP
7 61 (7.57%) DHCP
8 39 (4.84%) SAN
9 32 (3.97%) MPLS
10 28 (3.47%) DSL
11 26 (3.23%) BIG-IP
12 22 (2.73%) Internet
13 21 (2.61%) VoIP
14 20 (2.48%) Wireless
15 18 (2.23%) IP Telephony
16 16 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (1.61%) VLAN
17 13 (1.61%) Broadband
18 10 (1.24%) LDAP
19 9 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.25%) MySQL
7 2 (0.25%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) MS Access
8 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (0.99%) Xcode
2 2 (0.25%) JIRA
2 2 (0.25%) Selenium
2 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.12%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 196 (24.32%) Finance
2 66 (8.19%) Law
3 62 (7.69%) Banking
4 43 (5.33%) Legal
5 31 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.86%) Back Office
8 11 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.87%) Retail
9 7 (0.87%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.74%) Dutch Language
11 5 (0.62%) French Language
11 5 (0.62%) German Language
11 5 (0.62%) Publishing
11 5 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.50%) Front Office
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Local Government
13 2 (0.25%) Marketing
14 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 277 (34.37%) Analyst
2 128 (15.88%) Support Analyst
3 126 (15.63%) Desktop Support
4 121 (15.01%) Service Analyst
5 118 (14.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 99 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 99 (12.28%) Support Engineer
7 58 (7.20%) Desktop Engineer
8 49 (6.08%) Developer
9 43 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 41 (5.09%) Desktop Analyst
11 40 (4.96%) Help Desk Analyst
12 39 (4.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 37 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
14 34 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
15 33 (4.09%) IT Support
16 32 (3.97%) Help Desk Support
17 31 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 29 (3.60%) Mobile Developer
19 25 (3.10%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.98%) HTML
2 23 (2.85%) HTML5
3 17 (2.11%) Qt
4 16 (1.99%) CSS
5 13 (1.61%) CSS3
6 10 (1.24%) PhoneGap
6 10 (1.24%) JSON
6 10 (1.24%) MEAP
7 8 (0.99%) jQuery
7 8 (0.99%) Android SDK
8 7 (0.87%) Ajax
9 6 (0.74%) iOS SDK
10 4 (0.50%) Backbone.js
10 4 (0.50%) ODBC
10 4 (0.50%) .NET
10 4 (0.50%) XML
11 3 (0.37%) Middleware
11 3 (0.37%) Cocoa
11 3 (0.37%) REST
11 3 (0.37%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 134 (16.63%) iPhone
2 84 (10.42%) iPad
3 55 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 43 (5.33%) User Experience
6 23 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (2.73%) Clustering
7 22 (2.73%) BYOD
8 21 (2.61%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.23%) Fat Client
9 18 (2.23%) Thin Client
10 16 (1.99%) Handset
11 15 (1.86%) PDA
12 14 (1.74%) Computer Science
13 13 (1.61%) PKI
14 10 (1.24%) Replication
15 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.99%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 586 (72.70%) Windows
2 346 (42.93%) Windows 7
3 153 (18.98%) Windows XP
4 150 (18.61%) Android
5 131 (16.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (14.02%) Apple iOS
7 110 (13.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (7.44%) Windows 8
9 51 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (3.85%) Mac OS X
11 27 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
12 24 (2.98%) Linux
12 24 (2.98%) Windows Phone
13 20 (2.48%) Windows Vista
14 16 (1.99%) UNIX
15 15 (1.86%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (1.24%) BlackBerry OS
17 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.50%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (22.58%) ITIL
2 60 (7.44%) Incident Management
3 57 (7.07%) Service Management
4 42 (5.21%) Problem Management
5 41 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (5.09%) Migration
6 31 (3.85%) ITSM
7 29 (3.60%) Project Management
8 27 (3.35%) Performance Management
9 26 (3.23%) Document Management
10 25 (3.10%) BCP
10 25 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (2.98%) Business Continuity
12 23 (2.85%) Business Continuity Planning
13 22 (2.73%) Mobile Application Development
13 22 (2.73%) Change Management
14 21 (2.61%) Service Delivery
15 17 (2.11%) Data Protection
16 16 (1.99%) Asset Management
16 16 (1.99%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (4.09%) SQL
2 25 (3.10%) C++
3 24 (2.98%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.23%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.12%) Objective-C
6 7 (0.87%) C
7 6 (0.74%) VBA
8 5 (0.62%) Java
9 4 (0.50%) PHP
10 3 (0.37%) VBScript
11 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.25%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.12%) Python
12 1 (0.12%) LotusScript
12 1 (0.12%) Ruby
12 1 (0.12%) XPath
12 1 (0.12%) PHP5
12 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 81 (10.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (5.96%) MCSE
3 46 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 41 (5.09%) MCP
5 36 (4.47%) Degree
6 33 (4.09%) SC Cleared
7 20 (2.48%) MCSA
8 14 (1.74%) MCDST
9 12 (1.49%) MCITP
10 11 (1.36%) MCTS
11 10 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.24%) MOS
12 8 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.74%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.62%) CCNP
16 4 (0.50%) CCNA
16 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
17 3 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 471 (58.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (5.83%) XenApp
4 30 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.23%) NLBS
6 24 (2.98%) vSphere
7 21 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 20 (2.48%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.61%) Xen
10 12 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (1.12%) Terminal Server
11 9 (1.12%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.99%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.62%) NDS
15 4 (0.50%) Firmware
16 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.37%) XenServer
17 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.25%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 89 (11.04%) SCCM
2 32 (3.97%) WSUS
3 29 (3.60%) AirWatch
4 24 (2.98%) Backup Exec
5 20 (2.48%) SCOM
6 18 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (1.74%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.74%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.50%) DameWare
12 4 (0.50%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.50%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.37%) SCSM
14 2 (0.25%) SAP Afaria
14 2 (0.25%) Casper Suite
14 2 (0.25%) vMotion
14 2 (0.25%) Unicenter
15 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 345 (42.80%) Microsoft
2 230 (28.54%) Citrix
3 97 (12.03%) Cisco
4 95 (11.79%) VMware
5 76 (9.43%) Apple
6 56 (6.95%) HP
7 47 (5.83%) Symantec
8 38 (4.71%) McAfee
9 37 (4.59%) CheckPoint
10 34 (4.22%) Bloomberg
11 32 (3.97%) Reuters
12 31 (3.85%) Remedy
13 30 (3.72%) Altiris
14 26 (3.23%) MobileIron
15 24 (2.98%) Dell
16 20 (2.48%) Lotus
17 14 (1.74%) Sophos
18 11 (1.36%) AppSense
18 11 (1.36%) LANDesk
18 11 (1.36%) Veritas
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