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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 221 164 160
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 529 679 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 1.32% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 4.23% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 379 282
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £120 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 93 128
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £23.90 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -60 517 £198 -12.22% 85
London -24 296 £210 -16.00% 49
City of London -7 86 £218 -13.00% 12
South East -57 83 £260 -25.71% 14
East of England -6 51 £151 -5.46% 6
West Midlands +14 36 £130 -13.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 21 £350 +133.33% 1
South West -12 21 £130 -48.00% 7
Essex -11 20 £135 -49.53% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 19 £153 +5.17% 1
Colchester +1 19 £135 -60.72% 3
Birmingham +8 18 £130 -13.33% 2
Milton Keynes -13 16 £350 +133.33% 1
Cambridge +16 15 £138 -
Hampshire -18 15 £265 -17.18% 4
Berkshire -49 14 £225 -47.05% 1
Surrey +2 13 £293 +77.27% 4
North West -25 12 £297 +119.62% 1
West Sussex +4 10 £108 - 1
East Midlands -21 10 £238 +115.90% 2
Bristol - 10 £115 - 3
Crawley +9 8 £108 - 1
Yorkshire -28 8 £130 -65.90% 2
Wiltshire -8 7 £440 +76.00% 3
Oxfordshire -25 7 £174 -30.50% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £210 -
Docklands, London +20 5 £135 -
Cheshire +13 5 £268 +62.42%
Southampton +1 5 £170 -5.55% 3
West Yorkshire -19 5 £130 -51.85%

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 903 (80.20%) Windows
2 610 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 536 (47.60%) Microsoft
4 508 (45.12%) Windows 7
5 498 (44.23%) MS Office
6 359 (31.88%) MS Exchange
7 353 (31.35%) Citrix
8 318 (28.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 299 (26.55%) Windows XP
10 251 (22.29%) MS Excel
11 246 (21.85%) ITIL
12 218 (19.36%) Finance
13 213 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 187 (16.61%) VMware
15 179 (15.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 176 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
17 159 (14.12%) Android
18 142 (12.61%) SLA
19 127 (11.28%) VPN
19 127 (11.28%) Apple iOS
20 126 (11.19%) iPhone
21 125 (11.10%) Cisco
22 121 (10.75%) SCCM
23 120 (10.66%) DNS
24 112 (9.95%) Security Cleared
25 110 (9.77%) Lotus
26 109 (9.68%) Symantec
26 109 (9.68%) IBM Notes
26 109 (9.68%) Banking
27 108 (9.59%) LAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 359 (31.88%) MS Exchange
2 318 (28.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 176 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 109 (9.68%) IBM Notes
5 92 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 87 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 86 (7.64%) SharePoint
8 85 (7.55%) Lync
9 44 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (2.31%) Office Communications Server
11 23 (2.04%) IIS
12 20 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
13 19 (1.69%) Lotus Domino
14 18 (1.60%) WorkSite
15 11 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.71%) Live Communications Server
17 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 4 (0.36%) CMS
19 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
19 3 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 498 (44.23%) MS Office
2 251 (22.29%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.27%) MS Project
7 2 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (0.89%) assyst
2 6 (0.53%) Eikon
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.089%) Khalix
4 1 (0.089%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.089%) Maximo
4 1 (0.089%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.089%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.80%) Office 365
2 8 (0.71%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (11.28%) VPN
2 120 (10.66%) DNS
3 108 (9.59%) LAN
4 100 (8.88%) WAN
5 99 (8.79%) DHCP
6 98 (8.70%) Firewall
7 84 (7.46%) TCP/IP
8 79 (7.02%) Internet
9 71 (6.31%) SAN
10 62 (5.51%) VoIP
11 61 (5.42%) Wireless
12 36 (3.20%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (2.22%) Broadband
13 25 (2.22%) NAS
14 23 (2.04%) IP Telephony
15 22 (1.95%) MPLS
15 22 (1.95%) 3G
16 19 (1.69%) VLAN
17 17 (1.51%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.36%) MS Access
5 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 7
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.089%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Subversion
2 4 (0.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.36%) Selenium
2 4 (0.36%) MSI
3 3 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.18%) Xcode
5 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.089%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.089%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.089%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.089%) Calabash
5 1 (0.089%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.089%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.089%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.089%) Robotium
General
1 218 (19.36%) Finance
2 109 (9.68%) Banking
3 73 (6.48%) Law
4 58 (5.15%) Legal
5 51 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.84%) Back Office
7 31 (2.75%) Retail
8 28 (2.49%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.24%) Advertising
10 13 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.98%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.89%) Games
13 9 (0.80%) Publishing
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
15 6 (0.53%) German Language
15 6 (0.53%) Front Office
15 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.53%) Local Government
16 5 (0.44%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 394 (34.99%) Analyst
2 212 (18.83%) Support Engineer
3 199 (17.67%) Desktop Support
4 177 (15.72%) Service Analyst
5 176 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 157 (13.94%) Support Analyst
7 149 (13.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 105 (9.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 95 (8.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 66 (5.86%) Help Desk Analyst
11 58 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
12 57 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 55 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 53 (4.71%) IT Support
15 50 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
16 41 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
17 39 (3.46%) Administrator
18 36 (3.20%) Messaging Engineer
18 36 (3.20%) Developer
19 35 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.60%) HTML
2 14 (1.24%) Web Services
3 12 (1.07%) HTML5
3 12 (1.07%) .NET
4 10 (0.89%) JSON
5 8 (0.71%) XML
6 7 (0.62%) CSS
6 7 (0.62%) Middleware
6 7 (0.62%) Application Packaging
6 7 (0.62%) Backbone.js
7 6 (0.53%) iOS SDK
7 6 (0.53%) jQuery
7 6 (0.53%) Android SDK
7 6 (0.53%) Ajax
8 5 (0.44%) J2ME
8 5 (0.44%) RESTful
8 5 (0.44%) CSS3
9 4 (0.36%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.36%) Dojo
9 4 (0.36%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.19%) iPhone
2 93 (8.26%) iPad
3 74 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.55%) Thin Client
4 40 (3.55%) Clustering
4 40 (3.55%) Fat Client
5 37 (3.29%) Handset
5 37 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 35 (3.11%) PDA
7 31 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (2.58%) Smartphone
9 20 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.69%) User Experience
11 16 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.89%) Replication
14 10 (0.89%) Smartcard
14 10 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 903 (80.20%) Windows
2 508 (45.12%) Windows 7
3 299 (26.55%) Windows XP
4 213 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 179 (15.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 159 (14.12%) Android
7 127 (11.28%) Apple iOS
8 72 (6.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (5.24%) Windows 8
10 55 (4.88%) Windows Vista
11 50 (4.44%) Mac OS X
12 34 (3.02%) Windows Phone
13 31 (2.75%) Linux
13 31 (2.75%) Mac OS
14 22 (1.95%) Windows Mobile
15 21 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 19 (1.69%) Windows 2000
17 14 (1.24%) UNIX
18 7 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (21.85%) ITIL
2 105 (9.33%) Incident Management
3 94 (8.35%) Migration
4 64 (5.68%) Service Management
5 55 (4.88%) Document Management
6 45 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 45 (4.00%) Problem Management
7 40 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (2.84%) Change Management
9 31 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (2.49%) Software Deployment
10 28 (2.49%) Project Management
11 24 (2.13%) Asset Management
12 23 (2.04%) Business Continuity
13 22 (1.95%) E-Commerce
14 21 (1.87%) ITSM
15 19 (1.69%) Mobile Device Management
15 19 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (1.69%) Performance Management
16 17 (1.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.44%) SQL
2 49 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 44 (3.91%) Java
4 23 (2.04%) C
5 17 (1.51%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.80%) Objective-C
7 8 (0.71%) C++
8 6 (0.53%) C#
8 6 (0.53%) VBScript
9 3 (0.27%) VB
9 3 (0.27%) Perl
9 3 (0.27%) Python
9 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.089%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 103 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (8.17%) SC Cleared
4 65 (5.77%) MCP
5 60 (5.33%) MCSE
6 30 (2.66%) A+ Certification
7 29 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (2.22%) MCDST
9 23 (2.04%) Degree
10 22 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (1.87%) MCITP
11 21 (1.87%) MOS
12 20 (1.78%) MCSA
13 19 (1.69%) CCNA
14 14 (1.24%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (0.53%) ISEB
18 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 4 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (12.61%) SLA
2 8 (0.71%) QA
3 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.089%) COBIT
4 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.089%) PAS 55
System Software
1 610 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 98 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (5.60%) XenApp
4 42 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 36 (3.20%) vSphere
6 28 (2.49%) Terminal Services
7 27 (2.40%) XenDesktop
8 26 (2.31%) Xen
9 24 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (1.78%) VMware ESX
11 18 (1.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (1.51%) ISA Server
13 16 (1.42%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.24%) VMware Server
14 14 (1.24%) NLBS
15 13 (1.15%) XenServer
15 13 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (0.80%) MetaFrame
17 8 (0.71%) UAG
18 7 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 121 (10.75%) SCCM
2 35 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 32 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 29 (2.58%) WSUS
4 29 (2.58%) Backup Exec
5 26 (2.31%) SCOM
6 15 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 12 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
9 6 (0.53%) Nagios
10 5 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.36%) SAP Afaria
11 4 (0.36%) DameWare
11 4 (0.36%) Unicenter
11 4 (0.36%) ARCserve
12 3 (0.27%) MOM
12 3 (0.27%) Opsview
12 3 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 536 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 353 (31.35%) Citrix
3 187 (16.61%) VMware
4 125 (11.10%) Cisco
5 110 (9.77%) Lotus
6 109 (9.68%) Symantec
7 90 (7.99%) HP
8 79 (7.02%) Apple
9 58 (5.15%) Remedy
10 48 (4.26%) Dell
11 44 (3.91%) Reuters
12 43 (3.82%) Bloomberg
13 37 (3.29%) CheckPoint
14 36 (3.20%) McAfee
15 32 (2.84%) AppSense
16 31 (2.75%) Altiris
17 29 (2.58%) Avaya
18 27 (2.40%) MobileIron
19 26 (2.31%) CA
20 25 (2.22%) Juniper
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 23 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £12.60 to £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago