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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 153 134
Rank change year-on-year +39 -19  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 23 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 0.66% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £225 £232
% change year-on-year -4.44% -3.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £18.68 - £16.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.60% -  

Blackberry is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 940 1206 979
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.07% 31.38% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 716 557
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 62
Median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £47.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +25 20 £238 - 1
Cheshire +23 2 £275 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 21 (65.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
6 13 (40.63%) Office 365
6 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
7 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 9 (28.13%) Citrix
9 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) Skype for Business
10 8 (25.00%) SCCM
10 8 (25.00%) Skype
10 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) Law
11 7 (21.88%) Change Management
11 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
11 7 (21.88%) Symantec
11 7 (21.88%) Internet
11 7 (21.88%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (21.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (21.88%) Unified Communications
11 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
11 7 (21.88%) Proofpoint
12 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
12 6 (18.75%) DevOps

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 21 (65.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
3 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (28.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (9.38%) IIS
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Skype
2 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 7 (21.88%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (21.88%) Unified Communications
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) Extranet
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 7 (21.88%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Desktop Support
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.63%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Mobility Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Office 365 Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) HTML5
1 3 (9.38%) Marmalade SDK
1 3 (9.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) iPhone
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Games
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
3 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.50%) Android
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.38%) Windows Phone
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.38%) Document Management
5 3 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C++
2 2 (6.25%) Apple Swift
2 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) Proofpoint
3 7 (21.88%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Apple
4 1 (3.13%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (3.13%) Canon
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) Samsung
4 1 (3.13%) ScanSafe
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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