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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 358 298 221
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -77
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 321 415 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.73% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 2.24% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 218 233
Median daily rate £250 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £239 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 96 104
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.75 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year
- +2.23%

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
18114 18488 17728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.39% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11702 11634 10717
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 741 710
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -83 296 £275 - 36
London -73 148 £308 +2.50% 16
South East +6 33 £195 -35.00% 7
East of England +13 27 £174 -37.85% 4
City of London -10 25 £325 +41.30% 5
Essex +5 24 £375 -9.09% 4
South West +11 21 £300 +33.33% 2
Colchester -9 21 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 18 £434 +184.42% 5
West Yorkshire +7 15 £444 +98.32% 4
East Midlands -7 15 - -
Leeds +1 14 £444 +98.32% 4
West Midlands -28 13 £240 - 1
Scotland +3 11 £300 -20.00%
North East -32 11 £283 +7.61% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 11 £283 +7.61% 1
Tyne and Wear -47 11 £283 +7.61% 1
North West 0 10 - -
Surrey +4 9 £185 +8.82% 4
Lincolnshire +2 9 - -
Spalding +1 9 - -
Bristol +5 8 £338 +233.33% 2
Hampshire -1 8 £313 -28.57%
Berkshire -4 8 £150 -52.94% 1
Milton Keynes +22 7 £188 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £188 -50.00% 1
Manchester +2 7 - -
Edinburgh +5 5 £290 +107.14%
Basingstoke +4 5 £313 -
Nottinghamshire 0 5 - -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 461 (80.74%) Windows
2 380 (66.55%) Active Directory
3 256 (44.83%) MS Office
4 253 (44.31%) Microsoft
5 252 (44.13%) Windows 7
6 205 (35.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 181 (31.70%) ITIL
8 180 (31.52%) MS Exchange
9 178 (31.17%) Citrix
10 174 (30.47%) Finance
11 144 (25.22%) MS Excel
12 120 (21.02%) Windows XP
13 118 (20.67%) Android
14 104 (18.21%) Law
14 104 (18.21%) Apple iOS
15 100 (17.51%) Windows Server
16 91 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 91 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
17 90 (15.76%) Incident Management
18 86 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 81 (14.19%) Document Management
20 73 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
21 72 (12.61%) Legal
22 68 (11.91%) Skype for Business
23 67 (11.73%) iPhone
24 66 (11.56%) SCCM
25 62 (10.86%) DNS
26 61 (10.68%) VMware
27 57 (9.98%) HP
27 57 (9.98%) Security Cleared

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
1 205 (35.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 180 (31.52%) MS Exchange
3 91 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (11.91%) Skype for Business
5 56 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 45 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 43 (7.53%) SharePoint
8 39 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 34 (5.95%) IBM Notes
10 20 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (2.28%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (1.93%) Confluence
14 7 (1.23%) IBM Domino
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
17 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 256 (44.83%) MS Office
2 144 (25.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.10%) Faxination
2 7 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.05%) assyst
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.53%) Eikon
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.11%) Office 365
2 26 (4.55%) Mimecast
3 7 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.88%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
5 3 (0.53%) Trello
6 2 (0.35%) iTunes
6 2 (0.35%) Yammer
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (10.86%) DNS
2 54 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 48 (8.41%) LAN
4 47 (8.23%) VPN
5 46 (8.06%) SAN
5 46 (8.06%) WAN
6 41 (7.18%) Internet
7 37 (6.48%) DHCP
8 35 (6.13%) Wireless
9 30 (5.25%) Firewall
10 22 (3.85%) Skype
11 20 (3.50%) VoIP
12 17 (2.98%) NAS
13 16 (2.80%) VLAN
14 15 (2.63%) IP Telephony
15 14 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (2.45%) Extranet
16 10 (1.75%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.58%) AMQP
17 9 (1.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.70%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.75%) JIRA
2 8 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.88%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.70%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.70%) eggPlant
4 4 (0.70%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.70%) NuGet
4 4 (0.70%) Selenium
4 4 (0.70%) Subversion
4 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.70%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.70%) Xcode
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.18%) Appium
5 1 (0.18%) Calabash
5 1 (0.18%) MSI
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 174 (30.47%) Finance
2 104 (18.21%) Law
3 72 (12.61%) Legal
4 47 (8.23%) Banking
5 27 (4.73%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.63%) Billing
7 11 (1.93%) Retail
8 7 (1.23%) Back Office
8 7 (1.23%) German Language
8 7 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.88%) French Language
11 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.53%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.53%) Marketing
11 3 (0.53%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 257 (45.01%) Analyst
2 161 (28.20%) Service Analyst
3 155 (27.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 109 (19.09%) Support Analyst
5 94 (16.46%) Desktop Support
6 76 (13.31%) Support Engineer
7 64 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 61 (10.68%) IT Analyst
9 52 (9.11%) Help Desk Analyst
10 50 (8.76%) IT Support
11 45 (7.88%) Desktop Analyst
11 45 (7.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 38 (6.65%) Service Desk Support
13 35 (6.13%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 32 (5.60%) IT Support Analyst
15 29 (5.08%) Developer
16 28 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
16 28 (4.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 28 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
17 27 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.68%) CSS
2 20 (3.50%) Web Services
3 19 (3.33%) HTML
4 16 (2.80%) jQuery
4 16 (2.80%) JSON
5 14 (2.45%) .NET
5 14 (2.45%) Ajax
5 14 (2.45%) CSS3
6 12 (2.10%) Backbone.js
6 12 (2.10%) HTML5
7 11 (1.93%) Dojo
7 11 (1.93%) Ember.js
8 9 (1.58%) Java EE
9 7 (1.23%) WebSockets
10 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.05%) REST
11 5 (0.88%) NHibernate
11 5 (0.88%) SOAP
11 5 (0.88%) WCF
11 5 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.73%) iPhone
2 49 (8.58%) iPad
3 43 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 35 (6.13%) Clustering
4 35 (6.13%) Smartphone
5 19 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.80%) BYOD
6 16 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 16 (2.80%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.10%) CLARiiON
8 12 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.93%) AS400
9 11 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.93%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.58%) PDA
12 8 (1.40%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.40%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 461 (80.74%) Windows
2 252 (44.13%) Windows 7
3 120 (21.02%) Windows XP
4 118 (20.67%) Android
5 104 (18.21%) Apple iOS
6 100 (17.51%) Windows Server
7 91 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 73 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 40 (7.01%) Linux
11 38 (6.65%) Windows 10
12 37 (6.48%) Windows 8
13 27 (4.73%) Windows Phone
14 19 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
15 16 (2.80%) Mac OS X
16 11 (1.93%) webOS
16 11 (1.93%) Windows 2000
16 11 (1.93%) Windows Phone 7
17 10 (1.75%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (31.70%) ITIL
2 90 (15.76%) Incident Management
3 81 (14.19%) Document Management
4 52 (9.11%) Problem Management
5 45 (7.88%) Service Management
6 34 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (5.78%) ITIL V3
8 30 (5.25%) ITSM
9 26 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 24 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 24 (4.20%) Migration
11 23 (4.03%) Scrum
12 20 (3.50%) Mobile Device Management
13 19 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (2.80%) MVC
14 16 (2.80%) Project Management
15 14 (2.45%) Change Management
15 14 (2.45%) TDD
15 14 (2.45%) Time Management
15 14 (2.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (7.36%) PowerShell
2 25 (4.38%) JavaScript
3 24 (4.20%) C
3 24 (4.20%) SQL
4 22 (3.85%) Java
5 17 (2.98%) C#
6 11 (1.93%) Ruby
7 9 (1.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.05%) VBScript
9 5 (0.88%) Objective-C
10 4 (0.70%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.53%) C++
11 3 (0.53%) Perl
12 2 (0.35%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.35%) Python
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (9.98%) Security Cleared
3 53 (9.28%) MCP
4 52 (9.11%) MCSE
5 35 (6.13%) SC Cleared
6 33 (5.78%) MCDST
7 31 (5.43%) Degree
8 25 (4.38%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (2.80%) MCSA
10 15 (2.63%) MOS
11 14 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (2.28%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.93%) A+ Certification
14 10 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (1.23%) ACDT
16 7 (1.23%) ACHDS
16 7 (1.23%) ACTC
16 7 (1.23%) MCSM
16 7 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.58%) SLA
2 12 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 380 (66.55%) Active Directory
2 44 (7.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.20%) XenApp
4 20 (3.50%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.80%) XenDesktop
6 13 (2.28%) VMware Server
7 10 (1.75%) vSphere
8 9 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.88%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.70%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.70%) XenServer
14 3 (0.53%) Postfix
15 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (11.56%) SCCM
2 28 (4.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 22 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (3.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 19 (3.33%) AirWatch
6 16 (2.80%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 13 (2.28%) SCOM
9 11 (1.93%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (1.75%) HP SIM
11 9 (1.58%) ServiceCenter
12 7 (1.23%) WSUS
13 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
14 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.53%) DameWare
16 2 (0.35%) MIMEsweeper
16 2 (0.35%) MOM
16 2 (0.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 253 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 178 (31.17%) Citrix
3 61 (10.68%) VMware
4 57 (9.98%) HP
5 56 (9.81%) Symantec
6 54 (9.46%) Apple
7 50 (8.76%) Cisco
8 34 (5.95%) Lotus
9 28 (4.90%) Remedy
10 27 (4.73%) IronPort
10 27 (4.73%) MobileIron
11 23 (4.03%) Bloomberg
12 21 (3.68%) Dell
12 21 (3.68%) Proofpoint
12 21 (3.68%) Reuters
13 20 (3.50%) Avaya
14 19 (3.33%) LANDesk
15 17 (2.98%) IBM
16 14 (2.45%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.28%) NetApp
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