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 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 134
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 0 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.68% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.55% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £300 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +62.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £213 £232
% change year-on-year -3.52% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.36 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.98% -  

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 717 785 767
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.59% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 527 528
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 53
Median hourly rate £43.75 £25.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.26% -22.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Broadband
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (33.33%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) AS400
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee

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 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Broadband
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee