Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 565 564 529
Rank change year-on-year -1 -35 -76
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 238 333 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.01% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 127 189
UK median daily rate £210 £190 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +15.15% -17.50%
10th Percentile £112 £124 £109
90th Percentile £459 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £183 £168
% change year-on-year +8.22% +8.96% -25.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 87 72
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.48% -11.97%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £19.50 £23.50 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.53
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 26,036 33,008 33,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.24% 32.35% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,521 21,541 22,189
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £673 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,039 1,027 1,017
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.97 £12.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year +17.55% -2.88% -4.57%

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 11 November 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
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 11 November 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 +1 216 £210 +10.53% 28
UK excluding London +23 120 £198 +8.22% 20
London +11 114 £218 +15.23% 16
North of England +43 44 £180 -47.64% 6
North West +33 42 £175 -45.10% 4
South East +34 28 £250 +78.21% 4
Scotland +23 18 £385 +120.00% 2
East of England +21 12 £370 +0.34%
Midlands +26 10 £90 -37.93% 1
East Midlands +19 8 £90 -30.77% 1
South West -7 6 £325 +71.05% 1
West Midlands +24 2 - -
Yorkshire +14 2 £319 -25.06% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £160 -

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 159 (66.81%) Windows
2 144 (60.50%) Active Directory
3 119 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 114 (47.90%) Microsoft
5 93 (39.08%) Windows 7
6 88 (36.97%) ITIL
7 80 (33.61%) Android
8 73 (30.67%) Windows 10
9 68 (28.57%) Office 365
10 67 (28.15%) Citrix
11 56 (23.53%) MS Exchange
12 52 (21.85%) Finance
13 48 (20.17%) Apple
14 44 (18.49%) iPhone
14 44 (18.49%) Skype for Business
15 40 (16.81%) SCCM
16 37 (15.55%) Apple iOS
17 33 (13.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 29 (12.18%) HP
18 29 (12.18%) DNS
18 29 (12.18%) Windows Server
18 29 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (11.76%) Skype
20 27 (11.34%) ServiceNow
20 27 (11.34%) DHCP
20 27 (11.34%) Cisco
21 25 (10.50%) VoIP
21 25 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (9.66%) VPN
22 23 (9.66%) Public Sector

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 56 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 44 (18.49%) Skype for Business
3 33 (13.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 25 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.52%) IBM Domino
8 6 (2.52%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.10%) CMS
10 4 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.42%) Live Communications Server
11 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 119 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.94%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.52%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.42%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.68%) Eikon
3 1 (0.42%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 68 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (1.26%) AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Azure
2 3 (1.26%) G Suite
2 3 (1.26%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.26%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.18%) DNS
2 28 (11.76%) Skype
3 27 (11.34%) DHCP
4 25 (10.50%) VoIP
5 23 (9.66%) VPN
6 21 (8.82%) Remote Desktop
7 17 (7.14%) Internet
8 16 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
9 12 (5.04%) SMTP
9 12 (5.04%) WebEx
10 11 (4.62%) TCP/IP
11 10 (4.20%) WAN
12 8 (3.36%) LAN
13 7 (2.94%) Firewall
13 7 (2.94%) FTP
14 6 (2.52%) NAS
14 6 (2.52%) Network Security
14 6 (2.52%) PBX
15 5 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (2.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.52%) WinDbg
2 5 (2.10%) JIRA
3 4 (1.68%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.68%) MSI
General
1 52 (21.85%) Finance
2 23 (9.66%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.14%) Law
4 15 (6.30%) Legal
5 13 (5.46%) Banking
6 12 (5.04%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.36%) Advertising
8 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.52%) Automotive
9 6 (2.52%) Retail
10 5 (2.10%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Publishing
12 1 (0.42%) Billing
12 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (40.76%) Analyst
2 62 (26.05%) Service Analyst
3 61 (25.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 55 (23.11%) Desktop Support
5 41 (17.23%) Support Engineer
6 35 (14.71%) IT Analyst
7 25 (10.50%) Support Analyst
8 24 (10.08%) Desktop Engineer
8 24 (10.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 21 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
10 17 (7.14%) IT Support
11 16 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
12 14 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 12 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.78%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 9 (3.78%) Deskside Support
14 9 (3.78%) IT Support Analyst
14 9 (3.78%) Support Technician
15 7 (2.94%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.84%) CSS
1 2 (0.84%) XMPP
2 1 (0.42%) Flash
2 1 (0.42%) J2ME
2 1 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.49%) iPhone
2 17 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.88%) Handset
3 14 (5.88%) Smartphone
4 12 (5.04%) iPad
4 12 (5.04%) NHS
5 10 (4.20%) PDA
6 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.36%) Hedge funds
7 8 (3.36%) PKI
7 8 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.94%) Clustering
9 6 (2.52%) AS400
9 6 (2.52%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.52%) Replication
10 5 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.26%) BYOD
11 3 (1.26%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 159 (66.81%) Windows
2 93 (39.08%) Windows 7
3 80 (33.61%) Android
4 73 (30.67%) Windows 10
5 37 (15.55%) Apple iOS
6 29 (12.18%) Windows Server
7 18 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (6.72%) Windows 8
9 15 (6.30%) Mac OS
10 14 (5.88%) Windows XP
11 13 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (5.04%) Linux
13 10 (4.20%) Mac OS X
13 10 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (3.36%) Windows 2000
14 8 (3.36%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.42%) CentOS
16 1 (0.42%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.97%) ITIL
2 29 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (8.82%) ITSM
4 20 (8.40%) Incident Management
5 19 (7.98%) Service Delivery
6 18 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 18 (7.56%) Service Management
7 14 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 12 (5.04%) Break/Fix
8 12 (5.04%) Document Management
8 12 (5.04%) Migration
9 11 (4.62%) Change Management
10 10 (4.20%) Application Packaging
11 9 (3.78%) Line Management
11 9 (3.78%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.36%) Process Improvement
13 7 (2.94%) Information Security
14 6 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.30%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.94%) SQL
3 6 (2.52%) VBScript
4 3 (1.26%) C
4 3 (1.26%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.46%) MCP
3 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.78%) MCSE
4 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.68%) Degree
5 4 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.26%) ACSP
6 3 (1.26%) CCA
6 3 (1.26%) MCSA
6 3 (1.26%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.84%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.84%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) CCVP
8 1 (0.42%) MCDST
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (60.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (3.78%) XenApp
4 9 (3.78%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.52%) BitLocker
5 6 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.68%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.68%) vSphere
6 4 (1.68%) Xen
7 2 (0.84%) NDS
7 2 (0.84%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (16.81%) SCCM
2 17 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (4.62%) SCOM
4 10 (4.20%) AirWatch
4 10 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (3.36%) Jamf Pro
6 7 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
7 6 (2.52%) Perfmon
8 5 (2.10%) SafeCom
8 5 (2.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (2.10%) WSUS
9 4 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.68%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.26%) Ansible
11 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.42%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 114 (47.90%) Microsoft
2 67 (28.15%) Citrix
3 48 (20.17%) Apple
4 29 (12.18%) HP
5 27 (11.34%) Cisco
5 27 (11.34%) ServiceNow
6 19 (7.98%) Adobe
6 19 (7.98%) Ivanti
7 16 (6.72%) VMware
8 15 (6.30%) iManage
9 14 (5.88%) Dell
9 14 (5.88%) Remedy
10 11 (4.62%) MobileIron
11 10 (4.20%) Bloomberg
11 10 (4.20%) Bomgar
12 9 (3.78%) Lotus
12 9 (3.78%) Samsung
13 8 (3.36%) Mitel
14 7 (2.94%) Peregrine
14 7 (2.94%) Reuters