Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 768 688 598
Rank change year-on-year -80 -90 -108
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 106 165 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.97% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 100 159
UK median daily rate £146 £195 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -2.50% -18.37%
10th Percentile £110 £122 £110
90th Percentile £400 £380 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £166 £275 £195
% change year-on-year -39.55% +41.03% -17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.95% +9.39%
10th Percentile £14.35 £15.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £21.00 £22.70 £24.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £16.50 £16.27
% change year-on-year +19.70% +1.44% +5.65%

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 16,533 17,092 18,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 17.80% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,047 11,016 11,653
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 364 504
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.56 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% -2.19% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £19.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +1.32% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -75 97 £141 -25.66% 28
London -84 58 £140 -26.32% 17
UK excluding London -36 48 £166 -39.55% 11
Midlands +7 16 £150 -48.10% 4
South West +16 14 £168 -11.84% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £125 +0.40% 4
West Midlands 0 8 £300 -23.81%
South East -10 5 £135 -61.43% 2
Scotland -15 5 £120 -11.11%
Northern Ireland -8 4 £400 +12.68%
East of England -5 3 £158 -5.97% 3
North of England +11 1 - - 1
North West -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 89 (83.96%) Windows
2 84 (79.25%) Blackberry
3 68 (64.15%) Active Directory
4 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
5 52 (49.06%) Microsoft Office
6 46 (43.40%) Windows 7
7 39 (36.79%) ITIL
8 27 (25.47%) Finance
8 27 (25.47%) MS Exchange
9 23 (21.70%) Legal
10 22 (20.75%) iPhone
11 21 (19.81%) Windows XP
11 21 (19.81%) Citrix
12 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (17.92%) Law
13 17 (16.04%) DNS
14 16 (15.09%) Android
14 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
15 15 (14.15%) SLA
15 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
16 14 (13.21%) DHCP
16 14 (13.21%) XenApp
16 14 (13.21%) iPad
17 13 (12.26%) Windows 8
18 12 (11.32%) VMware
18 12 (11.32%) Apple
18 12 (11.32%) SCCM
19 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (10.38%) Symantec

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 27 (25.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (7.55%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.72%) IIS
6 5 (4.72%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.77%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 52 (49.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Office 365
2 5 (4.72%) Mimecast
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) DNS
2 15 (14.15%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.21%) DHCP
4 9 (8.49%) VoIP
5 8 (7.55%) LAN
5 8 (7.55%) WAN
6 7 (6.60%) IP Telephony
6 7 (6.60%) VPN
7 5 (4.72%) Firewall
7 5 (4.72%) Internet
7 5 (4.72%) Intranet
7 5 (4.72%) NAS
7 5 (4.72%) SAN
7 5 (4.72%) VLAN
8 4 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.77%) Telnet
9 2 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (1.89%) ISDN
9 2 (1.89%) PSTN
9 2 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.89%) GIS
4 2 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 23 (21.70%) Legal
3 19 (17.92%) Law
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Back Office
6 4 (3.77%) Retail
7 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (41.51%) Analyst
2 32 (30.19%) Desktop Support
3 28 (26.42%) Support Engineer
4 23 (21.70%) Service Analyst
4 23 (21.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (17.92%) Desktop Engineer
6 15 (14.15%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (14.15%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (14.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (13.21%) Support Analyst
8 13 (12.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (8.49%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (8.49%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (7.55%) Deskside Support
11 7 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
13 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 5 (4.72%) Deskside Analyst
13 5 (4.72%) Deskside Support Analyst
13 5 (4.72%) Senior Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 84 (79.25%) Blackberry
2 22 (20.75%) iPhone
3 14 (13.21%) iPad
4 10 (9.43%) Fat Client
4 10 (9.43%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.72%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.83%) AS400
8 3 (2.83%) CMDB
9 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.89%) NHS
10 1 (0.94%) IVR
10 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.94%) PKI
10 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 89 (83.96%) Windows
2 46 (43.40%) Windows 7
3 21 (19.81%) Windows XP
4 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (15.09%) Android
5 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
6 13 (12.26%) Windows 8
7 10 (9.43%) Windows 10
8 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.60%) Mac OS
10 6 (5.66%) Apple iOS
10 6 (5.66%) Linux
11 4 (3.77%) Unix
12 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.89%) AIX
14 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) ITIL
2 9 (8.49%) Service Desk Management
2 9 (8.49%) Ticket Management
3 8 (7.55%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
4 7 (6.60%) Time Management
4 7 (6.60%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (4.72%) Email Management
5 5 (4.72%) ITSM
5 5 (4.72%) Migration
5 5 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (4.72%) Service Management
6 4 (3.77%) Break/Fix
6 4 (3.77%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.83%) Change Control
7 3 (2.83%) Data Management
7 3 (2.83%) Process Improvement
7 3 (2.83%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.89%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) VBScript
3 1 (0.94%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) Degree
3 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.83%) CCNA
4 3 (2.83%) CCNP
4 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) MCITP
5 2 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.94%) CCA
6 1 (0.94%) CISSP
6 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) MOS
6 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.94%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (64.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.21%) XenApp
3 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.77%) XenServer
6 3 (2.83%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.94%) Firmware
8 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.94%) UAG
8 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) SCCM
2 6 (5.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (4.72%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (3.77%) SCOM
4 4 (3.77%) WSUS
5 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.83%) SafeCom
6 2 (1.89%) DameWare
7 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.94%) Ionix
7 1 (0.94%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.94%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 59 (55.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.81%) Citrix
3 12 (11.32%) Apple
3 12 (11.32%) VMware
4 11 (10.38%) Cisco
4 11 (10.38%) HP
4 11 (10.38%) Symantec
5 10 (9.43%) ServiceNow
6 9 (8.49%) Wyse
7 8 (7.55%) Ivanti
7 8 (7.55%) Remedy
8 6 (5.66%) MobileIron
9 5 (4.72%) Clearswift
10 4 (3.77%) iManage
10 4 (3.77%) Lotus
10 4 (3.77%) NetApp
10 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.83%) IBM
11 3 (2.83%) McAfee
11 3 (2.83%) Mitel