Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 598 573 519
Rank change year-on-year -25 -54 -78
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 240 340 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.02% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 159 172
UK median daily rate £350 £180 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £140 £116 £106
90th Percentile £538 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £260 £140
% change year-on-year +44.23% +85.71% -46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 54
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £18.18 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.47% +22.18% -9.85%
10th Percentile £11.64 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £21.20 £22.59 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.22
% change year-on-year -3.02% +16.06% -13.85%

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 29,962 33,477 31,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.28% 32.30% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,322 21,598 20,293
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £665 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,060 1,068 1,074
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +8.13% -4.37%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.91% +8.05% -5.59%

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Top 15 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 17 July 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 -39 205 £225 +26.76% 28
UK excluding London -10 120 £375 +44.23% 21
London -31 112 £235 +42.42% 11
North of England +32 38 £150 -14.29% 9
Scotland +21 28 £383 +47.12% 4
North West +20 25 £150 -9.09% 7
South West -14 20 £525 +32.91% 2
Midlands +6 13 £275 +115.69%
East Midlands +22 11 - -
South East +9 11 £475 +8.57% 5
Yorkshire +29 10 £150 -5.51% 2
East of England +8 9 £373 +19.20% 1
North East +23 3 £110 -62.55%
West Midlands +13 2 £275 +129.17%
Northern Ireland +7 1 £150 +4.90%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 124 (51.67%) Windows
2 123 (51.25%) Microsoft
3 118 (49.17%) Active Directory
4 78 (32.50%) Finance
5 76 (31.67%) Microsoft Office
6 74 (30.83%) ITIL
7 70 (29.17%) Office 365
8 64 (26.67%) Android
9 63 (26.25%) Windows 7
10 54 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 50 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 49 (20.42%) Skype for Business
13 46 (19.17%) Citrix
14 39 (16.25%) Windows 10
15 38 (15.83%) VMware
16 36 (15.00%) Windows Server
17 35 (14.58%) Skype
18 34 (14.17%) SCCM
19 31 (12.92%) iPhone
19 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Intune
19 31 (12.92%) Apple
20 30 (12.50%) PowerShell
21 29 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2010
21 29 (12.08%) Apple iOS
22 27 (11.25%) DNS
22 27 (11.25%) Service Management
23 25 (10.42%) Cisco
24 24 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
25 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
26 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel

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 54 (22.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 50 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 49 (20.42%) Skype for Business
4 29 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.83%) IBM Domino
7 12 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.92%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.67%) CMS
9 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.42%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 76 (31.67%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.83%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.25%) Eikon
1 3 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 70 (29.17%) Office 365
2 24 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.17%) Slack
5 9 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.08%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.08%) Yammer
7 4 (1.67%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.67%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.83%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.58%) Skype
2 27 (11.25%) DNS
3 19 (7.92%) DHCP
4 15 (6.25%) VPN
5 14 (5.83%) Firewall
6 13 (5.42%) Internet
6 13 (5.42%) Remote Desktop
7 12 (5.00%) SMTP
7 12 (5.00%) WebEx
8 10 (4.17%) LAN
8 10 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.33%) Unified Communications
9 8 (3.33%) VoIP
10 7 (2.92%) SAN
10 7 (2.92%) Wireless
11 6 (2.50%) WAN
12 5 (2.08%) SMS
13 4 (1.67%) NAS
14 3 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.83%) MySQL
3 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) MS Access
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) WinDbg
General
1 78 (32.50%) Finance
2 20 (8.33%) Banking
3 9 (3.75%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.75%) Law
3 9 (3.75%) Legal
4 4 (1.67%) Automotive
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.25%) German Language
5 3 (1.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (34.58%) Analyst
2 44 (18.33%) Desktop Support
3 40 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 38 (15.83%) Service Analyst
5 31 (12.92%) Support Analyst
6 30 (12.50%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.92%) Desktop Analyst
7 19 (7.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 18 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 18 (7.50%) IT Analyst
9 16 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (5.00%) BlackBerry Engineer
10 12 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Messaging Engineer
12 9 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.75%) Administrator
12 9 (3.75%) IT Support
12 9 (3.75%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.58%) HTML
2 8 (3.33%) SOAP
3 7 (2.92%) REST
3 7 (2.92%) YAML
4 4 (1.67%) SailPoint
5 3 (1.25%) .NET
5 3 (1.25%) Ajax
5 3 (1.25%) RESTful
6 2 (0.83%) Flash
6 2 (0.83%) LDAP
7 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.42%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.92%) iPhone
2 19 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.25%) PKI
4 14 (5.83%) iPad
4 14 (5.83%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.42%) Handset
5 13 (5.42%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (4.58%) Mobile App
7 10 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.33%) NHS
8 8 (3.33%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.50%) Fat Client
10 6 (2.50%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.50%) Thin Client
11 5 (2.08%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.67%) BYOD
12 4 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 124 (51.67%) Windows
2 64 (26.67%) Android
3 63 (26.25%) Windows 7
4 39 (16.25%) Windows 10
5 36 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 29 (12.08%) Apple iOS
7 16 (6.67%) Linux
7 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.75%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.67%) BlackBerry OS
12 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.83%) ITIL
2 27 (11.25%) Service Management
3 22 (9.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 20 (8.33%) Migration
5 16 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 16 (6.67%) Security Patching
6 15 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 14 (5.83%) Integration Testing
7 14 (5.83%) Requirements Management
8 13 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (5.00%) Information Security
10 11 (4.58%) ITSM
10 11 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.75%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.33%) Change Management
12 8 (3.33%) Information Security Management
12 8 (3.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (5.83%) SQL
3 11 (4.58%) Python
4 8 (3.33%) Java
4 8 (3.33%) Perl
5 3 (1.25%) C#
5 3 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.33%) MCSE
3 7 (2.92%) Degree
4 5 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.67%) MCITP
5 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.25%) MCP
6 3 (1.25%) PMP
6 3 (1.25%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.83%) CCIE
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) CCNA
8 1 (0.42%) HND
8 1 (0.42%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 118 (49.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.50%) vSphere
6 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.67%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.25%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.25%) XenApp
9 2 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.83%) NDS
9 2 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (14.17%) SCCM
2 31 (12.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (9.17%) AirWatch
4 12 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 11 (4.58%) Ansible
6 4 (1.67%) MaaS360
6 4 (1.67%) MobiControl
6 4 (1.67%) SafeCom
7 3 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.25%) SCOM
8 2 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.83%) WSUS
9 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 123 (51.25%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.17%) Citrix
3 38 (15.83%) VMware
4 31 (12.92%) Apple
5 25 (10.42%) Cisco
6 15 (6.25%) Lotus
7 13 (5.42%) Dell
8 12 (5.00%) ServiceNow
9 11 (4.58%) HP
9 11 (4.58%) Samsung
10 10 (4.17%) Altiris
11 9 (3.75%) Bloomberg
12 8 (3.33%) Google
12 8 (3.33%) Wyse
13 7 (2.92%) Avaya
13 7 (2.92%) EMC
13 7 (2.92%) MobileIron
13 7 (2.92%) Remedy
13 7 (2.92%) Sony
14 6 (2.50%) Bomgar