Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 509 427
Rank change year-on-year -45 -82 -118
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 302 328 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.09% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 161 236
England median daily rate £178 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -17.50% -21.57%
10th Percentile £119 £106 £120
90th Percentile £513 £450 £488
UK median daily rate £180 £160 £200
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 50 125
England median hourly rate £17.85 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.00% -9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.55 £21.64 £20.00
UK median hourly rate £17.85 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +19.00% -9.09% +3.13%

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 32,319 30,179 34,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.16% 34.52% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,217 19,723 23,045
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £256
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,019 1,034 1,140
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -1.59% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.25 £11.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.76
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +16.67%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -34 191 £165 - 21
South East -29 34 £438 +233.33% 5
North of England -59 34 £175 -33.33% 7
North West -36 28 £165 -17.50% 4
Midlands -22 22 £128 +2.00% 3
South West +11 12 £395 +128.71% 3
East Midlands +4 12 £128 +2.00% 2
East of England +10 9 £205 +28.13% 2
West Midlands -27 9 £120 -38.85% 1
Yorkshire -42 4 £159 -62.65% 3
North East +1 2 £294 +1.29%
Blackberry
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 201 (66.56%) Windows
2 159 (52.65%) Active Directory
3 139 (46.03%) Microsoft
4 104 (34.44%) Microsoft Office
4 104 (34.44%) Windows 7
5 94 (31.13%) Citrix
6 86 (28.48%) Finance
7 80 (26.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 71 (23.51%) ITIL
8 71 (23.51%) Android
9 64 (21.19%) Office 365
10 58 (19.21%) MS Exchange
11 54 (17.88%) iPhone
12 52 (17.22%) Apple
13 44 (14.57%) VPN
13 44 (14.57%) Windows 10
13 44 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (13.91%) Law
15 39 (12.91%) Cisco
16 37 (12.25%) Legal
17 34 (11.26%) SCCM
18 33 (10.93%) Mobile App
18 33 (10.93%) Windows XP
19 31 (10.26%) Windows Server
20 30 (9.93%) DNS
20 30 (9.93%) VMware
21 28 (9.27%) iPad
21 28 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
22 27 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (8.94%) Service Management

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 80 (26.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 58 (19.21%) MS Exchange
3 28 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (6.95%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.97%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.31%) IBM Notes
8 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.32%) CMS
11 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 104 (34.44%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.99%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.33%) InVision
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Elite 3E
2 8 (2.65%) Carpe Diem
3 7 (2.32%) Eikon
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.19%) Office 365
2 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.32%) iTunes
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.57%) VPN
2 30 (9.93%) DNS
3 23 (7.62%) DHCP
4 21 (6.95%) Skype
5 13 (4.30%) Internet
5 13 (4.30%) LAN
6 11 (3.64%) VoIP
7 9 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (2.98%) WAN
8 7 (2.32%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.32%) Telepresence
9 6 (1.99%) SMTP
10 5 (1.66%) Firewall
11 4 (1.32%) Intranet
11 4 (1.32%) NAS
11 4 (1.32%) SAN
11 4 (1.32%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (1.32%) Wireless
12 3 (0.99%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 86 (28.48%) Finance
2 42 (13.91%) Law
3 37 (12.25%) Legal
4 24 (7.95%) Banking
5 23 (7.62%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.32%) Front Office
7 4 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.66%) French Language
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) International Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (24.83%) Analyst
2 60 (19.87%) Desktop Support
3 51 (16.89%) Support Engineer
4 42 (13.91%) Service Analyst
4 42 (13.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 40 (13.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 38 (12.58%) Support Analyst
7 27 (8.94%) IT Support
8 26 (8.61%) Service Desk Support
9 24 (7.95%) Desktop Engineer
10 21 (6.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 21 (6.95%) Developer
11 20 (6.62%) Android Developer
12 19 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 19 (6.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 16 (5.30%) Mobile Engineer
14 13 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
14 13 (4.30%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (4.30%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.95%) J2ME
2 18 (5.96%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.33%) COM
3 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.88%) iPhone
2 33 (10.93%) Mobile App
3 28 (9.27%) iPad
4 24 (7.95%) Smartphone
5 20 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.97%) Management Information System
7 13 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.98%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.65%) NHS
10 7 (2.32%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.32%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.99%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.32%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.99%) BYOD
13 3 (0.99%) EMC Centera
13 3 (0.99%) PDA
13 3 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.99%) User Experience
14 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.66%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 201 (66.56%) Windows
2 104 (34.44%) Windows 7
3 71 (23.51%) Android
4 44 (14.57%) Windows 10
5 33 (10.93%) Windows XP
6 31 (10.26%) Windows Server
7 27 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (7.95%) Apple iOS
9 23 (7.62%) Windows 8
10 18 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (3.97%) Mac OS
12 9 (2.98%) Linux
12 9 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.32%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.99%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.32%) SUSE
15 4 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.51%) ITIL
2 44 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (8.94%) Service Management
4 25 (8.28%) Migration
5 22 (7.28%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.95%) API Design
6 21 (6.95%) Mobile Application Development
6 21 (6.95%) OO
6 21 (6.95%) Time Management
7 20 (6.62%) Android Development
8 19 (6.29%) Memory Management
8 19 (6.29%) Multithreading
9 18 (5.96%) Mobile Device Management
10 13 (4.30%) Asset Management
10 13 (4.30%) Document Management
11 12 (3.97%) Incident Management
12 11 (3.64%) Information Security
13 10 (3.31%) Coaching
13 10 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.95%) Java
2 15 (4.97%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.64%) VBScript
4 8 (2.65%) VB
5 2 (0.66%) VBA
6 1 (0.33%) C
6 1 (0.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.99%) MCSE
6 5 (1.66%) Degree
7 4 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.32%) MCSA
8 3 (0.99%) CCNA
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.66%) GISP
9 2 (0.66%) MOS
10 1 (0.33%) MCDST
10 1 (0.33%) MCTS
10 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.33%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) PMO
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 159 (52.65%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.30%) XenDesktop
4 12 (3.97%) XenApp
5 9 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (2.65%) vSphere
7 7 (2.32%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.32%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.99%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (11.26%) SCCM
2 19 (6.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.98%) WSUS
4 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.32%) SafeCom
4 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.32%) ZENworks
5 3 (0.99%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.99%) DameWare
5 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.99%) SCOM
6 2 (0.66%) MaaS360
6 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.66%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 139 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 94 (31.13%) Citrix
3 52 (17.22%) Apple
4 39 (12.91%) Cisco
5 30 (9.93%) VMware
6 20 (6.62%) HP
6 20 (6.62%) MobileIron
7 16 (5.30%) iManage
8 13 (4.30%) Ivanti
9 12 (3.97%) Bloomberg
10 11 (3.64%) Reuters
11 10 (3.31%) Clearswift
11 10 (3.31%) Lotus
11 10 (3.31%) NetApp
11 10 (3.31%) ServiceNow
12 8 (2.65%) Avaya
12 8 (2.65%) Dell
12 8 (2.65%) McAfee
12 8 (2.65%) Micro Focus
13 7 (2.32%) Wyse