The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 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 / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 240 234
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 9 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 1.38% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 18
Median daily rate £130 £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £213 £232
% change year-on-year +1.17% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £18.26 £11.00 £16.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.00% -33.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £15.10 £18.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% -  

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2186 2690 2963
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.62% 30.53% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1601 1594
Median daily rate £400 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £259 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 137 134
Median hourly rate £19.66 £31.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.58% +87.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the South East

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the South East

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +11 3 - -
Surrey -4 3 £130 -25.71% 4
Hampshire +4 2 - - 1
West Sussex +19 1 - -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
6 9 (28.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) Office 365
7 8 (25.00%) ServiceNow
7 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (21.88%) Citrix
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
10 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
10 5 (15.63%) Android
10 5 (15.63%) iPhone
10 5 (15.63%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
10 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (15.63%) Change Management
10 5 (15.63%) Windows XP

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.13%) IBM Domino
7 1 (3.13%) Quickr
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) Skype
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) PBX
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Support Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (15.63%) IT Support
4 5 (15.63%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 3 (9.38%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.25%) BlackBerry Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Messaging Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) iPhone
2 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) NHS
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) IVR
4 1 (3.13%) PDA
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Android
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.38%) Presales
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Management
6 2 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (6.25%) IT Audit
6 2 (6.25%) Release Management
6 2 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.13%) High Availability
7 1 (3.13%) Line Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCDST
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (9.38%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) Unicenter
2 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) PowerCLI
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) CA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Mitel
4 3 (9.38%) Peregrine
4 3 (9.38%) Remedy
4 3 (9.38%) Spiceworks
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Lotus
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
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