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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 296 189 161
Rank change year-on-year
-107 -28
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 392 606 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 1.13% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 3.63% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 279 297
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £188 £315
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 120 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.89 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.47%

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
16947 16703 14635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.36% 31.06% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10423 10367 8708
Average daily rate £420 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £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 651 661 616
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -95 362 £260 +15.55% 95
London -71 183 £260 - 64
City of London 0 63 £260 -5.45% 21
South East -68 58 £308 +66.21% 13
East of England -7 27 £233 +55.00% 7
Yorkshire -6 23 £275 +111.53% 3
Hampshire -8 23 £333 +69.42% 1
West Midlands -15 21 £140 -44.27%
North West -39 21 £225 +36.36% 2
Scotland +15 17 £115 +15.00% 2
West Yorkshire +1 14 £278 +85.00% 3
East Midlands -21 14 £305 +177.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 13 - - 2
Leeds -2 12 £278 +164.28% 3
Hertfordshire -3 11 £275 +71.87% 3
Edinburgh -5 11 £115 +15.00%
Hook - 11 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -15 10 £400 +33.33% 3
Cheshire -1 9 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £100 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £100 -
North East - 9 £100 -
Cambridge +1 7 - - 2
Manchester -20 7 £225 +66.66% 2
Berkshire -36 7 £304 +45.33% 1
Peterborough +8 6 - -
Surrey -2 6 £170 +33.33% 5
Birmingham -7 6 £225 +15.38%
South Yorkshire -8 6 £275 -
Warrington -9 6 - -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 624 (76.10%) Windows
2 426 (51.95%) Active Directory
3 367 (44.76%) Windows 7
4 333 (40.61%) Microsoft
5 326 (39.76%) MS Office
6 235 (28.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 235 (28.66%) Citrix
7 213 (25.98%) MS Exchange
8 199 (24.27%) Windows XP
9 165 (20.12%) ITIL
10 157 (19.15%) Finance
11 152 (18.54%) MS Excel
12 146 (17.80%) iPhone
13 138 (16.83%) Android
14 135 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 117 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 114 (13.90%) Apple iOS
17 100 (12.20%) VMware
18 97 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
19 94 (11.46%) Cisco
20 92 (11.22%) SCCM
20 92 (11.22%) iPad
21 90 (10.98%) LAN
22 88 (10.73%) WAN
23 87 (10.61%) Banking
24 83 (10.12%) DNS
25 80 (9.76%) Apple
26 72 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
27 71 (8.66%) VPN
28 70 (8.54%) TCP/IP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 235 (28.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 213 (25.98%) MS Exchange
3 97 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (7.44%) Lync
5 43 (5.24%) IBM Notes
5 43 (5.24%) SharePoint
6 40 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 35 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (3.05%) WorkSite
10 19 (2.32%) IIS
11 17 (2.07%) Lotus Domino
12 10 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (0.85%) CMS
13 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.37%) Apache
15 2 (0.24%) Live Communications Server
15 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 326 (39.76%) MS Office
2 152 (18.54%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) assyst
2 7 (0.85%) Eikon
3 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) TeleForm
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.29%) Office 365
2 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.73%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 90 (10.98%) LAN
2 88 (10.73%) WAN
3 83 (10.12%) DNS
4 71 (8.66%) VPN
5 70 (8.54%) TCP/IP
6 67 (8.17%) Firewall
7 66 (8.05%) DHCP
8 38 (4.63%) Wireless
9 37 (4.51%) Internet
10 35 (4.27%) VoIP
11 34 (4.15%) SAN
12 24 (2.93%) MPLS
13 18 (2.20%) VLAN
14 17 (2.07%) IP Telephony
14 17 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (1.83%) DSL
16 14 (1.71%) BIG-IP
17 12 (1.46%) Broadband
18 9 (1.10%) SMTP
18 9 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) SQLite
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Xcode
2 7 (0.85%) Selenium
2 7 (0.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.24%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) Subversion
4 1 (0.12%) JUnit
4 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 157 (19.15%) Finance
2 87 (10.61%) Banking
3 60 (7.32%) Legal
4 58 (7.07%) Law
5 33 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.68%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 15 (1.83%) Back Office
9 14 (1.71%) Retail
10 12 (1.46%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.85%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.61%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.61%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
13 3 (0.37%) French Language
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.24%) Advertising
14 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 281 (34.27%) Analyst
2 157 (19.15%) Desktop Support
3 126 (15.37%) Support Analyst
4 124 (15.12%) Support Engineer
5 119 (14.51%) Service Analyst
6 116 (14.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 93 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 82 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
9 66 (8.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 46 (5.61%) Desktop Analyst
11 43 (5.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 41 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
13 37 (4.51%) 1st Line Support
14 33 (4.02%) IT Support
15 31 (3.78%) Developer
16 28 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
17 27 (3.29%) Help Desk Support
17 27 (3.29%) Messaging Engineer
18 24 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 24 (2.93%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.15%) HTML
2 29 (3.54%) HTML5
3 21 (2.56%) CSS
4 19 (2.32%) CSS3
5 15 (1.83%) PhoneGap
6 13 (1.59%) .NET
6 13 (1.59%) jQuery
7 11 (1.34%) JSON
8 10 (1.22%) Backbone.js
9 9 (1.10%) Android SDK
10 8 (0.98%) iOS SDK
11 7 (0.85%) Ajax
12 6 (0.73%) Application Packaging
12 6 (0.73%) Dojo
12 6 (0.73%) Web Services
12 6 (0.73%) XML
12 6 (0.73%) Ember.js
12 6 (0.73%) MEAP
13 5 (0.61%) HTML5 Canvas
13 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 146 (17.80%) iPhone
2 92 (11.22%) iPad
3 42 (5.12%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.90%) User Experience
6 29 (3.54%) Clustering
7 26 (3.17%) Handset
8 25 (3.05%) Smartphone
9 22 (2.68%) PDA
9 22 (2.68%) Thin Client
9 22 (2.68%) Fat Client
10 21 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (2.56%) Computer Science
11 16 (1.95%) BYOD
12 12 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.98%) CMDB
15 7 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
16 6 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 624 (76.10%) Windows
2 367 (44.76%) Windows 7
3 199 (24.27%) Windows XP
4 138 (16.83%) Android
5 135 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (14.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 114 (13.90%) Apple iOS
8 61 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (5.49%) Windows 8
10 33 (4.02%) Mac OS X
11 28 (3.41%) Linux
12 25 (3.05%) Windows Phone
13 22 (2.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 20 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
15 18 (2.20%) UNIX
16 17 (2.07%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.98%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.98%) BlackBerry OS
18 7 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
19 5 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (20.12%) ITIL
2 55 (6.71%) Incident Management
3 52 (6.34%) Migration
4 44 (5.37%) Service Management
5 35 (4.27%) Problem Management
6 34 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (3.17%) Service Delivery
9 25 (3.05%) Business Continuity
10 21 (2.56%) Document Management
11 19 (2.32%) ITSM
11 19 (2.32%) Project Management
12 18 (2.20%) iOS Development
13 17 (2.07%) Mobile Development
13 17 (2.07%) Performance Management
14 15 (1.83%) BCP
15 14 (1.71%) Change Management
15 14 (1.71%) Asset Management
15 14 (1.71%) Business Continuity Planning
16 13 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (4.27%) JavaScript
2 30 (3.66%) SQL
3 18 (2.20%) PowerShell
4 15 (1.83%) Java
5 10 (1.22%) Objective-C
6 8 (0.98%) VBA
7 5 (0.61%) C++
8 4 (0.49%) PHP
9 3 (0.37%) C
9 3 (0.37%) C#
10 2 (0.24%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.24%) VBScript
11 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.12%) XPath
11 1 (0.12%) PHP5
11 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 51 (6.22%) SC Cleared
3 51 (6.22%) MCSE
4 40 (4.88%) Degree
5 36 (4.39%) MCP
6 24 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (2.44%) CCNA
8 15 (1.83%) MCSA
9 12 (1.46%) MOS
9 12 (1.46%) MCDST
10 10 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.22%) MCITP
11 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.85%) A+ Certification
12 7 (0.85%) MCTS
13 6 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.73%) CCNP
14 5 (0.61%) DV Cleared
15 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.20%) SLA
2 3 (0.37%) QA
3 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 426 (51.95%) Active Directory
2 58 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.12%) XenApp
4 31 (3.78%) Hyper-V
5 23 (2.80%) vSphere
6 19 (2.32%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.07%) Terminal Services
7 17 (2.07%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.71%) Xen
8 14 (1.71%) NLBS
9 12 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (1.10%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.85%) Terminal Server
12 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.73%) XenServer
12 6 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.49%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 92 (11.22%) SCCM
2 25 (3.05%) Backup Exec
3 22 (2.68%) WSUS
3 22 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (2.68%) AirWatch
4 17 (2.07%) SCOM
5 13 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (0.73%) ARCserve
7 6 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.37%) SCSM
10 3 (0.37%) DameWare
11 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.24%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.24%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.24%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 333 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 235 (28.66%) Citrix
3 100 (12.20%) VMware
4 94 (11.46%) Cisco
5 80 (9.76%) Apple
6 64 (7.80%) Symantec
7 48 (5.85%) HP
8 46 (5.61%) Lotus
9 35 (4.27%) McAfee
10 34 (4.15%) Bloomberg
11 31 (3.78%) Reuters
12 30 (3.66%) Altiris
13 28 (3.41%) Remedy
13 28 (3.41%) MobileIron
14 23 (2.80%) CheckPoint
15 22 (2.68%) Dell
16 20 (2.44%) Avaya
17 18 (2.20%) IBM
18 15 (1.83%) Google
19 14 (1.71%) Juniper
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