Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 15 December 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
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 203 223
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 -65
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 26 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.09% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 14
North West median daily rate £125 £310 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.68% +106.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £107 £109 £127
90th Percentile £360 £478 £193
England median daily rate £160 £200 £188
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.67% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
North West median hourly rate £12.47 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.67% +4.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £9.75 £17.63 £14.79
90th Percentile £15.37 £18.88 £24.50
England median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £16.21
% change year-on-year -7.58% +1.79% -1.76%

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1658 2103 2447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.19% 32.41% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1362 1440
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £225 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 87 117
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.07% +4.29% +14.75%
10th Percentile £12.47 £11.29 £11.40
90th Percentile £56.00 £44.85 £44.00
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the North West

Blackberry
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the North West

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in the North West over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the North West

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the North West

Blackberry
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Manchester +32 23 £125 -56.90%
Cheshire -9 2 £130 -64.01%
Merseyside +6 1 - -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 19 (73.08%) Citrix
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) ITIL
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) Service Management
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
8 10 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
10 8 (30.77%) IronPort
10 8 (30.77%) Office 365
11 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
11 7 (26.92%) SCCM
12 6 (23.08%) iPhone
12 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
12 6 (23.08%) Email Filtering
12 6 (23.08%) Skype
12 6 (23.08%) Law
12 6 (23.08%) DNS
12 6 (23.08%) Cisco
12 6 (23.08%) Extranet
12 6 (23.08%) DHCP
12 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
13 5 (19.23%) Task Automation
13 5 (19.23%) Linux
13 5 (19.23%) McAfee
13 5 (19.23%) NetApp
13 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
13 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (19.23%) SUSE

Blackberry
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 7 (26.92%) Skype for Business
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Domino
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
1 6 (23.08%) Extranet
1 6 (23.08%) Skype
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) PBX
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (23.08%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Service Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Support
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Support Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Specialist
6 3 (11.54%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Legal Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) iPhone
3 3 (11.54%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) BYOD
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 5 (19.23%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) SUSE
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.69%) Android
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Email Filtering
3 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
4 5 (19.23%) Task Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Document Management
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) Change Control
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.85%) Software Distribution
8 1 (3.85%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) MOS
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
2 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.85%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (19.23%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Citrix
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) IronPort
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 5 (19.23%) Clearswift
5 5 (19.23%) Lumension
5 5 (19.23%) McAfee
5 5 (19.23%) Micro Focus
5 5 (19.23%) MobileIron
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
6 3 (11.54%) OpenText
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) AppSense
7 2 (7.69%) Lotus
8 1 (3.85%) Altiris
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) Hummingbird
8 1 (3.85%) Interwoven
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle