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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 112 123
Rank change year-on-year +13 +11  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 1.53% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £325 £145 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.13% -37.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.63% +17.85%  

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 543 653 747
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.64% 26.59% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 343 360
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.27 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Berkshire

Blackberry
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

Blackberry
Top Related 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) BlackBerry Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Support
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam