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 3 months to 23 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 525 499
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 67 125 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 1.31% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 73
Median daily rate £200 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £126 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £200 £200
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +1.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.69 £23.07 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.66%  

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7482 9551 9792
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.69% 17.86% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 6322 5990
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 211 363
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% -5.00%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Blackberry Enterprise Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 51 £200 - 13
London -6 25 £185 -20.85% 6
North West +27 12 £388 +252.27% 4
Scotland +44 10 £208 -30.83% 1
Manchester +16 9 £475 +331.81% 3
South East +27 6 £325 +116.66% 1
Glasgow +12 6 £221 - 1
East Midlands -12 5 £125 +12.61% 1
Derby -14 4 £125 +12.61% 1
Derbyshire -14 4 £125 +12.61% 1
Edinburgh +20 3 £110 -5.37%
Milton Keynes -1 3 £288 - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 £288 - 1
Hampshire +20 2 £275 -26.66%
West Yorkshire +15 2 - -
Yorkshire +10 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
West Midlands +26 1 - -
Berkshire +22 1 £375 -
South Wales +9 1 £450 +12.50%
South West +6 1 - -
Wales +6 1 £450 +12.50%
Leeds +6 1 - -
Bristol +3 1 - -
Bridgend +1 1 £450 +12.50%
East of England -4 1 £200 -4.76% 1
City of London -12 1 £83 -64.70% 4
Oldham - 1 £175 -
Bedford - 1 £200 -
Luton - 1 £200 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 109 (78.42%) Windows
2 104 (74.82%) Blackberry
3 93 (66.91%) Microsoft
4 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
5 74 (53.24%) Microsoft Office
6 63 (45.32%) Windows 7
7 56 (40.29%) MS Exchange
8 47 (33.81%) ITIL
9 41 (29.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 38 (27.34%) Citrix
10 38 (27.34%) Windows 10
11 33 (23.74%) Cisco
12 29 (20.86%) Finance
13 28 (20.14%) SLA
14 26 (18.71%) Windows XP
14 26 (18.71%) VMware
14 26 (18.71%) Windows 8
15 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
15 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
15 22 (15.83%) Skype for Business
15 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
16 21 (15.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (14.39%) Apple
17 20 (14.39%) Android
18 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (13.67%) SC Cleared
18 19 (13.67%) Problem Management
19 18 (12.95%) Mac OS X
19 18 (12.95%) Service Management
19 18 (12.95%) Office 365

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 56 (40.29%) MS Exchange
2 41 (29.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.83%) Skype for Business
4 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (11.51%) SharePoint
6 14 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (7.19%) Office Communications Server
7 10 (7.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (6.47%) IBM Notes
9 7 (5.04%) CMS
9 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.16%) IIS
11 2 (1.44%) Confluence
12 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 74 (53.24%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) Office 365
2 9 (6.47%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.23%) Wireless
3 10 (7.19%) Internet
3 10 (7.19%) VoIP
4 9 (6.47%) DNS
4 9 (6.47%) Skype
4 9 (6.47%) VPN
5 7 (5.04%) DHCP
5 7 (5.04%) MPLS
6 6 (4.32%) Unified Communications
7 5 (3.60%) SAN
8 4 (2.88%) Extranet
8 4 (2.88%) Firewall
8 4 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.16%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (2.16%) LDAP
9 3 (2.16%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.16%) SMTP
10 2 (1.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) JIRA
General
1 29 (20.86%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Legal
3 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.63%) Law
5 3 (2.16%) Local Government
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (51.08%) Analyst
2 39 (28.06%) Support Analyst
3 31 (22.30%) Service Analyst
3 31 (22.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 29 (20.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (12.95%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (12.95%) Service Desk Support
6 17 (12.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 17 (12.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 15 (10.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 15 (10.79%) Desktop Support
8 14 (10.07%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (10.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
9 13 (9.35%) IT Analyst
9 13 (9.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
9 13 (9.35%) Technical Support
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Services Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.72%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 104 (74.82%) Blackberry
2 15 (10.79%) iPhone
3 13 (9.35%) iPad
4 7 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.32%) Handset
6 5 (3.60%) Clustering
6 5 (3.60%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.60%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.88%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.16%) CESG
9 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.72%) AS400
10 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (78.42%) Windows
2 63 (45.32%) Windows 7
3 38 (27.34%) Windows 10
4 26 (18.71%) Windows 8
4 26 (18.71%) Windows XP
5 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
6 20 (14.39%) Android
7 18 (12.95%) Mac OS X
8 12 (8.63%) Apple iOS
9 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.16%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.44%) Linux
12 2 (1.44%) Unix
12 2 (1.44%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.81%) ITIL
2 19 (13.67%) Problem Management
3 18 (12.95%) Service Management
4 11 (7.91%) Information Security
4 11 (7.91%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (7.19%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.19%) Migration
6 8 (5.76%) Change Management
7 7 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.04%) ITSM
8 6 (4.32%) ITIL V3
8 6 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.60%) DevOps
9 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.60%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.88%) Document Management
10 4 (2.88%) Programme Management
10 4 (2.88%) Time Management
11 3 (2.16%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.16%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.04%) SQL
2 7 (5.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (13.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (9.35%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (7.91%) MCDST
6 10 (7.19%) MCP
7 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.16%) MCSA
8 2 (1.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) Degree
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) MCITP
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (20.14%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 82 (58.99%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.79%) vSphere
4 13 (9.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (7.91%) XenApp
6 8 (5.76%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.88%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) SCCM
2 9 (6.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.88%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.88%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.16%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (2.16%) SCOM
5 2 (1.44%) DameWare
5 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 93 (66.91%) Microsoft
2 38 (27.34%) Citrix
3 33 (23.74%) Cisco
4 26 (18.71%) VMware
5 20 (14.39%) Apple
6 16 (11.51%) LANDesk
7 15 (10.79%) HP
8 10 (7.19%) Symantec
9 9 (6.47%) Lotus
9 9 (6.47%) Polycom
10 8 (5.76%) Avaya
10 8 (5.76%) Dell
10 8 (5.76%) Remedy
11 7 (5.04%) McAfee
12 6 (4.32%) BMC
12 6 (4.32%) Proofpoint
13 5 (3.60%) Google
13 5 (3.60%) MobileIron
13 5 (3.60%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.88%) Mitel
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Posted: 14 days ago