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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 155 127 120
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 16 61 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 1.30% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 3.31% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 47
Median daily rate £275 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £161 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £342 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £235 £180
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 21
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £22.20 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
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
1397 1845 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.92% 39.18% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1464 1557
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.01 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) ITIL
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (40.54%) MS Office
4 15 (40.54%) Finance
5 13 (35.14%) Android
6 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
7 10 (27.03%) Banking
7 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
8 8 (21.62%) Citrix
8 8 (21.62%) iPhone
9 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
9 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
9 7 (18.92%) Java
10 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) Reuters
11 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
11 5 (13.51%) OOP
11 5 (13.51%) OO
11 5 (13.51%) BDD
11 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
11 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
12 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
12 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (10.81%) iPad
12 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.81%) WebDriver

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 15 (40.54%) 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%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) GSM
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (5.41%) LTE
3 2 (5.41%) SMTP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) VoIP
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) LDAP
4 1 (2.70%) NAS
4 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.70%) SAN
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 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Law
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Desktop Support
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Mobile Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Support
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus Notes Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
1 4 (10.81%) JSON
1 4 (10.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) iPhone
2 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) BYOD
5 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
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%) Smartphone
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 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Android
3 10 (27.03%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
7 4 (10.81%) Unix
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
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%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
5 2 (5.41%) Document Management
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Control
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MOS
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
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%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
4 5 (13.51%) Reuters
5 4 (10.81%) Apple
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) FactSet
7 2 (5.41%) Fidessa
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 2 (5.41%) Samsung
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%) Proofpoint
8 1 (2.70%) RightFax