Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 724 659
Rank change year-on-year -28 -65 -91
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 132 143 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.86% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 130
UK median daily rate £225 £148 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.54% -46.36% -14.06%
10th Percentile £143 £111 £128
90th Percentile £400 £479 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £148 £273
% change year-on-year +52.54% -45.87% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 33
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £17.31 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +8.16% +10.34%
10th Percentile £15.25 £10.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £185.00 £20.93 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year +30.14% -5.23% +3.45%

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 17,295 16,669 19,843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.77% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,271 10,891 12,996
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 411 517
UK median hourly rate £21.38 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.96
90th Percentile £50.05 £48.75 £47.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.52% +9.11%

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 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 October 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 -10 123 £225 +55.17% 12
London -13 67 £180 +23.08% 5
UK excluding London -31 64 £225 +52.54% 7
South West +3 18 £225 +34.33% 2
South East +1 18 £388 +167.24%
North of England -47 8 £173 -37.27% 3
Midlands -35 7 £120 -4.00% 1
Scotland -16 6 £198 +41.07%
North West -30 6 £173 -1.43% 2
West Midlands -32 6 £120 +6.67% 1
East of England -6 5 £380 +192.31% 1
Northern Ireland +39 2 £145 -60.95%
Yorkshire -24 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 99 (75.00%) Windows
2 92 (69.70%) Blackberry
3 85 (64.39%) Active Directory
4 51 (38.64%) Finance
5 49 (37.12%) Windows 7
6 46 (34.85%) Microsoft
7 44 (33.33%) DNS
8 41 (31.06%) ITIL
9 39 (29.55%) Service Management
10 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
11 36 (27.27%) BCP
12 35 (26.52%) Virtual Desktop
13 30 (22.73%) Law
13 30 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (20.45%) SCCM
15 26 (19.70%) Sony
15 26 (19.70%) Citrix
16 25 (18.94%) Bloomberg
17 24 (18.18%) Office 365
18 23 (17.42%) PowerShell
18 23 (17.42%) Reuters
19 21 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
20 19 (14.39%) Android
20 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
21 18 (13.64%) iPhone
22 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
23 16 (12.12%) Skype for Business
23 16 (12.12%) HP
24 15 (11.36%) Front Office
24 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared

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 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (12.12%) Skype for Business
5 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
6 11 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.55%) CMS
7 6 (4.55%) Drupal
8 3 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.76%) Confluence
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.76%) IIS
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (10.61%) Eikon
2 3 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.52%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.18%) Office 365
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.79%) iTunes
4 2 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (33.33%) DNS
2 13 (9.85%) Skype
3 10 (7.58%) DHCP
3 10 (7.58%) LAN
4 8 (6.06%) VPN
5 7 (5.30%) WAN
6 6 (4.55%) Internet
7 5 (3.79%) SAN
7 5 (3.79%) VoIP
8 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.52%) Broadband
9 2 (1.52%) Intranet
9 2 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.76%) CTI
10 1 (0.76%) Firewall
10 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.76%) MPLS
10 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Selenium
1 6 (4.55%) SoapUI
1 6 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 51 (38.64%) Finance
2 30 (22.73%) Law
3 15 (11.36%) Front Office
4 12 (9.09%) Back Office
5 10 (7.58%) Banking
6 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (21.97%) Analyst
2 23 (17.42%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.61%) Desktop Support
4 13 (9.85%) Service Analyst
4 13 (9.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Support
7 9 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.82%) Service Desk Specialist
7 9 (6.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 9 (6.82%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) SharePoint Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.55%) Back Office Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) IT Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Software Tester
9 6 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (1.52%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 92 (69.70%) Blackberry
2 18 (13.64%) iPhone
3 14 (10.61%) Fixed Income
4 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.79%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.79%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.52%) Equities
9 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.52%) Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.76%) PKI
10 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (75.00%) Windows
2 49 (37.12%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.39%) Android
4 15 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.58%) Linux
8 7 (5.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.79%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (3.03%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.52%) Unix
12 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) ITIL
2 39 (29.55%) Service Management
3 36 (27.27%) BCP
4 21 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (10.61%) Time Management
6 13 (9.85%) Migration
7 11 (8.33%) Change Management
7 11 (8.33%) Presales
8 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.82%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.30%) Change Control
10 7 (5.30%) Content Management
10 7 (5.30%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.55%) ITSM
11 6 (4.55%) SDLC
11 6 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.42%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.33%) VBScript
3 5 (3.79%) VB
4 4 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.30%) MCSE
5 6 (4.55%) ISEB
6 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.52%) CCA
8 2 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.52%) MCITP
8 2 (1.52%) MCP
8 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.76%) CISSP
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.76%) Degree
9 1 (0.76%) EMCISA
9 1 (0.76%) EMCSA
9 1 (0.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (4.55%) WCAG
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (64.39%) Active Directory
2 35 (26.52%) Virtual Desktop
3 10 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.79%) BitLocker
5 5 (3.79%) XenApp
6 4 (3.03%) vSphere
7 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.52%) XenServer
9 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (20.45%) SCCM
2 12 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (7.58%) SafeCom
4 7 (5.30%) WSUS
4 7 (5.30%) ZENworks
5 6 (4.55%) WMI
6 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.03%) SCOM
7 3 (2.27%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.52%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.76%) Ansible
9 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.76%) Puppet
9 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 46 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.70%) Citrix
2 26 (19.70%) Sony
3 25 (18.94%) Bloomberg
4 23 (17.42%) Reuters
5 16 (12.12%) HP
6 14 (10.61%) FactSet
6 14 (10.61%) Speakerbus
6 14 (10.61%) Wallstreet Suite
7 13 (9.85%) Apple
8 12 (9.09%) MobileIron
9 9 (6.82%) ServiceNow
9 9 (6.82%) VMware
10 7 (5.30%) Micro Focus
10 7 (5.30%) Novell
10 7 (5.30%) Oracle
11 6 (4.55%) Cisco
11 6 (4.55%) Clearswift
12 5 (3.79%) Proofpoint
12 5 (3.79%) Wyse