The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
England / East Midlands
Rank 97 79 82
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 3 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 1.11% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 3.92% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £125 £111 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.61% -19.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 364 459 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.38% 28.35% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 322 240
Median daily rate £350 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 25
Median hourly rate £16.15 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the East Midlands

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the East Midlands

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -16 3 £125 +13.63%
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Lotus
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (50.00%) VBScript
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 4 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow