Period
to 21 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 558 527 420
Rank change year-on-year -31 -107 -114
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 343 302 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.34% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.99% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 163 275
UK median daily rate £186 £165 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.73% -8.33% -20.88%
10th Percentile £115 £106 £112
90th Percentile £500 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £160 £175
% change year-on-year +28.13% -8.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 113
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +6.06% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.88 £10.85
90th Percentile £25.25 £23.94 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.03% - +10.00%

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 34,076 30,419 35,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.85% 33.76% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,307 19,736 23,151
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,066 1,085 1,185
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +17.55%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.21 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -11.90% +20.00%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Top 16 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 May 2018. 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 -31 299 £180 +9.09% 32
London -57 191 £181 +9.70% 24
UK excluding London 0 151 £205 +28.13% 11
South East -15 44 £438 +230.19% 5
Scotland -15 37 £260 +116.67% 3
North of England -23 34 £170 -38.18% 1
North West -9 29 £165 -17.50% 1
Midlands -5 12 £128 +2.00% 1
South West +8 11 £600 +232.56% 1
East Midlands -1 8 £128 +2.00% 1
East of England +4 7 £475 +196.88%
Northern Ireland - 5 £145 -
Yorkshire -22 4 £159 -42.27%
West Midlands -23 4 - -
North East +5 1 £275 -5.17%
Wales -9 1 £140 -68.89%

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 223 (65.01%) Windows
2 172 (50.15%) Active Directory
3 159 (46.36%) Microsoft
4 141 (41.11%) Windows 7
5 123 (35.86%) Microsoft Office
6 89 (25.95%) Citrix
7 87 (25.36%) Android
8 86 (25.07%) Finance
8 86 (25.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 80 (23.32%) ITIL
10 78 (22.74%) MS Exchange
11 71 (20.70%) iPhone
12 67 (19.53%) Office 365
13 57 (16.62%) Apple
14 55 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
15 51 (14.87%) VPN
16 50 (14.58%) Legal
17 48 (13.99%) Skype for Business
18 46 (13.41%) iPad
18 46 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
18 46 (13.41%) Windows Server
19 44 (12.83%) DNS
20 43 (12.54%) Law
20 43 (12.54%) Cisco
20 43 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (11.95%) Windows 10
22 39 (11.37%) Security Cleared
22 39 (11.37%) VMware
23 34 (9.91%) Banking
23 34 (9.91%) SLA

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 86 (25.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 78 (22.74%) MS Exchange
3 48 (13.99%) Skype for Business
4 46 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.37%) IBM Notes
6 12 (3.50%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.17%) CMS
9 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.58%) Apache
10 2 (0.58%) IIS
10 2 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 123 (35.86%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.33%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) InVision
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.92%) Eikon
2 8 (2.33%) Elite 3E
3 7 (2.04%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.87%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.29%) assyst
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) Maximo
5 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 67 (19.53%) Office 365
2 18 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.17%) iTunes
4 4 (1.17%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.87%) VPN
2 44 (12.83%) DNS
3 34 (9.91%) DHCP
4 26 (7.58%) LAN
5 23 (6.71%) Skype
6 21 (6.12%) WAN
7 14 (4.08%) VoIP
8 12 (3.50%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (3.21%) TCP/IP
10 10 (2.92%) Internet
11 7 (2.04%) SMTP
11 7 (2.04%) Telepresence
12 6 (1.75%) Broadband
12 6 (1.75%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.46%) Firewall
13 5 (1.46%) Intranet
13 5 (1.46%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.46%) SAN
13 5 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) JIRA
1 1 (0.29%) MSI
1 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 86 (25.07%) Finance
2 50 (14.58%) Legal
3 43 (12.54%) Law
4 34 (9.91%) Banking
5 20 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.46%) Retail
8 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.17%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.87%) French Language
9 3 (0.87%) Front Office
9 3 (0.87%) German Language
9 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 99 (28.86%) Analyst
2 66 (19.24%) Desktop Support
3 62 (18.08%) Support Engineer
4 55 (16.03%) Service Analyst
4 55 (16.03%) Service Desk Analyst
5 52 (15.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 44 (12.83%) Support Analyst
7 29 (8.45%) IT Support
8 27 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (7.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 25 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 25 (7.29%) Messaging Engineer
11 23 (6.71%) Service Desk Support
12 21 (6.12%) Developer
13 20 (5.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 20 (5.83%) Android Developer
14 19 (5.54%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
15 17 (4.96%) Mobile Engineer
15 17 (4.96%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 16 (4.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.12%) J2ME
2 18 (5.25%) Android SDK
3 1 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.70%) iPhone
2 46 (13.41%) iPad
3 34 (9.91%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.29%) Management Information System
5 24 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.12%) Smartphone
7 11 (3.21%) NHS
8 9 (2.62%) BYOD
9 8 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.17%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.17%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.87%) Clustering
12 3 (0.87%) PDA
12 3 (0.87%) Smartcard
12 3 (0.87%) User Experience
13 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.58%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 223 (65.01%) Windows
2 141 (41.11%) Windows 7
3 87 (25.36%) Android
4 46 (13.41%) Windows Server
5 43 (12.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (11.95%) Windows 10
7 34 (9.91%) Windows XP
8 27 (7.87%) Apple iOS
9 26 (7.58%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.54%) Mac OS
11 18 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (2.92%) Linux
14 8 (2.33%) Windows Vista
15 7 (2.04%) Mac OS X
15 7 (2.04%) Windows Phone
16 5 (1.46%) SUSE
17 3 (0.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.87%) Unix
18 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.32%) ITIL
2 55 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (7.58%) Migration
4 22 (6.41%) Service Delivery
5 21 (6.12%) API Design
5 21 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
5 21 (6.12%) OO
5 21 (6.12%) Service Management
6 20 (5.83%) Android Development
6 20 (5.83%) Change Management
6 20 (5.83%) Time Management
7 19 (5.54%) Memory Management
7 19 (5.54%) Multithreading
8 17 (4.96%) Incident Management
9 16 (4.66%) Asset Management
9 16 (4.66%) Workflow
10 14 (4.08%) Document Management
10 14 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
11 13 (3.79%) Problem Management
12 11 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.41%) Java
2 16 (4.66%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.33%) VBScript
4 5 (1.46%) VB
5 2 (0.58%) SQL
6 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (11.37%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.33%) MCSE
6 4 (1.17%) Degree
7 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.87%) MCITP
8 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.58%) CCNA
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.58%) GISP
8 2 (0.58%) MCP
8 2 (0.58%) MCSA
8 2 (0.58%) MOS
9 1 (0.29%) CCA
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.91%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 172 (50.15%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.50%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.92%) BitLocker
5 10 (2.92%) vSphere
6 9 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.33%) XenApp
8 4 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.58%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.29%) Firmware
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (9.62%) SCCM
2 23 (6.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.46%) SCOM
3 5 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (1.46%) WSUS
4 4 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.87%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.87%) DameWare
5 3 (0.87%) MaaS360
5 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.87%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.58%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) Ansible
7 1 (0.29%) SafeCom
7 1 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 159 (46.36%) Microsoft
2 89 (25.95%) Citrix
3 57 (16.62%) Apple
4 43 (12.54%) Cisco
5 39 (11.37%) VMware
6 24 (7.00%) HP
6 24 (7.00%) MobileIron
7 21 (6.12%) Bloomberg
8 19 (5.54%) Reuters
9 17 (4.96%) iManage
10 15 (4.37%) Lotus
11 13 (3.79%) Ivanti
12 12 (3.50%) ServiceNow
13 11 (3.21%) Clearswift
13 11 (3.21%) Mitel
13 11 (3.21%) NetApp
14 8 (2.33%) Micro Focus
15 6 (1.75%) Dell
16 5 (1.46%) McAfee
16 5 (1.46%) Sophos