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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 413 301 225
Rank change year-on-year
-112 -76
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 222 402 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 2.16% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 184 314
Median daily rate £189 £175 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £115 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £367
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £175 £163
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 84 115
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.65 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £23.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -

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
16378 18591 18264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.64% 33.46% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10569 11683 11567
Median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 797 773
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -107 207 £189 +11.02% 26
London -54 139 £180 +2.85% 16
City of London -29 25 £175 -4.10% 4
South East -16 21 £225 +8.43% 4
North West +11 16 £235 +80.76% 2
Surrey +23 13 £180 +10.76% 1
Cheshire - 13 £361 -
Yorkshire +12 12 £256 -17.33% 3
Scotland +12 11 £135 -35.71% 1
Warrington - 11 £235 -
West Yorkshire +17 10 - - 2
Leeds +14 9 - - 1
South West +12 9 £190 +40.74%
Edinburgh +24 6 £114 +3.40%
West Midlands -43 5 £250 -20.63%
Reading +9 4 £225 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £345 -10.96%
Milton Keynes +6 4 £345 -10.96%
Berkshire -2 4 £225 +28.57% 1
Glasgow -3 4 £275 +41.02% 1
Gloucestershire +8 3 £130 -
Bristol +4 3 - -
Birmingham -30 3 £250 -28.57%
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £160 -
Staines - 3 £185 -
Wiltshire -2 2 £190 +26.66%
Manchester -6 2 £103 -21.15% 2
Woking -12 2 - - 1
East Midlands -25 2 £111 -3.49% 1

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 414 (82.97%) Windows
2 299 (59.92%) Active Directory
3 243 (48.70%) Microsoft
4 221 (44.29%) MS Office
5 211 (42.28%) Windows 7
6 161 (32.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 150 (30.06%) MS Exchange
8 146 (29.26%) Android
9 144 (28.86%) ITIL
10 128 (25.65%) Citrix
11 118 (23.65%) Apple iOS
12 114 (22.85%) Finance
13 106 (21.24%) Windows XP
14 97 (19.44%) Windows Server
15 96 (19.24%) MS Excel
16 81 (16.23%) iPhone
17 79 (15.83%) Apple
18 78 (15.63%) iPad
19 70 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
19 70 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2010
20 67 (13.43%) SCCM
20 67 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
21 61 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
22 60 (12.02%) HP
22 60 (12.02%) DNS
23 59 (11.82%) Security Cleared
24 58 (11.62%) VMware
25 57 (11.42%) Skype for Business
26 55 (11.02%) Office 365
27 54 (10.82%) Legal

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
1 161 (32.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 150 (30.06%) MS Exchange
3 70 (14.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (11.42%) Skype for Business
5 49 (9.82%) IBM Notes
6 36 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (6.41%) SharePoint
9 22 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (3.01%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (2.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.20%) IBM Domino
13 5 (1.00%) Confluence
14 3 (0.60%) CMS
14 3 (0.60%) IIS
15 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.20%) MindAlign
16 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 221 (44.29%) MS Office
2 96 (19.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.81%) Eikon
2 12 (2.40%) Faxination
3 7 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.40%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.02%) Office 365
2 18 (3.61%) Mimecast
3 9 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.80%) G Suite
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
5 4 (0.80%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Trello
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
7 2 (0.40%) iTunes
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.02%) DNS
2 47 (9.42%) DHCP
3 46 (9.22%) TCP/IP
4 45 (9.02%) Internet
5 41 (8.22%) Wireless
6 38 (7.62%) SAN
7 37 (7.41%) LAN
8 29 (5.81%) VoIP
8 29 (5.81%) VPN
9 26 (5.21%) Firewall
10 23 (4.61%) NAS
11 22 (4.41%) WAN
12 19 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (3.81%) Ethernet
12 19 (3.81%) Skype
13 18 (3.61%) VLAN
14 16 (3.21%) IP Telephony
14 16 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (2.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.20%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.20%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) NUnit
1 8 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.00%) JIRA
3 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.60%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.40%) eggPlant
4 2 (0.40%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.40%) Selenium
4 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.40%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.40%) Xcode
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.20%) Appium
5 1 (0.20%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.20%) Calabash
5 1 (0.20%) NuGet
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 114 (22.85%) Finance
2 54 (10.82%) Legal
3 51 (10.22%) Law
4 45 (9.02%) Banking
5 37 (7.41%) Telecoms
6 31 (6.21%) Retail
7 13 (2.61%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.80%) Billing
8 9 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.00%) Back Office
9 5 (1.00%) German Language
10 3 (0.60%) Automotive
10 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.40%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 187 (37.47%) Analyst
2 101 (20.24%) Service Analyst
3 97 (19.44%) Support Engineer
4 95 (19.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 94 (18.84%) Desktop Support
6 77 (15.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 73 (14.63%) Support Analyst
8 47 (9.42%) Desktop Engineer
9 44 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 37 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
11 36 (7.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 32 (6.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 31 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 31 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
13 31 (6.21%) Developer
14 29 (5.81%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 28 (5.61%) Desktop Analyst
15 28 (5.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 27 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 26 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.21%) CSS
1 21 (4.21%) CSS3
2 20 (4.01%) JSON
3 19 (3.81%) Backbone.js
3 19 (3.81%) HTML
3 19 (3.81%) HTML5
3 19 (3.81%) jQuery
4 18 (3.61%) Ajax
4 18 (3.61%) Dojo
4 18 (3.61%) Ember.js
5 16 (3.21%) Web Services
6 12 (2.40%) .NET
7 9 (1.80%) NHibernate
7 9 (1.80%) RESTful
7 9 (1.80%) WCF
8 8 (1.60%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.60%) Entity Framework
8 8 (1.60%) WPF
9 5 (1.00%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (1.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.23%) iPhone
2 78 (15.63%) iPad
3 39 (7.82%) Smartphone
4 35 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 32 (6.41%) Data Centre
6 26 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.21%) Client/Server
8 20 (4.01%) Clustering
9 17 (3.41%) BYOD
9 17 (3.41%) Virtual Team
10 16 (3.21%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.81%) Fat Client
11 14 (2.81%) Thin Client
12 13 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (2.40%) CLARiiON
13 12 (2.40%) Mobile App
14 10 (2.00%) Computer Science
15 8 (1.60%) PDA
16 7 (1.40%) Handset
17 4 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 414 (82.97%) Windows
2 211 (42.28%) Windows 7
3 146 (29.26%) Android
4 118 (23.65%) Apple iOS
5 106 (21.24%) Windows XP
6 97 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 70 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (10.42%) Windows 8
10 44 (8.82%) Windows Phone
11 43 (8.62%) Windows 10
12 40 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (4.81%) Linux
14 18 (3.61%) webOS
14 18 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
14 18 (3.61%) Windows Phone 7
15 17 (3.41%) Mac OS X
16 16 (3.21%) Mac OS
17 9 (1.80%) Unix
17 9 (1.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (28.86%) ITIL
2 45 (9.02%) Incident Management
3 44 (8.82%) Problem Management
4 41 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (6.81%) Service Management
6 31 (6.21%) ITSM
7 29 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 28 (5.61%) Change Management
8 28 (5.61%) Time Management
9 27 (5.41%) MVC
10 25 (5.01%) Migration
11 19 (3.81%) Web Development
12 18 (3.61%) Front End Development
12 18 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (3.61%) Service Delivery
13 16 (3.21%) Identity Management
13 16 (3.21%) ITIL V3
13 16 (3.21%) Mobile Development
13 16 (3.21%) Validation
14 15 (3.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.01%) JavaScript
2 28 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.21%) Java
4 20 (4.01%) SQL
5 13 (2.61%) C#
6 8 (1.60%) C
7 6 (1.20%) Ruby
8 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.80%) VBScript
9 3 (0.60%) C++
9 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.60%) Perl
9 3 (0.60%) Python
10 2 (0.40%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.40%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (11.82%) Security Cleared
3 48 (9.62%) MCSE
4 41 (8.22%) SC Cleared
5 39 (7.82%) MCP
6 28 (5.61%) Degree
7 26 (5.21%) MCDST
8 23 (4.61%) MCSA
9 22 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (3.61%) ACDT
10 18 (3.61%) ACHDS
10 18 (3.61%) ACTC
10 18 (3.61%) MCSM
10 18 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (2.40%) A+ Certification
12 11 (2.20%) MOS
13 9 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.80%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.21%) SLA
2 13 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 299 (59.92%) Active Directory
2 37 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.81%) XenApp
5 23 (4.61%) Virtual Servers
6 16 (3.21%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (1.80%) VMware Server
8 8 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.60%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.40%) vSphere
10 6 (1.20%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.00%) XenServer
12 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.40%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 67 (13.43%) SCCM
2 24 (4.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 23 (4.61%) AirWatch
4 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.80%) SCOM
6 9 (1.80%) ServiceCenter
6 9 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (1.60%) DameWare
8 5 (1.00%) MIMEsweeper
8 5 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.40%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.40%) WSUS
10 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.20%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 243 (48.70%) Microsoft
2 128 (25.65%) Citrix
3 79 (15.83%) Apple
4 60 (12.02%) HP
5 58 (11.62%) VMware
6 49 (9.82%) Lotus
7 48 (9.62%) Cisco
8 37 (7.41%) Symantec
9 36 (7.21%) Bloomberg
9 36 (7.21%) Dell
10 31 (6.21%) Reuters
11 22 (4.41%) MobileIron
11 22 (4.41%) Remedy
12 21 (4.21%) IronPort
13 19 (3.81%) LANDesk
14 18 (3.61%) Proofpoint
15 15 (3.01%) Oracle
16 14 (2.81%) Avaya
16 14 (2.81%) NetApp
16 14 (2.81%) Trend Micro
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80.00 - £110.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 / Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago