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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 248 170 172
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +2
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 434 582 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 1.21% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.85% 3.94% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 315 269
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £155 £260
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 89 100
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £24.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%

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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -64 420 £200 - 125
London -49 238 £200 -3.61% 62
City of London -8 80 £215 -4.44% 16
South East -30 64 £215 +11.68% 28
East of England -2 35 £160 -1.53% 8
South West -2 26 £213 -15.00% 5
West Midlands +19 23 £136 -63.17% 4
Hampshire -23 16 £290 -9.65% 5
Essex -1 14 - - 1
East Midlands -7 14 £365 +231.81%
Colchester -5 13 - -
Birmingham +7 12 £123 +11.36%
Wiltshire 0 11 £355 +9.23% 2
Surrey -4 11 £260 +108.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £163 +12.06% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 10 £284 +136.45% 4
Milton Keynes -8 10 £284 +136.45% 3
Oxfordshire -11 10 £174 - 2
Yorkshire -20 10 £130 -66.45% 8
Berkshire -28 9 £173 -31.00% 7
North West -28 8 £309 +128.88% 8
West Yorkshire -9 7 £130 -21.21% 6
Oxford -11 7 £185 - 2
Scotland -13 7 £115 -8.00% 1
Leeds -13 6 £130 - 5
Southampton - 6 £325 - 1
Bristol -1 5 £115 - 2
Croydon -1 5 - -
Bedfordshire -8 5 £210 -
West Sussex -13 5 - - 1

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 853 (80.47%) Windows
2 544 (51.32%) Active Directory
3 503 (47.45%) Windows 7
4 482 (45.47%) Microsoft
5 468 (44.15%) MS Office
6 332 (31.32%) Citrix
7 315 (29.72%) MS Exchange
8 310 (29.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 284 (26.79%) Windows XP
10 231 (21.79%) MS Excel
11 220 (20.75%) Finance
12 211 (19.91%) ITIL
13 193 (18.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 163 (15.38%) VMware
15 158 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 157 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
17 138 (13.02%) Android
18 136 (12.83%) iPhone
19 130 (12.26%) Cisco
20 125 (11.79%) VPN
21 119 (11.23%) SLA
21 119 (11.23%) Banking
22 115 (10.85%) Apple iOS
23 109 (10.28%) Symantec
24 108 (10.19%) DNS
25 104 (9.81%) LAN
26 102 (9.62%) Lotus
26 102 (9.62%) SCCM
27 101 (9.53%) IBM Notes
28 100 (9.43%) Incident Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 315 (29.72%) MS Exchange
2 310 (29.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 157 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 101 (9.53%) IBM Notes
5 79 (7.45%) Lync
6 77 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 76 (7.17%) SharePoint
8 74 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 43 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 24 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
11 23 (2.17%) IIS
11 23 (2.17%) WorkSite
12 19 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 19 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
14 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.47%) CMS
17 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 3 (0.28%) LiveLink
Applications
1 468 (44.15%) MS Office
2 231 (21.79%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.28%) MS Project
7 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.094%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.094%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.094%) InDesign
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (1.04%) assyst
2 9 (0.85%) Eikon
3 8 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.094%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.094%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.094%) Maximo
4 1 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.094%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.53%) Office 365
2 7 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.66%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (11.79%) VPN
2 108 (10.19%) DNS
3 104 (9.81%) LAN
4 99 (9.34%) WAN
5 92 (8.68%) TCP/IP
6 86 (8.11%) DHCP
7 83 (7.83%) Firewall
8 67 (6.32%) Internet
9 64 (6.04%) Wireless
10 59 (5.57%) VoIP
11 58 (5.47%) SAN
12 34 (3.21%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (2.17%) MPLS
14 23 (2.17%) IP Telephony
15 22 (2.08%) Broadband
16 21 (1.98%) 3G
17 18 (1.70%) NAS
18 15 (1.42%) DSL
19 14 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (0.28%) MS Access
7 2 (0.19%) DB2
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (0.66%) Selenium
1 7 (0.66%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.38%) Xcode
2 4 (0.38%) MSI
3 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.094%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.094%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.094%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.094%) Calabash
5 1 (0.094%) Robotium
5 1 (0.094%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.094%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.094%) JUnit
5 1 (0.094%) Eclipse
General
1 220 (20.75%) Finance
2 119 (11.23%) Banking
3 73 (6.89%) Law
4 62 (5.85%) Legal
5 46 (4.34%) Telecoms
6 32 (3.02%) Back Office
7 28 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.55%) Retail
9 15 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.32%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.94%) Advertising
11 10 (0.94%) Publishing
12 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.57%) French Language
13 6 (0.57%) Front Office
14 5 (0.47%) Games
14 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.38%) Local Government
15 4 (0.38%) German Language
15 4 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 390 (36.79%) Analyst
2 195 (18.40%) Desktop Support
3 194 (18.30%) Support Engineer
4 173 (16.32%) Service Analyst
5 172 (16.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 160 (15.09%) Support Analyst
7 132 (12.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 112 (10.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 96 (9.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 65 (6.13%) Help Desk Analyst
11 57 (5.38%) Desktop Analyst
12 55 (5.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 55 (5.19%) IT Support
13 49 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 40 (3.77%) Administrator
15 39 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
16 35 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
17 34 (3.21%) Messaging Engineer
18 32 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 30 (2.83%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.17%) HTML
2 16 (1.51%) HTML5
3 15 (1.42%) .NET
4 13 (1.23%) CSS
5 12 (1.13%) CSS3
6 11 (1.04%) jQuery
6 11 (1.04%) Backbone.js
6 11 (1.04%) Web Services
7 10 (0.94%) JSON
8 8 (0.75%) Ember.js
8 8 (0.75%) iOS SDK
8 8 (0.75%) Dojo
9 7 (0.66%) Android SDK
9 7 (0.66%) Middleware
9 7 (0.66%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.57%) Ajax
10 6 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.57%) XML
10 6 (0.57%) PhoneGap
11 5 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 136 (12.83%) iPhone
2 99 (9.34%) iPad
3 72 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.68%) Clustering
5 36 (3.40%) PDA
6 34 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 33 (3.11%) Fat Client
7 33 (3.11%) Thin Client
8 32 (3.02%) Handset
9 29 (2.74%) Smartphone
10 28 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
11 22 (2.08%) User Experience
12 20 (1.89%) Computer Science
13 19 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.23%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.04%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.94%) Smartcard
17 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (0.85%) CMDB
18 8 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 853 (80.47%) Windows
2 503 (47.45%) Windows 7
3 284 (26.79%) Windows XP
4 193 (18.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 158 (14.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 138 (13.02%) Android
7 115 (10.85%) Apple iOS
8 72 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (4.62%) Mac OS X
10 47 (4.43%) Windows 8
11 39 (3.68%) Windows Vista
12 36 (3.40%) Windows Phone
13 30 (2.83%) Linux
14 20 (1.89%) Mac OS
14 20 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
15 18 (1.70%) Windows 2000
16 13 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (1.04%) UNIX
18 9 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
19 6 (0.57%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (19.91%) ITIL
2 100 (9.43%) Incident Management
3 83 (7.83%) Migration
4 56 (5.28%) Document Management
5 48 (4.53%) Service Management
6 41 (3.87%) Service Delivery
7 40 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 36 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (2.74%) Change Management
11 27 (2.55%) Business Continuity
12 26 (2.45%) Asset Management
13 22 (2.08%) Project Management
14 21 (1.98%) E-Commerce
15 19 (1.79%) Software Deployment
15 19 (1.79%) ITSM
16 16 (1.51%) Performance Management
16 16 (1.51%) Kalman Filter
16 16 (1.51%) Mobile Device Management
17 14 (1.32%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (4.43%) PowerShell
2 45 (4.25%) SQL
3 42 (3.96%) Java
4 26 (2.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (1.42%) C
6 9 (0.85%) Objective-C
7 6 (0.57%) C#
8 5 (0.47%) C++
8 5 (0.47%) VBScript
9 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.28%) VBA
10 1 (0.094%) VB
10 1 (0.094%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.094%) PHP
Qualifications
1 98 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 96 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (7.36%) SC Cleared
4 56 (5.28%) MCSE
5 51 (4.81%) MCP
6 38 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (2.64%) Degree
8 27 (2.55%) CCNA
9 23 (2.17%) A+ Certification
10 21 (1.98%) MCSA
10 21 (1.98%) MCDST
11 19 (1.79%) MOS
12 18 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.70%) MCITP
13 16 (1.51%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.57%) CCNP
17 5 (0.47%) ISEB
18 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (11.23%) SLA
2 6 (0.57%) QA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.094%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.094%) COBIT
System Software
1 544 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 90 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.91%) XenApp
4 43 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 33 (3.11%) vSphere
6 27 (2.55%) Terminal Services
7 22 (2.08%) Xen
8 20 (1.89%) VMware ESX
8 20 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 17 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.51%) Terminal Server
10 16 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 14 (1.32%) ISA Server
12 11 (1.04%) VMware Server
12 11 (1.04%) NLBS
13 8 (0.75%) MetaFrame
13 8 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (0.75%) UAG
14 7 (0.66%) DFS Replication
14 7 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 102 (9.62%) SCCM
2 37 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 28 (2.64%) WSUS
4 27 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 27 (2.55%) Backup Exec
5 25 (2.36%) SCOM
6 14 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 13 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 11 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.47%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.28%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.28%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.28%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (0.28%) MOM
12 3 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 482 (45.47%) Microsoft
2 332 (31.32%) Citrix
3 163 (15.38%) VMware
4 130 (12.26%) Cisco
5 109 (10.28%) Symantec
6 102 (9.62%) Lotus
7 81 (7.64%) HP
8 71 (6.70%) Apple
9 48 (4.53%) Remedy
10 46 (4.34%) Reuters
10 46 (4.34%) Bloomberg
11 39 (3.68%) McAfee
12 35 (3.30%) Altiris
13 34 (3.21%) Avaya
14 33 (3.11%) Dell
15 32 (3.02%) CheckPoint
16 25 (2.36%) AppSense
17 24 (2.26%) Juniper
18 23 (2.17%) IBM
19 19 (1.79%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 25000-30000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £125 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London
Vadis People
Rate: £0 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vadis People
Rate: £0 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £150 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £17.00 - £19.00 per day + Circa £18 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £17.00 - £19.00 per day + Circa £18 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £27.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £160 to £160 per hour £160.00 Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago