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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 225 198
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 22 40 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.43% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.45% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 32
Median daily rate £135 £200 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.50% -32.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £144 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £416 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.40% -2.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £8.89 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £18.00 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +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 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 2394 2763 2812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.72% 29.96% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1651 1458
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 167
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +103.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.49 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the South East

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £354 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £100 -
Surrey 0 4 £210 +40.00% 2
Hampshire +5 3 £133 -67.12% 1
Berkshire +20 1 £325 +124.13%
West Sussex +2 1 - -
Blackberry
England

Blackberry
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 18 (42.86%) MS Office
5 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
6 15 (35.71%) ITIL
6 15 (35.71%) Office 365
7 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) iPhone
9 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
10 9 (21.43%) Android
10 9 (21.43%) SCCM
10 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
11 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
11 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
11 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
11 8 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
11 8 (19.05%) Migration
11 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
12 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 7 (16.67%) VMware
12 7 (16.67%) Software Deployment
12 7 (16.67%) ServiceNow
13 6 (14.29%) Windows 8

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 18 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 8 (19.05%) Skype for Business
4 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (7.14%) IBM Notes
7 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) Skype
1 4 (9.52%) VoIP
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) Wireless
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Law
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) IT Support
4 6 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) iPhone
2 6 (14.29%) iPad
3 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
3 5 (11.90%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.43%) Android
3 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
5 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
8 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
10 2 (4.76%) Linux
10 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Incident Management
3 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Presales
8 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.76%) IT Audit
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL V2
8 2 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.76%) Service Management
9 1 (2.38%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.38%) Server Building
9 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Unicenter
3 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.38%) PowerCLI
4 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Altiris
3 5 (11.90%) Apple
3 5 (11.90%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Lotus
4 3 (7.14%) Peregrine
4 3 (7.14%) Remedy
4 3 (7.14%) Spiceworks
5 1 (2.38%) Aruba
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Veeam