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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 424 360 292
Rank change year-on-year -64 -68  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 179 307 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.71% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 135 233
Median daily rate £195 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -14.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £117 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £213 £232
% change year-on-year +1.17% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 70 90
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.68 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% -  

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 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 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 -49 168 £195 -19.17% 40
London -22 96 £190 -28.97% 29
City of London +4 26 £160 -45.99% 9
North West +34 22 £250 - 3
Yorkshire +19 21 £425 -19.81% 2
Manchester +25 20 £238 - 3
West Midlands +33 14 £113 -29.68% 1
West Yorkshire +19 13 £275 -50.00%
Leeds +17 11 £275 -50.00%
Solihull - 10 - -
South East +3 9 £130 -25.71% 5
South Yorkshire +8 8 £450 +41.17% 2
Sheffield +14 7 £450 +41.17% 2
Scotland +38 3 £110 -62.71%
Berkshire +15 3 - -
Surrey -4 3 £130 -25.71% 4
East Midlands -13 3 £125 -23.07%
Derby - 3 £125 -
Derbyshire - 3 £125 -
Edinburgh +16 2 £108 -46.91%
Birmingham +15 2 - - 1
Reading +14 2 - -
Hampshire +12 2 - - 1
Cambridge +4 2 - -
Wakefield 0 2 - -
Wales -2 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 2 - -
East of England -42 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +76 1 £290 +3.57%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 254 (76.74%) Windows
2 212 (64.05%) Microsoft
3 171 (51.66%) Microsoft Office
4 166 (50.15%) Windows 7
5 151 (45.62%) Active Directory
6 120 (36.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 113 (34.14%) Citrix
8 97 (29.31%) ITIL
9 88 (26.59%) Android
10 77 (23.26%) Finance
11 76 (22.96%) MS Exchange
12 68 (20.54%) Office 365
13 65 (19.64%) Cisco
14 57 (17.22%) Security Cleared
15 54 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 52 (15.71%) SC Cleared
17 51 (15.41%) SCCM
17 51 (15.41%) Windows 10
18 50 (15.11%) iPhone
19 49 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2010
20 47 (14.20%) Apple iOS
21 42 (12.69%) Apple
21 42 (12.69%) Banking
22 41 (12.39%) VPN
23 40 (12.08%) Skype for Business
24 39 (11.78%) HP
24 39 (11.78%) Windows XP
25 37 (11.18%) Windows 8
26 35 (10.57%) SharePoint
27 34 (10.27%) IBM Notes

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
1 120 (36.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 76 (22.96%) MS Exchange
3 49 (14.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (12.08%) Skype for Business
5 35 (10.57%) SharePoint
6 34 (10.27%) IBM Notes
7 21 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (4.53%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.21%) IIS
14 3 (0.91%) CMS
15 2 (0.60%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.30%) Confluence
16 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
16 1 (0.30%) Quickr
Applications
1 171 (51.66%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Eikon
2 6 (1.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.91%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.30%) assyst
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.54%) Office 365
2 23 (6.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.51%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.91%) IaaS
6 2 (0.60%) G Suite
6 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.39%) VPN
2 28 (8.46%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.85%) Cisco IOS
3 26 (7.85%) Remote Desktop
4 24 (7.25%) Wireless
5 19 (5.74%) Skype
6 18 (5.44%) LAN
7 17 (5.14%) Internet
8 14 (4.23%) DNS
9 12 (3.63%) DHCP
9 12 (3.63%) VoIP
10 10 (3.02%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.42%) Firewall
12 7 (2.11%) WAN
13 5 (1.51%) Intranet
13 5 (1.51%) SSL
14 4 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.21%) Extranet
15 3 (0.91%) 3G
15 3 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Bitbucket
1 5 (1.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.51%) Subversion
1 5 (1.51%) Xcode
2 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.30%) JIRA
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (23.26%) Finance
2 42 (12.69%) Banking
3 20 (6.04%) Law
4 18 (5.44%) Legal
5 11 (3.32%) Retail
6 10 (3.02%) Retail Banking
7 9 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.81%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.21%) Back Office
10 4 (1.21%) Local Government
10 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.91%) Games
12 2 (0.60%) Advertising
12 2 (0.60%) Electronics
12 2 (0.60%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.60%) Marketing
12 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 100 (30.21%) Analyst
2 80 (24.17%) Desktop Support
3 58 (17.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 57 (17.22%) Support Engineer
5 54 (16.31%) Service Analyst
6 51 (15.41%) Service Desk Analyst
7 49 (14.80%) Support Analyst
8 39 (11.78%) Service Desk Support
9 27 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
10 24 (7.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 23 (6.95%) IT Support
12 20 (6.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 20 (6.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 19 (5.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 19 (5.74%) Help Desk Support
13 19 (5.74%) IT Analyst
14 17 (5.14%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 17 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (4.83%) Technical Support
16 14 (4.23%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.11%) HTML
2 5 (1.51%) Cocoa
2 5 (1.51%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (1.51%) Core Animation
2 5 (1.51%) Core Data
2 5 (1.51%) RESTful
3 4 (1.21%) HTML5
4 3 (0.91%) .NET
4 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.91%) Marmalade SDK
4 3 (0.91%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (0.91%) WAP
5 2 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.60%) Java EE
5 2 (0.60%) OAuth
5 2 (0.60%) SAML
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (0.30%) React
6 1 (0.30%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.11%) iPhone
2 34 (10.27%) iPad
3 27 (8.16%) BYOD
4 25 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.02%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.02%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.42%) Clustering
8 7 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.11%) PDA
9 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.81%) NHS
10 5 (1.51%) Animation
10 5 (1.51%) PKI
10 5 (1.51%) User Experience
11 4 (1.21%) Handset
11 4 (1.21%) Replication
11 4 (1.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 254 (76.74%) Windows
2 166 (50.15%) Windows 7
3 88 (26.59%) Android
4 51 (15.41%) Windows 10
5 47 (14.20%) Apple iOS
6 39 (11.78%) Windows XP
7 37 (11.18%) Windows 8
8 33 (9.97%) Windows Server
9 22 (6.65%) Mac OS
9 22 (6.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (4.83%) Mac OS X
11 16 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (4.23%) Windows Phone
13 7 (2.11%) Linux
14 6 (1.81%) Unix
15 4 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.31%) ITIL
2 33 (9.97%) Incident Management
3 30 (9.06%) Mobile Device Management
4 28 (8.46%) Service Management
5 22 (6.65%) Change Management
6 19 (5.74%) Migration
7 18 (5.44%) Coaching
8 17 (5.14%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.93%) Time Management
10 12 (3.63%) Asset Management
10 12 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.63%) Knowledge Management
11 11 (3.32%) ITIL V3
11 11 (3.32%) ITSM
11 11 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (3.02%) Service Delivery
13 9 (2.72%) Information Security
14 8 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (2.11%) iOS Development
15 7 (2.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.34%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.63%) SQL
3 9 (2.72%) Java
4 7 (2.11%) Apple Swift
4 7 (2.11%) VBScript
5 5 (1.51%) C++
5 5 (1.51%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.51%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.21%) C#
6 4 (1.21%) PHP
7 2 (0.60%) C
7 2 (0.60%) COBOL
7 2 (0.60%) Perl
7 2 (0.60%) Python
7 2 (0.60%) Ruby
7 2 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (15.71%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.55%) MCP
5 20 (6.04%) MCSE
6 15 (4.53%) MCDST
7 14 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.42%) Degree
9 6 (1.81%) MCSA
10 5 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.21%) CCNA
11 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (0.91%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.91%) ACDT
12 3 (0.91%) ACHDS
12 3 (0.91%) ACTC
12 3 (0.91%) MCSD
12 3 (0.91%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.67%) SLA
2 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.60%) PMO
System Software
1 151 (45.62%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (5.44%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (3.63%) XenApp
7 10 (3.02%) vSphere
8 8 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.11%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.51%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.30%) Docker
12 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (15.41%) SCCM
2 12 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (2.42%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.81%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.81%) SafeCom
5 6 (1.81%) SCOM
6 4 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.21%) WSUS
7 3 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.91%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 212 (64.05%) Microsoft
2 113 (34.14%) Citrix
3 65 (19.64%) Cisco
4 42 (12.69%) Apple
5 39 (11.78%) HP
6 34 (10.27%) Lotus
7 31 (9.37%) VMware
8 25 (7.55%) Symantec
9 20 (6.04%) Bloomberg
10 18 (5.44%) Remedy
10 18 (5.44%) ServiceNow
11 17 (5.14%) MobileIron
11 17 (5.14%) Reuters
12 15 (4.53%) Dell
13 14 (4.23%) McAfee
14 11 (3.32%) LANDesk
15 10 (3.02%) IBM
15 10 (3.02%) NetApp
16 8 (2.42%) Mitel
17 7 (2.11%) Proofpoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £100.00 - £124.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Plan-Net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £110 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago