Period
to 16 January 2022

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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 699 528 548
Rank change year-on-year -171 +20 +65
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 115 56 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.44% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 31 117
10th Percentile " £150 £113
25th Percentile £130 £182 £130
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £150 £330 £205
Median % change year-on-year -54.55% +60.98% +2.50%
75th Percentile £280 £450 £303
90th Percentile £533 £638 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £220 £175
% change year-on-year -31.82% +25.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 38
10th Percentile " " £12.43
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.44
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.40 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.21% -16.25% -8.57%
75th Percentile £16.68 £14.12 £18.70
90th Percentile £17.76 £16.23 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.23 £16.25
% change year-on-year -10.66% -0.12% -7.14%

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 25,933 12,587 20,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.22% 31.26% 28.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,257 8,515 13,638
10th Percentile £300 £258 £250
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £470
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% -1.05%
75th Percentile £638 £595 £575
90th Percentile £738 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 501 832
10th Percentile £12.48 £12.46 £12.30
25th Percentile £15.85 £16.75 £15.20
Median hourly rate £25.53 £26.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -1.81% +23.81% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49.75 £46.00 £45.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £58.75 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.95% +10.81%

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 16 January 2022.

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
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 16 January 2022. 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 -151 97 £180 -45.45% 14
UK excluding London -84 72 £150 -31.82% 8
London -161 38 £238 -47.22% 8
East of England -30 17 - - 1
South West -43 15 £130 -65.79%
Northern Ireland - 12 £150 -
North of England -62 10 £195 -38.28% 4
North West -35 9 £200 +9.96% 4
South East -77 7 £213 -11.83%
Midlands -65 6 - - 1
Work from Home -165 6 £263 -41.67%
West Midlands -48 4 - - 1
Scotland -53 4 £158 +20.00% 2
East Midlands -27 2 - -
Yorkshire -40 1 £125 -72.22%
Wales - 1 £263 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, 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 93 (80.87%) Windows
2 76 (66.09%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (60.87%) Social Skills
4 68 (59.13%) Android
5 53 (46.09%) iPhone
6 52 (45.22%) Active Directory
7 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
8 42 (36.52%) iPad
9 39 (33.91%) Break/Fix
10 33 (28.70%) Antivirus Management
10 33 (28.70%) Windows Phone
11 32 (27.83%) Microsoft 365
12 29 (25.22%) Citrix
13 27 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 23 (20.00%) Windows 10
15 21 (18.26%) MCP
16 20 (17.39%) Windows 7
17 18 (15.65%) Problem Management
17 18 (15.65%) Incident Management
17 18 (15.65%) Service Delivery
18 16 (13.91%) Mathematics
18 16 (13.91%) Apple iOS
18 16 (13.91%) AirWatch
18 16 (13.91%) Windows Server
19 15 (13.04%) ITIL
19 15 (13.04%) Apple
20 14 (12.17%) ITSM
21 13 (11.30%) SCCM
21 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared

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 23 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (7.83%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.61%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 76 (66.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Eikon
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.83%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (5.22%) Azure
3 4 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) Wireless
2 9 (7.83%) Skype
3 5 (4.35%) Internet
3 5 (4.35%) VoIP
3 5 (4.35%) VPN
4 4 (3.48%) DHCP
4 4 (3.48%) DNS
5 3 (2.61%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.74%) NAS
6 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.87%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.87%) LAN
7 1 (0.87%) Network Security
7 1 (0.87%) SAN
7 1 (0.87%) WAN
7 1 (0.87%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) GIS
3 1 (0.87%) MS Access
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) JIRA
General
1 70 (60.87%) Social Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Finance
4 7 (6.09%) Public Sector
5 6 (5.22%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.74%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.87%) Front Office
7 1 (0.87%) Local Government
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Support Engineer
2 50 (43.48%) Desktop Support
3 45 (39.13%) Desktop Engineer
4 44 (38.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 31 (26.96%) Analyst
6 25 (21.74%) Service Analyst
6 25 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (14.78%) Technical Analyst
8 16 (13.91%) Technical Services Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) Windows Support Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) IT Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Mac Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (4.35%) IT Engineer
12 5 (4.35%) IT Support
13 4 (3.48%) Junior Desktop Engineer
13 4 (3.48%) Junior Desktop Support
13 4 (3.48%) Junior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) .NET
1 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (46.09%) iPhone
2 42 (36.52%) iPad
3 7 (6.09%) Handset
4 4 (3.48%) BYOD
4 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
6 2 (1.74%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.87%) PDA
7 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (80.87%) Windows
2 68 (59.13%) Android
3 33 (28.70%) Windows Phone
4 23 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 20 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 16 (13.91%) Apple iOS
6 16 (13.91%) Windows Server
7 9 (7.83%) Mac OS X
8 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.22%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.74%) Linux
13 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) Break/Fix
2 33 (28.70%) Antivirus Management
3 27 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (15.65%) Incident Management
4 18 (15.65%) Problem Management
4 18 (15.65%) Service Delivery
5 16 (13.91%) Mathematics
6 15 (13.04%) ITIL
7 14 (12.17%) ITSM
8 10 (8.70%) Service Management
9 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.22%) Migration
10 6 (5.22%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (4.35%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.35%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.35%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.35%) Email Filtering
11 5 (4.35%) High Availability
11 5 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.61%) SQL
3 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.26%) MCP
2 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) MCSE
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
5 3 (2.61%) MCITP
5 3 (2.61%) MCSA
5 3 (2.61%) MCTS
6 1 (0.87%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.87%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (45.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (4.35%) XenApp
3 4 (3.48%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.87%) Docker
5 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.87%) UAG
5 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.91%) AirWatch
2 13 (11.30%) SCCM
3 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (3.48%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.74%) WSUS
7 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.87%) SCOM
7 1 (0.87%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (44.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.22%) Citrix
3 15 (13.04%) Apple
4 11 (9.57%) HP
5 9 (7.83%) Dell
6 8 (6.96%) ServiceNow
7 7 (6.09%) Cisco
7 7 (6.09%) VMware
8 5 (4.35%) Clearswift
8 5 (4.35%) Polycom
9 4 (3.48%) Samsung
10 3 (2.61%) Adobe
10 3 (2.61%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.61%) Symantec
11 2 (1.74%) Avaya
11 2 (1.74%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.74%) Lotus
11 2 (1.74%) McAfee
11 2 (1.74%) Remedy
11 2 (1.74%) Reuters