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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 203 158 161
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +3
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 599 700 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.33% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.41% 4.27% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 363 344
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£210 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-34.54% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 105 125
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.40 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £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
17565 16397 17509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.39% 31.06% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10667 10120 10142
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 667 895
Average hourly rate £18.90 £18.03 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -26.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -46 568 £215 -21.81% 142
London -55 274 £215 -17.30% 82
South East +27 121 £240 -36.00% 27
City of London -1 89 £275 -15.38% 31
East of England -10 57 £160 -46.66% 8
Hampshire +16 41 £260 +57.57% 10
North West -25 34 £180 -34.54% 7
Yorkshire +10 28 £275 +96.42% 4
West Midlands -7 28 £180 -40.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +15 21 £150 -6.25% 4
Cambridge +8 21 £150 - 4
Essex -11 20 £180 -51.48% 4
South West -32 19 £313 +36.24% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 18 £334 +85.41% 4
Colchester -3 16 £120 -60.00% 2
East Midlands -5 15 £103 -51.19% 2
Scotland -10 15 £110 -41.33% 5
South Yorkshire +14 14 £275 +115.68% 1
Surrey +9 14 £148 -1.66% 7
Milton Keynes +8 14 £345 +27.77% 2
Hertfordshire -14 14 £160 -3.03%
Berkshire -21 14 £400 -5.88% 2
West Sussex +14 12 £268 +33.75% 2
Kent +8 12 £145 - 2
Edinburgh +6 12 £110 - 1
Manchester -16 10 £325 +18.18% 5
Birmingham -18 10 £180 -40.00% 3
Docklands, London +22 9 £135 -
Sheffield +13 9 £275 +139.13% 1
West Yorkshire -13 9 £295 +9.25% 3

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 949 (81.53%) Windows
2 665 (57.13%) Active Directory
3 564 (48.45%) Microsoft
4 518 (44.50%) Windows 7
5 492 (42.27%) MS Office
6 387 (33.25%) MS Exchange
7 378 (32.47%) Citrix
8 324 (27.84%) Windows XP
9 312 (26.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 245 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 240 (20.62%) ITIL
12 228 (19.59%) Finance
13 198 (17.01%) Exchange Server 2010
14 195 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 195 (16.75%) VMware
15 187 (16.07%) Android
16 180 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 153 (13.14%) Apple iOS
18 138 (11.86%) iPhone
18 138 (11.86%) VPN
18 138 (11.86%) Cisco
19 132 (11.34%) Security Cleared
20 129 (11.08%) SLA
21 127 (10.91%) DNS
22 123 (10.57%) Symantec
23 122 (10.48%) SCCM
24 117 (10.05%) Firewall
25 115 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
26 110 (9.45%) SC Cleared
27 106 (9.11%) IBM Notes

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 387 (33.25%) MS Exchange
2 312 (26.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 198 (17.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 106 (9.11%) IBM Notes
5 96 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 86 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 86 (7.39%) SharePoint
7 60 (5.15%) Lync
8 53 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 21 (1.80%) IIS
10 19 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
11 18 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.37%) WorkSite
13 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
13 10 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.34%) CMS
16 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 492 (42.27%) MS Office
2 245 (21.05%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.34%) MS Project
6 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.26%) InDesign
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) assyst
2 7 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.60%) Eikon
3 4 (0.34%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.086%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.086%) Maximo
4 1 (0.086%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.086%) Khalix
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.086%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.09%) Office 365
2 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.43%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (11.86%) VPN
2 127 (10.91%) DNS
3 117 (10.05%) Firewall
4 102 (8.76%) DHCP
5 100 (8.59%) LAN
6 95 (8.16%) WAN
7 82 (7.04%) TCP/IP
8 81 (6.96%) SAN
9 67 (5.76%) Internet
10 62 (5.33%) VoIP
11 44 (3.78%) Wireless
12 33 (2.84%) NAS
13 31 (2.66%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (2.41%) IP Telephony
15 27 (2.32%) 3G
16 24 (2.06%) MPLS
17 23 (1.98%) DSL
18 21 (1.80%) Broadband
18 21 (1.80%) BIG-IP
18 21 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.95%) MS Access
4 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.26%) DataStage
5 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.17%) DB2
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 7
7 1 (0.086%) MySQL
7 1 (0.086%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.086%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.086%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Subversion
2 7 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.52%) Calabash
4 5 (0.43%) Robotium
4 5 (0.43%) JIRA
4 5 (0.43%) MSI
5 4 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.34%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.26%) Xcode
6 3 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.26%) JBehave
7 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.17%) NUnit
8 1 (0.086%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.086%) JMeter
8 1 (0.086%) Ant
8 1 (0.086%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.086%) WebDriver
General
1 228 (19.59%) Finance
2 85 (7.30%) Banking
3 75 (6.44%) Law
4 59 (5.07%) Legal
5 52 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.75%) Retail
7 26 (2.23%) Back Office
8 19 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.55%) Front Office
10 17 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 14 (1.20%) Advertising
12 13 (1.12%) Games
13 12 (1.03%) French Language
14 9 (0.77%) Marketing
15 8 (0.69%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.60%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.60%) German Language
17 4 (0.34%) Local Government
17 4 (0.34%) Publishing
17 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 371 (31.87%) Analyst
2 200 (17.18%) Support Engineer
3 174 (14.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 173 (14.86%) Desktop Support
5 167 (14.35%) Service Analyst
5 167 (14.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 154 (13.23%) Support Analyst
7 86 (7.39%) Desktop Engineer
8 73 (6.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 64 (5.50%) IT Support
10 57 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 57 (4.90%) Developer
11 54 (4.64%) Desktop Analyst
12 52 (4.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 51 (4.38%) Help Desk Analyst
14 50 (4.30%) Consultant
15 49 (4.21%) 1st Line Support
16 47 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
17 40 (3.44%) Administrator
18 36 (3.09%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.06%) HTML
1 24 (2.06%) Web Services
2 21 (1.80%) .NET
3 19 (1.63%) XML
4 18 (1.55%) CSS
5 17 (1.46%) HTML5
6 15 (1.29%) JSON
7 12 (1.03%) Ajax
8 10 (0.86%) Middleware
8 10 (0.86%) CSS3
8 10 (0.86%) jQuery
8 10 (0.86%) Android SDK
9 8 (0.69%) SOAP
10 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.60%) SyncML
11 6 (0.52%) J2ME
11 6 (0.52%) J2EE
11 6 (0.52%) WAP
12 5 (0.43%) XMPP
12 5 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 138 (11.86%) iPhone
2 94 (8.08%) iPad
3 76 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.64%) Mobile App
4 54 (4.64%) Handset
5 41 (3.52%) PDA
6 36 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
7 33 (2.84%) Fat Client
7 33 (2.84%) Thin Client
8 31 (2.66%) Clustering
9 29 (2.49%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.63%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.37%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.03%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.95%) User Experience
15 10 (0.86%) Open Source
15 10 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
16 9 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
17 8 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 949 (81.53%) Windows
2 518 (44.50%) Windows 7
3 324 (27.84%) Windows XP
4 195 (16.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 187 (16.07%) Android
6 180 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 153 (13.14%) Apple iOS
8 78 (6.70%) Windows Vista
9 66 (5.67%) Windows 8
10 49 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (3.35%) Windows Phone
12 35 (3.01%) Mac OS X
13 32 (2.75%) Linux
14 25 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
15 23 (1.98%) Mac OS
16 18 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 14 (1.20%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.86%) UNIX
18 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (20.62%) ITIL
2 95 (8.16%) Incident Management
3 92 (7.90%) Migration
4 76 (6.53%) Service Management
5 60 (5.15%) Document Management
6 46 (3.95%) Problem Management
7 41 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 40 (3.44%) Asset Management
9 38 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (3.09%) Software Deployment
10 36 (3.09%) Mobile Device Management
11 34 (2.92%) Service Delivery
12 32 (2.75%) Project Management
13 30 (2.58%) ITSM
14 28 (2.41%) Change Management
14 28 (2.41%) Android Development
15 24 (2.06%) Change Control
16 23 (1.98%) E-Commerce
17 21 (1.80%) iOS Development
18 20 (1.72%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (5.50%) SQL
2 49 (4.21%) Java
3 47 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 31 (2.66%) C
5 18 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 16 (1.37%) Objective-C
7 14 (1.20%) C#
8 11 (0.95%) C++
9 9 (0.77%) Perl
9 9 (0.77%) VBScript
10 7 (0.60%) VB
10 7 (0.60%) VBA
11 6 (0.52%) Python
12 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.086%) VC++
Qualifications
1 132 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 110 (9.45%) SC Cleared
3 101 (8.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (5.67%) MCSE
5 65 (5.58%) MCP
6 48 (4.12%) Degree
7 28 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (1.98%) MCSA
8 23 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (1.80%) A+ Certification
10 19 (1.63%) MOS
11 17 (1.46%) CCNA
12 16 (1.37%) MCITP
13 14 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.20%) MCDST
14 12 (1.03%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (0.52%) ISEB
16 6 (0.52%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (11.08%) SLA
2 8 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.43%) QA
4 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.086%) COBIT
5 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.086%) PAS 55
System Software
1 665 (57.13%) Active Directory
2 115 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (5.58%) XenApp
4 45 (3.87%) vSphere
5 37 (3.18%) Hyper-V
6 35 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (2.75%) Terminal Services
8 25 (2.15%) VMware ESX
8 25 (2.15%) Xen
9 24 (2.06%) XenDesktop
10 21 (1.80%) XenServer
10 21 (1.80%) NLBS
11 16 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 13 (1.12%) ISA Server
13 11 (0.95%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.86%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.77%) MetaFrame
15 9 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (0.60%) UAG
17 5 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 122 (10.48%) SCCM
2 46 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 39 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 35 (3.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 31 (2.66%) WSUS
6 20 (1.72%) SCOM
7 19 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 18 (1.55%) ARCserve
9 14 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.77%) DameWare
13 8 (0.69%) MIMEsweeper
13 8 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
14 6 (0.52%) Nagios
14 6 (0.52%) Puppet
14 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 6 (0.52%) Cobbler
14 6 (0.52%) Opsview
15 5 (0.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 564 (48.45%) Microsoft
2 378 (32.47%) Citrix
3 195 (16.75%) VMware
4 138 (11.86%) Cisco
5 123 (10.57%) Symantec
6 104 (8.93%) Lotus
7 95 (8.16%) HP
8 79 (6.79%) Apple
9 64 (5.50%) Remedy
10 56 (4.81%) Dell
11 43 (3.69%) CheckPoint
12 40 (3.44%) McAfee
13 39 (3.35%) CA
14 37 (3.18%) Bloomberg
15 35 (3.01%) Reuters
16 34 (2.92%) AppSense
17 29 (2.49%) Avaya
17 29 (2.49%) MobileIron
18 27 (2.32%) Altiris
19 25 (2.15%) Lumension
Buckinghamshire
Cititec
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £120 - £135 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £140 - 155 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £150 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £337.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £130 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £100 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £110 - 130 per day + Overtime
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