Period
to 16 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 16 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 121 155
Rank change year-on-year -14 +34 -15
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 21 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.66% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.29% 2.69% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Manchester median daily rate £300 £125 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -56.90% +93.33%
10th Percentile £147 £113 £96
90th Percentile £369 £420 £315
North West median daily rate £300 £125 £310
% change year-on-year +140.00% -59.68% +106.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £15.32 £15.69 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.39% - -
North West median hourly rate £15.32 £12.47 £18.25
% change year-on-year +22.81% -31.67% +4.29%

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 918 855 1,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 28.85% 29.37% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 529 748
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £175 £174 £261
90th Percentile £538 £600 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 32
Manchester median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% +35.59% +5.36%
10th Percentile £13.61 £12.89 £12.51
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.00 £31.00
North West median hourly rate £23.67 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +12.71% +15.07% +2.82%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Manchester

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Manchester

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in Manchester

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (57.14%) Office 365
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
4 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
6 7 (33.33%) Service Management
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 6 (28.57%) Banking
7 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
7 6 (28.57%) Skype
7 6 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (23.81%) Escalation Management
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
8 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
8 5 (23.81%) iPhone
9 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (19.05%) Reuters
9 4 (19.05%) Bloomberg
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (19.05%) Wallstreet Suite
9 4 (19.05%) Speakerbus
9 4 (19.05%) Document Management
9 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Skype
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) DHCP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Front Office
3 4 (19.05%) Legal
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Advertising
5 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) iPhone
2 4 (19.05%) Fixed Income
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Equities
3 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
3 7 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (23.81%) Escalation Management
5 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Document Management
6 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Break/Fix
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
9 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Compliance
9 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (19.05%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.52%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Bloomberg
2 4 (19.05%) FactSet
2 4 (19.05%) Reuters
2 4 (19.05%) Speakerbus
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 4 (19.05%) Wallstreet Suite
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Lumension
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Sony