Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 23 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 98 59
Rank change year-on-year +7 -39 +9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.26% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.92% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Birmingham median daily rate - £215 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.81% +146.15%
West Midlands median daily rate £113 £240 £315
% change year-on-year -53.13% -23.81% +110.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.04% -20.00% +20.00%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 459 437 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.78% 28.73% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 290 218
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Birmingham

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Birmingham

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Workstation
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) McAfee
2 4 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (80.00%) Meraki
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) SafeCom
2 4 (80.00%) Wyse
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (80.00%) SafeCom
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) Meraki
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Wyse