The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry Enterprise Server over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 133 115
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 14 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.92% 1.79% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £113 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.52% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £232 £210 £300
% change year-on-year +10.23% -30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.50 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.60% -30.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.29% -10.00%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 357 504 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.79% 16.69% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 320 248
Median daily rate £375 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +13.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.85 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £24.00 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Blackberry Enterprise Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the West Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the West Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry Enterprise Server in the West Midlands

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server within the West Midlands region 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
Solihull - 10 - -
Birmingham +13 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Blackberry Enterprise Server.

1 16 (76.19%) Blackberry
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (66.67%) SCCM
4 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 12 (57.14%) Office 365
5 10 (47.62%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) Citrix
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (47.62%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) Wyse
9 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
9 4 (19.05%) VMware
9 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (19.05%) WSUS
9 4 (19.05%) Fat Client
9 4 (19.05%) IBM
9 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
9 4 (19.05%) NetApp
9 4 (19.05%) Thin Client
9 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.52%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Blackberry
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Fat Client
2 4 (19.05%) Thin Client
3 3 (14.29%) Handset
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (19.05%) Software Deployment
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Control
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (19.05%) Terminal Services
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (19.05%) SafeCom
2 4 (19.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
4 4 (19.05%) McAfee
4 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Symantec
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Wyse
5 2 (9.52%) Meraki