Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 550 508 447
Rank change year-on-year -42 -61 -126
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 315 363 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.17% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 174 240
England median daily rate £188 £166 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -28.07% -14.78%
10th Percentile £126 £113 £120
90th Percentile £482 £450 £523
UK median daily rate £184 £166 £225
% change year-on-year +11.18% -26.44% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 65 110
England median hourly rate £17.68 £15.69 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.65% -4.91% +3.58%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.00 £10.98
90th Percentile £23.38 £21.24 £22.74
UK median hourly rate £17.68 £15.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.34% -5.48% +3.58%

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 31,881 31,026 34,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.50% 34.45% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,082 20,476 22,604
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £269 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 944 1,143
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.85 £46.70
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -43 190 £188 +10.29% 21
North of England -50 41 £213 +41.67% 2
North West -14 31 £178 +26.79% 2
South East -17 29 £200 +17.65% 2
Midlands -13 27 £129 +3.00% 2
South West -1 17 £190 +7.04%
West Midlands -30 17 £305 +171.11% 1
East of England +1 11 £380 +31.84% 3
East Midlands +6 9 £128 +2.00% 1
Yorkshire -37 9 £294 -30.88%
North East -13 1 £313 +7.76%
Blackberry
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 238 (75.56%) Windows
2 183 (58.10%) Active Directory
3 137 (43.49%) Microsoft
3 137 (43.49%) Windows 7
4 110 (34.92%) Finance
5 103 (32.70%) Citrix
6 93 (29.52%) Microsoft Office
7 86 (27.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 83 (26.35%) ITIL
9 71 (22.54%) Office 365
10 68 (21.59%) Windows 10
11 66 (20.95%) MS Exchange
12 63 (20.00%) DNS
13 61 (19.37%) iPhone
14 60 (19.05%) Service Management
15 57 (18.10%) Apple
16 55 (17.46%) Android
17 47 (14.92%) Cisco
18 46 (14.60%) VMware
19 44 (13.97%) VPN
20 41 (13.02%) Windows Server
21 36 (11.43%) Law
21 36 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
22 35 (11.11%) DHCP
23 34 (10.79%) SCCM
24 33 (10.48%) Skype
25 32 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
25 32 (10.16%) Migration
25 32 (10.16%) Banking
26 31 (9.84%) Windows XP

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 86 (27.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 66 (20.95%) MS Exchange
3 26 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (7.62%) SharePoint
4 24 (7.62%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.54%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 93 (29.52%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.95%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) InVision
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Eikon
2 3 (0.95%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (0.95%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 71 (22.54%) Office 365
2 21 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.59%) iTunes
4 2 (0.63%) G Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (20.00%) DNS
2 44 (13.97%) VPN
3 35 (11.11%) DHCP
4 33 (10.48%) Skype
5 25 (7.94%) LAN
6 23 (7.30%) WAN
7 18 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 15 (4.76%) Internet
9 11 (3.49%) VoIP
10 10 (3.17%) Structured Cabling
10 10 (3.17%) Wireless
11 8 (2.54%) ADSL
12 7 (2.22%) Broadband
12 7 (2.22%) NAS
12 7 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (2.22%) WebEx
13 6 (1.90%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.59%) SAN
15 4 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) GIS
2 1 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) JIRA
1 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 110 (34.92%) Finance
2 36 (11.43%) Law
3 32 (10.16%) Banking
4 17 (5.40%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.08%) Legal
6 13 (4.13%) Spanish Language
7 12 (3.81%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (3.49%) Front Office
9 8 (2.54%) Back Office
10 4 (1.27%) Advertising
10 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Cantonese Language
12 2 (0.63%) French Language
12 2 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.32%) International Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (24.76%) Analyst
2 54 (17.14%) Desktop Support
3 48 (15.24%) Support Engineer
4 40 (12.70%) Support Analyst
5 36 (11.43%) Service Analyst
6 35 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 33 (10.48%) IT Support
8 30 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (7.62%) Desktop Engineer
10 20 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 19 (6.03%) IT Analyst
12 17 (5.40%) Architect
12 17 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.40%) Service Desk Support
13 16 (5.08%) IT Engineer
14 15 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
15 14 (4.44%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 12 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 11 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
18 10 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.17%) J2ME
2 7 (2.22%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.32%) COM
3 1 (0.32%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.37%) iPhone
2 30 (9.52%) iPad
3 22 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.76%) Smartphone
5 14 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.13%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.86%) Taxonomies
9 8 (2.54%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.27%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.27%) NHS
10 4 (1.27%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.95%) BYOD
11 3 (0.95%) EMC Centera
11 3 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.63%) Clustering
12 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 238 (75.56%) Windows
2 137 (43.49%) Windows 7
3 68 (21.59%) Windows 10
4 55 (17.46%) Android
5 41 (13.02%) Windows Server
6 31 (9.84%) Windows XP
7 28 (8.89%) Apple iOS
8 26 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (6.35%) Windows 8
11 14 (4.44%) Linux
11 14 (4.44%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.86%) Mac OS
13 8 (2.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.59%) Windows Phone
16 4 (1.27%) SUSE
17 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (26.35%) ITIL
2 60 (19.05%) Service Management
3 36 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (10.16%) Migration
5 28 (8.89%) BCP
6 25 (7.94%) Service Delivery
7 24 (7.62%) Time Management
8 18 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (5.08%) Coaching
10 15 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (4.13%) Proactive Monitoring
12 12 (3.81%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (3.17%) Android Development
13 10 (3.17%) API Design
13 10 (3.17%) Change Management
13 10 (3.17%) Mobile Application Development
13 10 (3.17%) Mobile Device Management
13 10 (3.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.44%) Java
2 13 (4.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.86%) VB
3 9 (2.86%) VBScript
4 3 (0.95%) C
4 3 (0.95%) VBA
5 2 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.13%) MCSE
4 12 (3.81%) MCSA
4 12 (3.81%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.86%) Degree
6 8 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.59%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.59%) MCP
8 4 (1.27%) CCA
8 4 (1.27%) MCSM
9 3 (0.95%) CCNA
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.95%) MCITP
10 2 (0.63%) ACSP
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.63%) MCDST
11 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 183 (58.10%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (6.98%) XenApp
5 21 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 13 (4.13%) BitLocker
6 13 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 8 (2.54%) Hyper-V
8 8 (2.54%) vSphere
9 6 (1.90%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.95%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.63%) XenServer
13 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (10.79%) SCCM
2 16 (5.08%) WSUS
3 13 (4.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.54%) ZENworks
7 5 (1.59%) SafeCom
7 5 (1.59%) SCOM
7 5 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.27%) vRealize
9 3 (0.95%) DameWare
9 3 (0.95%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.95%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.63%) HP SIM
10 2 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 137 (43.49%) Microsoft
2 103 (32.70%) Citrix
3 57 (18.10%) Apple
4 47 (14.92%) Cisco
5 46 (14.60%) VMware
6 27 (8.57%) McAfee
7 24 (7.62%) Bloomberg
8 21 (6.67%) Sony
9 20 (6.35%) Reuters
10 18 (5.71%) Ivanti
11 17 (5.40%) Clearswift
11 17 (5.40%) HP
12 16 (5.08%) Avaya
13 13 (4.13%) Veeam
14 12 (3.81%) Micro Focus
14 12 (3.81%) MobileIron
15 11 (3.49%) FactSet
15 11 (3.49%) Sophos
16 10 (3.17%) Wyse
17 9 (2.86%) Shavlik