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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
London / City of London
Rank 131 103 121
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 24 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 1.50% 1.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 3.73% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 31
Median daily rate £175 £195 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £149 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £348 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £150 £188
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 15
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.85% +2.06%

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
1114 1232 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.49% 40.09% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 936 1561
Median daily rate £500 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 26
Median hourly rate £22.13 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.20 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.04 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) MS Office
3 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
4 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.00%) Finance
6 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (27.50%) iPad
8 10 (25.00%) Android
8 10 (25.00%) Citrix
8 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (22.50%) iPhone
9 9 (22.50%) Banking
10 8 (20.00%) Coaching
10 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.00%) Apple
11 7 (17.50%) Law
12 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (15.00%) MOS
13 4 (10.00%) Ajax
13 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.00%) Web Development
13 4 (10.00%) JSON
13 4 (10.00%) Dojo
13 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
13 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (10.00%) jQuery
13 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared

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 9 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) GroupWise
5 1 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (65.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Desktop Support
2 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (17.50%) Service Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 6 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Ajax
1 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) CSS3
1 4 (10.00%) Dojo
1 4 (10.00%) Ember.js
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) HTML5
1 4 (10.00%) jQuery
1 4 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (2.50%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) iPad
2 9 (22.50%) iPhone
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.50%) BYOD
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) PDA
6 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (25.00%) Android
3 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (10.00%) webOS
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Coaching
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (10.00%) MVC
3 4 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.50%) Email Management
5 1 (2.50%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (2.50%) Network Management
5 1 (2.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (2.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) MOS
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) DameWare
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.50%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) Apple
4 3 (7.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (7.50%) Reuters
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Altiris
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec