Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 694 599
Rank change year-on-year -85 -95 -32
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 102 135 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.87% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 89 153
UK median daily rate £145 £195 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.90% -2.50% -33.05%
10th Percentile £104 £123 £110
90th Percentile £356 £388 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £205 £200
% change year-on-year -19.51% +2.50% -27.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 37
UK median hourly rate £18.10 £18.26 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +8.43% +12.27%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.00 £12.95
90th Percentile £21.25 £22.05 £25.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +10.00%

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 16,500 15,516 18,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.38% 17.09% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,971 9,997 11,936
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.43%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.20% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 345 449
UK median hourly rate £18.89 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.02% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +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 20 May 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
Top 13 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 May 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 -83 89 £150 -20.53% 18
UK excluding London -50 52 £165 -19.51% 10
London -52 49 £135 -21.74% 10
South West +11 12 - - 4
Midlands -23 9 £125 -55.36% 1
North of England -16 7 £165 -45.00%
North West -21 7 £165 -45.00%
Scotland -35 7 £113 -48.86% 2
East of England -1 6 £340 +70.00%
South East -24 6 £148 -37.89% 3
West Midlands -17 5 £263 -33.33%
Northern Ireland - 5 £145 -
East Midlands -9 4 £125 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 88 (86.27%) Blackberry
2 81 (79.41%) Windows
3 63 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
5 48 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
6 45 (44.12%) Windows 7
7 33 (32.35%) ITIL
8 32 (31.37%) Finance
9 30 (29.41%) Law
10 28 (27.45%) Legal
11 26 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (24.51%) Android
13 24 (23.53%) Citrix
14 23 (22.55%) Apple
15 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
16 17 (16.67%) iPhone
17 16 (15.69%) SLA
18 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (14.71%) Time Management
19 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
19 13 (12.75%) Windows 10
19 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (12.75%) Office 365
20 12 (11.76%) Windows 8
20 12 (11.76%) Incident Management
21 11 (10.78%) Skype for Business
21 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
22 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
22 10 (9.80%) Banking
22 10 (9.80%) Mac OS

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 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.78%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.90%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.94%) CMS
7 2 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.98%) Confluence
8 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.98%) Eikon
2 1 (0.98%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.98%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Office 365
2 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.92%) iTunes
5 2 (1.96%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.82%) Skype
2 9 (8.82%) VPN
3 8 (7.84%) DHCP
4 7 (6.86%) DNS
5 6 (5.88%) VoIP
6 5 (4.90%) IP Telephony
6 5 (4.90%) LAN
6 5 (4.90%) WAN
7 3 (2.94%) Broadband
7 3 (2.94%) Firewall
7 3 (2.94%) Internet
7 3 (2.94%) Intranet
8 2 (1.96%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.98%) ISDN
9 1 (0.98%) MPLS
9 1 (0.98%) SAN
9 1 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) JIRA
General
1 32 (31.37%) Finance
2 30 (29.41%) Law
3 28 (27.45%) Legal
4 10 (9.80%) Banking
5 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.92%) Retail
7 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.96%) Back Office
8 2 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Analyst
2 31 (30.39%) Service Analyst
2 31 (30.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 30 (29.41%) Support Engineer
4 28 (27.45%) Desktop Support
5 18 (17.65%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (12.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 11 (10.78%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 9 (8.82%) Deskside Engineer
10 9 (8.82%) Deskside Support
10 9 (8.82%) Deskside Support Engineer
11 7 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Service Desk Support
11 7 (6.86%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.88%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 88 (86.27%) Blackberry
2 17 (16.67%) iPhone
3 6 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.92%) AS400
5 4 (3.92%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.92%) iPad
5 4 (3.92%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.92%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.94%) CMDB
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.98%) Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.98%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (79.41%) Windows
2 45 (44.12%) Windows 7
3 25 (24.51%) Android
4 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.75%) Windows 10
5 13 (12.75%) Windows XP
6 12 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.80%) Mac OS
8 8 (7.84%) Linux
9 7 (6.86%) Windows Server
10 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.88%) Unix
10 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.94%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.98%) AIX
13 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.35%) ITIL
2 26 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (14.71%) Time Management
4 12 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 9 (8.82%) Migration
6 8 (7.84%) Process Improvement
6 8 (7.84%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (6.86%) Service Desk Management
7 7 (6.86%) Service Management
7 7 (6.86%) Ticket Management
8 6 (5.88%) ITSM
8 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.92%) Supplier Management
10 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.94%) Statistics
11 2 (1.96%) Document Management
11 2 (1.96%) Email Management
11 2 (1.96%) Project Management
11 2 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) VBScript
3 1 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.94%) MCSE
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) CISSP
3 2 (1.96%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) MCITP
3 2 (1.96%) MOS
4 1 (0.98%) CCA
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) CCNP
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.98%) MCDST
4 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PMP
4 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.98%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.88%) XenApp
3 5 (4.90%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.96%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.94%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.96%) MaaS360
4 2 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.96%) SCOM
4 2 (1.96%) WSUS
5 1 (0.98%) Ansible
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.98%) Puppet
5 1 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (51.96%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.53%) Citrix
3 23 (22.55%) Apple
4 10 (9.80%) Ivanti
5 8 (7.84%) HP
6 7 (6.86%) Cisco
7 6 (5.88%) Clearswift
7 6 (5.88%) iManage
7 6 (5.88%) Remedy
8 5 (4.90%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.90%) Lotus
8 5 (4.90%) Mitel
8 5 (4.90%) Reuters
9 4 (3.92%) Avaya
9 4 (3.92%) Proofpoint
10 3 (2.94%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.94%) Novell
10 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.94%) Sonus
10 3 (2.94%) Symantec