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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 276 204 164
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -40
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 409 560 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 1.06% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 3.32% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 248 342
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £129 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £252
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 103 104
Average hourly rate £16.55 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.30 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%

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
17261 16878 16717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.48% 31.90% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10795 10341 9863
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 637 740
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 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 7 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 7 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 -67 395 £298 +19.00% 78
London -18 249 £315 +14.54% 45
City of London -1 79 £275 +18.27% 17
East of England -3 37 £280 +75.00% 4
South East -96 34 £300 - 12
Essex -7 20 £413 +129.16%
Colchester +9 19 £413 -
Yorkshire -16 16 £135 +22.72% 2
East Midlands -9 14 £305 +35.55% 1
West Midlands -13 13 £165 -34.00% 2
West Yorkshire -13 12 £135 -71.57% 1
Hampshire -14 12 £438 +16.66% 1
Leeds -16 12 £135 -71.57% 1
North West -30 11 - - 4
South West -17 10 £160 -30.05% 8
Tyne and Wear - 9 £263 -
North East - 9 £263 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £263 -
Scotland -4 8 £115 -3.15% 6
Hertfordshire -7 7 £280 +75.00% 2
Oxfordshire -26 7 £243 +7.77%
Cheshire +2 6 - -
Edinburgh -2 5 £115 -3.15% 4
Basingstoke -3 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -25 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 5 £228 -
Berkshire +2 4 £438 +2.94% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 4 - - 1
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 £115 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 592 (71.84%) Windows
2 465 (56.43%) Active Directory
3 352 (42.72%) Windows 7
4 343 (41.63%) Microsoft
5 305 (37.01%) MS Office
6 250 (30.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 233 (28.28%) Citrix
8 208 (25.24%) MS Exchange
9 200 (24.27%) Finance
10 172 (20.87%) Windows XP
11 171 (20.75%) ITIL
12 166 (20.15%) MS Excel
13 147 (17.84%) iPhone
14 138 (16.75%) Android
15 124 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 112 (13.59%) Apple iOS
17 102 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 101 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
19 96 (11.65%) Cisco
20 95 (11.53%) iPad
21 88 (10.68%) VMware
22 87 (10.56%) SCCM
23 86 (10.44%) LAN
24 85 (10.32%) WAN
25 80 (9.71%) SLA
26 79 (9.59%) Apple
26 79 (9.59%) Firewall
27 76 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
28 72 (8.74%) DNS
29 71 (8.62%) VPN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 250 (30.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 208 (25.24%) MS Exchange
3 101 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (7.04%) Lync
5 50 (6.07%) SharePoint
6 38 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 28 (3.40%) IBM Notes
9 24 (2.91%) WorkSite
10 18 (2.18%) IIS
11 13 (1.58%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.73%) CMS
15 3 (0.36%) Apache
15 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
16 2 (0.24%) Live Communications Server
17 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 305 (37.01%) MS Office
2 166 (20.15%) MS Excel
3 25 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project
8 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) assyst
2 5 (0.61%) Eikon
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) TeleForm
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.43%) Office 365
2 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.44%) LAN
2 85 (10.32%) WAN
3 79 (9.59%) Firewall
4 72 (8.74%) DNS
5 71 (8.62%) VPN
6 69 (8.37%) TCP/IP
7 58 (7.04%) DHCP
8 32 (3.88%) SAN
9 27 (3.28%) MPLS
10 25 (3.03%) VoIP
10 25 (3.03%) Wireless
11 24 (2.91%) Internet
12 22 (2.67%) DSL
13 21 (2.55%) BIG-IP
14 20 (2.43%) IP Telephony
15 15 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (1.70%) Broadband
17 12 (1.46%) VLAN
18 10 (1.21%) LDAP
19 9 (1.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) Big Data
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.12%) MS Access
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.12%) SQLite
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.21%) Xcode
2 3 (0.36%) Selenium
2 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 200 (24.27%) Finance
2 70 (8.50%) Banking
3 64 (7.77%) Law
4 47 (5.70%) Legal
5 31 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.82%) Back Office
8 11 (1.33%) Spanish Language
9 10 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.09%) Retail
11 6 (0.73%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.49%) French Language
12 4 (0.49%) Front Office
12 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.36%) German Language
13 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Marketing
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 284 (34.47%) Analyst
2 135 (16.38%) Desktop Support
3 131 (15.90%) Support Analyst
4 122 (14.81%) Service Analyst
5 118 (14.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 109 (13.23%) Support Engineer
7 97 (11.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 74 (8.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 54 (6.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 50 (6.07%) Developer
11 46 (5.58%) Help Desk Analyst
12 43 (5.22%) Desktop Analyst
13 41 (4.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 39 (4.73%) IT Support
15 34 (4.13%) Help Desk Support
15 34 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
16 31 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
17 29 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 27 (3.28%) Mobile Developer
19 26 (3.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.52%) HTML
2 27 (3.28%) HTML5
3 21 (2.55%) CSS
4 19 (2.31%) CSS3
5 15 (1.82%) Qt
6 12 (1.46%) PhoneGap
6 12 (1.46%) jQuery
7 10 (1.21%) JSON
7 10 (1.21%) Android SDK
7 10 (1.21%) MEAP
8 8 (0.97%) iOS SDK
9 7 (0.85%) Backbone.js
10 6 (0.73%) Ember.js
10 6 (0.73%) Dojo
10 6 (0.73%) Ajax
10 6 (0.73%) .NET
11 5 (0.61%) SVG
11 5 (0.61%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.61%) HTML5 Canvas
12 4 (0.49%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 147 (17.84%) iPhone
2 95 (11.53%) iPad
3 54 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 43 (5.22%) User Experience
6 25 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 22 (2.67%) Smartphone
8 20 (2.43%) Clustering
8 20 (2.43%) BYOD
9 19 (2.31%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.18%) Handset
11 17 (2.06%) PDA
11 17 (2.06%) Computer Science
12 15 (1.82%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.82%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.33%) PKI
14 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.97%) CMDB
16 7 (0.85%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 592 (71.84%) Windows
2 352 (42.72%) Windows 7
3 172 (20.87%) Windows XP
4 138 (16.75%) Android
5 124 (15.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (13.59%) Apple iOS
7 102 (12.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (6.43%) Windows 8
9 50 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (4.25%) Mac OS X
11 27 (3.28%) Linux
12 26 (3.16%) Windows Mobile
13 22 (2.67%) Windows Phone
14 19 (2.31%) UNIX
15 18 (2.18%) Windows Vista
16 17 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (1.09%) BlackBerry OS
18 6 (0.73%) Windows Phone 7
19 5 (0.61%) Mac OS
20 4 (0.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (20.75%) ITIL
2 63 (7.65%) Incident Management
3 54 (6.55%) Service Management
4 43 (5.22%) Migration
5 42 (5.10%) Problem Management
6 36 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (3.52%) ITSM
7 29 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (3.28%) Document Management
9 26 (3.16%) Project Management
10 25 (3.03%) Business Continuity
11 23 (2.79%) BCP
11 23 (2.79%) Performance Management
12 21 (2.55%) Service Delivery
12 21 (2.55%) Change Management
12 21 (2.55%) Business Continuity Planning
13 19 (2.31%) Mobile Application Development
14 18 (2.18%) Mobile Development
15 17 (2.06%) Asset Management
16 16 (1.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (3.64%) SQL
2 27 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 23 (2.79%) C++
4 16 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 11 (1.33%) Objective-C
6 7 (0.85%) VBA
7 6 (0.73%) C
8 4 (0.49%) Java
8 4 (0.49%) PHP
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.24%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.24%) VBScript
10 1 (0.12%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.12%) XPath
10 1 (0.12%) PHP5
10 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 76 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.70%) MCSE
4 43 (5.22%) Degree
5 39 (4.73%) MCP
6 35 (4.25%) SC Cleared
7 18 (2.18%) MCSA
8 14 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.33%) MOS
9 11 (1.33%) MCDST
10 10 (1.21%) CCNA
11 9 (1.09%) MCTS
11 9 (1.09%) MCITP
12 8 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.73%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.61%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.61%) CCNP
15 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.71%) SLA
2 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.24%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 465 (56.43%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.34%) XenApp
4 26 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.55%) NLBS
5 21 (2.55%) vSphere
6 20 (2.43%) VMware ESX
7 19 (2.31%) XenDesktop
8 11 (1.33%) Xen
9 10 (1.21%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.09%) Terminal Server
10 9 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.97%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.49%) NDS
13 4 (0.49%) Firmware
14 3 (0.36%) XenServer
15 2 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 87 (10.56%) SCCM
2 27 (3.28%) AirWatch
3 26 (3.16%) WSUS
4 23 (2.79%) Backup Exec
5 18 (2.18%) SCOM
6 17 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
7 13 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (1.21%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.85%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.49%) DameWare
12 3 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.36%) SCSM
13 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.24%) Casper Suite
13 2 (0.24%) vMotion
13 2 (0.24%) SAP Afaria
13 2 (0.24%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 343 (41.63%) Microsoft
2 233 (28.28%) Citrix
3 96 (11.65%) Cisco
4 88 (10.68%) VMware
5 79 (9.59%) Apple
6 55 (6.67%) HP
7 49 (5.95%) Symantec
8 39 (4.73%) McAfee
9 37 (4.49%) Bloomberg
10 33 (4.00%) Altiris
10 33 (4.00%) CheckPoint
11 32 (3.88%) Reuters
12 29 (3.52%) Lotus
12 29 (3.52%) Remedy
13 25 (3.03%) MobileIron
14 22 (2.67%) Dell
15 16 (1.94%) Avaya
16 15 (1.82%) IBM
17 14 (1.70%) LANDesk
18 12 (1.46%) AppSense
London
Annapurna
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 16 days ago