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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 282 188 174
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -14
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 385 608 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 1.15% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 3.65% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 274 285
Average daily rate
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£260 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £185 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.16% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 116 109
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £24.65 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +1.51%

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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -107 363 £275 +22.22% 98
London -47 211 £275 -1.78% 64
City of London +13 70 £275 +4.76% 21
South East -85 36 £304 +64.18% 11
East of England -5 29 £285 +103.57% 5
Yorkshire -11 22 £275 +161.90% 4
West Midlands -20 17 £115 -54.00% 2
North West -35 16 £245 +55.55% 3
Scotland +8 15 £115 +1.09% 3
West Yorkshire -7 13 £130 +23.80% 4
North East - 13 £181 -
Tyne and Wear - 13 £181 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £181 -
Hampshire -13 12 £375 +7.14% 3
Leeds -7 11 £130 +23.80% 4
East Midlands -9 10 £305 +80.74% 3
Colchester +10 9 £413 +23.13%
Cambridgeshire +4 9 - - 1
Edinburgh +2 9 £115 +1.09%
Hertfordshire -11 9 £280 +75.00%
Essex -15 9 £413 +194.64% 1
South West +3 8 £145 -42.00% 6
Cheshire -3 8 - - 1
Hook 0 7 £354 +114.39%
Glasgow +3 6 £375 - 3
South Yorkshire -8 6 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -10 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire -25 6 £238 -8.65% 1
Cambridge +2 5 - - 1
Sheffield 0 5 £275 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 587 (73.65%) Windows
2 413 (51.82%) Active Directory
3 350 (43.91%) Windows 7
4 315 (39.52%) Microsoft
5 308 (38.64%) MS Office
6 229 (28.73%) Citrix
7 224 (28.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 196 (24.59%) MS Exchange
9 176 (22.08%) Windows XP
10 172 (21.58%) Finance
11 163 (20.45%) ITIL
12 151 (18.95%) MS Excel
13 148 (18.57%) iPhone
14 137 (17.19%) Android
15 118 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 111 (13.93%) Apple iOS
17 99 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
18 94 (11.79%) iPad
19 93 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
20 88 (11.04%) VMware
21 87 (10.92%) SCCM
22 86 (10.79%) Cisco
23 82 (10.29%) Banking
24 78 (9.79%) LAN
25 77 (9.66%) WAN
26 76 (9.54%) Apple
27 70 (8.78%) DNS
28 68 (8.53%) VPN
29 65 (8.16%) TCP/IP
30 64 (8.03%) SLA

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 224 (28.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 196 (24.59%) MS Exchange
3 93 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (7.15%) Lync
5 40 (5.02%) SharePoint
6 38 (4.77%) IBM Notes
6 38 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.26%) WorkSite
10 17 (2.13%) IIS
10 17 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
11 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (0.75%) CMS
13 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.38%) Apache
15 2 (0.25%) Confluence
15 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 308 (38.64%) MS Office
2 151 (18.95%) MS Excel
3 19 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.13%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.13%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.13%) assyst
2 7 (0.88%) Eikon
3 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.63%) Office 365
2 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.63%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.79%) LAN
2 77 (9.66%) WAN
3 70 (8.78%) DNS
4 68 (8.53%) VPN
5 65 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 59 (7.40%) Firewall
7 58 (7.28%) DHCP
8 29 (3.64%) Wireless
9 28 (3.51%) Internet
9 28 (3.51%) SAN
10 26 (3.26%) VoIP
11 18 (2.26%) MPLS
12 15 (1.88%) IP Telephony
13 14 (1.76%) DSL
13 14 (1.76%) Broadband
13 14 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (1.51%) BIG-IP
15 11 (1.38%) VLAN
16 10 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (1.25%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.25%) Big Data
6 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.13%) SQLite
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Xcode
2 6 (0.75%) Cucumber
2 6 (0.75%) Selenium
3 2 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (0.25%) JIRA
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) JUnit
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 172 (21.58%) Finance
2 82 (10.29%) Banking
3 57 (7.15%) Law
4 56 (7.03%) Legal
5 25 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.38%) Back Office
7 18 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.63%) Retail
9 12 (1.51%) Spanish Language
10 11 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.63%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) German Language
13 3 (0.38%) Front Office
13 3 (0.38%) Publishing
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Russian Language
14 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 265 (33.25%) Analyst
2 141 (17.69%) Desktop Support
3 119 (14.93%) Support Engineer
4 117 (14.68%) Service Analyst
4 117 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 114 (14.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 91 (11.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 79 (9.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 60 (7.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 42 (5.27%) Help Desk Analyst
10 40 (5.02%) Desktop Analyst
11 38 (4.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 37 (4.64%) Developer
13 34 (4.27%) IT Support
14 31 (3.89%) 1st Line Support
15 25 (3.14%) Help Desk Support
16 24 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 24 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (3.01%) Messaging Engineer
16 24 (3.01%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.02%) HTML
2 27 (3.39%) HTML5
3 21 (2.63%) CSS
4 19 (2.38%) CSS3
5 14 (1.76%) PhoneGap
6 13 (1.63%) jQuery
7 11 (1.38%) JSON
8 9 (1.13%) MEAP
9 8 (1.00%) Backbone.js
9 8 (1.00%) Android SDK
9 8 (1.00%) .NET
10 7 (0.88%) Ajax
10 7 (0.88%) Qt
10 7 (0.88%) iOS SDK
11 6 (0.75%) Ember.js
11 6 (0.75%) XML
11 6 (0.75%) Application Packaging
11 6 (0.75%) Dojo
12 5 (0.63%) SVG
12 5 (0.63%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 148 (18.57%) iPhone
2 94 (11.79%) iPad
3 46 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 43 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (4.64%) User Experience
6 30 (3.76%) Clustering
7 25 (3.14%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.89%) PDA
9 20 (2.51%) Handset
9 20 (2.51%) Smartphone
10 19 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 17 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (2.13%) BYOD
12 15 (1.88%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.88%) Thin Client
13 12 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.00%) CMDB
16 7 (0.88%) PKI
16 7 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 587 (73.65%) Windows
2 350 (43.91%) Windows 7
3 176 (22.08%) Windows XP
4 137 (17.19%) Android
5 118 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (13.93%) Apple iOS
7 99 (12.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (6.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (5.77%) Windows 8
10 33 (4.14%) Mac OS X
11 25 (3.14%) Linux
12 24 (3.01%) Windows Phone
13 23 (2.89%) Windows Mobile
14 19 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (2.01%) UNIX
16 14 (1.76%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.00%) BlackBerry OS
18 7 (0.88%) Windows Phone 7
19 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
20 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (20.45%) ITIL
2 56 (7.03%) Incident Management
3 43 (5.40%) Migration
4 41 (5.14%) Service Management
5 33 (4.14%) Problem Management
6 27 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (3.01%) Project Management
9 23 (2.89%) Document Management
10 21 (2.63%) ITSM
10 21 (2.63%) Service Delivery
11 19 (2.38%) Business Continuity
12 17 (2.13%) Mobile Development
13 15 (1.88%) Asset Management
13 15 (1.88%) Performance Management
13 15 (1.88%) Change Management
13 15 (1.88%) iOS Development
14 13 (1.63%) BCP
14 13 (1.63%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (1.63%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.02%) JavaScript
2 25 (3.14%) SQL
3 16 (2.01%) PowerShell
4 13 (1.63%) C++
5 12 (1.51%) Java
6 9 (1.13%) Objective-C
7 8 (1.00%) VBA
8 4 (0.50%) PHP
9 3 (0.38%) C
10 2 (0.25%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.25%) VBScript
11 1 (0.13%) PHP5
11 1 (0.13%) XPath
11 1 (0.13%) C#
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (7.15%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 43 (5.40%) MCSE
5 41 (5.14%) Degree
6 34 (4.27%) MCP
7 20 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (2.01%) CCNA
9 14 (1.76%) MCSA
10 13 (1.63%) MOS
11 10 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.13%) MCDST
13 7 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.75%) CCNP
14 6 (0.75%) MCTS
15 5 (0.63%) MCITP
15 5 (0.63%) DV Cleared
16 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
16 4 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.03%) SLA
2 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.25%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 413 (51.82%) Active Directory
2 50 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.02%) XenApp
4 30 (3.76%) Hyper-V
5 22 (2.76%) VMware ESX
5 22 (2.76%) vSphere
6 19 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.51%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.51%) NLBS
8 11 (1.38%) Xen
9 8 (1.00%) Terminal Server
9 8 (1.00%) ISA Server
9 8 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (0.63%) XenServer
10 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 87 (10.92%) SCCM
2 24 (3.01%) AirWatch
3 23 (2.89%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (2.38%) WSUS
6 17 (2.13%) SCOM
7 12 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (1.00%) ARCserve
10 7 (0.88%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.50%) DameWare
12 3 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.38%) SCSM
13 2 (0.25%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.25%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.25%) SAP Afaria
13 2 (0.25%) vMotion
13 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 315 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 229 (28.73%) Citrix
3 88 (11.04%) VMware
4 86 (10.79%) Cisco
5 76 (9.54%) Apple
6 60 (7.53%) Symantec
7 48 (6.02%) HP
8 41 (5.14%) Lotus
9 34 (4.27%) McAfee
10 30 (3.76%) Bloomberg
10 30 (3.76%) Altiris
11 26 (3.26%) MobileIron
11 26 (3.26%) Reuters
12 25 (3.14%) Remedy
13 24 (3.01%) Dell
14 21 (2.63%) CheckPoint
15 17 (2.13%) IBM
16 14 (1.76%) Google
17 13 (1.63%) LANDesk
17 13 (1.63%) AppSense
Derby, Derbyshire
Project Recruit
Rate: From £17.02 to £19.08 per hour
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £275.00 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.60 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £543.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago