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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 403 307 198
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -109
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 260 392 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.70% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 2.22% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 201 285
Median daily rate £190 £233 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.27% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £225 £185
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 71 122
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.50 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £19.88 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%

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
18125 17694 17778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 31.70% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11788 10715 10842
Median daily rate £425 £418 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 769
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -102 245 £190 -25.49% 37
London -96 100 £168 -35.45% 19
South East -20 46 £238 -22.76% 4
East of England +11 34 £325 +39.78% 7
Essex - 28 £363 - 3
Colchester - 26 £400 - 2
North West -8 20 £110 -51.11%
Manchester +2 16 £110 -51.11%
Yorkshire -7 14 £124 -55.00% 1
South West +9 13 £369 +145.83% 3
Surrey 0 12 £150 -11.76%
East Midlands +6 11 £111 -49.83% 1
Hampshire -14 11 £403 +25.34%
City of London -21 11 £230 -11.53% 5
Scotland -22 11 £226 +96.73%
Berkshire +9 10 £145 -52.26% 2
East Sussex +5 10 £275 +4.76%
West Yorkshire +5 9 - - 1
Leeds -11 8 - -
Edinburgh -15 7 £123 +6.52%
Wiltshire +4 5 £363 +81.25%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 - -
Weybridge -1 5 £175 -
Hook -4 5 £415 +10.66%
South Yorkshire -7 5 £124 -55.00%
West Midlands -21 5 £270 +92.85% 2
Derbyshire +7 4 £110 -63.93%
Swindon - 4 £363 -
Dorset - 4 £600 -
Bournemouth - 4 £600 -

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 480 (81.49%) Windows
2 379 (64.35%) Active Directory
3 320 (54.33%) Windows 7
4 274 (46.52%) MS Office
5 265 (44.99%) Microsoft
6 228 (38.71%) Citrix
7 207 (35.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 202 (34.30%) Finance
9 186 (31.58%) ITIL
10 169 (28.69%) MS Exchange
11 159 (26.99%) Windows XP
12 127 (21.56%) MS Excel
13 107 (18.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 102 (17.32%) Law
14 102 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 95 (16.13%) Apple iOS
16 94 (15.96%) Android
17 86 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
18 79 (13.41%) Windows Server
19 77 (13.07%) TCP/IP
20 76 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
20 76 (12.90%) Incident Management
21 72 (12.22%) Banking
22 69 (11.71%) Document Management
23 68 (11.54%) LAN
23 68 (11.54%) HP
24 67 (11.38%) iPhone
24 67 (11.38%) SCCM
25 66 (11.21%) SLA
26 65 (11.04%) VPN

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
1 207 (35.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 169 (28.69%) MS Exchange
3 102 (17.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (10.70%) IBM Notes
5 60 (10.19%) Skype for Business
6 54 (9.17%) SharePoint
7 47 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 30 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (3.06%) IBM Domino
11 15 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
15 4 (0.68%) IIS
16 2 (0.34%) Apache
16 2 (0.34%) CMS
16 2 (0.34%) Confluence
16 2 (0.34%) JBoss
16 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 274 (46.52%) MS Office
2 127 (21.56%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.53%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.51%) MS Project
6 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Eikon
2 8 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.85%) assyst
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.28%) Office 365
2 21 (3.57%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.51%) OneDrive
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.07%) TCP/IP
2 68 (11.54%) LAN
3 65 (11.04%) VPN
4 62 (10.53%) WAN
5 53 (9.00%) Internet
6 44 (7.47%) Wireless
7 37 (6.28%) DNS
8 30 (5.09%) Firewall
9 24 (4.07%) VoIP
10 23 (3.90%) Skype
11 22 (3.74%) SAN
12 19 (3.23%) DHCP
13 13 (2.21%) WebEx
14 11 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (1.70%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.36%) Extranet
17 5 (0.85%) 3G
17 5 (0.85%) Intranet
17 5 (0.85%) MPLS
17 5 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.17%) DB2
5 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.17%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 7 (1.19%) JIRA
2 5 (0.85%) Appium
2 5 (0.85%) Calabash
2 5 (0.85%) Cucumber
2 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.85%) JBehave
2 5 (0.85%) Zephyr
3 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.51%) NUnit
4 3 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.34%) Selenium
5 2 (0.34%) Xcode
6 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.17%) JUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 202 (34.30%) Finance
2 102 (17.32%) Law
3 72 (12.22%) Banking
4 63 (10.70%) Legal
5 19 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.38%) Retail
6 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.21%) Billing
8 12 (2.04%) Back Office
9 9 (1.53%) Front Office
10 8 (1.36%) German Language
10 8 (1.36%) Local Government
11 7 (1.19%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.19%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.02%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.68%) International Banking
14 3 (0.51%) French Language
14 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.51%) Military
15 2 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 277 (47.03%) Analyst
2 154 (26.15%) Service Analyst
3 142 (24.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 118 (20.03%) Support Analyst
5 108 (18.34%) Desktop Support
6 90 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 81 (13.75%) Support Engineer
8 71 (12.05%) IT Support
9 69 (11.71%) IT Analyst
10 51 (8.66%) Desktop Analyst
11 49 (8.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 47 (7.98%) Help Desk Analyst
13 46 (7.81%) Service Desk Support
14 45 (7.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 43 (7.30%) IT Support Analyst
16 37 (6.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 36 (6.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 36 (6.11%) Desktop Engineer
18 34 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 34 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.04%) .NET
1 12 (2.04%) CSS
2 11 (1.87%) Web Services
3 10 (1.70%) HTML
4 6 (1.02%) jQuery
5 5 (0.85%) Ajax
6 4 (0.68%) JSON
6 4 (0.68%) NHibernate
6 4 (0.68%) RESTful
6 4 (0.68%) WCF
7 3 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.51%) Backbone.js
7 3 (0.51%) Dojo
7 3 (0.51%) Ember.js
7 3 (0.51%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.51%) Java EE
7 3 (0.51%) WPF
8 2 (0.34%) Android SDK
8 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.38%) iPhone
2 58 (9.85%) iPad
3 36 (6.11%) Data Centre
4 26 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
5 23 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.55%) PDA
8 14 (2.38%) AS400
8 14 (2.38%) Clustering
9 12 (2.04%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 12 (2.04%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.87%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.87%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.70%) BYOD
11 10 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.36%) Handset
13 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 480 (81.49%) Windows
2 320 (54.33%) Windows 7
3 159 (26.99%) Windows XP
4 95 (16.13%) Apple iOS
5 94 (15.96%) Android
6 86 (14.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 79 (13.41%) Windows Server
8 76 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (9.17%) Windows 8
10 37 (6.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (6.11%) Windows 10
12 23 (3.90%) Linux
12 23 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (3.23%) Mac OS X
14 18 (3.06%) Windows 2000
15 15 (2.55%) Windows Vista
16 12 (2.04%) Windows Phone
17 8 (1.36%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.02%) Unix
19 5 (0.85%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (31.58%) ITIL
2 76 (12.90%) Incident Management
3 69 (11.71%) Document Management
4 44 (7.47%) Service Management
5 43 (7.30%) Service Delivery
6 35 (5.94%) Problem Management
7 28 (4.75%) Migration
8 26 (4.41%) ITIL V3
8 26 (4.41%) ITSM
9 20 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (3.40%) Mentoring
10 19 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (3.23%) Coaching
11 17 (2.89%) Change Management
11 17 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (2.38%) Time Management
13 13 (2.21%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (2.04%) Change Control
14 12 (2.04%) Project Management
14 12 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 28 (4.75%) Java
3 18 (3.06%) C
4 16 (2.72%) C#
4 16 (2.72%) SQL
4 16 (2.72%) VBScript
5 13 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.85%) Ruby
7 3 (0.51%) C++
7 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.34%) Perl
8 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.34%) VB
8 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.17%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 107 (18.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (9.51%) MCP
3 43 (7.30%) MCSE
4 39 (6.62%) Security Cleared
5 35 (5.94%) MCDST
6 24 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.06%) Degree
9 13 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (1.87%) MOS
11 10 (1.70%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.53%) MCITP
12 9 (1.53%) MCSA
13 8 (1.36%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.19%) CCNP
14 7 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.85%) JNCIS
17 4 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 3 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.21%) SLA
2 7 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) COBIT
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 379 (64.35%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.75%) XenApp
4 21 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.72%) vSphere
6 8 (1.36%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.19%) Xen
8 5 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 5 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.68%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.34%) Firmware
11 2 (0.34%) NFS
11 2 (0.34%) Postfix
11 2 (0.34%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 67 (11.38%) SCCM
2 31 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (3.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 16 (2.72%) Backup Exec
5 13 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (2.04%) HP SIM
7 10 (1.70%) AirWatch
8 9 (1.53%) SCOM
9 6 (1.02%) WSUS
10 5 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.34%) DameWare
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.34%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.17%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Intune
13 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 265 (44.99%) Microsoft
2 228 (38.71%) Citrix
3 68 (11.54%) HP
4 63 (10.70%) Lotus
5 60 (10.19%) VMware
6 56 (9.51%) Symantec
7 48 (8.15%) Cisco
8 39 (6.62%) Apple
9 38 (6.45%) Bloomberg
10 35 (5.94%) Reuters
11 30 (5.09%) Remedy
12 25 (4.24%) Dell
12 25 (4.24%) iManage
13 21 (3.57%) IBM
14 15 (2.55%) Avaya
14 15 (2.55%) MobileIron
15 14 (2.38%) LANDesk
15 14 (2.38%) Oracle
16 13 (2.21%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.21%) Juniper
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London
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