Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 584 553 495
Rank change year-on-year -31 -58 -153
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 303 352 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.05% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 163 233
UK median daily rate £200 £165 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £131 £113 £113
90th Percentile £476 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £160 £225
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.89% +31.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 58
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -0.03% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.81 £11.00
90th Percentile £25.50 £21.60 £23.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06% -

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 32,898 33,554 31,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.07% 33.47% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,646 22,442 20,687
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 970 1,124
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.35 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -0.89%

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 16 January 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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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 -62 276 £200 +21.21% 35
London -52 154 £188 +13.46% 13
UK excluding London +5 145 £200 +25.00% 23
South East 0 39 £162 +0.94% 9
North of England -3 31 £350 +180.00% 6
Scotland +12 23 £138 +0.36% 1
Midlands +5 23 £173 +38.00% 5
North West -6 20 £319 +155.00% 6
East of England -1 19 £375 +56.13% 1
West Midlands -9 18 £173 - 1
Yorkshire -9 10 £425 -
South West -33 10 - - 1
East Midlands +16 5 - - 4
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 230 (75.91%) Windows
2 183 (60.40%) Active Directory
3 145 (47.85%) Microsoft
4 133 (43.89%) Windows 7
5 123 (40.59%) Microsoft Office
6 109 (35.97%) Finance
7 80 (26.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 78 (25.74%) Citrix
9 70 (23.10%) ITIL
9 70 (23.10%) Windows 10
10 66 (21.78%) Service Management
11 65 (21.45%) Office 365
12 63 (20.79%) Apple
13 60 (19.80%) Android
14 58 (19.14%) iPhone
15 56 (18.48%) MS Exchange
15 56 (18.48%) DNS
16 49 (16.17%) VMware
17 46 (15.18%) SCCM
18 42 (13.86%) Cisco
19 40 (13.20%) Virtual Desktop
20 35 (11.55%) Bloomberg
20 35 (11.55%) Apple iOS
21 34 (11.22%) BCP
21 34 (11.22%) SLA
21 34 (11.22%) LAN
22 33 (10.89%) Banking
22 33 (10.89%) iPad
22 33 (10.89%) Windows Server
23 32 (10.56%) VPN

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 80 (26.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 56 (18.48%) MS Exchange
3 25 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.60%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.29%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.66%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 123 (40.59%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (6.60%) Eikon
2 5 (1.65%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.66%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.33%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.33%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (21.45%) Office 365
2 21 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.64%) iTunes
5 4 (1.32%) G Suite
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.99%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.66%) Yammer
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.48%) DNS
2 34 (11.22%) LAN
3 32 (10.56%) VPN
4 24 (7.92%) DHCP
4 24 (7.92%) Skype
5 22 (7.26%) TCP/IP
5 22 (7.26%) WAN
6 20 (6.60%) Wireless
7 15 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
7 15 (4.95%) Internet
8 14 (4.62%) WebEx
9 12 (3.96%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (3.63%) VoIP
11 9 (2.97%) Structured Cabling
12 8 (2.64%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.64%) NAS
13 6 (1.98%) ADSL
13 6 (1.98%) Broadband
13 6 (1.98%) Firewall
13 6 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.32%) GIS
2 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Hudson
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (35.97%) Finance
2 33 (10.89%) Banking
3 29 (9.57%) Law
4 20 (6.60%) Front Office
5 15 (4.95%) Corporate Banking
6 13 (4.29%) Legal
6 13 (4.29%) Spanish Language
7 11 (3.63%) Back Office
8 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.64%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.32%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.66%) Advertising
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (27.72%) Analyst
2 57 (18.81%) Support Engineer
3 55 (18.15%) Desktop Support
4 42 (13.86%) Support Analyst
5 38 (12.54%) Service Analyst
6 36 (11.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 34 (11.22%) IT Support
8 30 (9.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (8.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 25 (8.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (7.26%) IT Analyst
12 19 (6.27%) Service Desk Support
13 15 (4.95%) Deployment Engineer
13 15 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
13 15 (4.95%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 14 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (4.62%) IT Engineer
15 13 (4.29%) Architect
15 13 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (3.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.64%) Android SDK
1 8 (2.64%) J2ME
2 3 (0.99%) Middleware
3 2 (0.66%) Flash
3 2 (0.66%) SailPoint
3 2 (0.66%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.14%) iPhone
2 33 (10.89%) iPad
3 22 (7.26%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.60%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.27%) Fixed Income
5 19 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.29%) Smartphone
7 12 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.97%) Fat Client
8 9 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.97%) Thin Client
9 8 (2.64%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.65%) Taxonomies
11 4 (1.32%) Equities
11 4 (1.32%) Handset
11 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.99%) Clustering
12 3 (0.99%) NHS
13 2 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 230 (75.91%) Windows
2 133 (43.89%) Windows 7
3 70 (23.10%) Windows 10
4 60 (19.80%) Android
5 35 (11.55%) Apple iOS
6 33 (10.89%) Windows Server
7 24 (7.92%) Windows XP
8 23 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (6.60%) Mac OS
10 19 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (5.61%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.97%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.31%) Linux
14 5 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.33%) Unix
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (23.10%) ITIL
2 66 (21.78%) Service Management
3 34 (11.22%) BCP
4 29 (9.57%) Service Delivery
5 28 (9.24%) Migration
6 26 (8.58%) Time Management
7 21 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 18 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (5.61%) Incident Management
10 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.96%) ITIL V3
12 11 (3.63%) Asset Management
12 11 (3.63%) Change Management
12 11 (3.63%) Proactive Monitoring
13 10 (3.30%) Decision-Making
13 10 (3.30%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 10 (3.30%) Information Security
14 9 (2.97%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.94%) Java
2 17 (5.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.31%) VBScript
4 6 (1.98%) VB
5 3 (0.99%) C
6 2 (0.66%) SQL
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (5.94%) Degree
3 14 (4.62%) MCSA
4 13 (4.29%) MCSE
5 12 (3.96%) MCP
5 12 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.63%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.97%) MCSM
8 6 (1.98%) ACDT
8 6 (1.98%) ACHDS
8 6 (1.98%) ACTC
8 6 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.98%) MCDST
8 6 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.65%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.65%) CCA
10 4 (1.32%) ACSP
10 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.22%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (0.66%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 183 (60.40%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.20%) Virtual Desktop
3 26 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (5.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (3.96%) XenApp
6 9 (2.97%) BitLocker
6 9 (2.97%) VMware Server
6 9 (2.97%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.64%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.64%) vSphere
8 5 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Firmware
10 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (15.18%) SCCM
2 29 (9.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (5.61%) WSUS
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (3.30%) Backup Exec
6 9 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.98%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.65%) ZENworks
9 4 (1.32%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (1.32%) SafeCom
9 4 (1.32%) vRealize
10 2 (0.66%) SCOM
11 1 (0.33%) Clonezilla
11 1 (0.33%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 145 (47.85%) Microsoft
2 78 (25.74%) Citrix
3 63 (20.79%) Apple
4 49 (16.17%) VMware
5 42 (13.86%) Cisco
6 35 (11.55%) Bloomberg
7 28 (9.24%) Reuters
8 24 (7.92%) McAfee
8 24 (7.92%) Sony
9 19 (6.27%) FactSet
9 19 (6.27%) Speakerbus
9 19 (6.27%) Wallstreet Suite
10 17 (5.61%) Clearswift
11 16 (5.28%) HP
11 16 (5.28%) Wyse
12 13 (4.29%) Lotus
13 12 (3.96%) Altiris
13 12 (3.96%) Avaya
13 12 (3.96%) Veeam
14 11 (3.63%) MobileIron