The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 159 175
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 2 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.063% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 1.27% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 16
Median daily rate £103 £234 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.14% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £173 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £210 £230
% change year-on-year +2.38% -8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £19.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.63% +1.85%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 540 551 967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 16.92% 15.79% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 409 717
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 27
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Blackberry Enterprise Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the City of London

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the City of London

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 City of London region with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) AirWatch
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Apple
6 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) MCSA
6 1 (14.29%) Broadband
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
6 1 (14.29%) SCCM

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Email Management
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Clearswift
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) VMware