Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 476 367
Rank change year-on-year -67 -109 -115
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 350 387 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.25% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 224 335
UK median daily rate £166 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £114 £113 £110
90th Percentile £465 £475 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £192 £178 £175
% change year-on-year +8.13% +1.55% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 151
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.74% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £23.33 £22.63 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.47% - -

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 33,624 30,912 35,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.38% 32.71% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,499 20,177 22,775
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1,097 1,330
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.30% +18.69%

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 19 February 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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 -32 326 £168 -4.29% 48
London -53 219 £160 -8.57% 28
UK excluding London -27 131 £192 +8.13% 23
South East -10 41 £225 +7.14% 12
North of England +12 23 £140 -30.00% 4
North West +10 20 £140 -1.75% 1
Scotland -19 19 £140 +12.00% 3
East of England -4 17 £199 +18.55% 2
South West +9 15 £168 -11.84% 1
Midlands -7 11 £125 -3.85% 1
West Midlands +4 7 - -
East Midlands -2 4 £125 +0.40% 1
Northern Ireland -8 4 £400 +12.68%
Yorkshire -12 3 - - 2
Wales -1 1 £140 -68.89%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 246 (70.29%) Windows
2 176 (50.29%) Microsoft
3 174 (49.71%) Active Directory
4 158 (45.14%) Windows 7
5 153 (43.71%) Microsoft Office
6 113 (32.29%) Citrix
7 110 (31.43%) ITIL
8 90 (25.71%) Finance
9 82 (23.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 80 (22.86%) iPhone
11 70 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 66 (18.86%) Android
13 61 (17.43%) Office 365
14 55 (15.71%) iPad
15 52 (14.86%) SCCM
16 51 (14.57%) Apple
16 51 (14.57%) Legal
17 49 (14.00%) Windows 10
18 48 (13.71%) Windows Server
18 48 (13.71%) Apple iOS
19 46 (13.14%) VPN
20 43 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (11.14%) SLA
21 39 (11.14%) Cisco
21 39 (11.14%) Skype for Business
22 38 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
23 36 (10.29%) Windows XP
23 36 (10.29%) VMware
23 36 (10.29%) Banking
24 35 (10.00%) DNS

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 82 (23.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 70 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 39 (11.14%) Skype for Business
4 26 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (7.43%) IBM Notes
5 19 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.00%) IIS
9 5 (1.43%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.57%) Apache
11 2 (0.57%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) GroupWise
Applications
1 153 (43.71%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (3.43%) Eikon
2 9 (2.57%) Elite 3E
3 8 (2.29%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) Summit
4 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.43%) Office 365
2 11 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.86%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.14%) VPN
2 35 (10.00%) DNS
3 31 (8.86%) DHCP
4 30 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 26 (7.43%) LAN
6 24 (6.86%) Internet
6 24 (6.86%) Skype
7 20 (5.71%) VoIP
8 16 (4.57%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (4.57%) Wireless
9 14 (4.00%) WAN
10 10 (2.86%) Ethernet
11 9 (2.57%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (2.29%) IP Telephony
12 8 (2.29%) SAN
13 7 (2.00%) Intranet
13 7 (2.00%) Unified Communications
14 6 (1.71%) Firewall
14 6 (1.71%) SMTP
15 5 (1.43%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) GIS
2 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Serena SBM
1 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (25.71%) Finance
2 51 (14.57%) Legal
3 36 (10.29%) Banking
4 34 (9.71%) Law
5 14 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.86%) Retail
7 8 (2.29%) Advertising
8 5 (1.43%) Back Office
9 4 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.14%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.57%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (35.14%) Analyst
2 88 (25.14%) Desktop Support
3 73 (20.86%) Support Engineer
4 61 (17.43%) Service Analyst
5 60 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 59 (16.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 51 (14.57%) Support Analyst
8 40 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
9 36 (10.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 24 (6.86%) IT Support
11 23 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 23 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 18 (5.14%) 1st Line Support
13 17 (4.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 17 (4.86%) Deskside Support
14 16 (4.57%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (4.57%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (4.57%) Service Desk Support
15 15 (4.29%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.29%) Android SDK
2 7 (2.00%) J2ME
3 1 (0.29%) Cocoa
3 1 (0.29%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (0.29%) CSS
3 1 (0.29%) CSS3
3 1 (0.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) HTML5
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 80 (22.86%) iPhone
2 55 (15.71%) iPad
3 24 (6.86%) Smartphone
4 19 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.57%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.57%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (4.29%) NHS
8 11 (3.14%) BYOD
8 11 (3.14%) Data Centre
9 9 (2.57%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.29%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.29%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.71%) PDA
12 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.86%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.86%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.86%) Handset
13 3 (0.86%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 246 (70.29%) Windows
2 158 (45.14%) Windows 7
3 66 (18.86%) Android
4 49 (14.00%) Windows 10
5 48 (13.71%) Apple iOS
5 48 (13.71%) Windows Server
6 38 (10.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (10.29%) Windows XP
8 25 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 23 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (5.14%) Mac OS
11 12 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.57%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.29%) Linux
14 5 (1.43%) SUSE
14 5 (1.43%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.14%) Unix
16 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.57%) BlackBerry OS
17 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.43%) ITIL
2 27 (7.71%) Service Delivery
3 21 (6.00%) Incident Management
4 20 (5.71%) Service Management
5 18 (5.14%) Change Management
6 17 (4.86%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (4.86%) Time Management
7 15 (4.29%) ITSM
8 14 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 13 (3.71%) Document Management
9 13 (3.71%) Migration
10 11 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (3.14%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (3.14%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.14%) Ticket Management
10 11 (3.14%) Validation
11 10 (2.86%) Service Desk Management
12 9 (2.57%) Identity Management
12 9 (2.57%) Quality Management
12 9 (2.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (5.14%) Java
3 4 (1.14%) VBScript
4 3 (0.86%) SQL
5 2 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (12.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (8.86%) MCSE
3 25 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 22 (6.29%) MCSA
6 20 (5.71%) MCP
7 16 (4.57%) Degree
8 12 (3.43%) MCDST
9 10 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.86%) MCSM
10 9 (2.57%) ACHDS
10 9 (2.57%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (2.29%) ACDT
11 8 (2.29%) ACTC
12 5 (1.43%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.14%) MCITP
14 3 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
16 1 (0.29%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.14%) SLA
2 5 (1.43%) PMO
3 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 174 (49.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (3.43%) XenApp
4 10 (2.86%) vSphere
5 9 (2.57%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.29%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.29%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.71%) BitLocker
7 6 (1.71%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (1.14%) XenServer
10 2 (0.57%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.57%) Xen
11 1 (0.29%) Firmware
11 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (14.86%) SCCM
2 13 (3.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (3.14%) SCOM
4 10 (2.86%) DameWare
4 10 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 10 (2.86%) WSUS
5 7 (2.00%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.43%) MIMEsweeper
7 5 (1.43%) SafeCom
8 4 (1.14%) AppDNA
8 4 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.57%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 176 (50.29%) Microsoft
2 113 (32.29%) Citrix
3 51 (14.57%) Apple
4 39 (11.14%) Cisco
5 36 (10.29%) VMware
6 30 (8.57%) HP
6 30 (8.57%) MobileIron
7 29 (8.29%) Lotus
8 27 (7.71%) Bloomberg
9 23 (6.57%) Reuters
10 17 (4.86%) Altiris
10 17 (4.86%) Symantec
11 15 (4.29%) NetApp
12 14 (4.00%) ServiceNow
13 13 (3.71%) Oracle
14 12 (3.43%) iManage
15 11 (3.14%) Clearswift
15 11 (3.14%) Mitel
16 10 (2.86%) FactSet
16 10 (2.86%) McAfee