Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 681 570
Rank change year-on-year -73 -111 -58
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 133 211 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 1.09% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 117 200
UK median daily rate £144 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.73% -12.70% +33.33%
10th Percentile £112 £128 £154
90th Percentile £417 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £148 £270 £275
% change year-on-year -45.37% -1.82% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 54
UK median hourly rate £16.93 £16.15 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.80% +11.38% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £20.98 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.23% +3.45% -3.33%

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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -54 124 £141 -48.64% 7
UK excluding London +12 69 £148 -45.37% 4
London -71 62 £141 -48.64% 3
Midlands +34 27 £125 -66.67% 1
West Midlands +45 20 £113 -73.53%
North of England +45 16 £203 -35.20% 1
North West +24 10 £128 -60.77%
South East -1 7 £145 -27.50%
South West -6 7 £168 -29.77% 2
East Midlands -10 7 £125 +0.81% 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £450 +50.00%
Scotland -10 5 £191 -19.53%
East of England -18 5 £130 -52.64%
Northern Ireland -37 2 £385 +8.45%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 111 (83.46%) Blackberry
2 107 (80.45%) Windows
3 80 (60.15%) Microsoft
4 79 (59.40%) Active Directory
5 61 (45.86%) Windows 7
6 49 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
7 45 (33.83%) ITIL
8 44 (33.08%) MS Exchange
9 40 (30.08%) SCCM
10 34 (25.56%) Citrix
11 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (21.80%) VMware
12 27 (20.30%) Windows Server
13 24 (18.05%) DNS
13 24 (18.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
14 23 (17.29%) Cisco
14 23 (17.29%) Office 365
15 22 (16.54%) Finance
16 21 (15.79%) Symantec
16 21 (15.79%) Windows XP
17 19 (14.29%) Android
17 19 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (13.53%) Mobile Device Management
18 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
19 16 (12.03%) DHCP
19 16 (12.03%) Apple
19 16 (12.03%) Wyse
19 16 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010

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 44 (33.08%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (8.27%) IIS
5 9 (6.77%) Skype for Business
6 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.76%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.26%) CMS
9 3 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.75%) Quickr
Applications
1 49 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) Office 365
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) DNS
2 19 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 16 (12.03%) DHCP
4 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.77%) SAN
6 8 (6.02%) Internet
7 7 (5.26%) Firewall
7 7 (5.26%) LAN
7 7 (5.26%) VoIP
7 7 (5.26%) WAN
8 6 (4.51%) Intranet
9 5 (3.76%) NAS
9 5 (3.76%) Telnet
9 5 (3.76%) VLAN
9 5 (3.76%) VPN
10 4 (3.01%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.26%) PSTN
11 3 (2.26%) SMTP
12 2 (1.50%) ISDN
12 2 (1.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.50%) GIS
6 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Legal
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Law
5 4 (3.01%) Back Office
5 4 (3.01%) Front Office
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Analyst
1 36 (27.07%) Support Engineer
2 35 (26.32%) Desktop Support
3 26 (19.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (11.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Support Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) Deskside Support
10 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Technical Support
11 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 111 (83.46%) Blackberry
2 15 (11.28%) Fat Client
2 15 (11.28%) iPhone
2 15 (11.28%) Thin Client
3 13 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.77%) iPad
4 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.50%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) NHS
6 2 (1.50%) Replication
6 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.75%) Handset
7 1 (0.75%) PDA
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 107 (80.45%) Windows
2 61 (45.86%) Windows 7
3 27 (20.30%) Windows Server
4 21 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 19 (14.29%) Android
6 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (9.02%) Windows 10
9 11 (8.27%) Windows 8
10 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (6.77%) Mac OS
12 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.01%) Linux
13 4 (3.01%) Unix
14 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) ITIL
2 18 (13.53%) Mobile Device Management
3 15 (11.28%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.02%) Incident Management
5 11 (8.27%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (7.52%) Break/Fix
6 10 (7.52%) Software Deployment
7 9 (6.77%) Service Management
8 8 (6.02%) Line Management
9 6 (4.51%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.51%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.51%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.76%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (3.01%) BCP
11 4 (3.01%) Change Control
11 4 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.01%) High Availability
11 4 (3.01%) Patch Management
12 3 (2.26%) ITSM
12 3 (2.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.52%) SQL
2 5 (3.76%) VBScript
3 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (18.05%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.01%) Degree
4 4 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.26%) CCNA
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.26%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.50%) CCNP
6 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) MCP
6 2 (1.50%) MCSA
7 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.75%) CCA
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.75%) MCDST
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) MOS
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) SLA
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (59.40%) Active Directory
2 29 (21.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (18.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (11.28%) XenApp
5 14 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 14 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (8.27%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.76%) XenServer
8 4 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.01%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.26%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.50%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.75%) UAG
11 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (30.08%) SCCM
2 11 (8.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (8.27%) WSUS
3 10 (7.52%) SafeCom
4 7 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (3.76%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.76%) DameWare
5 5 (3.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.01%) SCOM
7 3 (2.26%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.50%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.75%) Ionix
9 1 (0.75%) OfficeScan
9 1 (0.75%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (60.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.56%) Citrix
3 29 (21.80%) VMware
4 23 (17.29%) Cisco
5 21 (15.79%) Symantec
6 16 (12.03%) Apple
6 16 (12.03%) Wyse
7 13 (9.77%) HP
7 13 (9.77%) McAfee
8 12 (9.02%) ServiceNow
9 11 (8.27%) NetApp
10 10 (7.52%) IBM
11 7 (5.26%) Remedy
12 6 (4.51%) Bloomberg
12 6 (4.51%) LANDesk
12 6 (4.51%) MobileIron
13 5 (3.76%) Becrypt
13 5 (3.76%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.76%) Clearswift
14 4 (3.01%) Avaya