The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 142 151
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 7 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.27% 0.42% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.75% 2.36% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £110 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +172.72% -42.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £270 £230
% change year-on-year -25.92% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £17.34 £20.92 £15.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +31.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £16.60 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.41 £26.44 £16.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.38 £13.75
% change year-on-year -0.76% +19.09%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 400 678 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.49% 17.67% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 372 295
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.74% +43.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Blackberry Enterprise Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the North West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the North West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the North West

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 4 - - 1
Merseyside +2 2 £300 -
Cheshire +26 1 - -
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 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 North West region with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) Extranet
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Law
6 3 (33.33%) Legal
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Document Management
6 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) IronPort
7 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Extranet
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Law
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus Notes Support
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Document Management
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) IronPort
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
2 2 (22.22%) Trend Micro
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
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