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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
UK
Rank 424 311 240
Rank change year-on-year
-113 -71
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 178 354 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.70% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 2.11% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 176 223
Median daily rate £180 £165 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £114 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £408 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £150 £186
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 70 100
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.03 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.92 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.54%

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
14619 16773 15757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 32.98% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10626 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 704 641
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 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
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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 -106 168 £185 +12.97% 38
London -53 110 £175 +4.47% 20
City of London -35 23 £175 -9.09% 8
South East -6 22 £210 +20.00% 5
Surrey +21 13 £185 +13.84% 2
North West +12 11 £325 +116.66% 3
Cheshire +26 7 £398 - 1
South West +6 7 £190 +46.15%
Yorkshire +3 7 £313 +140.38% 1
Scotland +27 6 £130 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £290 - 1
North East - 6 £290 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 6 £290 - 1
Edinburgh +21 5 £119 -
West Yorkshire +12 5 - - 1
Leeds +4 5 - - 1
Milton Keynes +4 5 £354 -8.11%
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £354 -5.03% 1
Warrington - 5 £325 -
Swindon +4 3 £190 -
Wiltshire +2 3 £175 +16.66%
Staines - 3 £185 -
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Reading +13 2 - -
Manchester +8 2 £170 +30.76% 2
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Bristol -1 2 - -
Guildford -4 2 £210 -40.00%
Woking -11 2 £95 -5.00% 2
East Midlands -15 2 £130 +13.10%

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 345 (80.80%) Windows
2 239 (55.97%) Active Directory
3 228 (53.40%) Microsoft
4 212 (49.65%) MS Office
5 201 (47.07%) Windows 7
6 129 (30.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 127 (29.74%) ITIL
8 120 (28.10%) MS Exchange
9 113 (26.46%) Android
10 110 (25.76%) Citrix
11 100 (23.42%) Windows XP
12 92 (21.55%) Finance
13 87 (20.37%) MS Excel
14 86 (20.14%) Apple iOS
15 76 (17.80%) Windows Server
16 74 (17.33%) iPhone
17 70 (16.39%) iPad
18 60 (14.05%) Cisco
19 59 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 58 (13.58%) VMware
21 57 (13.35%) Apple
22 53 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
23 52 (12.18%) Security Cleared
23 52 (12.18%) SCCM
24 51 (11.94%) Lotus
24 51 (11.94%) IBM Notes
24 51 (11.94%) Legal
25 50 (11.71%) Windows 10
26 49 (11.48%) TCP/IP
26 49 (11.48%) Problem Management

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 (30.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 120 (28.10%) MS Exchange
3 53 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (11.94%) IBM Notes
5 45 (10.54%) Skype for Business
6 33 (7.73%) SharePoint
7 31 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 22 (5.15%) Office Communications Server
10 19 (4.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.70%) CMS
13 3 (0.70%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.70%) IIS
14 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.23%) Apache
15 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.23%) GroupWise
15 1 (0.23%) MindAlign
Applications
1 212 (49.65%) MS Office
2 87 (20.37%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (3.98%) Eikon
2 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.07%) Office 365
2 8 (1.87%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.94%) IaaS
3 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.94%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) G Suite
5 1 (0.23%) iTunes
5 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
5 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.48%) TCP/IP
2 39 (9.13%) Wireless
3 37 (8.67%) DHCP
4 36 (8.43%) DNS
5 35 (8.20%) Internet
6 29 (6.79%) LAN
7 27 (6.32%) VPN
8 26 (6.09%) VoIP
9 19 (4.45%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (3.98%) Firewall
10 17 (3.98%) WAN
11 16 (3.75%) SAN
11 16 (3.75%) Skype
12 15 (3.51%) Ethernet
13 14 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (2.81%) VLAN
15 11 (2.58%) IP Telephony
15 11 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (2.34%) NAS
17 8 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.87%) NUnit
1 8 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (1.87%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.47%) WinDbg
General
1 92 (21.55%) Finance
2 51 (11.94%) Legal
3 43 (10.07%) Banking
4 40 (9.37%) Law
5 31 (7.26%) Retail
6 19 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.98%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.41%) Back Office
8 6 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Billing
10 3 (0.70%) German Language
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 171 (40.05%) Analyst
2 94 (22.01%) Support Engineer
3 91 (21.31%) Service Analyst
4 87 (20.37%) Desktop Support
5 85 (19.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 83 (19.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 69 (16.16%) Support Analyst
8 51 (11.94%) Desktop Engineer
9 47 (11.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 44 (10.30%) Service Desk Support
11 42 (9.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 36 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 33 (7.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 30 (7.03%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 29 (6.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 26 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 25 (5.85%) IT Analyst
17 25 (5.85%) Service Desk Support Analyst
18 24 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
19 23 (5.39%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.04%) Backbone.js
1 13 (3.04%) CSS
1 13 (3.04%) CSS3
1 13 (3.04%) Dojo
1 13 (3.04%) Ember.js
1 13 (3.04%) HTML
1 13 (3.04%) HTML5
1 13 (3.04%) jQuery
2 12 (2.81%) Ajax
2 12 (2.81%) JSON
3 10 (2.34%) Web Services
4 9 (2.11%) .NET
4 9 (2.11%) RESTful
5 8 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.87%) Entity Framework
5 8 (1.87%) NHibernate
5 8 (1.87%) WCF
5 8 (1.87%) WPF
6 5 (1.17%) HTML5 Canvas
6 5 (1.17%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.33%) iPhone
2 70 (16.39%) iPad
3 32 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (7.26%) Management Information System
5 26 (6.09%) Smartphone
6 21 (4.92%) Data Centre
7 20 (4.68%) Client/Server
8 15 (3.51%) BYOD
9 13 (3.04%) Fat Client
9 13 (3.04%) Thin Client
9 13 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (3.04%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.11%) PDA
11 8 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.41%) Handset
13 6 (1.41%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.94%) User Experience
15 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 345 (80.80%) Windows
2 201 (47.07%) Windows 7
3 113 (26.46%) Android
4 100 (23.42%) Windows XP
5 86 (20.14%) Apple iOS
6 76 (17.80%) Windows Server
7 50 (11.71%) Windows 10
8 49 (11.48%) Windows 8
9 47 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (8.20%) Windows Phone
11 28 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (5.39%) Mac OS X
13 18 (4.22%) Mac OS
14 13 (3.04%) webOS
14 13 (3.04%) Windows Phone 7
15 12 (2.81%) Linux
16 8 (1.87%) Windows Phone 8
17 7 (1.64%) Unix
17 7 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (29.74%) ITIL
2 49 (11.48%) Problem Management
3 32 (7.49%) Service Management
4 30 (7.03%) Change Management
4 30 (7.03%) Incident Management
5 27 (6.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 26 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (5.62%) ITSM
8 22 (5.15%) Time Management
9 21 (4.92%) MVC
10 20 (4.68%) Migration
11 19 (4.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 16 (3.75%) Identity Management
12 16 (3.75%) Service Delivery
12 16 (3.75%) Validation
13 15 (3.51%) Mobile Development
14 13 (3.04%) Coaching
14 13 (3.04%) Front End Development
14 13 (3.04%) Web Development
15 11 (2.58%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.39%) PowerShell
2 21 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 17 (3.98%) Java
4 15 (3.51%) SQL
5 9 (2.11%) C#
6 4 (0.94%) VBScript
7 3 (0.70%) C
8 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.47%) Ruby
8 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) Python
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (12.18%) Security Cleared
3 43 (10.07%) SC Cleared
4 39 (9.13%) MCSE
5 32 (7.49%) MCP
6 22 (5.15%) MCDST
7 21 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (4.45%) MCSA
9 17 (3.98%) Degree
10 15 (3.51%) ACDT
10 15 (3.51%) ACHDS
10 15 (3.51%) ACTC
10 15 (3.51%) MCSM
10 15 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
11 13 (3.04%) MOS
12 8 (1.87%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.43%) SLA
2 7 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 239 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.68%) Virtual Servers
5 19 (4.45%) XenApp
6 16 (3.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (3.04%) vSphere
8 12 (2.81%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.41%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.17%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.94%) XenServer
13 3 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.47%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 52 (12.18%) SCCM
2 16 (3.75%) AirWatch
3 12 (2.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (1.64%) DameWare
5 7 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
5 7 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.41%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.41%) SCOM
6 6 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.47%) SafeCom
8 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.47%) WSUS
9 1 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 228 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 110 (25.76%) Citrix
3 60 (14.05%) Cisco
4 58 (13.58%) VMware
5 57 (13.35%) Apple
6 51 (11.94%) Lotus
7 41 (9.60%) HP
8 34 (7.96%) Bloomberg
8 34 (7.96%) Dell
9 29 (6.79%) Reuters
10 26 (6.09%) LANDesk
11 23 (5.39%) Symantec
12 14 (3.28%) Remedy
13 13 (3.04%) Avaya
14 11 (2.58%) Altiris
14 11 (2.58%) Oracle
14 11 (2.58%) Trend Micro
15 9 (2.11%) ServiceNow
16 8 (1.87%) iManage
17 7 (1.64%) Google
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