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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
UK
Rank 458 391 295
Rank change year-on-year -67 -96  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 151 265 386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.50% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.60% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 162
Median daily rate £148 £198 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.31% -7.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £114 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 54 82
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.62 £21.45 £20.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14315 16559 16101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 31.12% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 10794 9724
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 560 677
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the UK

Blackberry
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -67 137 £150 -23.56% 27
London +2 79 £143 -23.48% 18
South East +8 23 £138 -31.25% 3
City of London +6 20 £128 -37.80% 5
North West +11 10 £120 -56.36% 2
Scotland +18 6 £115 -63.63% 1
Milton Keynes +3 6 £354 -
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £354 -
South West -13 6 £170 -53.04%
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Jersey - 6 - -
West Midlands +6 5 £400 -16.66% 1
East of England -16 5 £160 - 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £100 -
Oxford - 5 £100 -
Bristol +6 4 £183 -
Hertfordshire +5 4 £160 - 1
Surrey +5 4 £210 +40.00% 2
Manchester +4 4 £170 +54.54% 2
Hampshire +3 4 £135 -66.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £290 -
North East - 4 £290 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £290 -
Cheshire +26 3 £120 -61.60%
Edinburgh +12 3 £110 -67.88% 1
Glasgow +2 3 £125 -
East Midlands -14 3 £125 +12.61%
Derbyshire -15 3 £125 +13.63%
Derby -15 3 £125 +13.63%
Guildford - 3 £210 - 1

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 280 (79.10%) Windows
2 210 (59.32%) Microsoft
3 195 (55.08%) MS Office
4 192 (54.24%) Active Directory
5 177 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 116 (32.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 105 (29.66%) ITIL
8 97 (27.40%) Android
9 95 (26.84%) Citrix
10 93 (26.27%) MS Exchange
11 80 (22.60%) MS Excel
12 76 (21.47%) Finance
13 67 (18.93%) Windows XP
14 65 (18.36%) iPhone
15 58 (16.38%) iPad
16 57 (16.10%) Cisco
17 54 (15.25%) Apple iOS
18 53 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
19 52 (14.69%) Windows 10
20 50 (14.12%) Windows 8
20 50 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (13.84%) Apple
22 45 (12.71%) Legal
23 44 (12.43%) Office 365
23 44 (12.43%) Security Cleared
23 44 (12.43%) Windows Server
24 40 (11.30%) Law
24 40 (11.30%) VMware
25 39 (11.02%) Skype for Business
26 38 (10.73%) Banking

Blackberry
Top Related 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 (32.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 93 (26.27%) MS Exchange
3 53 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (11.02%) Skype for Business
5 38 (10.73%) IBM Notes
6 26 (7.34%) SharePoint
7 24 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (5.93%) Office Communications Server
9 20 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.13%) IIS
14 3 (0.85%) CMS
15 1 (0.28%) Confluence
15 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
15 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 195 (55.08%) MS Office
2 80 (22.60%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.95%) Eikon
2 9 (2.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.43%) Office 365
2 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.54%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.41%) IaaS
5 3 (0.85%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) G Suite
7 1 (0.28%) GitHub
7 1 (0.28%) iTunes
7 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 31 (8.76%) Wireless
3 23 (6.50%) VoIP
3 23 (6.50%) VPN
4 18 (5.08%) DHCP
4 18 (5.08%) DNS
4 18 (5.08%) LAN
5 17 (4.80%) Internet
6 14 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (3.95%) Skype
7 11 (3.11%) Firewall
7 11 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.98%) Cisco IPT
8 7 (1.98%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.41%) Intranet
9 5 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.41%) WAN
10 4 (1.13%) Extranet
10 4 (1.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
5 1 (0.28%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.28%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) NUnit
1 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.56%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 76 (21.47%) Finance
2 45 (12.71%) Legal
3 40 (11.30%) Law
4 38 (10.73%) Banking
5 24 (6.78%) Retail
6 16 (4.52%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.95%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.54%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.41%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.13%) Back Office
11 3 (0.85%) Advertising
11 3 (0.85%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.56%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.28%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (38.42%) Analyst
2 75 (21.19%) Service Analyst
3 73 (20.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 69 (19.49%) Support Engineer
5 68 (19.21%) Desktop Support
6 64 (18.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 61 (17.23%) Support Analyst
8 43 (12.15%) Desktop Engineer
9 39 (11.02%) Service Desk Support
10 37 (10.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 35 (9.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 29 (8.19%) Help Desk Support
13 28 (7.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 26 (7.34%) IT Analyst
15 23 (6.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
16 22 (6.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 21 (5.93%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
17 21 (5.93%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 21 (5.93%) IT Support
17 21 (5.93%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.26%) Backbone.js
1 8 (2.26%) CSS
1 8 (2.26%) CSS3
1 8 (2.26%) Dojo
1 8 (2.26%) Ember.js
1 8 (2.26%) HTML
1 8 (2.26%) HTML5
1 8 (2.26%) jQuery
2 7 (1.98%) Ajax
2 7 (1.98%) JSON
3 5 (1.41%) .NET
3 5 (1.41%) Web Services
4 4 (1.13%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.13%) Entity Framework
4 4 (1.13%) NHibernate
4 4 (1.13%) RESTful
4 4 (1.13%) WCF
4 4 (1.13%) WPF
5 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (18.36%) iPhone
2 58 (16.38%) iPad
3 23 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.67%) BYOD
6 12 (3.39%) Smartphone
6 12 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.69%) Clustering
9 6 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.69%) Handset
9 6 (1.69%) PDA
9 6 (1.69%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.13%) NHS
10 4 (1.13%) Replication
11 3 (0.85%) CMDB
11 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 280 (79.10%) Windows
2 177 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 97 (27.40%) Android
4 67 (18.93%) Windows XP
5 54 (15.25%) Apple iOS
6 52 (14.69%) Windows 10
7 50 (14.12%) Windows 8
8 44 (12.43%) Windows Server
9 30 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (8.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (6.50%) Mac OS X
11 23 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (5.93%) Mac OS
12 21 (5.93%) Windows Phone
13 8 (2.26%) webOS
13 8 (2.26%) Windows Phone 7
14 5 (1.41%) Linux
15 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.66%) ITIL
2 33 (9.32%) Problem Management
3 31 (8.76%) Incident Management
3 31 (8.76%) Service Management
4 24 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
5 22 (6.21%) Migration
6 20 (5.65%) Change Management
7 18 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (4.24%) ITSM
9 14 (3.95%) Time Management
10 13 (3.67%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (3.67%) Coaching
10 13 (3.67%) Information Security
11 12 (3.39%) MVC
12 10 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (2.82%) ITIL V3
13 9 (2.54%) CRM
13 9 (2.54%) Software Deployment
13 9 (2.54%) Visualisation
14 8 (2.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.50%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.82%) SQL
4 5 (1.41%) C#
5 4 (1.13%) VBScript
6 3 (0.85%) Java
7 2 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (12.43%) Security Cleared
3 36 (10.17%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.34%) MCP
5 24 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (6.78%) MCSE
6 17 (4.80%) MCDST
7 10 (2.82%) MCSA
8 7 (1.98%) ACDT
8 7 (1.98%) ACHDS
8 7 (1.98%) ACTC
8 7 (1.98%) MCSM
8 7 (1.98%) MOS
8 7 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.41%) Degree
10 4 (1.13%) CCNA
10 4 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.85%) MCITP
11 3 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.17%) SLA
2 7 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 192 (54.24%) Active Directory
2 31 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (4.80%) Hyper-V
5 15 (4.24%) vSphere
6 14 (3.95%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (3.95%) XenApp
7 10 (2.82%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.28%) Docker
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (9.89%) SCCM
2 14 (3.95%) AirWatch
3 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.98%) MIMEsweeper
6 6 (1.69%) SCOM
7 4 (1.13%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.85%) DameWare
8 3 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.85%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.56%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 210 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 95 (26.84%) Citrix
3 57 (16.10%) Cisco
4 49 (13.84%) Apple
5 40 (11.30%) VMware
6 38 (10.73%) Lotus
7 26 (7.34%) Bloomberg
7 26 (7.34%) HP
8 23 (6.50%) Reuters
9 20 (5.65%) Dell
10 18 (5.08%) Symantec
11 17 (4.80%) LANDesk
11 17 (4.80%) Remedy
12 12 (3.39%) ServiceNow
13 10 (2.82%) Altiris
13 10 (2.82%) iManage
14 9 (2.54%) Trend Micro
15 8 (2.26%) BMC
15 8 (2.26%) Google
15 8 (2.26%) MobileIron
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
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Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £420 - £480 per day
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Rate: Competitive + Excellent benefits
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