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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 517 467
Rank change year-on-year +19 -50  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 89 135 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.16% 1.41% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 72 106
Median daily rate £215 £295 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.11% -4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £135 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £232 £210 £300
% change year-on-year +10.23% -30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 26
Median hourly rate £14.61 £13.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.23% -13.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.39 £18.80 £17.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.29% -10.00%  

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 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
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 £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 0 71 £183 -43.84% 13
London -29 27 £175 -54.83% 6
North West +39 15 £375 - 3
West Midlands +29 14 £113 -73.52%
Manchester +26 14 £475 - 3
Scotland +45 11 £221 -26.33%
Solihull - 10 - -
Glasgow - 8 £232 -
Yorkshire +13 7 £450 -16.66% 1
West Yorkshire +11 5 - -
East Midlands -11 5 £125 - 2
South East +32 4 £375 +150.00% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £125 - 2
Derby - 4 £125 - 2
Berkshire +19 2 £375 -
Birmingham +15 2 - -
Edinburgh +13 2 £108 -62.93%
Sheffield +10 2 £450 -15.09% 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 £450 -15.09% 1
Leeds +6 2 - -
City of London -7 2 £83 -74.61% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Hampshire +6 1 - -
Bracknell +6 1 - -
Bridgend +3 1 £450 +12.50%
Wakefield -1 1 - -
South Wales -5 1 £450 +12.50%
Wales -6 1 £450 +12.50%
Milton Keynes -12 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 121 (77.07%) Windows
2 120 (76.43%) Blackberry
3 103 (65.61%) Microsoft
4 80 (50.96%) Microsoft Office
5 79 (50.32%) Active Directory
6 70 (44.59%) Windows 7
7 59 (37.58%) MS Exchange
8 57 (36.31%) ITIL
9 49 (31.21%) Citrix
10 43 (27.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (24.20%) Security Cleared
12 36 (22.93%) SCCM
13 35 (22.29%) SC Cleared
14 34 (21.66%) Windows 10
15 33 (21.02%) Office 365
16 29 (18.47%) Cisco
17 27 (17.20%) Finance
18 26 (16.56%) Windows 8
19 25 (15.92%) Windows Server
20 23 (14.65%) Skype for Business
20 23 (14.65%) VMware
20 23 (14.65%) SLA
20 23 (14.65%) Apple
21 22 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
21 22 (14.01%) Windows XP
22 21 (13.38%) Microsoft App-V
23 20 (12.74%) Android
24 19 (12.10%) Incident Management
25 18 (11.46%) Remote Desktop
25 18 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure

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 59 (37.58%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (14.65%) Skype for Business
4 16 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (10.19%) SharePoint
5 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (5.73%) CMS
8 8 (5.10%) IBM Notes
8 8 (5.10%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.55%) IIS
11 2 (1.27%) Confluence
12 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.64%) Quickr
Applications
1 80 (50.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.64%) Shockwave
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.02%) Office 365
2 6 (3.82%) Mimecast
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.46%) Remote Desktop
2 17 (10.83%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.28%) Wireless
4 12 (7.64%) Internet
5 10 (6.37%) VoIP
6 9 (5.73%) DNS
6 9 (5.73%) MPLS
6 9 (5.73%) Skype
7 8 (5.10%) VPN
8 7 (4.46%) Unified Communications
9 6 (3.82%) DHCP
10 5 (3.18%) Firewall
11 4 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.55%) Extranet
11 4 (2.55%) SAN
12 3 (1.91%) Intranet
12 3 (1.91%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.91%) SMTP
13 2 (1.27%) LDAP
13 2 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 27 (17.20%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.64%) Law
4 10 (6.37%) Legal
5 4 (2.55%) Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Local Government
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (42.68%) Analyst
2 37 (23.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 33 (21.02%) Support Analyst
4 30 (19.11%) Service Analyst
5 28 (17.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 23 (14.65%) Desktop Support
7 20 (12.74%) Support Engineer
8 19 (12.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 19 (12.10%) Service Desk Support
9 17 (10.83%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (8.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 14 (8.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (8.92%) Technical Support
11 13 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (7.64%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (7.01%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
13 11 (7.01%) 2nd Line Technical Support
13 11 (7.01%) IT Analyst
13 11 (7.01%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 120 (76.43%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.28%) iPhone
3 10 (6.37%) iPad
4 9 (5.73%) Fat Client
4 9 (5.73%) Thin Client
5 8 (5.10%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.46%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.18%) Clustering
7 5 (3.18%) Handset
7 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.91%) CESG
10 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.64%) AS400
11 1 (0.64%) BYOD
11 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 121 (77.07%) Windows
2 70 (44.59%) Windows 7
3 34 (21.66%) Windows 10
4 26 (16.56%) Windows 8
5 25 (15.92%) Windows Server
6 22 (14.01%) Windows XP
7 20 (12.74%) Android
8 12 (7.64%) Apple iOS
9 11 (7.01%) Mac OS X
9 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (7.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.55%) Unix
11 4 (2.55%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.91%) Linux
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.64%) SUSE
14 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.31%) ITIL
2 19 (12.10%) Incident Management
3 16 (10.19%) Problem Management
4 15 (9.55%) Service Management
5 14 (8.92%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (7.01%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (6.37%) Migration
8 9 (5.73%) Change Management
8 9 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.10%) Information Security
10 7 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.82%) DevOps
11 6 (3.82%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.82%) ITSM
12 5 (3.18%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.55%) Document Management
13 4 (2.55%) Programme Management
13 4 (2.55%) Software Deployment
13 4 (2.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.01%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.46%) SQL
2 7 (4.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (24.20%) Security Cleared
2 35 (22.29%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.64%) MCDST
5 11 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (7.01%) MCP
6 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.91%) MCSA
7 2 (1.27%) MCSE
8 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.64%) Degree
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.64%) MCITP
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.65%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
3 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 79 (50.32%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.01%) vSphere
5 10 (6.37%) XenApp
6 8 (5.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (5.10%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.46%) Hyper-V
7 7 (4.46%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.55%) BitLocker
8 4 (2.55%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (22.93%) SCCM
2 9 (5.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (3.82%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.55%) SafeCom
5 4 (2.55%) WSUS
6 3 (1.91%) DameWare
6 3 (1.91%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.64%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.64%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (65.61%) Microsoft
2 49 (31.21%) Citrix
3 29 (18.47%) Cisco
4 23 (14.65%) Apple
4 23 (14.65%) VMware
5 15 (9.55%) HP
6 14 (8.92%) Symantec
7 13 (8.28%) LANDesk
8 12 (7.64%) McAfee
8 12 (7.64%) Polycom
9 10 (6.37%) Avaya
10 9 (5.73%) Remedy
11 8 (5.10%) Lotus
11 8 (5.10%) ServiceNow
12 7 (4.46%) Proofpoint
12 7 (4.46%) Wyse
13 6 (3.82%) BMC
13 6 (3.82%) Dell
13 6 (3.82%) MobileIron
13 6 (3.82%) NetApp
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