Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 521 643 565
Rank change year-on-year +122 -78 -42
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 176 236 357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.77% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 107 159
Median daily rate £160 £225 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +18.42% +10.14%
10th Percentile £109 £135 £114
90th Percentile £458 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £275 £260
% change year-on-year -54.55% +5.77% +52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 53
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.59% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.81
90th Percentile £26.47 £36.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% -18.92%

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 19,693 30,834 33,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.87% 31.80% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,225 20,041 21,707
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 996 1,021
Median hourly rate £25.53 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.57% -2.33% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.85 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.67
Median hourly rate £21.57 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.85% -4.76% +14.29%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Blackberry.

Daily rate trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Blackberry over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Blackberry.

Hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Blackberry over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Top 17 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 6 April 2020. 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 +130 158 £175 -20.00% 15
UK excluding London +92 104 £125 -54.55% 9
London +139 72 £213 +0.59% 6
South East +98 33 £120 -56.36% 2
North of England +72 30 £175 -36.36% 5
North West +44 26 £175 -50.00% 5
Midlands +57 12 £90 -47.25% 1
Scotland +3 12 £110 -68.57%
West Midlands +56 8 - - 1
East of England +25 7 - -
South West +17 6 £135 -59.40% 1
East Midlands +25 4 £90 -
Wales - 4 - -
North East +34 3 £120 -
Northern Ireland +13 3 £150 -
Work from Home +12 2 - -
Yorkshire +46 1 £130 -7.14%

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 120 (68.18%) Windows
2 108 (61.36%) Active Directory
3 100 (56.82%) Microsoft Office
4 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
5 67 (38.07%) Windows 7
6 58 (32.95%) MS Exchange
7 56 (31.82%) ITIL
7 56 (31.82%) Android
8 52 (29.55%) iPhone
9 50 (28.41%) VPN
9 50 (28.41%) Citrix
10 49 (27.84%) HP
11 47 (26.70%) Office 365
12 46 (26.14%) Windows 10
13 39 (22.16%) Apple iOS
14 35 (19.89%) Windows Server
15 32 (18.18%) ITSM
16 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (16.48%) Remote Desktop
18 29 (16.48%) Remedy
18 29 (16.48%) Windows XP
18 29 (16.48%) Incident Management
19 28 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
19 28 (15.91%) Internet
20 26 (14.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 26 (14.77%) Adobe
20 26 (14.77%) Finance
20 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2003
20 26 (14.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 58 (32.95%) MS Exchange
2 26 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 24 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 23 (13.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (13.07%) Skype for Business
5 19 (10.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Mattermost
Applications
1 100 (56.82%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (15.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (14.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (13.64%) MS Visio
5 23 (13.07%) Acrobat
6 15 (8.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Global One
2 1 (0.57%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.70%) Office 365
2 9 (5.11%) G Suite
3 5 (2.84%) Azure
4 3 (1.70%) IaaS
4 3 (1.70%) PaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.14%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.14%) Yammer
6 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (28.41%) VPN
2 29 (16.48%) Remote Desktop
3 28 (15.91%) Internet
4 26 (14.77%) WebEx
5 25 (14.20%) DNS
6 24 (13.64%) Skype
7 22 (12.50%) DHCP
8 14 (7.95%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (7.39%) FTP
10 7 (3.98%) SAN
11 6 (3.41%) Firewall
12 5 (2.84%) Wireless
13 4 (2.27%) SMTP
14 3 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.70%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.70%) VoIP
15 2 (1.14%) Intranet
15 2 (1.14%) NAS
15 2 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.57%) MSI
3 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (14.77%) Finance
2 22 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 16 (9.09%) Law
4 12 (6.82%) Legal
5 8 (4.55%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.84%) Retail
6 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.14%) Automotive
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.14%) Police
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (39.77%) Analyst
2 50 (28.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 49 (27.84%) Service Analyst
4 38 (21.59%) Desktop Support
5 30 (17.05%) Support Engineer
6 26 (14.77%) IT Analyst
7 23 (13.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (10.23%) IT Support
9 17 (9.66%) Support Analyst
10 15 (8.52%) Help Desk Support
11 14 (7.95%) Support Technician
12 11 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
13 10 (5.68%) Technical Support
14 9 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
15 8 (4.55%) Deskside Support
15 8 (4.55%) Junior
15 8 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
15 8 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
15 8 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
16 7 (3.98%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.14%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.55%) iPhone
2 24 (13.64%) PDA
3 15 (8.52%) iPad
4 14 (7.95%) Smartphone
5 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.39%) NHS
6 11 (6.25%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.55%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.98%) Handset
8 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.14%) AS400
11 2 (1.14%) PKI
12 1 (0.57%) BYOD
12 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.57%) iSeries
12 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 120 (68.18%) Windows
2 67 (38.07%) Windows 7
3 56 (31.82%) Android
4 46 (26.14%) Windows 10
5 39 (22.16%) Apple iOS
6 35 (19.89%) Windows Server
7 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (16.48%) Windows XP
9 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (13.64%) Windows 2000
10 24 (13.64%) Windows Vista
11 14 (7.95%) Mac OS
12 9 (5.11%) Mac OS X
12 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (4.55%) Windows 8
14 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
15 3 (1.70%) Linux
16 2 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.82%) ITIL
2 32 (18.18%) ITSM
3 30 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (16.48%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (6.25%) Service Management
7 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.55%) Document Management
8 8 (4.55%) Migration
8 8 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.41%) Break/Fix
9 6 (3.41%) Change Management
9 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (2.84%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
11 4 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (2.27%) Project Management
11 4 (2.27%) Quality Management
11 4 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.27%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.55%) MCP
5 6 (3.41%) Degree
6 3 (1.70%) ACSP
6 3 (1.70%) CCA
6 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 108 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.98%) XenApp
3 5 (2.84%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.27%) BitLocker
4 4 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (2.27%) vSphere
5 3 (1.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (14.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 25 (14.20%) SCCM
3 24 (13.64%) ServiceCenter
4 19 (10.80%) AirWatch
5 10 (5.68%) Jamf Pro
5 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.14%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.57%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.57%) WSUS
9 1 (0.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 85 (48.30%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.41%) Citrix
3 49 (27.84%) HP
4 29 (16.48%) Remedy
5 26 (14.77%) Adobe
5 26 (14.77%) Bomgar
6 24 (13.64%) Peregrine
7 23 (13.07%) Apple
8 21 (11.93%) Cisco
8 21 (11.93%) ServiceNow
9 20 (11.36%) Dell
10 16 (9.09%) Ivanti
11 11 (6.25%) MobileIron
12 9 (5.11%) Google
12 9 (5.11%) VMware
13 8 (4.55%) iManage
14 7 (3.98%) Bloomberg
14 7 (3.98%) Symantec
15 5 (2.84%) Clearswift
15 5 (2.84%) Mitel