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 3 months to 26 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.38% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £180 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £213 £232
% change year-on-year -3.52% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.22 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.36 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.98% -  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 263 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.68% 32.27% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 189 136
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £31.25 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 26 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) Wyse
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Meraki
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) SafeCom

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 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Meraki
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Wyse