Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 655 556
Rank change year-on-year -53 -99 -64
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 144 238 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 1.20% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 127 205
UK median daily rate £188 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -12.70% +28.57%
10th Percentile £113 £127 £159
90th Percentile £438 £488 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £244 £280
% change year-on-year -18.12% -12.77% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 56
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% -3.91%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.93 £12.04
90th Percentile £18.70 £21.34 £18.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.23% - -

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 16152 19866 20158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 18.38% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10427 13056 12493
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 494 696
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.37% +1.95% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.73 £19.73
% change year-on-year -8.35% +5.08% +12.73%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -53 124 £175 -36.36% 5
UK excluding London -8 81 £200 -18.12% 1
London -33 57 £168 -46.40% 4
North of England +56 30 £288 -8.00%
Midlands +21 24 £125 +0.81% 1
North West +41 22 £225 +3.45%
West Midlands +47 17 £113 -73.53% 1
Scotland +23 13 £220 -24.14%
South East +12 10 £200 +33.33%
Yorkshire +22 8 £450 +8.43%
East Midlands -15 7 £125 +12.61%
East of England -14 4 £200 -4.76%
South West +1 1 - -
Wales +1 1 £450 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 118 (81.94%) Blackberry
2 112 (77.78%) Windows
3 89 (61.81%) Microsoft
4 84 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 65 (45.14%) Windows 7
6 56 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
7 55 (38.19%) MS Exchange
8 46 (31.94%) Citrix
9 41 (28.47%) ITIL
10 40 (27.78%) SCCM
11 34 (23.61%) Security Cleared
12 32 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (21.53%) VMware
14 29 (20.14%) SC Cleared
15 27 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (18.75%) Office 365
15 27 (18.75%) Windows Server
16 25 (17.36%) Cisco
17 24 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
18 22 (15.28%) Apple
18 22 (15.28%) Windows 8
19 21 (14.58%) Windows 10
19 21 (14.58%) Remote Desktop
19 21 (14.58%) Android
20 20 (13.89%) Finance
21 19 (13.19%) Symantec
21 19 (13.19%) Windows XP
22 18 (12.50%) HP
22 18 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
23 17 (11.81%) Skype for Business

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 55 (38.19%) MS Exchange
2 32 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.81%) Skype for Business
4 14 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (7.64%) SharePoint
7 9 (6.25%) CMS
7 9 (6.25%) IIS
8 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.47%) IBM Notes
9 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.69%) Quickr
Applications
1 56 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) Shockwave
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) Office 365
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.58%) Remote Desktop
2 17 (11.81%) DNS
3 15 (10.42%) Internet
4 11 (7.64%) TCP/IP
5 10 (6.94%) DHCP
6 9 (6.25%) MPLS
7 8 (5.56%) Firewall
7 8 (5.56%) SAN
7 8 (5.56%) VPN
8 7 (4.86%) Skype
8 7 (4.86%) Unified Communications
8 7 (4.86%) Wireless
9 6 (4.17%) Intranet
10 5 (3.47%) VoIP
11 4 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.78%) SMTP
12 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.39%) NAS
13 2 (1.39%) SNMP
13 2 (1.39%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (13.89%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Front Office
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
5 3 (2.08%) Local Government
5 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Analyst
2 32 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (18.06%) Support Engineer
4 25 (17.36%) Desktop Support
5 23 (15.97%) Service Analyst
6 21 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) Service Desk Support
9 12 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (7.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 11 (7.64%) Technical Support
11 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) IT Support
12 8 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
13 7 (4.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 7 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
13 7 (4.86%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 118 (81.94%) Blackberry
2 14 (9.72%) Fat Client
2 14 (9.72%) Thin Client
3 13 (9.03%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.33%) iPhone
5 8 (5.56%) iPad
5 8 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.86%) Clustering
7 6 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.47%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.08%) CESG
9 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.08%) Handset
9 3 (2.08%) Replication
10 2 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.69%) BYOD
11 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 112 (77.78%) Windows
2 65 (45.14%) Windows 7
3 27 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 22 (15.28%) Windows 8
5 21 (14.58%) Android
5 21 (14.58%) Windows 10
6 19 (13.19%) Windows XP
7 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.25%) Mac OS
11 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
12 6 (4.17%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.78%) Unix
14 3 (2.08%) Linux
14 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.69%) SUSE
16 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.47%) ITIL
2 18 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 16 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 15 (10.42%) Service Management
5 14 (9.72%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.64%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.86%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.86%) Software Deployment
8 6 (4.17%) Break/Fix
8 6 (4.17%) Change Management
8 6 (4.17%) DevOps
8 6 (4.17%) ITSM
8 6 (4.17%) Line Management
8 6 (4.17%) Migration
9 5 (3.47%) BCP
9 5 (3.47%) High Availability
10 4 (2.78%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.78%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.94%) SQL
2 9 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (23.61%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.17%) MCDST
5 5 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.47%) MCP
6 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.08%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.08%) MCSE
8 2 (1.39%) MCSA
8 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.69%) CCA
9 1 (0.69%) CCNA
9 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) Degree
9 1 (0.69%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.39%) PMO
3 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 84 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.64%) Terminal Services
4 11 (7.64%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (6.25%) XenApp
5 9 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.17%) vSphere
8 3 (2.08%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.08%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.39%) XenServer
10 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (27.78%) SCCM
2 9 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (5.56%) WSUS
4 7 (4.86%) AirWatch
4 7 (4.86%) SafeCom
5 5 (3.47%) DameWare
5 5 (3.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.78%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.78%) SCOM
7 3 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) OfficeScan
9 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 89 (61.81%) Microsoft
2 46 (31.94%) Citrix
3 31 (21.53%) VMware
4 25 (17.36%) Cisco
5 22 (15.28%) Apple
6 19 (13.19%) Symantec
7 18 (12.50%) HP
8 16 (11.11%) McAfee
9 12 (8.33%) Polycom
10 11 (7.64%) Avaya
10 11 (7.64%) Wyse
11 9 (6.25%) NetApp
12 8 (5.56%) IBM
12 8 (5.56%) LANDesk
13 7 (4.86%) MobileIron
13 7 (4.86%) Proofpoint
13 7 (4.86%) ServiceNow
14 6 (4.17%) Bloomberg
14 6 (4.17%) Dell
15 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint