Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 195 148
Rank change year-on-year -13 -47 -12
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 41 39 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.63% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.56% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 44
City of London median daily rate £250 £175 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -7.28% -22.96%
10th Percentile £140 £104 £142
90th Percentile £475 £328 £343
Central London median daily rate £195 £181 £188
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 20
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £12.86 £13.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £31.00 £22.63 £24.08
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.45 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.82% +2.50% +22.03%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,996 2,496 2,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.39% 40.01% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,369 1,903 2,269
City of London median daily rate £525 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £280
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 45
City of London median hourly rate £27.30 £19.00 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.66% -4.95% +14.23%
10th Percentile £14.91 £13.11 £11.70
90th Percentile £41.63 £55.00 £35.04
Central London median hourly rate £27.09 £18.45 £20.00
% change year-on-year +46.83% -7.73% +15.91%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the City of London

Blackberry
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the City of London

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the City of London

Blackberry
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 in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the City of London

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
3 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
5 15 (36.59%) Citrix
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 13 (31.71%) iPhone
6 13 (31.71%) iPad
7 12 (29.27%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
8 10 (24.39%) Office 365
9 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (21.95%) Banking
10 8 (19.51%) SCCM
10 8 (19.51%) Android
10 8 (19.51%) VMware
10 8 (19.51%) Apple
10 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
11 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
11 7 (17.07%) DHCP
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
11 7 (17.07%) XenApp
11 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
12 6 (14.63%) HP
12 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (14.63%) MobileIron
13 5 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V

Blackberry
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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.76%) IIS
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DHCP
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
2 4 (9.76%) VPN
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Telnet
4 2 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.88%) Internet
4 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
4 2 (4.88%) VSAN
5 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.44%) NFC
5 1 (2.44%) SMTP
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Desktop Support
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Support
6 3 (7.32%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Android SDK
1 1 (2.44%) Cocoa
1 1 (2.44%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) CSS3
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) iPad
1 13 (31.71%) iPhone
2 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.51%) Android
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
5 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Coaching
3 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.32%) Change Control
3 3 (7.32%) Change Management
3 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (7.32%) Data Architecture
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.88%) E-Discovery
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.88%) People Management
4 2 (4.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.88%) Server Building
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Case Management
5 1 (2.44%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (2.44%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (58.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) XenApp
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (7.32%) XenServer
6 2 (4.88%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 2 (4.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 3 (7.32%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.32%) AppDNA
4 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
4 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (4.88%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.44%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) Citrix
3 8 (19.51%) Apple
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) MobileIron
5 5 (12.20%) Altiris
6 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) Remedy
6 3 (7.32%) Reuters
7 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.88%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.44%) Canon
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) FactSet
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp