Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 515 471
Rank change year-on-year -60 -44 -144
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 309 371 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.16% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 171 240
England median daily rate £200 £160 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £127 £109 £121
90th Percentile £475 £413 £488
UK median daily rate £190 £160 £200
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 72 73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -7.58% +1.79%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.81 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.50 £21.00 £24.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -7.58% +1.35%

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 31,877 32,099 31,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.45% 33.79% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,282 21,549 20,799
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 911 1,122
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.59% +3.91% +5.10%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -65 176 £188 +17.19% 14
North of England -16 36 £325 +160.00% 1
South East -20 35 £149 -32.39% 8
Midlands -2 28 £171 +36.50% 6
West Midlands -8 22 £171 +51.67% 2
North West -9 22 £300 +140.00% 1
East of England -3 20 £369 +53.52% 2
South West -32 14 - - 3
Yorkshire -12 12 £425 -10.53%
East Midlands +4 5 - - 4
North East - 2 £313 -
Blackberry
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 243 (78.64%) Windows
2 182 (58.90%) Active Directory
3 134 (43.37%) Microsoft
4 132 (42.72%) Windows 7
5 117 (37.86%) Finance
6 105 (33.98%) Microsoft Office
7 95 (30.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 85 (27.51%) Citrix
9 75 (24.27%) Windows 10
10 74 (23.95%) ITIL
11 72 (23.30%) Service Management
11 72 (23.30%) Office 365
12 65 (21.04%) DNS
13 63 (20.39%) MS Exchange
14 61 (19.74%) Apple
15 57 (18.45%) iPhone
16 54 (17.48%) Android
17 50 (16.18%) VMware
18 44 (14.24%) SCCM
19 42 (13.59%) Virtual Desktop
20 40 (12.94%) BCP
21 38 (12.30%) Cisco
22 37 (11.97%) Bloomberg
22 37 (11.97%) Windows Server
23 36 (11.65%) VPN
23 36 (11.65%) Law
24 33 (10.68%) Banking
25 31 (10.03%) Service Delivery
25 31 (10.03%) SLA
26 30 (9.71%) Sony

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 95 (30.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 63 (20.39%) MS Exchange
3 29 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (8.09%) SharePoint
5 16 (5.18%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.53%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 105 (33.98%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (6.80%) Eikon
2 1 (0.32%) 3000 Xtra
2 1 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 72 (23.30%) Office 365
2 21 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.59%) iTunes
5 4 (1.29%) G Suite
6 2 (0.65%) Yammer
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.04%) DNS
2 36 (11.65%) VPN
3 27 (8.74%) DHCP
4 23 (7.44%) LAN
4 23 (7.44%) Skype
5 21 (6.80%) WAN
6 18 (5.83%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (4.21%) Wireless
9 11 (3.56%) Internet
9 11 (3.56%) VoIP
10 10 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (2.91%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (2.59%) NAS
13 7 (2.27%) WebEx
14 6 (1.94%) ADSL
14 6 (1.94%) Broadband
15 5 (1.62%) Firewall
15 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.29%) GIS
2 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Hudson
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (37.86%) Finance
2 36 (11.65%) Law
3 33 (10.68%) Banking
4 21 (6.80%) Front Office
5 15 (4.85%) Corporate Banking
6 13 (4.21%) Spanish Language
6 13 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.88%) Back Office
7 12 (3.88%) Legal
8 9 (2.91%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.29%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (1.29%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.97%) Advertising
12 2 (0.65%) Retail
13 1 (0.32%) French Language
13 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 79 (25.57%) Analyst
2 53 (17.15%) Support Engineer
3 48 (15.53%) Desktop Support
4 43 (13.92%) Support Analyst
5 35 (11.33%) Service Analyst
6 33 (10.68%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (9.71%) IT Support
8 25 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (8.09%) Desktop Engineer
9 23 (7.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 20 (6.47%) Service Desk Support
11 19 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
12 18 (5.83%) IT Analyst
13 17 (5.50%) IT Engineer
14 16 (5.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
15 14 (4.53%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 14 (4.53%) Architect
15 14 (4.53%) Deployment Engineer
16 13 (4.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.27%) Android SDK
1 7 (2.27%) J2ME
2 2 (0.65%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.65%) WAP
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.45%) iPhone
2 23 (7.44%) iPad
3 22 (7.12%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.47%) Fixed Income
6 18 (5.83%) Management Information System
7 17 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (5.18%) Smartphone
9 10 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (2.91%) Fat Client
10 9 (2.91%) Thin Client
11 8 (2.59%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.59%) Taxonomies
12 5 (1.62%) Equities
12 5 (1.62%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.97%) BYOD
14 3 (0.97%) EMC Centera
14 3 (0.97%) PKI
15 2 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 243 (78.64%) Windows
2 132 (42.72%) Windows 7
3 75 (24.27%) Windows 10
4 54 (17.48%) Android
5 37 (11.97%) Windows Server
6 26 (8.41%) Windows XP
7 23 (7.44%) Apple iOS
8 22 (7.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (5.50%) Mac OS
11 14 (4.53%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.91%) Linux
12 9 (2.91%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.32%) Unix
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.95%) ITIL
2 72 (23.30%) Service Management
3 40 (12.94%) BCP
4 31 (10.03%) Service Delivery
5 27 (8.74%) Migration
6 23 (7.44%) Time Management
7 21 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 20 (6.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (5.83%) Incident Management
10 13 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.88%) Coaching
11 12 (3.88%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (3.24%) Decision-Making
12 10 (3.24%) ITIL V3
12 10 (3.24%) Mobile Device Management
13 9 (2.91%) Information Security
13 9 (2.91%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.88%) Java
3 10 (3.24%) VB
3 10 (3.24%) VBScript
4 3 (0.97%) C
4 3 (0.97%) VBA
5 2 (0.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (6.15%) Degree
3 12 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.56%) MCSE
5 10 (3.24%) MCSA
5 10 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.94%) CCA
6 6 (1.94%) MCP
7 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.29%) ACSP
8 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.29%) MCSM
9 3 (0.97%) CCNA
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.97%) MCITP
10 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.65%) CCDP
10 2 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.03%) SLA
2 2 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 182 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 42 (13.59%) Virtual Desktop
3 26 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (6.15%) XenApp
6 16 (5.18%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.21%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.24%) BitLocker
9 9 (2.91%) VMware Server
9 9 (2.91%) vSphere
10 6 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.97%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.65%) XenServer
13 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (14.24%) SCCM
2 25 (8.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (6.47%) WSUS
4 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (3.24%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (2.27%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.94%) SafeCom
8 6 (1.94%) ZENworks
9 5 (1.62%) SCOM
10 4 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.29%) vRealize
11 3 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.97%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.97%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.65%) HP SIM
12 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.32%) Clonezilla
13 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (43.37%) Microsoft
2 85 (27.51%) Citrix
3 61 (19.74%) Apple
4 50 (16.18%) VMware
5 38 (12.30%) Cisco
6 37 (11.97%) Bloomberg
7 30 (9.71%) Reuters
7 30 (9.71%) Sony
8 25 (8.09%) McAfee
9 21 (6.80%) FactSet
10 20 (6.47%) Speakerbus
10 20 (6.47%) Wallstreet Suite
11 18 (5.83%) HP
11 18 (5.83%) Wyse
12 17 (5.50%) Clearswift
13 15 (4.85%) Avaya
14 14 (4.53%) Lotus
15 12 (3.88%) Ivanti
15 12 (3.88%) Veeam
16 10 (3.24%) Sophos