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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
UK
Rank 525 506 482
Rank change year-on-year -19 -24  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 68 138 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 1.51% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 71 71
Median daily rate £195 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £270 £230
% change year-on-year -25.92% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 31
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.41 £25.30 £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.38 £13.38
% change year-on-year -0.76% +22.42%  

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 7873 9158 9155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.21% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5821 5421
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 226 324
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -39 59 £200 - 11
London +8 25 £154 -23.12% 7
South East +17 8 £350 +116.04% 1
North West +18 7 £300 +172.72% 1
West Midlands +6 7 £394 -10.51%
Coventry +9 6 £303 -
Milton Keynes +3 6 £354 -
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £354 -
Jersey - 6 - -
Channel Islands - 6 - -
East of England -3 5 £200 -20.00% 2
Manchester +6 4 - - 1
Derby -12 4 £125 +16.27%
Derbyshire -13 4 £125 +16.27%
East Midlands -14 4 £125 +13.63%
Hertfordshire - 4 £188 -
City of London +1 3 £105 -45.45%
South West -5 3 £160 -58.70%
Scotland +15 2 £110 -65.21% 1
Edinburgh +13 2 £110 -67.88%
Merseyside +4 2 £300 -
Bristol +3 2 £500 -
Watford - 2 £188 -
Chiswick - 2 £185 -
Cheshire +25 1 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Chester +9 1 - -
Hampshire +8 1 £275 +58.04%
Leeds +7 1 - -
West Yorkshire +6 1 - -

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 120 (82.76%) Windows
2 116 (80.00%) Blackberry
3 101 (69.66%) Microsoft
4 100 (68.97%) Active Directory
5 84 (57.93%) MS Office
6 76 (52.41%) Windows 7
7 65 (44.83%) ITIL
8 62 (42.76%) MS Exchange
9 41 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 40 (27.59%) Cisco
11 38 (26.21%) Citrix
12 36 (24.83%) Windows 10
13 34 (23.45%) Finance
14 32 (22.07%) MS Excel
14 32 (22.07%) Android
15 31 (21.38%) SLA
16 30 (20.69%) Legal
17 28 (19.31%) Windows XP
18 26 (17.93%) Problem Management
18 26 (17.93%) Windows 8
19 25 (17.24%) VMware
20 24 (16.55%) iPad
21 22 (15.17%) TCP/IP
22 21 (14.48%) Skype for Business
23 20 (13.79%) Office 365
23 20 (13.79%) Mac OS X
23 20 (13.79%) Apple
23 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
24 19 (13.10%) Windows Server
25 18 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2007

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related 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 62 (42.76%) MS Exchange
2 41 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (14.48%) Skype for Business
4 18 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 14 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (8.28%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (4.83%) IBM Notes
8 7 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.07%) IIS
11 2 (1.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 84 (57.93%) MS Office
2 32 (22.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.79%) Office 365
2 11 (7.59%) Mimecast
3 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.03%) Wireless
3 11 (7.59%) DNS
3 11 (7.59%) VoIP
4 10 (6.90%) DHCP
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (3.45%) VPN
7 4 (2.76%) Extranet
7 4 (2.76%) Internet
7 4 (2.76%) Skype
7 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.07%) SAN
8 3 (2.07%) SMTP
8 3 (2.07%) WAN
9 2 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.38%) Firewall
9 2 (1.38%) LAN
9 2 (1.38%) LDAP
9 2 (1.38%) Network Security
10 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.69%) MS Access
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) JIRA
1 2 (1.38%) WinDbg
General
1 34 (23.45%) Finance
2 30 (20.69%) Legal
3 17 (11.72%) Law
4 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Local Government
5 2 (1.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Games
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (55.86%) Analyst
2 46 (31.72%) Service Analyst
2 46 (31.72%) Service Desk Analyst
3 39 (26.90%) Support Analyst
4 28 (19.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (15.17%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 18 (12.41%) IT Analyst
8 17 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 15 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
9 15 (10.34%) Technical Support
10 14 (9.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (9.66%) Desktop Support
10 14 (9.66%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 12 (8.28%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (7.59%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
12 11 (7.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (7.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support
12 11 (7.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 116 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 24 (16.55%) iPad
3 17 (11.72%) iPhone
4 7 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.45%) Handset
6 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.07%) Clustering
7 3 (2.07%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.07%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) AS400
9 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.69%) Replication
9 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 120 (82.76%) Windows
2 76 (52.41%) Windows 7
3 36 (24.83%) Windows 10
4 32 (22.07%) Android
5 28 (19.31%) Windows XP
6 26 (17.93%) Windows 8
7 20 (13.79%) Mac OS X
8 19 (13.10%) Windows Server
9 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (5.52%) Apple iOS
11 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.07%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.38%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.83%) ITIL
2 26 (17.93%) Problem Management
3 18 (12.41%) Service Management
4 14 (9.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (8.28%) Information Security
6 11 (7.59%) ITSM
7 10 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 10 (6.90%) Migration
8 9 (6.21%) CRM
9 8 (5.52%) Email Management
9 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.83%) Change Management
11 6 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.14%) Time Management
12 5 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
13 4 (2.76%) Document Management
13 4 (2.76%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.76%) Patch Management
13 4 (2.76%) Programme Management
14 3 (2.07%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.52%) SQL
3 4 (2.76%) VBScript
4 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) ITIL Certification
1 18 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.90%) MCP
5 9 (6.21%) MCDST
6 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) Degree
7 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ISEB
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.69%) MCITP
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.72%) XenApp
4 16 (11.03%) vSphere
5 14 (9.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (5.52%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.14%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.76%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.07%) BitLocker
10 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
10 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (11.03%) SCCM
2 11 (7.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (4.83%) MIMEsweeper
4 5 (3.45%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.45%) SCOM
5 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.69%) DameWare
7 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 101 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.59%) Cisco
3 38 (26.21%) Citrix
4 25 (17.24%) VMware
5 20 (13.79%) Apple
6 16 (11.03%) LANDesk
7 14 (9.66%) Symantec
8 10 (6.90%) iManage
9 9 (6.21%) Remedy
10 8 (5.52%) BMC
11 7 (4.83%) Clearswift
11 7 (4.83%) Dell
11 7 (4.83%) HP
11 7 (4.83%) Lotus
12 6 (4.14%) Google
13 5 (3.45%) Sophos
14 4 (2.76%) CA
14 4 (2.76%) Intel Security
15 3 (2.07%) Mitel
15 3 (2.07%) Trend Micro
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