The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 79 69
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.67% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £145 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £138 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -50.00% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +17.85%  

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 214 299 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 31.52% 29.06% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 185 137
Median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £276 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -31.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Reading

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam