The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
England / South East
Rank 217 204 198
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 21 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.83% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 31
Median daily rate £210 £175 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £385 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £150 £188
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 20
Median hourly rate £19.06 £16.14 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.10% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.29 £17.60 £20.00
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2169 2627 2824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.88% 31.66% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1519 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 164 170
Median hourly rate £19.31 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.35% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £58.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +15 12 £193 +18.46% 3
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £354 -5.03% 1
Berkshire +5 2 - -
Hampshire +7 1 £138 -54.54% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £100 -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
4 22 (44.90%) Windows 7
5 19 (38.78%) MS Office
5 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
6 17 (34.69%) ITIL
7 14 (28.57%) Office 365
8 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
8 11 (22.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (22.45%) SCCM
9 10 (20.41%) Apple
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
10 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
10 9 (18.37%) iPhone
10 9 (18.37%) VMware
10 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
10 9 (18.37%) Incident Management
10 9 (18.37%) Skype for Business
10 9 (18.37%) Software Deployment
11 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Android
11 8 (16.33%) Smartphone
12 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.29%) Migration
12 7 (14.29%) Dell
12 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (12.24%) iPad

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (18.37%) Skype for Business
4 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.24%) SharePoint
6 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.20%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (10.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Office
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Skype
2 4 (8.16%) VoIP
2 4 (8.16%) Wireless
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) 3G
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.04%) DNS
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) German Language
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 15 (30.61%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (10.20%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Project Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) iPhone
2 8 (16.33%) Smartphone
3 6 (12.24%) iPad
3 6 (12.24%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.04%) BYOD
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.37%) Windows XP
5 8 (16.33%) Android
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 10
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
8 3 (6.12%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.08%) Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Incident Management
2 9 (18.37%) Software Deployment
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.12%) Presales
7 2 (4.08%) B2C
7 2 (4.08%) Email Filtering
7 2 (4.08%) Email Management
7 2 (4.08%) IT Audit
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.08%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (4.08%) Service Management
7 2 (4.08%) Web Filtering
8 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) MCITP
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (46.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.04%) Unicenter
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Apple
3 9 (18.37%) VMware
4 7 (14.29%) Dell
5 6 (12.24%) HP
6 5 (10.20%) Altiris
7 4 (8.16%) Bloomberg
7 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco
8 3 (6.12%) Citrix
8 3 (6.12%) Remedy
8 3 (6.12%) Reuters
9 2 (4.08%) Samsung
9 2 (4.08%) Symantec
9 2 (4.08%) Virgin Media
10 1 (2.04%) Aruba
10 1 (2.04%) Bomgar
10 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.04%) Spiceworks
10 1 (2.04%) Verint