Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 767 786 718
Rank change year-on-year +19 -68 -53
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 76 120 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.54% 0.70% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 86
UK median daily rate £225 £180 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.64% -31.36%
10th Percentile £143 £116 £113
90th Percentile £488 £408 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £178 £200
% change year-on-year +11.27% -11.25% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 27 17
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £19.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.65% +28.33% -
10th Percentile £19.16 £15.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £92.20 £185.00 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £120.00 £18.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year +566.67% +26.63% -5.23%

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 13,970 17,235 16,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.47% 16.73% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,863 11,259 10,535
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £263 £263
90th Percentile £633 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 407 412
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +3.46% -3.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.22 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.86 £20.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +4.28% +1.73% -5.28%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 2019. 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 +27 72 £225 +12.50% 9
UK excluding London +19 42 £198 +11.27% 7
London +27 33 £454 +126.88% 4
North of England +29 21 £150 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +30 15 £150 -
South West -28 7 £188 -16.67% 3
North West +7 6 - - 1
Midlands +28 5 £293 +165.91%
Scotland +32 4 £550 +263.64%
West Midlands +18 4 £293 +165.91%
East of England +25 3 £373 -1.97%
South East +14 2 - - 1
East Midlands +24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 53 (69.74%) Blackberry
2 37 (48.68%) Office 365
3 33 (43.42%) Finance
4 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (31.58%) MS Exchange
6 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
7 21 (27.63%) DNS
8 20 (26.32%) Windows
9 18 (23.68%) Skype
10 16 (21.05%) Citrix
11 14 (18.42%) Internet
11 14 (18.42%) Cisco
11 14 (18.42%) ITIL
12 13 (17.11%) Apple
12 13 (17.11%) Skype for Business
13 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
14 11 (14.47%) Samsung
14 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (14.47%) Handset
15 10 (13.16%) VMware
15 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
15 10 (13.16%) Lotus
15 10 (13.16%) IBM Domino
15 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (11.84%) Security Patching
16 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (11.84%) Requirements Management
16 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
16 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
16 9 (11.84%) Public Sector

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 24 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.11%) Skype for Business
3 10 (13.16%) IBM Domino
4 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.95%) Apache
6 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.95%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.68%) Office 365
2 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.58%) Slack
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.95%) IaaS
5 3 (3.95%) PaaS
5 3 (3.95%) SaaS
6 2 (2.63%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 21 (27.63%) DNS
2 18 (23.68%) Skype
3 14 (18.42%) Internet
4 7 (9.21%) SMTP
5 6 (7.89%) DHCP
5 6 (7.89%) Firewall
6 4 (5.26%) Network Security
6 4 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.26%) SMS
6 4 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.26%) VPN
6 4 (5.26%) WebEx
7 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.95%) Wireless
8 2 (2.63%) FTP
8 2 (2.63%) VoIP
9 1 (1.32%) LAN
9 1 (1.32%) SAN
9 1 (1.32%) WAN
General
1 33 (43.42%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Public Sector
3 8 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.89%) Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Law
6 4 (5.26%) Advertising
7 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Analyst
1 15 (19.74%) Desktop Support
2 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) BlackBerry Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Domino Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Messaging Administrator
4 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (3.95%) Information Officer
7 3 (3.95%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) Flash
3 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 53 (69.74%) Blackberry
2 11 (14.47%) Handset
3 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.21%) Smartphone
5 5 (6.58%) iPhone
5 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.26%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.26%) PKI
6 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.26%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.63%) Clustering
8 2 (2.63%) iPad
8 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.32%) PMI
9 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.21%) Android
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.26%) Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) ITIL
2 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
3 9 (11.84%) Requirements Management
3 9 (11.84%) Security Patching
4 8 (10.53%) Service Management
5 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (9.21%) Release Management
6 6 (7.89%) Break/Fix
6 6 (7.89%) Decision-Making
6 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.89%) Information Security
6 6 (7.89%) Server Management
7 5 (6.58%) Migration
8 4 (5.26%) Change Control
8 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.26%) SQL
1 4 (5.26%) VB
1 4 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) PMP
6 1 (1.32%) CBAP
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
4 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (6.58%) SCCM
3 4 (5.26%) SCOM
3 4 (5.26%) SmoothWall
4 3 (3.95%) Nessus
4 3 (3.95%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (2.63%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.05%) Citrix
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco
4 13 (17.11%) Apple
5 11 (14.47%) Samsung
6 10 (13.16%) Lotus
6 10 (13.16%) VMware
7 8 (10.53%) NetApp
8 7 (9.21%) Google
9 6 (7.89%) Dell
9 6 (7.89%) HP
10 3 (3.95%) EMC
10 3 (3.95%) IBM
10 3 (3.95%) Progress
10 3 (3.95%) Qualys
10 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.95%) Remedy
10 3 (3.95%) Sony
11 2 (2.63%) Ivanti
11 2 (2.63%) Proofpoint