The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

RIM Blackberry
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 108 110
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 1.60% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £150 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -65.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £213 £232
% change year-on-year +1.17% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% -  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 511 689 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.22% 29.63% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 376 350
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.90 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Berkshire

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Berkshire

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Berkshire

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Reading +12 2 - -
Bracknell +5 1 - -
Blackberry
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Veeam
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Quickr
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (25.00%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Support
2 2 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) BlackBerry Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Support
3 1 (25.00%) Domino Support
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Management
1 2 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Veeam
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow