Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 441 321
Rank change year-on-year -67 -120 -87
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 404 525 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.51% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 278 397
UK median daily rate £165 £200 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -8.05% +2.35%
10th Percentile £108 £113 £130
90th Percentile £450 £488 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £225 £210
% change year-on-year -27.78% +7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 190
UK median hourly rate £14.76 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% - -
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £20.93 £23.50 £22.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.53 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -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 34682 34666 36957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.10% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23021 22730 23492
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1189 1465
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -68 388 £165 -17.50% 28
London -52 232 £165 -17.50% 17
UK excluding London -52 172 £163 -27.78% 11
North of England +37 59 £135 -52.42% 3
South East -15 40 £223 +12.66% 5
North West +30 35 £128 -58.87% 2
Midlands +4 26 £119 -50.52%
Yorkshire +13 24 £450 +53.19%
West Midlands +18 22 £113 -53.13%
East of England -12 18 £192 -30.00% 2
Scotland -10 13 £113 -43.75%
South West -20 13 £168 -31.42% 1
East Midlands -12 4 £125 +0.81%
Northern Ireland -50 2 £385 +378.26%
Wales +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 322 (79.70%) Windows
2 227 (56.19%) Microsoft
3 212 (52.48%) Windows 7
4 210 (51.98%) Active Directory
5 179 (44.31%) Microsoft Office
6 158 (39.11%) Citrix
7 140 (34.65%) ITIL
8 116 (28.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 95 (23.51%) Android
10 88 (21.78%) Finance
11 85 (21.04%) SCCM
12 80 (19.80%) iPhone
13 77 (19.06%) MS Exchange
14 72 (17.82%) Cisco
15 66 (16.34%) Office 365
16 60 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 60 (14.85%) VPN
17 59 (14.60%) Windows 10
18 58 (14.36%) VMware
19 56 (13.86%) Apple iOS
20 55 (13.61%) Windows Server
21 52 (12.87%) Apple
22 50 (12.38%) Banking
23 49 (12.13%) Lotus
24 45 (11.14%) IBM Notes
24 45 (11.14%) iPad
25 43 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
25 43 (10.64%) MCSE
25 43 (10.64%) Windows XP
26 41 (10.15%) TCP/IP

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
1 116 (28.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 77 (19.06%) MS Exchange
3 45 (11.14%) IBM Notes
4 37 (9.16%) Skype for Business
5 25 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (4.95%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (2.72%) IIS
9 10 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.73%) IBM Domino
12 5 (1.24%) GroupWise
13 4 (0.99%) CMS
14 3 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.25%) Quickr
Applications
1 179 (44.31%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.99%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.22%) Eikon
2 3 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) Summit
3 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 66 (16.34%) Office 365
2 15 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.98%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) G Suite
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (14.85%) VPN
2 41 (10.15%) TCP/IP
3 38 (9.41%) Remote Desktop
4 37 (9.16%) DNS
5 35 (8.66%) LAN
6 34 (8.42%) Internet
7 28 (6.93%) Cisco IOS
7 28 (6.93%) DHCP
8 26 (6.44%) Wireless
9 25 (6.19%) Skype
10 19 (4.70%) VoIP
11 16 (3.96%) Ethernet
12 15 (3.71%) WAN
13 13 (3.22%) SAN
14 11 (2.72%) Unified Communications
15 10 (2.48%) Firewall
16 7 (1.73%) ADSL
16 7 (1.73%) Broadband
17 6 (1.49%) Extranet
17 6 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) GIS
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) Serena SBM
General
1 88 (21.78%) Finance
2 50 (12.38%) Banking
3 33 (8.17%) Legal
4 27 (6.68%) Law
5 11 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.98%) Advertising
6 8 (1.98%) Retail
6 8 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.49%) Front Office
8 5 (1.24%) Back Office
9 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 131 (32.43%) Analyst
2 112 (27.72%) Desktop Support
3 94 (23.27%) Support Engineer
4 80 (19.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 69 (17.08%) Service Analyst
6 66 (16.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 50 (12.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 48 (11.88%) Support Analyst
9 39 (9.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 29 (7.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 29 (7.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 28 (6.93%) Service Desk Support
12 27 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (6.44%) Deskside Support
14 21 (5.20%) IT Support
15 20 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
16 19 (4.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 19 (4.70%) Help Desk Support
16 19 (4.70%) Technical Support
17 18 (4.46%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.73%) HTML
2 6 (1.49%) Apache Cordova
2 6 (1.49%) HTML5
3 5 (1.24%) MEAP
3 5 (1.24%) Web Services
4 4 (0.99%) PhoneGap
5 3 (0.74%) .NET
6 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.50%) Java EE
7 1 (0.25%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.25%) Cocoa
7 1 (0.25%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) CSS3
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.25%) SAPUI5
7 1 (0.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (19.80%) iPhone
2 45 (11.14%) iPad
3 29 (7.18%) BYOD
4 25 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.69%) Video Conferencing
6 21 (5.20%) Data Centre
7 19 (4.70%) Management Information System
7 19 (4.70%) Smartphone
8 17 (4.21%) Client/Server
9 16 (3.96%) NHS
10 13 (3.22%) Fat Client
10 13 (3.22%) Thin Client
11 9 (2.23%) Driving Licence
11 9 (2.23%) PDA
12 8 (1.98%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.24%) User Experience
14 4 (0.99%) EMC VNX
14 4 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.74%) Clustering
15 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 322 (79.70%) Windows
2 212 (52.48%) Windows 7
3 95 (23.51%) Android
4 59 (14.60%) Windows 10
5 56 (13.86%) Apple iOS
6 55 (13.61%) Windows Server
7 43 (10.64%) Windows XP
8 39 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (8.42%) Mac OS
10 32 (7.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (6.68%) Windows 8
12 16 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (2.72%) Windows Vista
14 9 (2.23%) Linux
15 8 (1.98%) Windows 2000
16 7 (1.73%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.49%) Unix
18 5 (1.24%) Mac OS X
18 5 (1.24%) SUSE
19 2 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (34.65%) ITIL
2 38 (9.41%) Service Management
3 32 (7.92%) Incident Management
4 31 (7.67%) Service Delivery
5 29 (7.18%) Mobile Device Management
6 27 (6.68%) Change Management
7 23 (5.69%) Coaching
8 20 (4.95%) ITSM
8 20 (4.95%) Time Management
9 16 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (3.96%) Validation
10 15 (3.71%) Asset Management
11 12 (2.97%) Knowledge Management
11 12 (2.97%) Line Management
12 11 (2.72%) Identity Management
12 11 (2.72%) Software Deployment
13 10 (2.48%) Break/Fix
14 9 (2.23%) Business Continuity
14 9 (2.23%) Document Management
14 9 (2.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.20%) PowerShell
2 19 (4.70%) Java
3 14 (3.47%) SQL
4 9 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.49%) VBScript
6 2 (0.50%) C
6 2 (0.50%) C#
6 2 (0.50%) C++
6 2 (0.50%) COBOL
6 2 (0.50%) Perl
6 2 (0.50%) PHP
6 2 (0.50%) Python
6 2 (0.50%) Ruby
6 2 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 60 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (10.64%) MCSE
3 41 (10.15%) Security Cleared
4 37 (9.16%) SC Cleared
5 36 (8.91%) MCP
6 28 (6.93%) MCSA
7 23 (5.69%) Degree
8 21 (5.20%) MCDST
9 17 (4.21%) MCSM
10 16 (3.96%) ACHDS
10 16 (3.96%) Network+ Certification
11 15 (3.71%) ACDT
11 15 (3.71%) ACTC
12 13 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.72%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
16 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.67%) SLA
2 7 (1.73%) PMO
3 2 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 210 (51.98%) Active Directory
2 43 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (4.70%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (4.46%) XenApp
6 16 (3.96%) Hyper-V
6 16 (3.96%) VMware Workstation
7 13 (3.22%) Terminal Services
7 13 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.48%) vSphere
8 10 (2.48%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.24%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (1.24%) XenServer
11 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.50%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.50%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 85 (21.04%) SCCM
2 15 (3.71%) WSUS
3 14 (3.47%) SCOM
4 12 (2.97%) DameWare
4 12 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (2.97%) SafeCom
5 11 (2.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 10 (2.48%) AirWatch
7 9 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.99%) AppDNA
10 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.74%) MIMEsweeper
12 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.50%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 227 (56.19%) Microsoft
2 158 (39.11%) Citrix
3 72 (17.82%) Cisco
4 58 (14.36%) VMware
5 52 (12.87%) Apple
6 49 (12.13%) Lotus
7 39 (9.65%) HP
8 37 (9.16%) Bloomberg
9 30 (7.43%) Symantec
10 27 (6.68%) Reuters
11 20 (4.95%) Oracle
12 19 (4.70%) Altiris
12 19 (4.70%) McAfee
12 19 (4.70%) MobileIron
12 19 (4.70%) NetApp
13 17 (4.21%) Remedy
13 17 (4.21%) ServiceNow
14 14 (3.47%) IBM
14 14 (3.47%) Wyse
15 13 (3.22%) FactSet