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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
UK
Rank 440 354 264
Rank change year-on-year
-86 -90
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 155 305 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.89% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 154 185
Median daily rate £143 £180 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £114 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £149 £174 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 60 92
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.00 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +2.06%

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
14081 16114 15778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.03% 30.96% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9062 10430 9745
Median daily rate £447 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 580 645
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £53.40 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017.

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
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 23 February 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
England -93 140 £148 -18.05% 31
London -42 84 £143 -26.92% 17
South East +8 20 £138 -38.88% 3
City of London -24 19 £141 -33.52% 2
Scotland +24 8 £120 -65.71%
North West +10 8 £120 -29.41% 5
South West -4 7 £170 +17.38% 3
Surrey +11 6 £125 -16.66%
Jersey - 6 - -
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Edinburgh +19 5 £113 -67.85%
Milton Keynes +7 5 £354 -8.11%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £354 -8.11%
West Midlands -9 5 £400 +33.33% 1
East of England -12 5 £160 -8.04% 2
North East - 5 £290 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £290 -
Manchester +8 4 £170 +30.76% 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £160 +6.66%
Bristol +3 4 £180 +50.35% 2
Guildford +5 3 £210 -40.00%
Glasgow +3 3 £125 -
Yorkshire +3 3 - -
Derby -11 3 £125 +9.64%
Derbyshire -16 3 £125 +9.64%
East Midlands -17 3 £125 +9.64%
Oxfordshire - 3 £100 - 1
Oxford - 3 £100 -
Cheshire +24 2 £120 -71.76% 2

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 306 (79.69%) Windows
2 213 (55.47%) Microsoft
3 211 (54.95%) MS Office
4 209 (54.43%) Active Directory
5 187 (48.70%) Windows 7
6 129 (33.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 117 (30.47%) ITIL
8 103 (26.82%) MS Exchange
9 101 (26.30%) Citrix
10 98 (25.52%) Android
11 84 (21.88%) MS Excel
12 81 (21.09%) Windows XP
13 79 (20.57%) Finance
14 72 (18.75%) iPhone
14 72 (18.75%) Apple iOS
15 62 (16.15%) iPad
16 56 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
16 56 (14.58%) Cisco
17 55 (14.32%) Windows 8
18 54 (14.06%) Apple
19 52 (13.54%) Windows 10
19 52 (13.54%) Windows Server
20 51 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (12.76%) Security Cleared
22 46 (11.98%) Problem Management
22 46 (11.98%) Legal
23 45 (11.72%) Lotus
23 45 (11.72%) IBM Notes
24 44 (11.46%) Banking
25 43 (11.20%) VMware

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
1 129 (33.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 103 (26.82%) MS Exchange
3 56 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (11.72%) IBM Notes
5 39 (10.16%) Skype for Business
6 28 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (7.29%) SharePoint
7 23 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (5.21%) Office Communications Server
9 18 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.78%) CMS
12 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.52%) IIS
14 1 (0.26%) Apache
14 1 (0.26%) Confluence
14 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.26%) MindAlign
Applications
1 211 (54.95%) MS Office
2 84 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.91%) Eikon
2 10 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.42%) Office 365
2 8 (2.08%) Mimecast
3 5 (1.30%) IaaS
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.52%) G Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) iTunes
7 1 (0.26%) Trello
7 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.94%) TCP/IP
2 37 (9.64%) Wireless
3 28 (7.29%) Internet
4 25 (6.51%) VoIP
5 24 (6.25%) LAN
6 22 (5.73%) DHCP
6 22 (5.73%) DNS
6 22 (5.73%) VPN
7 14 (3.65%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (3.65%) Skype
8 12 (3.13%) Ethernet
8 12 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (2.86%) Firewall
9 11 (2.86%) WAN
10 10 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
11 7 (1.82%) Intranet
12 6 (1.56%) SMTP
12 6 (1.56%) SSL
13 5 (1.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (1.82%) NUnit
1 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.52%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 79 (20.57%) Finance
2 46 (11.98%) Legal
3 44 (11.46%) Banking
4 38 (9.90%) Law
5 26 (6.77%) Retail
6 17 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 15 (3.91%) Retail Banking
8 10 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.82%) Back Office
10 4 (1.04%) Billing
10 4 (1.04%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.52%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.52%) Local Government
13 1 (0.26%) French Language
13 1 (0.26%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) German Language
13 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (41.41%) Analyst
2 85 (22.14%) Service Analyst
3 80 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 77 (20.05%) Desktop Support
5 72 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 72 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 68 (17.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 45 (11.72%) Desktop Engineer
8 42 (10.94%) Service Desk Support
9 39 (10.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 39 (10.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 31 (8.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 28 (7.29%) Help Desk Support
11 28 (7.29%) IT Analyst
12 27 (7.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 25 (6.51%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
14 24 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 24 (6.25%) IT Support
14 24 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 22 (5.73%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.39%) Backbone.js
1 13 (3.39%) CSS
1 13 (3.39%) CSS3
1 13 (3.39%) Dojo
1 13 (3.39%) Ember.js
1 13 (3.39%) HTML
1 13 (3.39%) HTML5
1 13 (3.39%) jQuery
2 12 (3.13%) Ajax
2 12 (3.13%) JSON
3 8 (2.08%) .NET
3 8 (2.08%) Web Services
4 7 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 7 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 7 (1.82%) NHibernate
4 7 (1.82%) RESTful
4 7 (1.82%) WCF
4 7 (1.82%) WPF
5 5 (1.30%) HTML5 Canvas
5 5 (1.30%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 72 (18.75%) iPhone
2 62 (16.15%) iPad
3 27 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 18 (4.69%) Smartphone
6 14 (3.65%) Data Centre
6 14 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.86%) BYOD
7 11 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.86%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.30%) Handset
11 4 (1.04%) Clustering
11 4 (1.04%) NHS
11 4 (1.04%) PDA
12 3 (0.78%) CMDB
12 3 (0.78%) User Experience
13 2 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 306 (79.69%) Windows
2 187 (48.70%) Windows 7
3 98 (25.52%) Android
4 81 (21.09%) Windows XP
5 72 (18.75%) Apple iOS
6 55 (14.32%) Windows 8
7 52 (13.54%) Windows 10
7 52 (13.54%) Windows Server
8 37 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (8.07%) Windows Phone
11 25 (6.51%) Mac OS X
12 21 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (4.95%) Mac OS
14 13 (3.39%) webOS
14 13 (3.39%) Windows Phone 7
15 8 (2.08%) Linux
16 7 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
17 6 (1.56%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (30.47%) ITIL
2 46 (11.98%) Problem Management
3 31 (8.07%) Service Management
4 29 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 28 (7.29%) Change Management
6 22 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (5.73%) Mobile Device Management
7 20 (5.21%) ITSM
7 20 (5.21%) MVC
7 20 (5.21%) Time Management
8 18 (4.69%) Migration
9 17 (4.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (3.91%) Service Delivery
11 14 (3.65%) Mobile Development
12 13 (3.39%) Front End Development
12 13 (3.39%) Identity Management
12 13 (3.39%) Information Security
12 13 (3.39%) Validation
12 13 (3.39%) Web Development
13 12 (3.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.47%) PowerShell
2 20 (5.21%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.13%) SQL
4 10 (2.60%) Java
5 8 (2.08%) C#
6 5 (1.30%) VBScript
7 3 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.26%) Perl
8 1 (0.26%) Python
8 1 (0.26%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (12.76%) Security Cleared
3 41 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.55%) MCP
5 28 (7.29%) MCSE
6 24 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (5.47%) MCDST
8 15 (3.91%) MCSA
9 12 (3.13%) ACDT
9 12 (3.13%) ACHDS
9 12 (3.13%) ACTC
9 12 (3.13%) MCSM
9 12 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
10 9 (2.34%) Degree
10 9 (2.34%) MOS
11 4 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.78%) CCNA
12 3 (0.78%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.16%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 209 (54.43%) Active Directory
2 31 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (4.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 17 (4.43%) XenApp
6 15 (3.91%) vSphere
7 9 (2.34%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.82%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.52%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.26%) Docker
13 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (11.20%) SCCM
2 17 (4.43%) AirWatch
3 11 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 9 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.82%) DameWare
6 7 (1.82%) MIMEsweeper
7 6 (1.56%) SCOM
8 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.52%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.52%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.52%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 213 (55.47%) Microsoft
2 101 (26.30%) Citrix
3 56 (14.58%) Cisco
4 54 (14.06%) Apple
5 45 (11.72%) Lotus
6 43 (11.20%) VMware
7 30 (7.81%) HP
8 26 (6.77%) Bloomberg
8 26 (6.77%) Dell
9 23 (5.99%) LANDesk
10 22 (5.73%) Reuters
11 21 (5.47%) Symantec
12 18 (4.69%) Remedy
13 11 (2.86%) ServiceNow
14 9 (2.34%) Altiris
14 9 (2.34%) BMC
14 9 (2.34%) Google
14 9 (2.34%) Trend Micro
15 8 (2.08%) iManage
16 7 (1.82%) Clearswift
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