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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 327 263 180
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -83
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 318 428 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.84% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 2.72% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 199 306
Average daily rate £164 £200 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £223 £153
% change year-on-year
-32.58% +45.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 96 89
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.46 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £23.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +3.22%

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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -55 306 £163 -18.75% 75
London -58 153 £175 -6.66% 45
City of London +1 37 £196 +9.02% 15
South East -28 37 £175 -24.13% 11
East Midlands +3 23 £114 -69.49% 1
West Midlands -12 23 £250 +104.08% 2
North West -6 21 £160 -35.09% 3
South West -4 20 £145 -27.50% 4
East of England -15 20 £174 +7.90% 3
Derbyshire -3 12 £114 -52.00% 1
Birmingham -4 12 £175 +42.85%
Essex -7 12 £189 -
Yorkshire -8 12 £130 - 4
Derby - 12 £114 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £373 +12.03% 3
Cheshire +1 9 £425 +58.58%
Wiltshire -4 9 £363 +30.63%
Berkshire +2 8 £225 +30.43% 2
Colchester -1 8 - -
West Yorkshire -4 8 £120 -7.69% 3
Surrey -7 8 £163 -37.50% 1
Manchester -13 8 £130 -42.22% 2
Milton Keynes +2 7 £385 +15.78% 1
Swindon +1 7 £363 +81.25%
Leicestershire -3 7 £114 -
Warwickshire +9 6 £490 +157.89%
Bristol -1 6 £120 +4.34%
Atherstone - 6 £490 -
Peterborough +15 5 £174 +7.07%
East Sussex +14 5 - -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 584 (80.66%) Windows
2 436 (60.22%) Active Directory
3 369 (50.97%) Windows 7
4 329 (45.44%) Microsoft
5 281 (38.81%) MS Office
6 254 (35.08%) Citrix
7 226 (31.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 222 (30.66%) Finance
9 201 (27.76%) Windows XP
10 198 (27.35%) MS Exchange
11 192 (26.52%) ITIL
12 151 (20.86%) MS Excel
13 138 (19.06%) Android
14 132 (18.23%) Apple iOS
15 129 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 125 (17.27%) Windows Server
17 113 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
18 104 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
19 96 (13.26%) iPhone
20 93 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
21 88 (12.15%) LAN
22 83 (11.46%) Law
23 82 (11.33%) WAN
23 82 (11.33%) iPad
24 78 (10.77%) VMware
24 78 (10.77%) Banking
25 77 (10.64%) SCCM
25 77 (10.64%) VPN
26 74 (10.22%) Apple
26 74 (10.22%) Windows 8

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 226 (31.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 198 (27.35%) MS Exchange
3 129 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (9.81%) IBM Notes
5 64 (8.84%) Lync
6 55 (7.60%) SharePoint
7 42 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (2.49%) IBM Domino
11 9 (1.24%) IIS
11 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.55%) LiveLink
15 3 (0.41%) Live Communications Server
16 1 (0.14%) Apache
16 1 (0.14%) CMS
16 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 281 (38.81%) MS Office
2 151 (20.86%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.24%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.55%) MS Project
6 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Blender
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) SketchUp
8 1 (0.14%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.14%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 21 (2.90%) Eikon
2 10 (1.38%) Faxination
2 10 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.41%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.28%) assyst
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.77%) Office 365
2 18 (2.49%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.41%) GitHub
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.28%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 88 (12.15%) LAN
2 82 (11.33%) WAN
3 77 (10.64%) VPN
4 70 (9.67%) TCP/IP
5 52 (7.18%) DNS
6 49 (6.77%) Internet
7 48 (6.63%) Wireless
8 37 (5.11%) Firewall
9 29 (4.01%) VoIP
10 28 (3.87%) DHCP
11 21 (2.90%) SAN
12 17 (2.35%) Skype
13 16 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (1.80%) WebEx
14 13 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (1.24%) IP Telephony
17 7 (0.97%) MPLS
18 6 (0.83%) 3G
19 5 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) GIS
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) DB2
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Calabash
2 6 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.83%) JIRA
3 5 (0.69%) Appium
3 5 (0.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.69%) JBehave
3 5 (0.69%) Zephyr
4 3 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.41%) NUnit
4 3 (0.41%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.14%) JUnit
6 1 (0.14%) QUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 222 (30.66%) Finance
2 83 (11.46%) Law
3 78 (10.77%) Banking
4 58 (8.01%) Legal
5 33 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.45%) Retail
7 18 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.93%) German Language
10 13 (1.80%) Front Office
11 11 (1.52%) Billing
12 10 (1.38%) Local Government
13 9 (1.24%) Back Office
13 9 (1.24%) Financial Institution
14 8 (1.10%) French Language
14 8 (1.10%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.97%) Advertising
15 7 (0.97%) Automotive
16 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 303 (41.85%) Analyst
2 135 (18.65%) Service Analyst
3 130 (17.96%) Service Desk Analyst
4 128 (17.68%) Desktop Support
4 128 (17.68%) Support Analyst
5 109 (15.06%) Support Engineer
6 107 (14.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 79 (10.91%) IT Support
8 67 (9.25%) IT Analyst
9 58 (8.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 55 (7.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 51 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 50 (6.91%) Desktop Analyst
12 50 (6.91%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 49 (6.77%) Desktop Engineer
14 48 (6.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 47 (6.49%) IT Support Analyst
16 45 (6.22%) Service Desk Support
17 44 (6.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 31 (4.28%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.52%) HTML
2 10 (1.38%) CSS
3 9 (1.24%) .NET
3 9 (1.24%) HTML5
4 6 (0.83%) CSS3
5 5 (0.69%) Web Services
5 5 (0.69%) WPF
6 4 (0.55%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (0.55%) jQuery
6 4 (0.55%) Mustache
6 4 (0.55%) PhoneGap
6 4 (0.55%) RESTful
7 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.41%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.41%) NHibernate
7 3 (0.41%) Sass
7 3 (0.41%) WCF
8 2 (0.28%) Middleware
8 2 (0.28%) XML
8 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 96 (13.26%) iPhone
2 82 (11.33%) iPad
3 36 (4.97%) Data Centre
4 35 (4.83%) Video Conferencing
5 34 (4.70%) Mobile App
6 29 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.76%) PDA
8 18 (2.49%) BYOD
9 16 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 16 (2.21%) Fat Client
9 16 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.52%) Clustering
10 11 (1.52%) Handset
10 11 (1.52%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.10%) AS400
12 8 (1.10%) NHS
12 8 (1.10%) Replication
12 8 (1.10%) User Experience
13 5 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 584 (80.66%) Windows
2 369 (50.97%) Windows 7
3 201 (27.76%) Windows XP
4 138 (19.06%) Android
5 132 (18.23%) Apple iOS
6 125 (17.27%) Windows Server
7 104 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 93 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 74 (10.22%) Windows 8
10 35 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (4.01%) Mac OS X
12 24 (3.31%) Windows Vista
13 21 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 20 (2.76%) Linux
15 19 (2.62%) Windows 2000
16 16 (2.21%) Windows 10
17 12 (1.66%) Windows Phone
18 11 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
19 6 (0.83%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.52%) ITIL
2 52 (7.18%) Migration
3 50 (6.91%) Incident Management
4 43 (5.94%) Service Delivery
5 38 (5.25%) Service Management
6 33 (4.56%) Document Management
7 29 (4.01%) Change Management
8 27 (3.73%) ITSM
9 21 (2.90%) Mentoring
10 20 (2.76%) ITIL V3
11 19 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (2.49%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (2.35%) Time Management
14 16 (2.21%) Coaching
15 15 (2.07%) Asset Management
15 15 (2.07%) Problem Management
16 14 (1.93%) Change Control
16 14 (1.93%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (1.93%) Project Management
17 13 (1.80%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 30 (4.14%) Java
3 14 (1.93%) SQL
4 12 (1.66%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.52%) VBScript
6 7 (0.97%) C#
6 7 (0.97%) C++
7 5 (0.69%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.41%) C
8 3 (0.41%) VB
9 2 (0.28%) Perl
9 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 113 (15.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (8.56%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.91%) MCP
3 50 (6.91%) MCSE
4 39 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 30 (4.14%) MCDST
6 21 (2.90%) Degree
7 17 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (2.21%) MCITP
9 10 (1.38%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.24%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.83%) MCSA
14 5 (0.69%) CCNP
14 5 (0.69%) MOS
15 4 (0.55%) JNCIS
16 3 (0.41%) MCTS
17 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.70%) SLA
2 8 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 436 (60.22%) Active Directory
2 43 (5.94%) XenApp
3 42 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.45%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.93%) vSphere
6 9 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (1.10%) ISA Server
7 8 (1.10%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.10%) Xen
8 6 (0.83%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.41%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.28%) Firmware
12 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.28%) NLBS
12 2 (0.28%) Postfix
12 2 (0.28%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 77 (10.64%) SCCM
2 25 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 19 (2.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 15 (2.07%) AirWatch
5 11 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.38%) WSUS
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Intune
8 5 (0.69%) HP SIM
8 5 (0.69%) SCOM
8 5 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.41%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.41%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 329 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 254 (35.08%) Citrix
3 78 (10.77%) VMware
4 74 (10.22%) Apple
5 71 (9.81%) Lotus
6 68 (9.39%) HP
7 66 (9.12%) Cisco
8 55 (7.60%) Bloomberg
9 50 (6.91%) Reuters
10 47 (6.49%) Symantec
11 43 (5.94%) iManage
11 43 (5.94%) Remedy
12 37 (5.11%) MobileIron
13 29 (4.01%) Dell
14 18 (2.49%) Oracle
15 15 (2.07%) Juniper
16 14 (1.93%) Avaya
17 12 (1.66%) Adobe
17 12 (1.66%) IBM
18 11 (1.52%) NetApp
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