The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
UK
Rank 450 375 298
Rank change year-on-year -75 -77  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 150 264 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.61% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 125 162
Median daily rate £143 £198 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.84% -7.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £116 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 53 80
Median hourly rate £15.13 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.36 £21.34 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.63% +17.85%  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14330 16380 15830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 31.01% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9234 10679 9585
Median daily rate £443 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 554 655
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 -67 135 £150 -23.56% 35
London -11 78 £140 -24.83% 21
South East -2 23 £138 -42.10% 4
City of London +11 20 £128 -37.80% 5
North West +2 9 £120 -56.36% 2
Scotland +23 7 £120 -62.05% 1
Milton Keynes -1 6 £354 -
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £354 - 1
South West -14 6 £170 -53.04% 2
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Jersey - 6 - -
West Midlands +7 5 £400 -16.66% 2
East of England -16 5 £160 - 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £100 -
Oxford - 5 £100 -
Edinburgh +14 4 £113 -67.15% 1
Surrey +11 4 £210 +40.00% 2
Manchester +7 4 £170 +54.54% 2
Bristol +6 4 £183 - 1
Hampshire -1 4 £135 -66.50% 1
Hertfordshire -1 4 £160 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £290 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £290 -
North East - 4 £290 -
Guildford +8 3 £210 -40.00% 1
Glasgow +6 3 £125 -
Derbyshire -13 3 £125 +13.63%
Derby -15 3 £125 +13.63%
East Midlands -16 3 £125 +12.61%
Cheshire +24 2 £120 -61.60%

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry 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.

1 280 (78.65%) Windows
2 209 (58.71%) Microsoft
3 198 (55.62%) MS Office
4 193 (54.21%) Active Directory
5 177 (49.72%) Windows 7
6 115 (32.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 105 (29.49%) ITIL
8 96 (26.97%) Android
9 94 (26.40%) Citrix
10 93 (26.12%) MS Exchange
11 82 (23.03%) MS Excel
12 77 (21.63%) Finance
13 66 (18.54%) Windows XP
13 66 (18.54%) iPhone
14 58 (16.29%) iPad
15 57 (16.01%) Cisco
16 55 (15.45%) Apple iOS
17 53 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
18 51 (14.33%) Windows 8
18 51 (14.33%) Windows 10
19 49 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
19 49 (13.76%) Apple
20 47 (13.20%) Legal
21 44 (12.36%) Security Cleared
21 44 (12.36%) Windows Server
22 43 (12.08%) Office 365
23 41 (11.52%) Law
24 39 (10.96%) VMware
24 39 (10.96%) Lotus
24 39 (10.96%) IBM Notes

Blackberry
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
1 115 (32.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 93 (26.12%) MS Exchange
3 53 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (10.96%) IBM Notes
4 39 (10.96%) Skype for Business
5 25 (7.02%) SharePoint
6 24 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (5.90%) Office Communications Server
8 20 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.12%) IIS
13 3 (0.84%) CMS
14 1 (0.28%) Confluence
14 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 198 (55.62%) MS Office
2 82 (23.03%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.93%) Eikon
2 9 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.08%) Office 365
2 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.53%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.40%) IaaS
5 3 (0.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) G Suite
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) iTunes
7 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.11%) TCP/IP
2 31 (8.71%) Wireless
3 23 (6.46%) VoIP
4 22 (6.18%) VPN
5 18 (5.06%) DHCP
5 18 (5.06%) DNS
5 18 (5.06%) Internet
5 18 (5.06%) LAN
6 14 (3.93%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (3.93%) Skype
7 11 (3.09%) Firewall
7 11 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (2.25%) Ethernet
9 7 (1.97%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.40%) Intranet
10 5 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.40%) WAN
11 4 (1.12%) Extranet
11 4 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.28%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) NUnit
1 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.56%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 77 (21.63%) Finance
2 47 (13.20%) Legal
3 41 (11.52%) Law
4 38 (10.67%) Banking
5 24 (6.74%) Retail
6 16 (4.49%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.93%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.53%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.40%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.12%) Back Office
11 3 (0.84%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.56%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.56%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (38.76%) Analyst
2 75 (21.07%) Service Analyst
3 73 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 70 (19.66%) Support Engineer
5 67 (18.82%) Desktop Support
6 65 (18.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 62 (17.42%) Support Analyst
8 43 (12.08%) Desktop Engineer
9 39 (10.96%) Service Desk Support
10 38 (10.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 35 (9.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 29 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 29 (8.15%) Help Desk Support
13 28 (7.87%) IT Analyst
14 23 (6.46%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
15 22 (6.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 22 (6.18%) IT Support
16 21 (5.90%) 1st Line Support
16 21 (5.90%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
16 21 (5.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.25%) Backbone.js
1 8 (2.25%) CSS
1 8 (2.25%) CSS3
1 8 (2.25%) Dojo
1 8 (2.25%) Ember.js
1 8 (2.25%) HTML
1 8 (2.25%) HTML5
1 8 (2.25%) jQuery
2 7 (1.97%) Ajax
2 7 (1.97%) JSON
3 5 (1.40%) .NET
3 5 (1.40%) Web Services
4 4 (1.12%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.12%) Entity Framework
4 4 (1.12%) NHibernate
4 4 (1.12%) RESTful
4 4 (1.12%) WCF
4 4 (1.12%) WPF
5 3 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (18.54%) iPhone
2 58 (16.29%) iPad
3 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.37%) BYOD
5 12 (3.37%) Smartphone
5 12 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (2.81%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.81%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.69%) Clustering
7 6 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.69%) PDA
7 6 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.40%) Handset
9 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.12%) NHS
9 4 (1.12%) Replication
10 3 (0.84%) CMDB
10 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 280 (78.65%) Windows
2 177 (49.72%) Windows 7
3 96 (26.97%) Android
4 66 (18.54%) Windows XP
5 55 (15.45%) Apple iOS
6 51 (14.33%) Windows 10
6 51 (14.33%) Windows 8
7 44 (12.36%) Windows Server
8 30 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (6.46%) Mac OS X
10 23 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (5.90%) Mac OS
12 20 (5.62%) Windows Phone
13 8 (2.25%) webOS
13 8 (2.25%) Windows Phone 7
14 5 (1.40%) Linux
15 4 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.49%) ITIL
2 33 (9.27%) Problem Management
3 31 (8.71%) Incident Management
4 30 (8.43%) Service Management
5 24 (6.74%) Mobile Device Management
6 22 (6.18%) Migration
7 21 (5.90%) Change Management
8 18 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (4.49%) Time Management
10 15 (4.21%) ITSM
11 13 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.65%) Coaching
11 13 (3.65%) Information Security
12 12 (3.37%) MVC
13 10 (2.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (2.81%) ITIL V3
14 9 (2.53%) Identity Management
14 9 (2.53%) Software Deployment
14 9 (2.53%) Validation
14 9 (2.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.46%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.37%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.81%) SQL
4 5 (1.40%) C#
5 4 (1.12%) Java
5 4 (1.12%) VBScript
6 2 (0.56%) C
7 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (12.36%) Security Cleared
3 36 (10.11%) SC Cleared
4 27 (7.58%) MCP
5 24 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (6.74%) MCSE
6 17 (4.78%) MCDST
7 11 (3.09%) MCSA
8 8 (2.25%) ACDT
8 8 (2.25%) ACHDS
8 8 (2.25%) ACTC
8 8 (2.25%) MCSM
8 8 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (1.97%) MOS
10 6 (1.69%) Degree
11 4 (1.12%) CCNA
11 4 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.84%) MCITP
12 3 (0.84%) MCSD
12 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.11%) SLA
2 7 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 193 (54.21%) Active Directory
2 31 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (4.78%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.21%) Virtual Servers
5 15 (4.21%) vSphere
6 14 (3.93%) XenApp
7 10 (2.81%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.84%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.28%) Docker
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (9.83%) SCCM
2 14 (3.93%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.97%) MIMEsweeper
6 6 (1.69%) SCOM
7 4 (1.12%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.84%) DameWare
8 3 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.84%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.56%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 209 (58.71%) Microsoft
2 94 (26.40%) Citrix
3 57 (16.01%) Cisco
4 49 (13.76%) Apple
5 39 (10.96%) Lotus
5 39 (10.96%) VMware
6 26 (7.30%) Bloomberg
6 26 (7.30%) HP
7 23 (6.46%) Reuters
8 20 (5.62%) Dell
9 18 (5.06%) Symantec
10 17 (4.78%) LANDesk
10 17 (4.78%) Remedy
11 12 (3.37%) ServiceNow
12 10 (2.81%) Altiris
12 10 (2.81%) iManage
13 9 (2.53%) Trend Micro
14 8 (2.25%) BMC
14 8 (2.25%) Google
14 8 (2.25%) MobileIron
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