Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 712 676
Rank change year-on-year -52 -36 -105
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 123 148 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 0.91% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 85 130
UK median daily rate £184 £188 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% -31.82% -14.06%
10th Percentile £117 £113 £125
90th Percentile £401 £460 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £244
% change year-on-year -10.00% -18.12% -17.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 28
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £15.70 £9.25 £10.93
90th Percentile £185.00 £18.70 £21.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year +26.63% -5.23% +1.69%

Blackberry Enterprise Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,172 16,180 19,916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 16.91% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,215 10,471 13,103
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 405 493
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £19.63 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -3.75% +1.95%
10th Percentile £12.19 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +3.65% -6.92% +3.65%

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Blackberry Enterprise Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 112 £199 +13.57% 13
UK excluding London -54 63 £180 -10.00% 7
London -22 59 £200 +14.29% 6
South West +2 16 £225 - 2
North of England -44 13 £165 -42.61% 1
North West -24 11 £165 -26.67% 1
South East -9 9 £175 -12.50% 2
Midlands -39 8 £110 -12.00% 1
East of England -8 7 £380 +90.00% 1
Scotland -46 7 £151 -31.25%
West Midlands -30 6 £110 -2.22% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £143 -
Yorkshire -18 2 - -
East Midlands -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 96 (78.05%) Blackberry
2 90 (73.17%) Windows
3 77 (62.60%) Active Directory
4 54 (43.90%) Windows 7
5 50 (40.65%) Microsoft
6 41 (33.33%) Finance
7 32 (26.02%) ITIL
8 28 (22.76%) DNS
8 28 (22.76%) Law
9 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Office
9 26 (21.14%) Office 365
10 25 (20.33%) SCCM
11 24 (19.51%) MS Exchange
12 23 (18.70%) Citrix
12 23 (18.70%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (17.89%) Apple
14 21 (17.07%) Service Management
14 21 (17.07%) Android
15 20 (16.26%) Virtual Desktop
16 18 (14.63%) Skype
17 17 (13.82%) BCP
18 16 (13.01%) HP
18 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (12.20%) Legal
20 13 (10.57%) Time Management
20 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
20 13 (10.57%) Bloomberg
20 13 (10.57%) Windows Server
21 12 (9.76%) Windows 10

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.13%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.32%) CMS
5 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.88%) Drupal
7 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.44%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Eikon
1 3 (2.44%) ION MarketView
1 3 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.14%) Office 365
2 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.88%) iTunes
4 2 (1.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.76%) DNS
2 18 (14.63%) Skype
3 11 (8.94%) DHCP
4 9 (7.32%) LAN
5 8 (6.50%) VPN
6 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.69%) WAN
7 5 (4.07%) Internet
7 5 (4.07%) SAN
8 4 (3.25%) VoIP
9 2 (1.63%) Broadband
9 2 (1.63%) Intranet
9 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.81%) CTI
10 1 (0.81%) Firewall
10 1 (0.81%) MPLS
10 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Selenium
1 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
1 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 41 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (22.76%) Law
3 15 (12.20%) Legal
4 11 (8.94%) Banking
5 8 (6.50%) Front Office
6 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.25%) Back Office
7 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.63%) Publishing
8 2 (1.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (21.14%) Support Engineer
2 22 (17.89%) Desktop Support
3 19 (15.45%) Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (11.38%) Service Analyst
5 14 (11.38%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (8.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Service Desk Specialist
9 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 8 (6.50%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Deskside Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Deskside Support
10 7 (5.69%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Service Desk Support
11 6 (4.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Software Tester
11 6 (4.88%) Tester
12 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (1.63%) LDAP
3 1 (0.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 96 (78.05%) Blackberry
2 11 (8.94%) iPhone
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.69%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.07%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (4.07%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.44%) Clustering
6 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) AS400
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 90 (73.17%) Windows
2 54 (43.90%) Windows 7
3 21 (17.07%) Android
4 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (10.57%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.76%) Windows 10
7 11 (8.94%) Linux
8 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.69%) Mac OS
9 7 (5.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (3.25%) Unix
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) ITIL
2 23 (18.70%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (17.07%) Service Management
4 17 (13.82%) BCP
5 13 (10.57%) Time Management
6 9 (7.32%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (5.69%) Content Management
8 7 (5.69%) ITSM
9 6 (4.88%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (4.88%) API Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
9 6 (4.88%) Process Improvement
9 6 (4.88%) SDLC
9 6 (4.88%) Supplier Management
9 6 (4.88%) Test Automation
9 6 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.13%) VBScript
3 3 (2.44%) SQL
3 3 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.88%) ISEB
2 6 (4.88%) MCSE
2 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.63%) CCA
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.63%) MCITP
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) EMCISA
5 1 (0.81%) EMCSA
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.81%) MCDST
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) MOS
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.81%) PMP
5 1 (0.81%) VCP5
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) WCAG
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (62.60%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.26%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.88%) BitLocker
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (4.07%) XenApp
6 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.25%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.44%) vSphere
8 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.63%) XenServer
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (20.33%) SCCM
2 9 (7.32%) SafeCom
3 7 (5.69%) WSUS
3 7 (5.69%) ZENworks
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (4.88%) WMI
5 4 (3.25%) SCOM
6 3 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.63%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.81%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.81%) Puppet
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.70%) Citrix
3 22 (17.89%) Apple
4 16 (13.01%) HP
5 13 (10.57%) Bloomberg
6 12 (9.76%) Reuters
6 12 (9.76%) Sony
7 11 (8.94%) MobileIron
8 10 (8.13%) Cisco
9 9 (7.32%) ServiceNow
10 7 (5.69%) Clearswift
10 7 (5.69%) Ivanti
10 7 (5.69%) Micro Focus
10 7 (5.69%) Novell
10 7 (5.69%) VMware
11 6 (4.88%) Oracle
11 6 (4.88%) Proofpoint
12 5 (4.07%) Avaya
12 5 (4.07%) Remedy
12 5 (4.07%) Wyse