The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - - 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £213 £232
% change year-on-year +1.17% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% -  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 227 224 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.38% 33.94% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 149
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -54.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.30 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Hertfordshire

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) VMware