The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 364 291 227
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -64
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 304 420 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.75% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 2.35% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 228 245
Median daily rate £235 £275 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £120 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £499 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £232 £200
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 90 108
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +0.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.05 £23.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.95
% change year-on-year
- +3.48%

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
17651 17872 17553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.90% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11426 11092 10792
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 688 713
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.89 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -73 281 £241 -18.90% 55
London -75 132 £268 -10.83% 29
East of England +18 39 £325 +8.33% 4
South East +6 37 £175 -41.66% 9
Essex +18 34 £375 -9.09% 3
Colchester -10 31 £400 -3.03% 2
Yorkshire +5 22 £530 +92.72% 1
City of London -22 21 £296 +7.72% 11
South West +16 20 £300 +62.16% 3
West Yorkshire +2 17 £550 +307.40% 1
Leeds -4 15 £550 +307.40%
Berkshire 0 11 £150 -65.71%
East Midlands +4 10 £163 -46.72% 4
Surrey -1 10 £175 +2.94% 3
Scotland -16 10 £295 +156.52%
Bristol +14 8 £338 +233.33% 1
North West -18 8 - - 2
Lincolnshire +7 7 - - 4
Spalding +2 7 - -
West Midlands -26 7 £160 -3.03% 2
Manchester -5 6 - - 2
North East -55 6 £280 +6.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -59 6 £280 +6.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -65 6 £280 +6.66% 1
East Sussex +13 5 - -
South Yorkshire -1 5 £319 +15.90%
Hampshire -5 5 £313 -27.11% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 4 £174 -
Milton Keynes +14 4 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +13 4 - - 3

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 443 (77.99%) Windows
2 368 (64.79%) Active Directory
3 271 (47.71%) Windows 7
4 266 (46.83%) MS Office
5 244 (42.96%) Microsoft
6 214 (37.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 190 (33.45%) Citrix
8 185 (32.57%) Finance
9 182 (32.04%) ITIL
10 171 (30.11%) MS Exchange
11 147 (25.88%) MS Excel
12 116 (20.42%) Windows XP
13 113 (19.89%) Law
14 105 (18.49%) Android
15 98 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2010
16 90 (15.85%) Windows Server
17 89 (15.67%) Incident Management
18 88 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 86 (15.14%) Apple iOS
20 85 (14.96%) Document Management
21 83 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
22 75 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
23 74 (13.03%) Legal
24 73 (12.85%) Skype for Business
25 62 (10.92%) iPhone
26 58 (10.21%) VMware
26 58 (10.21%) TCP/IP
27 56 (9.86%) MCP
27 56 (9.86%) SCCM
28 54 (9.51%) LAN

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 214 (37.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 171 (30.11%) MS Exchange
3 98 (17.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (12.85%) Skype for Business
5 49 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 44 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (7.57%) SharePoint
8 41 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (6.87%) IBM Notes
10 14 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (2.29%) IBM Domino
12 11 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.76%) Confluence
14 7 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.70%) Live Communications Server
15 4 (0.70%) NServiceBus
16 3 (0.53%) CMS
16 3 (0.53%) IIS
17 2 (0.35%) Apache
18 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 266 (46.83%) MS Office
2 147 (25.88%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Faxination
2 7 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.88%) Eikon
4 4 (0.70%) assyst
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.92%) Office 365
2 23 (4.05%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.53%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.35%) Yammer
6 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (10.21%) TCP/IP
2 54 (9.51%) LAN
3 53 (9.33%) WAN
4 49 (8.63%) DNS
5 46 (8.10%) VPN
6 44 (7.75%) Internet
7 36 (6.34%) SAN
8 32 (5.63%) Wireless
9 28 (4.93%) DHCP
10 26 (4.58%) Firewall
10 26 (4.58%) Skype
11 18 (3.17%) VoIP
12 12 (2.11%) Extranet
13 10 (1.76%) SMTP
14 9 (1.58%) AMQP
14 9 (1.58%) NAS
15 8 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (1.41%) Intranet
15 8 (1.41%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.70%) RavenDB
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.58%) JIRA
2 6 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.70%) Artifactory
3 4 (0.70%) NuGet
3 4 (0.70%) Subversion
3 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.35%) eggPlant
4 2 (0.35%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.35%) NUnit
4 2 (0.35%) Selenium
4 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.35%) Xcode
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 185 (32.57%) Finance
2 113 (19.89%) Law
3 74 (13.03%) Legal
4 49 (8.63%) Banking
5 19 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.64%) Billing
7 11 (1.94%) Retail
8 8 (1.41%) Back Office
8 8 (1.41%) German Language
9 7 (1.23%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.88%) French Language
10 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.70%) International Banking
11 4 (0.70%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.70%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.70%) Military
12 3 (0.53%) Local Government
12 3 (0.53%) Marketing
12 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (47.89%) Analyst
2 171 (30.11%) Service Analyst
3 161 (28.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 107 (18.84%) Support Analyst
5 87 (15.32%) Desktop Support
6 70 (12.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 68 (11.97%) IT Analyst
8 66 (11.62%) Support Engineer
9 56 (9.86%) Help Desk Analyst
10 49 (8.63%) IT Support
11 42 (7.39%) Desktop Analyst
12 40 (7.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 36 (6.34%) Service Desk Support
14 35 (6.16%) IT Support Analyst
15 34 (5.99%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 32 (5.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
17 31 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 29 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
18 29 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
19 27 (4.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.52%) Web Services
2 18 (3.17%) CSS
3 17 (2.99%) HTML
4 15 (2.64%) .NET
5 14 (2.46%) jQuery
6 12 (2.11%) Ajax
6 12 (2.11%) JSON
7 11 (1.94%) CSS3
8 10 (1.76%) Backbone.js
8 10 (1.76%) HTML5
9 9 (1.58%) Dojo
9 9 (1.58%) Ember.js
9 9 (1.58%) Java EE
10 7 (1.23%) WebSockets
11 6 (1.06%) NHibernate
11 6 (1.06%) WCF
12 5 (0.88%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.88%) REST
13 4 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.92%) iPhone
2 51 (8.98%) iPad
3 39 (6.87%) Smartphone
4 36 (6.34%) Data Centre
5 32 (5.63%) Clustering
6 19 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (2.82%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.64%) BYOD
9 15 (2.64%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.64%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.11%) AS400
11 9 (1.58%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.58%) Virtual Team
12 8 (1.41%) CLARiiON
12 8 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.23%) Handset
14 6 (1.06%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 443 (77.99%) Windows
2 271 (47.71%) Windows 7
3 116 (20.42%) Windows XP
4 105 (18.49%) Android
5 90 (15.85%) Windows Server
6 86 (15.14%) Apple iOS
7 83 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (7.39%) Windows 8
11 39 (6.87%) Linux
12 38 (6.69%) Windows 10
13 22 (3.87%) Windows Phone
14 16 (2.82%) Mac OS X
14 16 (2.82%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (1.94%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.94%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (1.58%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (32.04%) ITIL
2 89 (15.67%) Incident Management
3 85 (14.96%) Document Management
4 51 (8.98%) Problem Management
5 39 (6.87%) Service Management
6 32 (5.63%) ITIL V3
7 31 (5.46%) Migration
8 29 (5.11%) ITSM
9 26 (4.58%) Service Delivery
10 25 (4.40%) Mentoring
11 24 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (3.35%) Project Management
13 18 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (3.17%) Scrum
14 15 (2.64%) CRM
14 15 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
14 15 (2.64%) MVC
15 13 (2.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (2.29%) Information Security
15 13 (2.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (8.63%) PowerShell
2 24 (4.23%) C
3 23 (4.05%) JavaScript
3 23 (4.05%) SQL
4 16 (2.82%) C#
5 14 (2.46%) Java
6 8 (1.41%) Ruby
7 7 (1.23%) VBScript
8 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.70%) Perl
10 3 (0.53%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.35%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.35%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.35%) C++
11 2 (0.35%) Python
11 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 88 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (9.86%) MCP
3 49 (8.63%) MCSE
4 47 (8.27%) Security Cleared
5 39 (6.87%) MCDST
6 29 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (4.93%) SC Cleared
8 25 (4.40%) Degree
9 17 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 14 (2.46%) MCSA
11 13 (2.29%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.11%) MOS
13 9 (1.58%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.23%) CCNP
16 6 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (1.06%) JNCIS
17 4 (0.70%) ACHDS
17 4 (0.70%) ACTC
17 4 (0.70%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.63%) SLA
2 9 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 368 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.58%) XenApp
4 16 (2.82%) vSphere
5 13 (2.29%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.76%) Hyper-V
7 8 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.06%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.88%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.88%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.88%) Xen
11 4 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.70%) Postfix
12 3 (0.53%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 56 (9.86%) SCCM
2 27 (4.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 20 (3.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Clustering
4 19 (3.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (2.46%) AirWatch
5 14 (2.46%) Backup Exec
6 13 (2.29%) SCOM
7 12 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (1.76%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.58%) WSUS
10 6 (1.06%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.35%) DameWare
12 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.35%) MIMEsweeper
12 2 (0.35%) MOM
12 2 (0.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 244 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 190 (33.45%) Citrix
3 58 (10.21%) VMware
4 53 (9.33%) Symantec
5 50 (8.80%) HP
6 47 (8.27%) Cisco
7 39 (6.87%) Lotus
8 37 (6.51%) Apple
9 30 (5.28%) Remedy
10 26 (4.58%) Bloomberg
11 24 (4.23%) Reuters
12 22 (3.87%) MobileIron
13 21 (3.70%) IBM
14 20 (3.52%) IronPort
15 16 (2.82%) Avaya
15 16 (2.82%) Dell
15 16 (2.82%) iManage
16 15 (2.64%) LANDesk
16 15 (2.64%) Proofpoint
17 14 (2.46%) Red Hat
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