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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 212 162 143
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -19
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 544 683 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.99% 1.34% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 5.05% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 345 364
Average daily rate
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£250 £257 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -14.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 107 109
Average hourly rate £16.14 £18.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.33% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.70 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.87% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13767 13528 14221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.17% 26.54% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8350 8160 8154
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 611 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 -39 513 £280 +1.81% 109
London -36 277 £305 +2.52% 63
South East +15 115 £300 +2.47% 10
City of London -19 78 £220 -32.30% 27
East of England -16 40 £160 -41.81% 6
Hampshire +6 30 £363 -2.02% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 29 £325 +85.71% 3
West Midlands -10 27 £150 -53.48% 4
Milton Keynes +16 22 £345 +97.14% 2
East Midlands +5 22 £120 -26.15% 2
Surrey -6 17 £160 +6.66% 2
North West -54 16 £288 +4.54% 11
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £150 - 2
Cambridge +2 15 £150 - 2
Essex -4 15 £265 - 1
Lancashire -6 13 £288 - 1
Scotland -18 13 £110 -17.91% 2
Oxfordshire +8 12 £225 - 1
Colchester -5 12 - -
Oxford +8 11 - -
West Sussex +5 11 £203 -
Edinburgh -11 11 £110 +3.28% 1
Berkshire -33 11 £425 +26.86% 1
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £169 -43.75%
Basingstoke - 10 £394 -
Hertfordshire +2 9 £160 -41.81% 3
Yorkshire 0 8 £475 +216.66% 6
Nottingham +13 7 £169 -43.75%
South West -43 7 £300 +51.89% 6
Uxbridge +6 6 - -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 929 (81.78%) Windows
2 626 (55.11%) Active Directory
3 540 (47.54%) Microsoft
4 507 (44.63%) Windows 7
5 446 (39.26%) MS Office
6 390 (34.33%) MS Exchange
7 366 (32.22%) Citrix
8 347 (30.55%) Windows XP
9 346 (30.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 262 (23.06%) ITIL
11 224 (19.72%) MS Excel
12 221 (19.45%) Finance
13 204 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2010
14 202 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 180 (15.85%) VMware
16 177 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 168 (14.79%) Android
18 156 (13.73%) iPhone
19 131 (11.53%) Apple iOS
20 130 (11.44%) Cisco
21 129 (11.36%) VPN
21 129 (11.36%) Security Cleared
22 126 (11.09%) DNS
23 115 (10.12%) SCCM
24 114 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
25 110 (9.68%) SC Cleared
25 110 (9.68%) Symantec
26 105 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
27 103 (9.07%) SLA
28 96 (8.45%) DHCP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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
1 390 (34.33%) MS Exchange
2 346 (30.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 204 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 94 (8.27%) IBM Notes
5 85 (7.48%) SharePoint
6 80 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 77 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 53 (4.67%) Lync
9 44 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.32%) CMS
12 14 (1.23%) IIS
13 12 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
14 11 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
14 11 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
15 10 (0.88%) WorkSite
16 8 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.70%) WordPress
17 5 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
18 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 446 (39.26%) MS Office
2 224 (19.72%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.44%) MS Project
8 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.18%) InDesign
10 1 (0.088%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.088%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.088%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.088%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Eikon
2 9 (0.79%) assyst
3 8 (0.70%) Magento
4 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.18%) Khalix
7 1 (0.088%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.088%) 3000 Xtra
7 1 (0.088%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.99%) Office 365
2 4 (0.35%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 129 (11.36%) VPN
2 126 (11.09%) DNS
3 96 (8.45%) DHCP
3 96 (8.45%) Firewall
4 85 (7.48%) LAN
5 75 (6.60%) WAN
6 70 (6.16%) TCP/IP
6 70 (6.16%) SAN
7 61 (5.37%) Internet
8 54 (4.75%) VoIP
9 36 (3.17%) Wireless
10 31 (2.73%) NAS
11 27 (2.38%) IP Telephony
12 23 (2.02%) SMTP
13 21 (1.85%) MPLS
14 18 (1.58%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (1.58%) VLAN
14 18 (1.58%) BIG-IP
14 18 (1.58%) DSL
15 16 (1.41%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.88%) MySQL
5 9 (0.79%) MS Access
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.26%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.26%) DataStage
8 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.088%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.088%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.088%) QualityStage
10 1 (0.088%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (1.32%) Subversion
2 8 (0.70%) JIRA
3 6 (0.53%) SoapUI
3 6 (0.53%) eggPlant
3 6 (0.53%) Calabash
3 6 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.44%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.44%) JBehave
4 5 (0.44%) Robotium
5 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.35%) PhoneGap
5 4 (0.35%) Selenium
5 4 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.35%) MSI
6 3 (0.26%) Xcode
6 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.18%) Yeoman
7 2 (0.18%) Grunt
7 2 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 221 (19.45%) Finance
2 88 (7.75%) Banking
3 81 (7.13%) Law
4 72 (6.34%) Legal
5 44 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 23 (2.02%) Retail
8 18 (1.58%) Front Office
9 16 (1.41%) Back Office
10 15 (1.32%) Advertising
11 13 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.14%) Dutch Language
12 12 (1.06%) Games
13 11 (0.97%) Marketing
14 10 (0.88%) French Language
15 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.44%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.35%) Publishing
19 2 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 365 (32.13%) Analyst
2 197 (17.34%) Support Engineer
3 181 (15.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 172 (15.14%) Service Analyst
5 170 (14.96%) Service Desk Analyst
6 162 (14.26%) Desktop Support
7 158 (13.91%) Support Analyst
8 85 (7.48%) Desktop Engineer
9 66 (5.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 66 (5.81%) IT Support
10 61 (5.37%) Developer
11 59 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
12 57 (5.02%) Help Desk Analyst
13 54 (4.75%) Desktop Analyst
14 52 (4.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 50 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
16 49 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 47 (4.14%) Consultant
18 46 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 34 (2.99%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.26%) HTML
2 29 (2.55%) CSS
2 29 (2.55%) Web Services
2 29 (2.55%) HTML5
3 22 (1.94%) CSS3
3 22 (1.94%) XML
4 20 (1.76%) jQuery
4 20 (1.76%) .NET
5 13 (1.14%) SOAP
5 13 (1.14%) Ajax
6 12 (1.06%) JSON
7 9 (0.79%) REST
8 8 (0.70%) Application Packaging
8 8 (0.70%) SyncML
9 7 (0.62%) WAP
9 7 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.53%) Sencha Touch
10 6 (0.53%) Android SDK
10 6 (0.53%) Middleware
10 6 (0.53%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 156 (13.73%) iPhone
2 76 (6.69%) iPad
3 67 (5.90%) Handset
4 56 (4.93%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 42 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 29 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
7 28 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.02%) Computer Science
9 22 (1.94%) PDA
10 21 (1.85%) Clustering
10 21 (1.85%) Hedge funds
11 15 (1.32%) Open Source
11 15 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 11 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (0.79%) NHS
13 9 (0.79%) Replication
13 9 (0.79%) PKI
14 7 (0.62%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 929 (81.78%) Windows
2 507 (44.63%) Windows 7
3 347 (30.55%) Windows XP
4 202 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 177 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 168 (14.79%) Android
7 131 (11.53%) Apple iOS
8 75 (6.60%) Windows Vista
9 62 (5.46%) Windows 8
10 49 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (3.61%) Linux
12 29 (2.55%) Windows Phone
13 28 (2.46%) Mac OS X
14 26 (2.29%) UNIX
15 25 (2.20%) Windows Mobile
16 21 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
17 17 (1.50%) Windows 2000
18 12 (1.06%) Mac OS
18 12 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 8 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (23.06%) ITIL
2 92 (8.10%) Incident Management
3 78 (6.87%) Service Management
4 77 (6.78%) Migration
5 61 (5.37%) Document Management
6 48 (4.23%) Project Management
7 47 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 42 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 37 (3.26%) Service Delivery
10 36 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
11 35 (3.08%) Change Management
11 35 (3.08%) Asset Management
12 31 (2.73%) Android Development
12 31 (2.73%) Software Deployment
13 27 (2.38%) ITSM
14 24 (2.11%) iOS Development
14 24 (2.11%) E-Commerce
15 23 (2.02%) Configuration Management
16 21 (1.85%) Business Continuity
17 20 (1.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (5.37%) PowerShell
2 57 (5.02%) SQL
3 37 (3.26%) Java
4 30 (2.64%) JavaScript
5 25 (2.20%) C
6 13 (1.14%) C#
7 12 (1.06%) Perl
7 12 (1.06%) VB
8 11 (0.97%) Objective-C
9 10 (0.88%) Python
10 9 (0.79%) VBScript
10 9 (0.79%) PHP
11 8 (0.70%) C++
12 7 (0.62%) VBA
13 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.26%) Ruby
13 3 (0.26%) PHP5
14 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.088%) VC++
Qualifications
1 129 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 110 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 105 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (5.72%) MCSE
5 61 (5.37%) MCP
6 52 (4.58%) Degree
7 26 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.11%) MCITP
9 21 (1.85%) MCDST
10 19 (1.67%) MCSA
11 18 (1.58%) A+ Certification
12 16 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.06%) CCNA
15 11 (0.97%) MOS
16 10 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.79%) CCA
17 9 (0.79%) DV Cleared
18 7 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 5 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (9.07%) SLA
2 11 (0.97%) QA
3 7 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
System Software
1 626 (55.11%) Active Directory
2 114 (10.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.51%) XenApp
4 44 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 40 (3.52%) Hyper-V
6 37 (3.26%) vSphere
7 30 (2.64%) Terminal Services
8 27 (2.38%) VMware ESX
9 22 (1.94%) Xen
9 22 (1.94%) XenDesktop
10 21 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 18 (1.58%) NLBS
12 17 (1.50%) XenServer
13 13 (1.14%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.70%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.53%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.44%) UAG
17 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 115 (10.12%) SCCM
2 43 (3.79%) Backup Exec
3 39 (3.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 28 (2.46%) SCOM
5 27 (2.38%) WSUS
6 25 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 21 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 19 (1.67%) ARCserve
9 14 (1.23%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.23%) MAILsweeper
10 11 (0.97%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.88%) SCDPM
11 10 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (0.88%) DameWare
12 7 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
12 7 (0.62%) Nagios
12 7 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.53%) Puppet
13 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (0.53%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 540 (47.54%) Microsoft
2 366 (32.22%) Citrix
3 180 (15.85%) VMware
4 130 (11.44%) Cisco
5 110 (9.68%) Symantec
6 95 (8.36%) HP
7 93 (8.19%) Lotus
8 90 (7.92%) Apple
9 54 (4.75%) Bloomberg
10 51 (4.49%) Remedy
11 48 (4.23%) Reuters
11 48 (4.23%) Dell
12 41 (3.61%) McAfee
13 39 (3.43%) MobileIron
14 38 (3.35%) AppSense
15 33 (2.90%) CA
16 30 (2.64%) Lumension
16 30 (2.64%) Altiris
17 28 (2.46%) CheckPoint
18 26 (2.29%) Avaya
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Harris Global
Rate: From £17.50 to £17.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £200 - £210 per day + or £35k - £50k pro rata on FTC
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £115.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £225 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £17.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour + Please quote
Posted: 7 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.33 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago