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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 190 165 165
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 635 708 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.35% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 4.27% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 376 325
Average daily rate
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£210 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-48.57% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 104 136
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
17922 16584 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.78% 31.55% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11192 10372 9992
Average daily rate £413 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 670 841
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.79 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -35 610 £210 -30.00% 110
London -42 310 £213 -29.16% 70
South East -22 121 £240 -43.52% 19
City of London +10 90 £269 -17.30% 16
East of England +10 62 £153 -36.45% 4
Hampshire +13 36 £242 +24.10%
North West -16 35 £180 -54.28% 7
West Midlands +5 34 £155 -38.00%
Essex -13 27 £135 -63.61% 2
Yorkshire -5 26 £275 -29.03% 2
Colchester -2 25 £135 -60.72% 1
Cambridgeshire +21 21 £150 -11.76% 2
Berkshire -38 21 £400 -5.88% 1
Cambridge - 20 £150 - 2
South West -34 19 £325 +35.59% 10
Birmingham -1 18 £130 -50.94%
Buckinghamshire -2 16 £350 +133.33% 1
South Yorkshire +16 14 £275 +111.53%
Surrey +4 14 £150 -65.51% 7
Manchester -4 12 £325 +18.18% 4
Scotland -17 12 £115 -44.24% 1
Kent - 12 £145 - 2
West Sussex +12 11 £268 +33.75% 2
Hertfordshire -13 11 £160 -1.53% 1
East Midlands -1 10 £103 -6.81%
Sheffield +10 9 £275 +111.53%
Edinburgh +3 9 £120 - 1
Uxbridge -5 9 - -
Milton Keynes -9 9 £350 +133.33% 1
Docklands, London +20 8 £135 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 942 (81.14%) Windows
2 649 (55.90%) Active Directory
3 579 (49.87%) Microsoft
4 519 (44.70%) Windows 7
5 502 (43.24%) MS Office
6 394 (33.94%) MS Exchange
7 372 (32.04%) Citrix
8 322 (27.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 303 (26.10%) Windows XP
10 259 (22.31%) MS Excel
11 243 (20.93%) ITIL
12 232 (19.98%) Finance
13 216 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 203 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 191 (16.45%) VMware
16 187 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 171 (14.73%) Android
18 143 (12.32%) SLA
19 142 (12.23%) Apple iOS
20 137 (11.80%) VPN
21 135 (11.63%) Cisco
22 129 (11.11%) SCCM
23 125 (10.77%) Security Cleared
23 125 (10.77%) DNS
23 125 (10.77%) Symantec
24 120 (10.34%) Firewall
25 119 (10.25%) iPhone
26 110 (9.47%) LAN
27 107 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
27 107 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 394 (33.94%) MS Exchange
2 322 (27.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 203 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 102 (8.79%) IBM Notes
4 102 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 101 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 87 (7.49%) SharePoint
7 77 (6.63%) Lync
8 56 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
10 23 (1.98%) IIS
11 19 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (1.64%) WorkSite
12 18 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (0.69%) Live Communications Server
15 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2000
17 4 (0.34%) CMS
18 3 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 502 (43.24%) MS Office
2 259 (22.31%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.34%) MS Project
6 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.26%) InDesign
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.60%) assyst
3 6 (0.52%) Eikon
4 3 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.17%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.086%) Maximo
6 1 (0.086%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.086%) Khalix
6 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.086%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.31%) Office 365
2 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.52%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 137 (11.80%) VPN
2 125 (10.77%) DNS
3 120 (10.34%) Firewall
4 110 (9.47%) LAN
5 104 (8.96%) WAN
6 100 (8.61%) DHCP
7 90 (7.75%) SAN
8 81 (6.98%) TCP/IP
9 69 (5.94%) Internet
10 58 (5.00%) VoIP
11 52 (4.48%) Wireless
12 39 (3.36%) NAS
13 33 (2.84%) Cisco IOS
14 29 (2.50%) MPLS
15 28 (2.41%) DSL
15 28 (2.41%) 3G
16 25 (2.15%) BIG-IP
17 24 (2.07%) IP Telephony
18 22 (1.89%) VLAN
18 22 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 7
5 3 (0.26%) DataStage
5 3 (0.26%) MS Access
5 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.17%) DB2
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.086%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.086%) MySQL
7 1 (0.086%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.086%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Subversion
2 7 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.34%) MSI
4 4 (0.34%) Xcode
5 3 (0.26%) Calabash
6 2 (0.17%) Robotium
6 2 (0.17%) NUnit
6 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.086%) Selenium
7 1 (0.086%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.086%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.086%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.086%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.086%) Ant
7 1 (0.086%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.086%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.086%) Gradle
General
1 232 (19.98%) Finance
2 90 (7.75%) Banking
3 75 (6.46%) Law
4 54 (4.65%) Legal
5 43 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.58%) Retail
7 29 (2.50%) Back Office
8 24 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.55%) Front Office
11 14 (1.21%) Advertising
12 12 (1.03%) Games
13 9 (0.78%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.78%) Marketing
14 7 (0.60%) French Language
14 7 (0.60%) Publishing
15 6 (0.52%) German Language
15 6 (0.52%) Dutch Language
16 5 (0.43%) Local Government
17 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 384 (33.07%) Analyst
2 206 (17.74%) Support Engineer
3 177 (15.25%) Desktop Support
4 166 (14.30%) Service Analyst
5 165 (14.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 161 (13.87%) Support Analyst
7 159 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 88 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
9 75 (6.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 66 (5.68%) IT Support
11 59 (5.08%) Help Desk Analyst
12 58 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
13 56 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 55 (4.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 52 (4.48%) Developer
16 48 (4.13%) 1st Line Support
17 47 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
18 46 (3.96%) Consultant
19 41 (3.53%) Administrator
19 41 (3.53%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.81%) Web Services
2 17 (1.46%) HTML
3 15 (1.29%) .NET
4 14 (1.21%) XML
4 14 (1.21%) HTML5
5 13 (1.12%) CSS
5 13 (1.12%) JSON
6 11 (0.95%) Middleware
7 10 (0.86%) Ajax
8 9 (0.78%) jQuery
9 8 (0.69%) CSS3
9 8 (0.69%) Android SDK
10 6 (0.52%) iOS SDK
10 6 (0.52%) RESTful
10 6 (0.52%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.43%) SOAP
11 5 (0.43%) J2ME
12 4 (0.34%) JDBC
12 4 (0.34%) JSF
12 4 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 119 (10.25%) iPhone
2 85 (7.32%) iPad
3 77 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.70%) Handset
6 42 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 42 (3.62%) Fat Client
7 39 (3.36%) PDA
8 35 (3.01%) Clustering
9 33 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
10 29 (2.50%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.72%) Hedge funds
12 18 (1.55%) Smartphone
13 14 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.12%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
16 11 (0.95%) User Experience
17 10 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
18 9 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 942 (81.14%) Windows
2 519 (44.70%) Windows 7
3 303 (26.10%) Windows XP
4 216 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 187 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 171 (14.73%) Android
7 142 (12.23%) Apple iOS
8 70 (6.03%) Windows Vista
9 64 (5.51%) Windows 8
10 55 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (4.05%) Mac OS X
12 34 (2.93%) Windows Phone
13 29 (2.50%) Linux
14 28 (2.41%) Mac OS
15 27 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
16 20 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (1.29%) Windows 2000
18 13 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 12 (1.03%) UNIX
20 6 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (20.93%) ITIL
2 106 (9.13%) Incident Management
3 90 (7.75%) Migration
4 73 (6.29%) Service Management
5 60 (5.17%) Document Management
6 50 (4.31%) Problem Management
7 42 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (3.27%) Asset Management
9 37 (3.19%) Change Management
10 35 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (2.93%) Service Delivery
11 34 (2.93%) Software Deployment
12 31 (2.67%) Project Management
13 30 (2.58%) ITSM
14 28 (2.41%) Mobile Device Management
15 26 (2.24%) Performance Management
16 25 (2.15%) Android Development
17 23 (1.98%) E-Commerce
17 23 (1.98%) Business Continuity
18 21 (1.81%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (5.00%) SQL
2 52 (4.48%) Java
3 49 (4.22%) PowerShell
4 31 (2.67%) C
5 16 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.29%) Objective-C
7 10 (0.86%) C#
7 10 (0.86%) C++
8 7 (0.60%) VBScript
9 6 (0.52%) Perl
9 6 (0.52%) Python
10 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.34%) VB
11 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.26%) VBA
12 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.086%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.086%) VC++
Qualifications
1 125 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 107 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (8.87%) SC Cleared
4 66 (5.68%) MCSE
5 65 (5.60%) MCP
6 37 (3.19%) Degree
7 28 (2.41%) A+ Certification
8 27 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (2.07%) MOS
9 24 (2.07%) MCSA
10 21 (1.81%) MCITP
11 19 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.55%) MCDST
12 18 (1.55%) CCNA
13 16 (1.38%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.43%) ISEB
16 5 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (12.32%) SLA
2 8 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.60%) QA
4 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.086%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.086%) COBIT
6 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 649 (55.90%) Active Directory
2 107 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (5.77%) XenApp
4 46 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 35 (3.01%) vSphere
6 33 (2.84%) Xen
7 30 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 30 (2.58%) XenDesktop
8 28 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 25 (2.15%) NLBS
10 21 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 21 (1.81%) VMware ESX
11 19 (1.64%) XenServer
12 14 (1.21%) Terminal Server
13 13 (1.12%) ISA Server
14 12 (1.03%) VMware Server
14 12 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.78%) UAG
15 9 (0.78%) MetaFrame
16 8 (0.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 129 (11.11%) SCCM
2 39 (3.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 38 (3.27%) WSUS
4 35 (3.01%) Backup Exec
5 34 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 23 (1.98%) SCOM
7 16 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (1.29%) NetBackup
9 14 (1.21%) ARCserve
9 14 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (0.78%) DameWare
11 8 (0.69%) MIMEsweeper
11 8 (0.69%) Nagios
12 6 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.52%) Puppet
12 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (0.52%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.52%) Opsview
13 4 (0.34%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 579 (49.87%) Microsoft
2 372 (32.04%) Citrix
3 191 (16.45%) VMware
4 135 (11.63%) Cisco
5 125 (10.77%) Symantec
6 101 (8.70%) Lotus
7 91 (7.84%) HP
8 75 (6.46%) Apple
9 68 (5.86%) Remedy
10 60 (5.17%) Dell
11 49 (4.22%) CheckPoint
12 42 (3.62%) Bloomberg
13 40 (3.45%) Reuters
14 38 (3.27%) McAfee
15 37 (3.19%) AppSense
16 35 (3.01%) CA
17 33 (2.84%) Altiris
18 31 (2.67%) MobileIron
19 29 (2.50%) Avaya
20 23 (1.98%) Lumension
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Bristol Area
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Bristol Area
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