The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
UK / England
Rank 524 487 467
Rank change year-on-year -37 -20  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 59 130 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.81% 1.54% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 70
Median daily rate £200 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £270 £230
% change year-on-year -25.92% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 30
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £13.50 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.41 £25.30 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.38 £13.25
% change year-on-year -0.76% +23.58%  

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7324 8422 8362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 17.24% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4791 5397 5026
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 212 301
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry Enterprise Server in England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the England 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
London +2 25 £154 -23.12% 10
South East +25 8 £350 +116.04% 2
North West +20 7 £300 +172.72% 1
West Midlands +1 7 £394 -10.51% 1
East of England -6 5 £200 -20.00% 2
East Midlands -12 4 £125 +13.63%
South West -10 3 £160 -58.70% 2
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Blackberry Enterprise Server
UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 104 (82.54%) Windows
2 98 (77.78%) Blackberry
3 85 (67.46%) Microsoft
4 84 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 73 (57.94%) MS Office
6 62 (49.21%) Windows 7
7 55 (43.65%) ITIL
8 47 (37.30%) MS Exchange
9 35 (27.78%) Cisco
10 32 (25.40%) Android
11 31 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 31 (24.60%) SLA
12 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
12 29 (23.02%) Legal
12 29 (23.02%) Windows 10
13 28 (22.22%) Finance
13 28 (22.22%) Windows XP
14 27 (21.43%) Citrix
15 26 (20.63%) Problem Management
16 24 (19.05%) iPad
17 23 (18.25%) Windows 8
18 21 (16.67%) VMware
19 20 (15.87%) Mac OS X
19 20 (15.87%) TCP/IP
20 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
20 18 (14.29%) Service Management
21 17 (13.49%) iPhone
22 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
22 16 (12.70%) vSphere
22 16 (12.70%) Office 365

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related IT Skills in 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 47 (37.30%) MS Exchange
2 31 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (12.70%) Skype for Business
4 15 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (11.90%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (7.94%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.97%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.38%) IIS
11 2 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (57.94%) MS Office
2 29 (23.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Office 365
2 9 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.70%) Wireless
3 11 (8.73%) VoIP
4 7 (5.56%) DNS
5 6 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (4.76%) DHCP
6 5 (3.97%) VPN
7 4 (3.17%) Extranet
7 4 (3.17%) Internet
7 4 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.38%) SAN
8 3 (2.38%) Skype
8 3 (2.38%) SMTP
9 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.59%) Firewall
9 2 (1.59%) LDAP
9 2 (1.59%) Network Security
9 2 (1.59%) WAN
10 1 (0.79%) Broadband
10 1 (0.79%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) MS Access
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 29 (23.02%) Legal
2 28 (22.22%) Finance
3 14 (11.11%) Law
4 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (57.14%) Analyst
2 42 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 42 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 37 (29.37%) Support Analyst
4 25 (19.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (15.08%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (15.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 16 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 14 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
8 14 (11.11%) Technical Support
9 13 (10.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 13 (10.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 12 (9.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (9.52%) Desktop Support
10 12 (9.52%) IT Analyst
11 11 (8.73%) 2nd Line Technical Support
11 11 (8.73%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (8.73%) Technical Services Analyst
11 11 (8.73%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 98 (77.78%) Blackberry
2 24 (19.05%) iPad
3 17 (13.49%) iPhone
4 5 (3.97%) Handset
5 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) AS400
8 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 104 (82.54%) Windows
2 62 (49.21%) Windows 7
3 32 (25.40%) Android
4 29 (23.02%) Windows 10
5 28 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 23 (18.25%) Windows 8
7 20 (15.87%) Mac OS X
8 18 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (6.35%) Apple iOS
11 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) ITIL
2 26 (20.63%) Problem Management
3 18 (14.29%) Service Management
4 12 (9.52%) Information Security
5 11 (8.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (7.94%) ITSM
7 9 (7.14%) CRM
7 9 (7.14%) Migration
8 7 (5.56%) Change Management
8 7 (5.56%) Email Management
8 7 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.97%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.17%) Document Management
10 4 (3.17%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.17%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.17%) Time Management
11 3 (2.38%) Project Management
11 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.97%) SQL
3 3 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.38%) MCDST
5 3 (2.38%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (24.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.70%) vSphere
3 14 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (5.56%) XenApp
5 5 (3.97%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.38%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) SCCM
2 7 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (4.76%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (3.97%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.59%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.59%) SCOM
6 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.79%) DameWare
6 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.79%) WMI
Vendors
1 85 (67.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (27.78%) Cisco
3 27 (21.43%) Citrix
4 21 (16.67%) VMware
5 16 (12.70%) LANDesk
6 14 (11.11%) Apple
7 10 (7.94%) iManage
8 9 (7.14%) Symantec
9 7 (5.56%) Dell
9 7 (5.56%) HP
10 6 (4.76%) Clearswift
10 6 (4.76%) Google
11 5 (3.97%) Lotus
12 4 (3.17%) Sophos
13 3 (2.38%) MobileIron
13 3 (2.38%) Trend Micro
14 2 (1.59%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.59%) IronPort
14 2 (1.59%) Remedy
14 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
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