Period
to 20 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 20 April 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 543 381
Rank change year-on-year -6 -162 -100
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 324 292 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.01% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 168 285
England median daily rate £181 £170 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% - -21.39%
10th Percentile £116 £112 £110
90th Percentile £513 £389 £412
UK median daily rate £190 £168 £170
% change year-on-year +13.43% -1.47% -20.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 125
England median hourly rate £18.23 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +6.06% +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £24.80 £22.89 £23.55
UK median hourly rate £18.23 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.14% +6.06% +6.45%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,696 28,964 32,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.20% 33.72% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,992 18,918 21,725
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.55%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £635 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,004 1,020 1,176
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.99 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% -0.07% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 210 £180 +9.09% 28
South East -5 48 £438 +218.18% 7
North of England -15 30 £175 -39.66% 4
North West -13 25 £170 -24.44% 2
South West +10 16 £600 +224.32% 1
East of England +3 10 £278 +73.44% 2
Midlands -4 10 £126 +1.00% 4
East Midlands +5 6 £126 +1.00% 3
West Midlands +2 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 4 £159 -49.20% 2
North East +26 1 £275 -5.17%
Blackberry
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 207 (63.89%) Windows
2 149 (45.99%) Microsoft
3 141 (43.52%) Active Directory
4 128 (39.51%) Windows 7
5 119 (36.73%) Microsoft Office
6 93 (28.70%) Finance
7 92 (28.40%) Citrix
8 79 (24.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 78 (24.07%) ITIL
10 76 (23.46%) Android
11 65 (20.06%) iPhone
11 65 (20.06%) Office 365
12 62 (19.14%) Legal
13 55 (16.98%) Apple
14 54 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 50 (15.43%) VPN
15 50 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (14.20%) iPad
17 45 (13.89%) SCCM
17 45 (13.89%) Law
18 39 (12.04%) Cisco
19 36 (11.11%) SLA
20 35 (10.80%) Windows Server
21 34 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (10.19%) Mobile App
22 33 (10.19%) Windows 10
23 31 (9.57%) Apple iOS
23 31 (9.57%) Windows XP
24 30 (9.26%) Banking
24 30 (9.26%) MobileIron

Blackberry
Co-occurring 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 79 (24.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 54 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 29 (8.95%) Skype for Business
4 28 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (5.56%) IBM Notes
6 13 (4.01%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.54%) CMS
10 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.93%) IIS
12 2 (0.62%) Apache
Applications
1 119 (36.73%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.31%) InVision
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.70%) Elite 3E
2 11 (3.40%) Carpe Diem
2 11 (3.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.06%) Office 365
2 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.23%) iTunes
5 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.43%) VPN
2 24 (7.41%) DNS
3 23 (7.10%) DHCP
4 22 (6.79%) Skype
5 16 (4.94%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (4.32%) LAN
7 12 (3.70%) WAN
8 11 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (3.40%) Internet
8 11 (3.40%) VoIP
9 9 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.16%) Telepresence
10 7 (2.16%) Wireless
11 6 (1.85%) SMTP
12 5 (1.54%) Firewall
12 5 (1.54%) Intranet
12 5 (1.54%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.23%) 3G
14 3 (0.93%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) MSI
1 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 93 (28.70%) Finance
2 62 (19.14%) Legal
3 45 (13.89%) Law
4 30 (9.26%) Banking
5 19 (5.86%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.09%) Retail
7 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.23%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.62%) Back Office
9 2 (0.62%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.62%) Front Office
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (32.10%) Analyst
2 73 (22.53%) Desktop Support
3 63 (19.44%) Support Engineer
4 61 (18.83%) Service Analyst
4 61 (18.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 53 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 45 (13.89%) Support Analyst
7 28 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 27 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 27 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 23 (7.10%) Service Desk Support
10 22 (6.79%) IT Support
11 21 (6.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 21 (6.48%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (6.17%) Developer
13 19 (5.86%) Android Developer
14 18 (5.56%) Deskside Support
15 17 (5.25%) Mobile Engineer
16 16 (4.94%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
16 16 (4.94%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.17%) J2ME
2 18 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.06%) iPhone
2 46 (14.20%) iPad
3 33 (10.19%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.41%) Smartphone
6 20 (6.17%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.01%) NHS
8 11 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.78%) BYOD
10 5 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.23%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.23%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.93%) PDA
12 3 (0.93%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.93%) User Experience
13 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.62%) Handset
14 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
14 1 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 207 (63.89%) Windows
2 128 (39.51%) Windows 7
3 76 (23.46%) Android
4 35 (10.80%) Windows Server
5 34 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (10.19%) Windows 10
7 31 (9.57%) Apple iOS
7 31 (9.57%) Windows XP
8 20 (6.17%) Mac OS
9 18 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (3.40%) Linux
12 10 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.16%) SUSE
13 7 (2.16%) Windows Vista
14 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.23%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.07%) ITIL
2 50 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (7.72%) Service Delivery
4 20 (6.17%) API Design
4 20 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
4 20 (6.17%) OO
4 20 (6.17%) Service Management
5 19 (5.86%) Android Development
5 19 (5.86%) Migration
6 18 (5.56%) Memory Management
6 18 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 18 (5.56%) Time Management
7 17 (5.25%) Document Management
8 15 (4.63%) Change Management
8 15 (4.63%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.63%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (4.01%) Asset Management
10 11 (3.40%) Information Security
10 11 (3.40%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (3.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.79%) Java
2 14 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.85%) VBScript
4 3 (0.93%) VB
5 1 (0.31%) C
5 1 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (8.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.09%) MCSE
6 7 (2.16%) MCP
7 4 (1.23%) Degree
7 4 (1.23%) MCDST
7 4 (1.23%) MCITP
7 4 (1.23%) MCSA
8 3 (0.93%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.93%) CCNA
8 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.62%) GISP
9 2 (0.62%) MOS
10 1 (0.31%) ACHDS
10 1 (0.31%) ACTC
10 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.31%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 141 (43.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.40%) XenDesktop
4 9 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.78%) vSphere
5 8 (2.47%) XenApp
6 4 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.62%) Xen
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.31%) Firmware
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (13.89%) SCCM
2 19 (5.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.16%) SCOM
3 7 (2.16%) WSUS
4 5 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.23%) DameWare
6 3 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.93%) MaaS360
6 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.93%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.62%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.62%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.62%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.31%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.31%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 149 (45.99%) Microsoft
2 92 (28.40%) Citrix
3 55 (16.98%) Apple
4 39 (12.04%) Cisco
5 30 (9.26%) MobileIron
6 24 (7.41%) HP
7 20 (6.17%) Bloomberg
7 20 (6.17%) VMware
8 19 (5.86%) Reuters
9 18 (5.56%) iManage
9 18 (5.56%) Lotus
10 12 (3.70%) Clearswift
10 12 (3.70%) NetApp
11 11 (3.40%) Altiris
11 11 (3.40%) Ivanti
12 10 (3.09%) Micro Focus
13 9 (2.78%) ServiceNow
14 7 (2.16%) IronPort
15 6 (1.85%) McAfee
16 5 (1.54%) Dell