Period
to 15 October 2018

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 October 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 West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 170 216
Rank change year-on-year -23 +46 -6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 26 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.63% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 2.04% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 9
North West median daily rate £300 £128 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.29% -8.93% -13.85%
10th Percentile £126 £110 £97
90th Percentile £381 £488 £348
England median daily rate £190 £166 £225
% change year-on-year +14.80% -26.44% -13.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
North West median hourly rate £15.32 £15.69 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.39% -14.03% +4.29%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.35 £17.63
90th Percentile £15.83 £16.04 £18.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% +2.68%

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 1,765 1,716 2,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.81% 30.71% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 1,055 1,499
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £213 £252
90th Percentile £575 £562 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 88 101
North West median hourly rate £23.15 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.93% +28.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.90
90th Percentile £52.75 £55.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 October 2018.

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 October 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
Manchester -25 26 £300 +140.00% 4
Blackberry
England

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

1 22 (84.62%) Citrix
2 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 17 (65.38%) Office 365
5 15 (57.69%) ITIL
6 12 (46.15%) Skype for Business
6 12 (46.15%) Skype
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 9 (34.62%) DHCP
8 9 (34.62%) DNS
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco
9 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (26.92%) vSphere
10 7 (26.92%) XenApp
10 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
10 7 (26.92%) VMware
10 7 (26.92%) Service Management
10 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 6 (23.08%) VBScript
11 6 (23.08%) VB
11 6 (23.08%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (19.23%) VPN
12 5 (19.23%) iPhone
13 4 (15.38%) Document Management

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 12 (46.15%) Skype for Business
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Skype
2 9 (34.62%) DHCP
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 5 (19.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Law
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Service Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) iPhone
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (7.69%) SUSE
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) Document Management
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) Escalation Management
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Email Filtering
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Data Management
8 1 (3.85%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) VB
2 6 (23.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) vSphere
2 7 (26.92%) XenApp
2 7 (26.92%) XenDesktop
3 6 (23.08%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Citrix
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
6 2 (7.69%) IronPort
6 2 (7.69%) Ivanti
6 2 (7.69%) Micro Focus
6 2 (7.69%) Sun
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) iManage
7 1 (3.85%) Lumension
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow