Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 107 104
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.02% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Reading median daily rate - £148 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -36.56% -2.11%
Berkshire median daily rate - £148 £375
% change year-on-year - -60.67% +79.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £17.48 - £13.00
10th Percentile £11.25 - £12.50
90th Percentile £20.73 - £13.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.99 £13.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.02% -16.67% -17.50%

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 376 492 520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.86% 26.81% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 300 273
Reading median daily rate £411 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +4.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £262 £255 £222
90th Percentile £600 £539 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 8
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -29.20% +59.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
90th Percentile £55.65 £50.70 £87.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 23 July 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory

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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Server Support
3 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) NHS
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Management
1 3 (60.00%) IT Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Veeam
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) HP