Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 729 648 564
Rank change year-on-year -81 -84 -76
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 146 236 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 1.20% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 127 199
UK median daily rate £150 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -14.06% +37.63%
10th Percentile £106 £128 £158
90th Percentile £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £275 £285
% change year-on-year -45.45% -3.51% +23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 57
UK median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +10.34% -2.46%
10th Percentile £10.08 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £20.93 £20.00 £18.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.23% +3.45% -

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 16591 19745 20397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.59% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10853 12898 12857
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 514 629
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 21 October 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 21 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the UK

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 15 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 21 October 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 -42 134 £145 -47.27% 9
UK excluding London +7 75 £150 -45.45% 4
London -47 68 £146 -49.57% 5
Midlands +42 28 £125 -66.67% 2
North of England +69 26 £275 -12.00%
West Midlands +41 21 £113 -73.53% 1
North West +31 18 £175 -18.60%
Yorkshire +13 8 £450 +8.43%
East Midlands -5 7 £125 +0.81% 1
Scotland +10 6 £140 -51.72%
South East +3 5 £145 -27.50%
East of England -22 5 £130 -25.29% 2
South West +10 2 £168 -29.77%
Northern Ireland - 2 £385 -
Wales +11 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 124 (84.93%) Blackberry
2 114 (78.08%) Windows
3 89 (60.96%) Microsoft
4 85 (58.22%) Active Directory
5 67 (45.89%) Windows 7
6 58 (39.73%) Microsoft Office
7 52 (35.62%) ITIL
7 52 (35.62%) MS Exchange
8 43 (29.45%) SCCM
9 39 (26.71%) Citrix
10 31 (21.23%) VMware
11 30 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (19.86%) Windows Server
13 28 (19.18%) Office 365
13 28 (19.18%) Security Cleared
14 27 (18.49%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (18.49%) Cisco
15 26 (17.81%) Symantec
16 25 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
17 23 (15.75%) Windows XP
18 22 (15.07%) DNS
18 22 (15.07%) SC Cleared
18 22 (15.07%) Remote Desktop
19 20 (13.70%) Android
19 20 (13.70%) Finance
20 18 (12.33%) Windows 10
20 18 (12.33%) Mobile Device Management
21 17 (11.64%) Skype for Business
21 17 (11.64%) McAfee
21 17 (11.64%) Thin Client

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 52 (35.62%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.64%) Skype for Business
4 14 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (6.85%) IIS
6 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.74%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.05%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.37%) CMS
11 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.68%) Quickr
Applications
1 58 (39.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Shockwave
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.18%) Office 365
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.05%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.07%) DNS
1 22 (15.07%) Remote Desktop
2 13 (8.90%) DHCP
3 12 (8.22%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.53%) Internet
5 8 (5.48%) VoIP
6 7 (4.79%) SAN
6 7 (4.79%) Skype
7 6 (4.11%) Firewall
7 6 (4.11%) Intranet
7 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
7 6 (4.11%) VPN
8 4 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.74%) LAN
8 4 (2.74%) Telnet
8 4 (2.74%) WAN
8 4 (2.74%) Wireless
9 3 (2.05%) NAS
9 3 (2.05%) VLAN
10 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) GIS
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
General
1 20 (13.70%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Banking
2 6 (4.11%) Law
3 5 (3.42%) Legal
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.74%) Front Office
5 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (27.40%) Analyst
2 38 (26.03%) Support Engineer
3 33 (22.60%) 2nd Line Support
4 32 (21.92%) Desktop Support
5 18 (12.33%) Service Analyst
6 16 (10.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (10.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (9.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 14 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 14 (9.59%) Support Analyst
9 13 (8.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.85%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 10 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.85%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Service Desk Support
12 7 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.79%) Deskside Support
12 7 (4.79%) IT Support
12 7 (4.79%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 124 (84.93%) Blackberry
2 17 (11.64%) Fat Client
2 17 (11.64%) Thin Client
3 15 (10.27%) iPhone
4 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
4 13 (8.90%) iPad
5 6 (4.11%) Smartphone
5 6 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.05%) Clustering
9 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.37%) Replication
9 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.68%) BYOD
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Handset
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (78.08%) Windows
2 67 (45.89%) Windows 7
3 29 (19.86%) Windows Server
4 23 (15.75%) Windows XP
5 20 (13.70%) Android
6 18 (12.33%) Windows 10
7 16 (10.96%) Windows 8
8 13 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (6.16%) Mac OS
11 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.74%) Unix
12 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.37%) Linux
13 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) ITIL
2 18 (12.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 16 (10.96%) Incident Management
3 16 (10.96%) Service Delivery
4 12 (8.22%) Service Management
5 11 (7.53%) Knowledge Management
6 10 (6.85%) Software Deployment
7 8 (5.48%) Break/Fix
7 8 (5.48%) Line Management
8 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (4.11%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.11%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.11%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.11%) ITSM
10 5 (3.42%) Change Management
10 5 (3.42%) DevOps
10 5 (3.42%) Migration
10 5 (3.42%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.74%) High Availability
11 4 (2.74%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.85%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) VBScript
3 7 (4.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (19.18%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.07%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.74%) Degree
5 4 (2.74%) MCP
6 3 (2.05%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.05%) MCDST
7 2 (1.37%) CCNA
7 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.37%) MCSA
7 2 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) CCA
8 1 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.68%) MOS
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 85 (58.22%) Active Directory
2 30 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (18.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (9.59%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (8.90%) Hyper-V
5 13 (8.90%) Terminal Services
5 13 (8.90%) XenApp
6 6 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.11%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.42%) XenServer
8 3 (2.05%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (2.05%) vSphere
9 2 (1.37%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.37%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.68%) UAG
Systems Management
1 43 (29.45%) SCCM
2 12 (8.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (8.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (7.53%) WSUS
4 10 (6.85%) SafeCom
5 6 (4.11%) AirWatch
6 5 (3.42%) DameWare
6 5 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.05%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (2.05%) SCOM
8 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.37%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.68%) Ionix
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (60.96%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.71%) Citrix
3 31 (21.23%) VMware
4 27 (18.49%) Cisco
5 26 (17.81%) Symantec
6 17 (11.64%) McAfee
7 16 (10.96%) Apple
7 16 (10.96%) HP
8 15 (10.27%) Wyse
9 12 (8.22%) ServiceNow
10 11 (7.53%) IBM
10 11 (7.53%) NetApp
11 9 (6.16%) Remedy
12 8 (5.48%) MobileIron
13 7 (4.79%) Bloomberg
13 7 (4.79%) LANDesk
14 6 (4.11%) Proofpoint
15 5 (3.42%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.42%) Clearswift
15 5 (3.42%) Polycom