The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 22 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
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 92 107
Rank change year-on-year -43 +15  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 1.61% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 5.12% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £225 £232
% change year-on-year -4.44% -3.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 30 17
Median hourly rate - £17.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% -  

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 747 801 806
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.20% 31.37% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 454 434
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 74 77
Median hourly rate £21.44 £21.54 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -42.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £14.46 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the East of England

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the East of England

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Cambridgeshire -4 2 - -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 5 (71.43%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 2 (28.57%) BYOD
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware