Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 210 212
Rank change year-on-year +41 +2 -60
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 35 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.61% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.02% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 6
North West median daily rate £128 £215 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.70% +32.31% -9.72%
10th Percentile £110 £97 £139
90th Percentile £488 £431 £188
England median daily rate £165 £212 £250
% change year-on-year -22.05% -15.20% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £18.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.03% +4.29% -10.54%
10th Percentile £15.35 £17.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.04 £18.88 £19.35
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 1693 2350 2289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.72% 32.52% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1464 1357
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £561 £567 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 91 114
North West median hourly rate £21.89 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.81% -5.44% +12.80%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.39 £42.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.71
% change year-on-year - +6.92% +3.92%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +45 32 £125 -56.90%
Cheshire +6 3 £150 +7.14%
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
3 18 (51.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (45.71%) Citrix
4 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 13 (37.14%) Office 365
6 13 (37.14%) ITIL
7 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
7 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (25.71%) SCCM
10 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
10 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
10 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
10 8 (22.86%) Law
11 7 (20.00%) Service Management
11 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
11 7 (20.00%) Unified Communications
11 7 (20.00%) iPhone
11 7 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (17.14%) Proofpoint
12 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
12 6 (17.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (17.14%) Skype
12 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
12 6 (17.14%) Extranet
12 6 (17.14%) Symantec

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 18 (51.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.71%) IBM Domino
6 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 7 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 6 (17.14%) Extranet
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) PBX
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (22.86%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.43%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (8.57%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) iPhone
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.57%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) BYOD
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.57%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Change Control
7 1 (2.86%) Document Management
7 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) MOS
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Proofpoint
3 6 (17.14%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) IronPort
4 3 (8.57%) OpenText
5 2 (5.71%) Apple
5 2 (5.71%) AppSense
5 2 (5.71%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Altiris
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Hummingbird
6 1 (2.86%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Samsung