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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 248 180 158
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -22
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 414 553 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 1.10% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 3.59% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 279 317
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -25.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £160 £235
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -31.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 104 86
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.87 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £25.00 £122.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -6.96%

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
15635 15394 13687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.79% 30.63% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9683 9376 8207
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 614 778
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -70 394 £225 +10.29% 85
London -53 195 £190 -7.31% 45
South East -44 78 £300 +66.66% 17
City of London -10 66 £180 -10.00% 9
East of England +1 32 £153 -4.68% 8
Hampshire -6 28 £308 +51.85% 3
West Midlands +8 22 £208 -24.54% 2
South West -10 21 £250 -13.04% 1
North West -26 18 £225 +66.66% 3
East Midlands -21 14 £365 +231.81%
Buckinghamshire -12 13 £400 +138.80% 3
Birmingham +4 12 £123 -40.96% 1
Milton Keynes -11 12 £379 +126.11% 2
Yorkshire -20 12 £425 +41.66% 9
Essex +3 11 - - 1
Surrey 0 11 £260 +116.66% 6
Manchester -14 11 £225 +66.66% 2
Berkshire -17 11 £233 +22.36% 3
Colchester 0 10 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £163 - 3
Wiltshire +3 9 £278 -14.61%
Leeds 0 9 £425 +132.87% 3
West Yorkshire -13 9 £425 +47.82% 3
Hertfordshire +11 8 £150 -6.25% 3
Scotland -2 8 £115 - 2
Gloucestershire -9 8 £130 -42.22%
Northamptonshire - 7 £374 -
Southampton - 7 £238 - 1
Oxfordshire -11 6 - -
Northampton - 6 £374 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 798 (80.77%) Windows
2 499 (50.51%) Active Directory
3 480 (48.58%) Windows 7
4 425 (43.02%) MS Office
5 422 (42.71%) Microsoft
6 310 (31.38%) Citrix
7 295 (29.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 279 (28.24%) MS Exchange
9 269 (27.23%) Windows XP
10 211 (21.36%) Finance
11 210 (21.26%) MS Excel
12 187 (18.93%) ITIL
13 181 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 156 (15.79%) iPhone
15 144 (14.57%) Android
16 143 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 141 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 136 (13.77%) VMware
19 124 (12.55%) Apple iOS
20 117 (11.84%) Banking
21 111 (11.23%) VPN
22 102 (10.32%) iPad
23 101 (10.22%) DNS
24 99 (10.02%) SLA
25 98 (9.92%) Cisco
26 95 (9.62%) Symantec
27 94 (9.51%) LAN
27 94 (9.51%) SCCM
28 93 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
29 89 (9.01%) Incident Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 295 (29.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 279 (28.24%) MS Exchange
3 143 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 82 (8.30%) IBM Notes
5 81 (8.20%) Lync
6 69 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 68 (6.88%) SharePoint
8 65 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 38 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (2.63%) WorkSite
11 22 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
12 19 (1.92%) IIS
13 17 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
14 13 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.01%) Live Communications Server
16 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
17 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 4 (0.40%) CMS
19 3 (0.30%) LiveLink
Applications
1 425 (43.02%) MS Office
2 210 (21.26%) MS Excel
3 17 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.30%) MS Project
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.10%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.10%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 12 (1.21%) assyst
2 9 (0.91%) Eikon
3 6 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.10%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.10%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) Maximo
4 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.47%) Office 365
2 7 (0.71%) Google Apps
3 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (11.23%) VPN
2 101 (10.22%) DNS
3 94 (9.51%) LAN
4 89 (9.01%) TCP/IP
5 88 (8.91%) WAN
6 79 (8.00%) DHCP
7 65 (6.58%) Firewall
8 53 (5.36%) VoIP
9 52 (5.26%) SAN
10 51 (5.16%) Wireless
11 49 (4.96%) Internet
12 20 (2.02%) MPLS
12 20 (2.02%) IP Telephony
12 20 (2.02%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (1.62%) Broadband
14 15 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (1.42%) 3G
16 13 (1.32%) VLAN
16 13 (1.32%) NAS
17 11 (1.11%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.30%) MS Access
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.10%) SQLite
8 1 (0.10%) Big Data
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Xcode
2 9 (0.91%) Cucumber
2 9 (0.91%) Selenium
3 4 (0.40%) MSI
4 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.10%) JUnit
5 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.10%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.10%) JIRA
5 1 (0.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.10%) Robotium
5 1 (0.10%) Calabash
5 1 (0.10%) Apache Ivy
General
1 211 (21.36%) Finance
2 117 (11.84%) Banking
3 70 (7.09%) Law
4 61 (6.17%) Legal
5 45 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.33%) Back Office
8 22 (2.23%) Retail
9 17 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.72%) Spanish Language
10 9 (0.91%) Advertising
10 9 (0.91%) Publishing
11 8 (0.81%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.71%) French Language
13 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.40%) Games
14 4 (0.40%) Local Government
14 4 (0.40%) Front Office
14 4 (0.40%) Marketing
15 3 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 366 (37.04%) Analyst
2 187 (18.93%) Desktop Support
3 179 (18.12%) Support Engineer
4 166 (16.80%) Service Analyst
5 161 (16.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 154 (15.59%) Support Analyst
7 124 (12.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 103 (10.43%) Desktop Engineer
9 90 (9.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 60 (6.07%) Help Desk Analyst
11 51 (5.16%) Desktop Analyst
12 49 (4.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 48 (4.86%) IT Support
14 41 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 38 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
16 32 (3.24%) Messaging Engineer
17 31 (3.14%) Developer
18 30 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
19 29 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
20 28 (2.83%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.83%) HTML
2 21 (2.13%) HTML5
3 17 (1.72%) CSS
4 16 (1.62%) .NET
5 15 (1.52%) CSS3
6 13 (1.32%) PhoneGap
7 12 (1.21%) Web Services
8 11 (1.11%) jQuery
8 11 (1.11%) iOS SDK
8 11 (1.11%) Android SDK
9 9 (0.91%) JSON
9 9 (0.91%) Application Packaging
10 8 (0.81%) XML
10 8 (0.81%) Backbone.js
11 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.51%) SOAP
12 5 (0.51%) Middleware
12 5 (0.51%) Dojo
12 5 (0.51%) Ajax
12 5 (0.51%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (15.79%) iPhone
2 102 (10.32%) iPad
3 60 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.15%) Mobile App
5 36 (3.64%) Clustering
6 34 (3.44%) Thin Client
6 34 (3.44%) Fat Client
7 33 (3.34%) Smartphone
8 28 (2.83%) Handset
9 25 (2.53%) PDA
9 25 (2.53%) User Experience
10 22 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.92%) Computer Science
13 13 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.01%) CMDB
14 10 (1.01%) Smartcard
15 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 798 (80.77%) Windows
2 480 (48.58%) Windows 7
3 269 (27.23%) Windows XP
4 181 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (14.57%) Android
6 141 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 124 (12.55%) Apple iOS
8 67 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (5.36%) Mac OS X
10 44 (4.45%) Windows 8
11 31 (3.14%) Linux
12 29 (2.94%) Windows Vista
13 28 (2.83%) Windows Phone
14 22 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 22 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
15 18 (1.82%) Windows 2000
16 16 (1.62%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.42%) UNIX
18 6 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
19 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (18.93%) ITIL
2 89 (9.01%) Incident Management
3 66 (6.68%) Migration
4 48 (4.86%) Document Management
5 41 (4.15%) Service Management
6 35 (3.54%) Problem Management
7 34 (3.44%) Service Delivery
8 33 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 31 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (2.83%) Change Management
11 25 (2.53%) Business Continuity
12 21 (2.13%) Project Management
12 21 (2.13%) Asset Management
13 20 (2.02%) Software Deployment
14 19 (1.92%) E-Commerce
15 15 (1.52%) ITSM
15 15 (1.52%) Time Management
15 15 (1.52%) iOS Development
16 14 (1.42%) Performance Management
16 14 (1.42%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (4.66%) SQL
2 37 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 34 (3.44%) Java
4 32 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (1.21%) C
5 12 (1.21%) Objective-C
6 8 (0.81%) VBA
7 6 (0.61%) C#
8 5 (0.51%) C++
9 4 (0.40%) VBScript
10 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.10%) PHP
11 1 (0.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 93 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 62 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 59 (5.97%) MCSE
5 43 (4.35%) MCP
6 30 (3.04%) Degree
7 25 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (2.43%) MCSA
9 23 (2.33%) CCNA
10 20 (2.02%) MOS
10 20 (2.02%) MCDST
11 19 (1.92%) A+ Certification
12 18 (1.82%) MCITP
13 16 (1.62%) DV Cleared
14 14 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.91%) VCP4
17 7 (0.71%) MCTS
18 6 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 5 (0.51%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (10.02%) SLA
2 7 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.10%) PAS 55
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.10%) COBIT
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 499 (50.51%) Active Directory
2 72 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.55%) XenApp
4 39 (3.95%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 22 (2.23%) Xen
6 22 (2.23%) vSphere
7 16 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 16 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 16 (1.62%) Terminal Server
8 11 (1.11%) ISA Server
9 10 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.91%) VMware Server
10 9 (0.91%) NLBS
10 9 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.71%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.51%) Firmware
14 4 (0.40%) UAG
Systems Management
1 94 (9.51%) SCCM
2 29 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 25 (2.53%) WSUS
4 23 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 21 (2.13%) SCOM
6 20 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (1.11%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
11 5 (0.51%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.30%) Nagios
13 3 (0.30%) SCDPM
14 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.20%) SCSM
14 2 (0.20%) SAP Afaria
14 2 (0.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 422 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 310 (31.38%) Citrix
3 136 (13.77%) VMware
4 98 (9.92%) Cisco
5 95 (9.62%) Symantec
6 84 (8.50%) Lotus
7 82 (8.30%) Apple
8 64 (6.48%) HP
9 47 (4.76%) Reuters
9 47 (4.76%) Bloomberg
10 40 (4.05%) Remedy
10 40 (4.05%) Altiris
11 38 (3.85%) McAfee
12 29 (2.94%) Avaya
13 24 (2.43%) Dell
14 23 (2.33%) AppSense
15 19 (1.92%) Google
15 19 (1.92%) IBM
15 19 (1.92%) Juniper
15 19 (1.92%) Interwoven
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £160 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £170 - 180 per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £19.00 per hour + £18.50 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
King & Wood Mallesons
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Church International
Rate: £400 per day all inclusive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
QA Limited
Rate: £180.00 per week
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Rate: £235.88 per week
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Rate: £229.88 - £307.12 per week
Posted: 15 days ago