The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -22 +19  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 6 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.76% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 2.67% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 11
Median daily rate £170 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.04% +81.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £142 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £540 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 623 824 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.16% 28.36% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 528 421
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £505 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 69 48
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £52.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the South West

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the South West

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bristol +3 4 £183 -
Wiltshire -6 2 £160 -55.86%
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Android
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) iPhone
6 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
6 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Remedy
7 2 (14.29%) Broadband
7 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Law
8 1 (7.14%) Handset
8 1 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 1 (7.14%) AS400

Blackberry
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 5 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Broadband
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Service Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Server Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) iPhone
1 3 (21.43%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) AS400
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Android
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
4 1 (7.14%) BCP
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) VMware