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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 404 327 209
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -118
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 244 388 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.67% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 2.03% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 192 306
Median daily rate £220 £238 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +11.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £210 £180
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 88 123
Median hourly rate £16.33 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.21 £23.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%

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
17522 19085 18708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11347 11970 11358
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 807 813
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.08 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -72 231 £223 -6.31% 43
London -87 114 £205 -18.00% 17
South East -6 28 £210 +29.23% 6
West Midlands -16 21 £240 -23.80% 1
Yorkshire +13 20 £288 +69.11% 5
City of London -19 15 £209 -7.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +32 13 £270 -28.00% 1
Milton Keynes +19 13 £270 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 13 £219 -29.43% 3
North West +4 13 £140 -9.67% 4
Leeds +14 12 £219 -24.56% 3
East of England +4 11 £174 -24.34% 7
South West +18 10 £255 -27.14% 3
Essex +3 10 - - 1
Worcestershire +4 8 £240 -
Worcester +3 8 £240 -
North Yorkshire +6 7 £288 -
Manchester -7 7 £290 +65.71% 4
Scotland -8 7 £198 -21.00%
North East -15 7 £202 -36.79%
East Midlands -20 7 £124 -47.78%
Colchester +1 6 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £212 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £212 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £160 -
Cheshire +15 5 £140 -
Surrey +11 5 £175 +9.37% 2
Hampshire +9 5 £175 -40.92% 3
Berkshire -4 5 £225 +38.46%
Warrington - 5 £140 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 449 (82.99%) Windows
2 350 (64.70%) Active Directory
3 240 (44.36%) Microsoft
4 235 (43.44%) MS Office
5 223 (41.22%) Windows 7
6 182 (33.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 180 (33.27%) ITIL
8 172 (31.79%) MS Exchange
9 158 (29.21%) Finance
10 155 (28.65%) Citrix
11 135 (24.95%) MS Excel
12 126 (23.29%) Android
13 120 (22.18%) Windows XP
14 119 (22.00%) Apple iOS
15 117 (21.63%) Windows Server
16 84 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 83 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 78 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
19 77 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
20 76 (14.05%) Incident Management
21 74 (13.68%) iPhone
22 70 (12.94%) SCCM
23 67 (12.38%) Apple
24 66 (12.20%) HP
24 66 (12.20%) DNS
25 64 (11.83%) Law
25 64 (11.83%) VMware
25 64 (11.83%) Security Cleared
26 59 (10.91%) Problem Management
26 59 (10.91%) iPad

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
1 182 (33.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 172 (31.79%) MS Exchange
3 78 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (10.35%) Skype for Business
5 52 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 45 (8.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 42 (7.76%) SharePoint
8 40 (7.39%) IBM Notes
9 29 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (2.59%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (2.03%) Confluence
14 5 (0.92%) IBM Domino
15 4 (0.74%) Live Communications Server
15 4 (0.74%) NServiceBus
16 3 (0.55%) IIS
17 2 (0.37%) Apache
17 2 (0.37%) CMS
17 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 235 (43.44%) MS Office
2 135 (24.95%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) MS Project
7 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.22%) Faxination
2 8 (1.48%) Eikon
2 8 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.74%) assyst
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.87%) Office 365
2 16 (2.96%) Mimecast
3 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.92%) G Suite
6 4 (0.74%) Trello
7 2 (0.37%) iTunes
7 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.37%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (12.20%) DNS
2 54 (9.98%) Internet
3 53 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 51 (9.43%) SAN
5 46 (8.50%) DHCP
6 42 (7.76%) Wireless
7 39 (7.21%) LAN
8 36 (6.65%) VPN
9 34 (6.28%) WAN
10 31 (5.73%) Firewall
11 23 (4.25%) NAS
11 23 (4.25%) VoIP
12 22 (4.07%) VLAN
13 19 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (3.33%) Ethernet
14 18 (3.33%) IP Telephony
15 17 (3.14%) Skype
16 11 (2.03%) SMTP
16 11 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.74%) RavenDB
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (1.85%) JIRA
2 8 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.11%) NUnit
3 6 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.92%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.74%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.74%) eggPlant
5 4 (0.74%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.74%) NuGet
5 4 (0.74%) Selenium
5 4 (0.74%) Subversion
5 4 (0.74%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
5 4 (0.74%) Xcode
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.18%) Appium
6 1 (0.18%) Calabash
6 1 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 158 (29.21%) Finance
2 64 (11.83%) Law
3 52 (9.61%) Legal
4 38 (7.02%) Banking
5 26 (4.81%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.88%) Retail
7 19 (3.51%) Billing
8 7 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.11%) Back Office
9 6 (1.11%) German Language
10 4 (0.74%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.55%) Automotive
11 3 (0.55%) French Language
11 3 (0.55%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Cantonese Language
13 1 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 225 (41.59%) Analyst
2 136 (25.14%) Service Analyst
3 132 (24.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 95 (17.56%) Support Analyst
5 94 (17.38%) Desktop Support
6 85 (15.71%) Support Engineer
7 61 (11.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 48 (8.87%) IT Analyst
9 42 (7.76%) Service Desk Support
10 39 (7.21%) Desktop Analyst
10 39 (7.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 37 (6.84%) Help Desk Analyst
12 34 (6.28%) IT Support
13 33 (6.10%) Desktop Engineer
13 33 (6.10%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 32 (5.91%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 32 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
14 32 (5.91%) Developer
15 31 (5.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 29 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.07%) JSON
2 21 (3.88%) Web Services
3 20 (3.70%) Ajax
3 20 (3.70%) CSS
3 20 (3.70%) CSS3
4 18 (3.33%) Backbone.js
4 18 (3.33%) HTML
4 18 (3.33%) HTML5
4 18 (3.33%) jQuery
5 17 (3.14%) Dojo
5 17 (3.14%) Ember.js
6 14 (2.59%) .NET
7 10 (1.85%) NHibernate
7 10 (1.85%) WCF
8 9 (1.66%) Java EE
9 7 (1.29%) RESTful
9 7 (1.29%) WebSockets
10 6 (1.11%) Entity Framework
10 6 (1.11%) REST
10 6 (1.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.68%) iPhone
2 59 (10.91%) iPad
3 47 (8.69%) Data Centre
4 38 (7.02%) Smartphone
5 32 (5.91%) Clustering
6 31 (5.73%) Management Information System
7 28 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (4.07%) Client/Server
9 18 (3.33%) BYOD
9 18 (3.33%) Virtual Team
10 15 (2.77%) Visualisation
11 12 (2.22%) CLARiiON
11 12 (2.22%) Computer Science
11 12 (2.22%) Fat Client
11 12 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.22%) Thin Client
12 11 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.85%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.66%) Handset
14 9 (1.66%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 449 (82.99%) Windows
2 223 (41.22%) Windows 7
3 126 (23.29%) Android
4 120 (22.18%) Windows XP
5 119 (22.00%) Apple iOS
6 117 (21.63%) Windows Server
7 84 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 77 (14.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (8.13%) Windows 8
10 42 (7.76%) Linux
11 40 (7.39%) Windows Phone
12 38 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (6.10%) Windows 10
14 17 (3.14%) Mac OS X
14 17 (3.14%) webOS
14 17 (3.14%) Windows Mobile
14 17 (3.14%) Windows Phone 7
15 15 (2.77%) Windows 2000
16 13 (2.40%) Unix
17 9 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (33.27%) ITIL
2 76 (14.05%) Incident Management
3 59 (10.91%) Problem Management
4 52 (9.61%) Document Management
5 41 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (7.58%) Service Management
6 36 (6.65%) ITSM
7 27 (4.99%) Migration
7 27 (4.99%) MVC
8 26 (4.81%) ITIL V3
9 25 (4.62%) Change Management
9 25 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.25%) Scrum
10 23 (4.25%) Time Management
11 22 (4.07%) Mobile Device Management
12 20 (3.70%) Project Management
12 20 (3.70%) Web Development
13 19 (3.51%) TDD
14 17 (3.14%) Front End Development
14 17 (3.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.91%) JavaScript
2 30 (5.55%) Java
3 28 (5.18%) PowerShell
4 19 (3.51%) SQL
5 15 (2.77%) C#
6 13 (2.40%) C
7 10 (1.85%) Ruby
8 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.74%) Apple Swift
9 4 (0.74%) VBScript
10 3 (0.55%) C++
10 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.55%) Perl
10 3 (0.55%) Python
11 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
11 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (11.83%) Security Cleared
3 56 (10.35%) MCSE
4 47 (8.69%) MCP
5 41 (7.58%) SC Cleared
6 35 (6.47%) Degree
7 34 (6.28%) MCDST
8 24 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (3.70%) MCSA
10 16 (2.96%) A+ Certification
11 15 (2.77%) ACDT
11 15 (2.77%) ACHDS
11 15 (2.77%) ACTC
11 15 (2.77%) MCSM
11 15 (2.77%) Network+ Certification
12 13 (2.40%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (1.66%) MOS
15 7 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.76%) SLA
2 12 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 350 (64.70%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (4.99%) Hyper-V
4 24 (4.44%) XenApp
5 17 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (2.77%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.40%) VMware Server
8 10 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.29%) vSphere
11 6 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.11%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.11%) VMware ESX
12 5 (0.92%) XenServer
13 4 (0.74%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (12.94%) SCCM
2 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 17 (3.14%) AirWatch
3 17 (3.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 14 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (2.40%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.85%) SCOM
7 9 (1.66%) ServiceCenter
7 9 (1.66%) WSUS
8 7 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (1.11%) DameWare
9 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.92%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.74%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.37%) MOM
13 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 240 (44.36%) Microsoft
2 155 (28.65%) Citrix
3 67 (12.38%) Apple
4 66 (12.20%) HP
5 64 (11.83%) VMware
6 45 (8.32%) Cisco
7 40 (7.39%) Lotus
8 37 (6.84%) Symantec
9 32 (5.91%) Dell
10 29 (5.36%) Remedy
11 27 (4.99%) Bloomberg
12 24 (4.44%) LANDesk
13 23 (4.25%) IronPort
13 23 (4.25%) MobileIron
13 23 (4.25%) Reuters
14 19 (3.51%) Proofpoint
15 18 (3.33%) Avaya
16 17 (3.14%) Oracle
17 13 (2.40%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.40%) Trend Micro
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