Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 509 630 552
Rank change year-on-year +121 -78 -34
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 161 199 325
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.70% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 88 139
Median daily rate £175 £208 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +15.28% +5.88%
10th Percentile £113 £135 £115
90th Percentile £475 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £160 £205 £190
% change year-on-year -21.95% +7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +0.72% -2.11%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.81
90th Percentile £26.28 £22.90 £25.50
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year -14.29% +0.72% -3.47%

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 18,083 28,296 30,819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.18% 32.10% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,410 18,538 20,409
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £265
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 858 899 957
Median hourly rate £24.71 £21.00 £21.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -3.63% +8.95%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.86 £21.70
% change year-on-year +22.27% -3.89% +9.85%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blackberry in England.

Daily rate trend for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blackberry in England over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Blackberry in England.

Hourly rate trend for Blackberry in England

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Blackberry in England over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 +119 76 £208 +0.24% 4
South East +108 33 £120 -40.00% 3
North of England +75 31 £175 -50.00% 3
North West +48 27 £175 -50.00% 3
Midlands +55 10 £90 -47.25% 2
East of England +32 7 - -
West Midlands +46 6 - - 2
South West +29 6 £135 -59.40% 1
East Midlands +25 4 £90 -
North East +27 3 £120 -
Yorkshire +43 1 £130 -55.74%
Blackberry
UK

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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.

1 117 (72.67%) Windows
2 102 (63.35%) Active Directory
3 89 (55.28%) Microsoft Office
4 71 (44.10%) Microsoft
5 62 (38.51%) Windows 7
6 56 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 54 (33.54%) iPhone
8 51 (31.68%) ITIL
9 50 (31.06%) Office 365
9 50 (31.06%) Windows 10
10 48 (29.81%) Citrix
11 47 (29.19%) Android
12 44 (27.33%) VPN
13 41 (25.47%) HP
14 31 (19.25%) Windows Server
15 28 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (17.39%) Apple iOS
16 27 (16.77%) Finance
17 26 (16.15%) Remote Desktop
17 26 (16.15%) ITSM
17 26 (16.15%) Remedy
17 26 (16.15%) Windows XP
17 26 (16.15%) SCCM
18 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Excel
18 25 (15.53%) Internet
18 25 (15.53%) Apple
19 24 (14.91%) DNS
20 23 (14.29%) Adobe
20 23 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 56 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 21 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (12.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (12.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (9.32%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.73%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.62%) CMS
9 1 (0.62%) Mattermost
Applications
1 89 (55.28%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 20 (12.42%) Acrobat
6 15 (9.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 50 (31.06%) Office 365
2 9 (5.59%) G Suite
3 5 (3.11%) Azure
4 3 (1.86%) IaaS
4 3 (1.86%) PaaS
5 2 (1.24%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.24%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.24%) Yammer
6 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (27.33%) VPN
2 26 (16.15%) Remote Desktop
3 25 (15.53%) Internet
4 24 (14.91%) DNS
5 23 (14.29%) WebEx
6 21 (13.04%) DHCP
7 16 (9.94%) Skype
8 14 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (8.07%) FTP
10 6 (3.73%) Firewall
11 5 (3.11%) SAN
12 4 (2.48%) SMTP
12 4 (2.48%) VoIP
12 4 (2.48%) Wireless
13 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.86%) NAS
13 3 (1.86%) NetScaler
14 2 (1.24%) 4G
14 2 (1.24%) Unified Communications
14 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (5.59%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) WinDbg
3 2 (1.24%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.24%) MSI
General
1 27 (16.77%) Finance
2 17 (10.56%) Public Sector
3 16 (9.94%) Law
4 13 (8.07%) Legal
5 8 (4.97%) Banking
6 7 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.11%) Retail
9 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.24%) Aerospace
10 2 (1.24%) Automotive
10 2 (1.24%) Back Office
10 2 (1.24%) Marketing
10 2 (1.24%) Police
11 1 (0.62%) Advertising
11 1 (0.62%) Billing
11 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.62%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (40.99%) Analyst
2 46 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 45 (27.95%) Service Analyst
4 37 (22.98%) Desktop Support
5 32 (19.88%) Support Engineer
6 27 (16.77%) IT Analyst
7 18 (11.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (11.18%) IT Support
7 18 (11.18%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.45%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (6.83%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (5.59%) Deskside Support
10 9 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Support Technician
10 9 (5.59%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.97%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Junior
11 8 (4.97%) Junior Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.24%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.62%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.54%) iPhone
2 21 (13.04%) PDA
3 15 (9.32%) iPad
4 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.07%) NHS
5 13 (8.07%) Smartphone
6 7 (4.35%) Handset
6 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.24%) AS400
11 2 (1.24%) PKI
12 1 (0.62%) BYOD
12 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.62%) iSeries
12 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 117 (72.67%) Windows
2 62 (38.51%) Windows 7
3 50 (31.06%) Windows 10
4 47 (29.19%) Android
5 31 (19.25%) Windows Server
6 28 (17.39%) Apple iOS
6 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (16.15%) Windows XP
8 21 (13.04%) Windows 2000
8 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (13.04%) Windows Vista
9 16 (9.94%) Mac OS
10 10 (6.21%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (3.11%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (1.86%) Linux
15 2 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.68%) ITIL
2 28 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (16.15%) ITSM
4 22 (13.66%) Incident Management
5 12 (7.45%) Service Management
6 11 (6.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (5.59%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.97%) Document Management
9 7 (4.35%) Break/Fix
9 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (3.73%) Change Management
10 6 (3.73%) Migration
11 5 (3.11%) Application Packaging
11 5 (3.11%) Project Management
11 5 (3.11%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.48%) Decision-Making
12 4 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (2.48%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.86%) VBScript
3 1 (0.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (7.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.97%) MCP
5 7 (4.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.86%) ACSP
6 3 (1.86%) CCA
7 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (63.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) XenApp
3 5 (3.11%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.48%) vSphere
5 3 (1.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.24%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.24%) Xen
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (16.15%) SCCM
2 23 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 21 (13.04%) ServiceCenter
4 19 (11.80%) AirWatch
5 11 (6.83%) Jamf Pro
6 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.86%) Perfmon
8 3 (1.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.24%) SCOM
9 2 (1.24%) WSUS
9 2 (1.24%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.62%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 71 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 48 (29.81%) Citrix
3 41 (25.47%) HP
4 26 (16.15%) Remedy
5 25 (15.53%) Apple
6 23 (14.29%) Adobe
6 23 (14.29%) Bomgar
7 22 (13.66%) Cisco
8 21 (13.04%) Peregrine
8 21 (13.04%) ServiceNow
9 18 (11.18%) Ivanti
10 14 (8.70%) Dell
11 9 (5.59%) Google
11 9 (5.59%) MobileIron
11 9 (5.59%) VMware
12 8 (4.97%) iManage
13 7 (4.35%) Bloomberg
14 6 (3.73%) Lumension
14 6 (3.73%) Symantec
15 5 (3.11%) Sonus