Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 12 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
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 260 286
Rank change year-on-year -31 +26 +10
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 36 40 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.29% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.19% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 33
North of England median daily rate £325 £128 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +154.90% -55.65% +91.67%
10th Percentile £175 £109 £110
90th Percentile £438 £450 £422
England median daily rate £190 £160 £200
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
North of England median hourly rate £15.32 £12.47 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -55.46% +124.18%
10th Percentile £14.80 £9.75 £14.31
90th Percentile £15.83 £15.37 £28.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.75% -7.58% -

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 the North of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,567 3,373 4,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 29.01% 29.89% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,203 2,176 3,091
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £244 £225 £243
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 167 225
North of England median hourly rate £19.38 £18.75 £15.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +19.31% -1.78%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £47.43 £40.90
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the North of England

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the North of England

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the North of England

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the North of England

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
North West -22 22 £300 +140.00% 1
Yorkshire -20 12 £425 -5.56%
North East - 2 £313 -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 North of England region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (61.11%) Citrix
4 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
4 19 (52.78%) Office 365
5 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL
7 11 (30.56%) Finance
8 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
8 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
9 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco
11 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 7 (19.44%) Service Management
11 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
11 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
11 7 (19.44%) Skype
11 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (16.67%) SCCM
12 6 (16.67%) Banking
12 6 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (16.67%) DNS
13 5 (13.89%) DHCP

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
1 7 (19.44%) Skype for Business
2 6 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) VPN
2 7 (19.44%) Skype
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 5 (13.89%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 4 (11.11%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.56%) LAN
8 1 (2.78%) SMS
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) WebEx
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Front Office
3 4 (11.11%) Legal
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 2 (5.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Desktop Support
2 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.89%) iPhone
2 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Android
6 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (19.44%) Service Management
5 5 (13.89%) Escalation Management
6 4 (11.11%) Document Management
7 3 (8.33%) Break/Fix
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) High Availability
8 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 2 (5.56%) Server Patching
8 2 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (5.56%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VB
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) CCA
3 2 (5.56%) CCDP
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCITP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
3 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.11%) vSphere
5 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) XenServer
7 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 4 (11.11%) FactSet
4 4 (11.11%) Reuters
4 4 (11.11%) Speakerbus
4 4 (11.11%) Wallstreet Suite
5 3 (8.33%) McAfee
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.56%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) Apple
7 1 (2.78%) Bomgar
7 1 (2.78%) Lumension