The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 140 132 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 26 82 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 1.38% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 3.59% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 58 39
Median daily rate £358 £230 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.43% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £152 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.63 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £21.53 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Blackberry
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1378 2287 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.28% 38.58% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 1831 1608
Median daily rate £465 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 41 45
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -0.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the City of London region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the City of London region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) MS Office
5 14 (37.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (37.84%) Finance
5 14 (37.84%) Android
6 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
7 8 (21.62%) Citrix
7 8 (21.62%) Banking
7 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
8 7 (18.92%) iPhone
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (18.92%) Bloomberg
8 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) MCSE
9 6 (16.22%) Reuters
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.51%) BDD
10 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
10 5 (13.51%) Legal
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
10 5 (13.51%) OOP
10 5 (13.51%) OO
10 5 (13.51%) Windows XP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (37.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Domino
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) GSM
3 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.41%) LTE
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 2 (5.41%) SMTP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.81%) eggPlant
2 4 (10.81%) Fiddler
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
2 4 (10.81%) Xcode
3 1 (2.70%) Appium
3 1 (2.70%) Calabash
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
4 4 (10.81%) Law
4 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) French Language
5 1 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (2.70%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Desktop Support
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (10.81%) Tester
7 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Support
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
1 4 (10.81%) JSON
1 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) iPhone
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) BYOD
4 2 (5.41%) iPad
4 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.70%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Android
3 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.81%) Unix
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) BDD
2 5 (13.51%) OO
2 5 (13.51%) OOP
2 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.81%) Agile Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.11%) Document Management
5 2 (5.41%) CRM
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) BCP
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Logistics
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) MCP
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) MCDST
5 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) MOS
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) DameWare
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 7 (18.92%) Bloomberg
4 6 (16.22%) Reuters
5 4 (10.81%) Apple
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) eSpeed
7 2 (5.41%) FactSet
7 2 (5.41%) Fidessa
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Samsung
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Etrali
8 1 (2.70%) iManage
8 1 (2.70%) IronPort
8 1 (2.70%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.70%) Polycom
8 1 (2.70%) Postini
8 1 (2.70%) RightFax