Period
to 15 November 2018

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 6 months to 15 November 2018 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.

RIM Blackberry
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 565 518 451
Rank change year-on-year -47 -67 -110
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 332 416 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.17% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 191 293
UK median daily rate £189 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% -17.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £124 £111 £113
90th Percentile £447 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £183 £168 £225
% change year-on-year +8.96% -25.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 74 94
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £14.76 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.54% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.81 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.50 £20.93 £23.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.60% -11.97% -

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,443 35,476 36,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.02% 34.43% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,341 23,430 23,699
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,087 1,084 1,249
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.17 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +0.83% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.85 £48.53 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year - -4.37% +13.05%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Top 14 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 6 months to 15 November 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 -61 307 £189 +14.05% 34
London -36 182 £188 +13.64% 16
UK excluding London -46 146 £183 +8.96% 18
North of England -53 35 £344 +145.54% 3
South East -29 29 £140 -37.08% 7
Midlands -4 26 £150 +26.32% 3
Scotland -2 21 £175 +55.56%
East of England -2 21 £369 +53.52% 1
North West -35 21 £319 +145.19% 2
West Midlands -24 20 £164 +46.11% 2
South West -17 14 £190 +13.43% 4
Yorkshire -24 12 £425 -5.56%
East Midlands +9 5 £130 +4.00% 1
North East -6 2 £313 +7.76% 1

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry 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.

1 260 (78.31%) Windows
2 208 (62.65%) Active Directory
3 152 (45.78%) Microsoft
4 149 (44.88%) Windows 7
5 125 (37.65%) Finance
6 122 (36.75%) Microsoft Office
7 100 (30.12%) Citrix
8 92 (27.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 82 (24.70%) ITIL
10 73 (21.99%) Service Management
10 73 (21.99%) Office 365
11 72 (21.69%) Windows 10
12 68 (20.48%) MS Exchange
13 66 (19.88%) DNS
13 66 (19.88%) Apple
13 66 (19.88%) iPhone
14 58 (17.47%) VMware
15 51 (15.36%) Android
16 45 (13.55%) Cisco
16 45 (13.55%) Virtual Desktop
17 42 (12.65%) VPN
18 41 (12.35%) SCCM
19 38 (11.45%) BCP
20 35 (10.54%) Law
20 35 (10.54%) Windows Server
21 34 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (10.24%) LAN
22 32 (9.64%) Windows XP
22 32 (9.64%) SLA
23 31 (9.34%) Apple iOS

Blackberry
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 92 (27.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 68 (20.48%) MS Exchange
3 28 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (7.83%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.82%) Skype for Business
6 10 (3.01%) IBM Notes
7 7 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 122 (36.75%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.42%) Eikon
2 5 (1.51%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.30%) 3000 Xtra
3 1 (0.30%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 73 (21.99%) Office 365
2 19 (5.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.41%) iTunes
5 4 (1.20%) G Suite
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (19.88%) DNS
2 42 (12.65%) VPN
3 34 (10.24%) LAN
4 30 (9.04%) DHCP
5 25 (7.53%) Skype
6 24 (7.23%) WAN
7 23 (6.93%) TCP/IP
8 19 (5.72%) Internet
9 17 (5.12%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (4.52%) Wireless
11 11 (3.31%) WebEx
12 10 (3.01%) Structured Cabling
13 9 (2.71%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (2.41%) Ethernet
14 8 (2.41%) VoIP
15 6 (1.81%) ADSL
15 6 (1.81%) NAS
16 5 (1.51%) Firewall
17 4 (1.20%) Broadband
17 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.20%) GIS
2 1 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 125 (37.65%) Finance
2 35 (10.54%) Law
3 29 (8.73%) Banking
4 18 (5.42%) Front Office
5 14 (4.22%) Legal
6 13 (3.92%) Corporate Banking
6 13 (3.92%) Spanish Language
7 12 (3.61%) Back Office
8 11 (3.31%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.20%) Advertising
9 4 (1.20%) Cantonese Language
9 4 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (28.61%) Analyst
2 70 (21.08%) Desktop Support
3 54 (16.27%) Support Engineer
4 50 (15.06%) Support Analyst
5 43 (12.95%) Service Analyst
6 41 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 32 (9.64%) IT Support
8 31 (9.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (9.34%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (7.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 23 (6.93%) Service Desk Support
11 20 (6.02%) IT Analyst
12 19 (5.72%) 1st Line Support
13 18 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (5.12%) Architect
15 16 (4.82%) IT Engineer
15 16 (4.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 13 (3.92%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 12 (3.61%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) Android SDK
1 4 (1.20%) J2ME
2 1 (0.30%) COM
2 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.88%) iPhone
2 29 (8.73%) iPad
3 23 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.72%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.12%) Smartphone
6 16 (4.82%) Fixed Income
7 14 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.71%) Taxonomies
10 7 (2.11%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.11%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.20%) Handset
14 3 (0.90%) BYOD
14 3 (0.90%) EMC Centera
14 3 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
15 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 260 (78.31%) Windows
2 149 (44.88%) Windows 7
3 72 (21.69%) Windows 10
4 51 (15.36%) Android
5 35 (10.54%) Windows Server
6 32 (9.64%) Windows XP
7 31 (9.34%) Apple iOS
8 24 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (6.33%) Windows 8
9 21 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.61%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.31%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.71%) Linux
14 7 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.30%) Unix
17 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (24.70%) ITIL
2 73 (21.99%) Service Management
3 38 (11.45%) BCP
4 30 (9.04%) Migration
5 28 (8.43%) Service Delivery
6 25 (7.53%) Incident Management
7 24 (7.23%) Time Management
8 23 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (3.92%) Coaching
12 13 (3.92%) Proactive Monitoring
13 12 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (3.31%) Asset Management
14 11 (3.31%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 11 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
15 10 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (3.01%) Patch Management
16 9 (2.71%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.12%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.61%) Java
3 8 (2.41%) VB
3 8 (2.41%) VBScript
4 3 (0.90%) SQL
4 3 (0.90%) VBA
5 2 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.82%) MCSA
3 15 (4.52%) Degree
4 14 (4.22%) MCSE
5 12 (3.61%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.01%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.11%) MCP
7 7 (2.11%) MCSM
8 6 (1.81%) CCA
9 5 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.20%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.20%) ACDT
10 4 (1.20%) ACHDS
10 4 (1.20%) ACSP
10 4 (1.20%) ACTC
10 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.20%) MCDST
10 4 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.64%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) COBIT
3 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 208 (62.65%) Active Directory
2 45 (13.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 34 (10.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 21 (6.33%) XenApp
5 18 (5.42%) XenDesktop
6 13 (3.92%) BitLocker
7 11 (3.31%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.01%) VMware Server
9 9 (2.71%) vSphere
10 6 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.20%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.90%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (12.35%) SCCM
2 26 (7.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 19 (5.72%) WSUS
4 12 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (3.31%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.71%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.81%) SafeCom
7 6 (1.81%) ZENworks
8 5 (1.51%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.51%) SCOM
8 5 (1.51%) vRealize
9 4 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.90%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.90%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.90%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.60%) DameWare
11 2 (0.60%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 152 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 100 (30.12%) Citrix
3 66 (19.88%) Apple
4 58 (17.47%) VMware
5 45 (13.55%) Cisco
6 31 (9.34%) Bloomberg
7 29 (8.73%) Sony
8 28 (8.43%) Reuters
9 27 (8.13%) McAfee
10 18 (5.42%) FactSet
10 18 (5.42%) Wyse
11 17 (5.12%) Clearswift
11 17 (5.12%) HP
12 16 (4.82%) Avaya
12 16 (4.82%) Speakerbus
12 16 (4.82%) Wallstreet Suite
13 13 (3.92%) Ivanti
13 13 (3.92%) Veeam
14 11 (3.31%) MobileIron
14 11 (3.31%) ServiceNow