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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 288 222 171
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -51
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 434 542 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.97% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 3.01% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 239 327
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £214 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 113 108
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.17 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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
18977 18018 17291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 10808 10452
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -48 425 £250 +4.16% 84
London +12 272 £287 +30.51% 39
City of London 0 81 £230 -11.53% 13
South East -97 45 £163 -32.29% 18
East of England -10 30 £209 +30.46% 2
Yorkshire -36 21 £170 -39.55% 12
East Midlands -8 19 £315 +186.36% 4
Essex -2 18 £413 +55.66% 1
North West -41 15 £155 -13.88% 5
Berkshire +5 14 £163 -70.45% 5
West Midlands -17 13 £290 +52.63% 2
Colchester +3 12 £413 -
West Yorkshire -26 12 £224 -41.88% 9
Hampshire -36 12 £155 -50.00% 5
Leeds -20 10 £224 -41.88% 7
Nottinghamshire -7 8 - - 2
South West -8 8 £325 - 2
Birmingham +6 7 £290 +75.75% 1
South Yorkshire -23 7 £139 -49.36% 2
Basingstoke -2 6 - - 1
Scotland -18 6 £388 +252.27% 3
Oxfordshire -28 6 £145 -35.55%
Glasgow +4 5 £388 - 1
Surrey -13 5 £165 +3.12% 4
Manchester -16 5 £175 -50.00% 5
Hertfordshire -5 4 £120 -25.00% 1
Merseyside -7 4 - -
Lancashire -20 4 £155 -
Buckinghamshire -30 4 £375 +15.38% 1
Norfolk - 4 £148 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 597 (72.89%) Windows
2 481 (58.73%) Active Directory
3 362 (44.20%) Microsoft
4 361 (44.08%) Windows 7
5 309 (37.73%) MS Office
6 260 (31.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 247 (30.16%) Citrix
8 213 (26.01%) MS Exchange
9 200 (24.42%) Finance
10 182 (22.22%) ITIL
11 168 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 160 (19.54%) Windows XP
13 159 (19.41%) Android
14 136 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
15 116 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 113 (13.80%) Exchange Server 2010
17 111 (13.55%) Apple iOS
18 107 (13.06%) iPhone
19 104 (12.70%) VMware
20 103 (12.58%) Cisco
21 100 (12.21%) LAN
22 95 (11.60%) WAN
22 95 (11.60%) SLA
23 93 (11.36%) SCCM
24 83 (10.13%) DNS
25 81 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
25 81 (9.89%) Firewall
26 79 (9.65%) Apple
27 73 (8.91%) Law
28 68 (8.30%) iPad

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 260 (31.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 213 (26.01%) MS Exchange
3 113 (13.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (6.72%) Lync
5 54 (6.59%) SharePoint
6 51 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (2.81%) IIS
9 22 (2.69%) IBM Notes
10 21 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 21 (2.56%) WorkSite
11 15 (1.83%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.61%) CMS
15 4 (0.49%) Live Communications Server
16 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 2 (0.24%) Apache
17 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 309 (37.73%) MS Office
2 168 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.12%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.12%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.12%) Blender
8 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) assyst
1 4 (0.49%) Eikon
2 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.12%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.20%) Office 365
2 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.24%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (12.21%) LAN
2 95 (11.60%) WAN
3 83 (10.13%) DNS
4 81 (9.89%) Firewall
5 65 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 64 (7.81%) DHCP
7 61 (7.45%) VPN
8 42 (5.13%) SAN
9 34 (4.15%) MPLS
10 28 (3.42%) DSL
10 28 (3.42%) BIG-IP
11 27 (3.30%) Wireless
12 24 (2.93%) Internet
13 19 (2.32%) VoIP
14 17 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (1.59%) VLAN
16 12 (1.47%) Network Security
17 10 (1.22%) IP Telephony
17 10 (1.22%) LDAP
17 10 (1.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.24%) MySQL
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.12%) Big Data
6 1 (0.12%) MS Access
6 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.24%) Calabash
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.12%) MSI
3 1 (0.12%) Xcode
3 1 (0.12%) Subversion
3 1 (0.12%) JIRA
General
1 200 (24.42%) Finance
2 73 (8.91%) Law
3 66 (8.06%) Banking
4 47 (5.74%) Legal
5 30 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.08%) Back Office
7 16 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.85%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.73%) Retail
11 5 (0.61%) Automotive
11 5 (0.61%) Publishing
11 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.49%) Front Office
12 4 (0.49%) Electronics
12 4 (0.49%) French Language
12 4 (0.49%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.37%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 291 (35.53%) Analyst
2 144 (17.58%) Support Analyst
3 131 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 117 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 116 (14.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 105 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 97 (11.84%) Support Engineer
8 51 (6.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 50 (6.11%) Desktop Analyst
10 48 (5.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 48 (5.86%) Developer
11 45 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 39 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
13 38 (4.64%) IT Support
14 37 (4.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 36 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
16 35 (4.27%) Help Desk Support
17 31 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 30 (3.66%) Administrator
19 25 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.32%) HTML
2 18 (2.20%) HTML5
3 16 (1.95%) Qt
4 12 (1.47%) CSS
5 10 (1.22%) CSS3
6 7 (0.85%) JSON
6 7 (0.85%) MEAP
7 6 (0.73%) jQuery
8 5 (0.61%) Ajax
8 5 (0.61%) Android SDK
9 4 (0.49%) Cocoa
9 4 (0.49%) .NET
9 4 (0.49%) ODBC
9 4 (0.49%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.49%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.37%) Dojo
10 3 (0.37%) Middleware
10 3 (0.37%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (0.37%) Ember.js
11 2 (0.24%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 107 (13.06%) iPhone
2 68 (8.30%) iPad
3 54 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (6.11%) Mobile App
5 37 (4.52%) User Experience
6 32 (3.91%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.69%) BYOD
8 21 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (2.56%) Smartphone
9 20 (2.44%) PDA
10 19 (2.32%) Fat Client
10 19 (2.32%) Thin Client
10 19 (2.32%) Handset
11 16 (1.95%) Clustering
12 14 (1.71%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.47%) Replication
13 12 (1.47%) PKI
14 7 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 597 (72.89%) Windows
2 361 (44.08%) Windows 7
3 160 (19.54%) Windows XP
4 159 (19.41%) Android
5 136 (16.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (13.55%) Apple iOS
8 66 (8.06%) Windows 8
9 45 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (4.64%) Mac OS X
11 28 (3.42%) Linux
12 24 (2.93%) Windows Vista
12 24 (2.93%) Windows Phone
13 17 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
14 14 (1.71%) UNIX
15 13 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (1.22%) BlackBerry OS
17 7 (0.85%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.61%) Windows 2000
19 4 (0.49%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (22.22%) ITIL
2 61 (7.45%) Incident Management
3 56 (6.84%) Service Management
4 43 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (5.01%) Migration
6 38 (4.64%) Problem Management
7 37 (4.52%) ITSM
8 33 (4.03%) Document Management
9 30 (3.66%) Change Management
10 29 (3.54%) Business Continuity
10 29 (3.54%) Performance Management
11 28 (3.42%) Project Management
12 27 (3.30%) Mobile Application Development
13 26 (3.17%) BCP
13 26 (3.17%) Service Delivery
14 25 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (3.05%) Business Continuity Planning
15 18 (2.20%) Data Protection
16 17 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
17 16 (1.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.42%) SQL
2 27 (3.30%) C++
3 23 (2.81%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.22%) Java
6 7 (0.85%) C
7 5 (0.61%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.49%) PHP
9 3 (0.37%) VBScript
10 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.12%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.12%) VB
11 1 (0.12%) VBA
11 1 (0.12%) Python
11 1 (0.12%) LotusScript
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) PHP5
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 81 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (6.47%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.25%) MCSE
4 40 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 39 (4.76%) MCP
6 33 (4.03%) Degree
7 18 (2.20%) MCDST
8 17 (2.08%) MCSA
9 14 (1.71%) MCITP
10 10 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.98%) MOS
11 8 (0.98%) MCTS
12 7 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.73%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.73%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.61%) CCNP
15 4 (0.49%) CCNA
16 3 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.60%) SLA
2 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 481 (58.73%) Active Directory
2 55 (6.72%) XenApp
3 53 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.42%) NLBS
5 28 (3.42%) vSphere
6 23 (2.81%) XenDesktop
7 19 (2.32%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 15 (1.83%) Xen
9 14 (1.71%) ISA Server
10 11 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.85%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.49%) Firmware
13 4 (0.49%) NDS
14 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.37%) XenServer
15 2 (0.24%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 93 (11.36%) SCCM
2 35 (4.27%) WSUS
3 25 (3.05%) Backup Exec
4 24 (2.93%) AirWatch
5 17 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
6 15 (1.83%) SCOM
7 14 (1.71%) NetBackup
7 14 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.61%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.49%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.49%) DameWare
9 4 (0.49%) SAP Afaria
9 4 (0.49%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.37%) Casper Suite
11 2 (0.24%) vMotion
11 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.24%) Unicenter
12 1 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 362 (44.20%) Microsoft
2 247 (30.16%) Citrix
3 104 (12.70%) VMware
4 103 (12.58%) Cisco
5 79 (9.65%) Apple
6 53 (6.47%) HP
7 46 (5.62%) Symantec
8 42 (5.13%) Remedy
9 39 (4.76%) CheckPoint
10 34 (4.15%) Bloomberg
10 34 (4.15%) McAfee
11 33 (4.03%) Reuters
12 32 (3.91%) Dell
13 27 (3.30%) MobileIron
14 23 (2.81%) Altiris
14 23 (2.81%) Lotus
15 16 (1.95%) Sophos
16 12 (1.47%) Nokia
17 10 (1.22%) Veritas
17 10 (1.22%) EMC
London
Webrecruit
Rate: Up to £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.30 - £13.68 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £160.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £12.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Rate: £120 - £160 per day + Extensions!
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expectations
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £9.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Nottingham
Venturi
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Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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