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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research In Motion Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES)
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 117 119
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 2.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £394 £440 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.51% +340.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £270 £230
% change year-on-year -25.92% +17.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.38 £13.38
% change year-on-year -0.76% +22.42%  

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 307 509 492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.33% 18.89% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 260 262
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 24
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.20 £27.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blackberry Enterprise Server in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
Coventry +9 6 £303 -
Birmingham -6 1 £500 +53.84%
Blackberry Enterprise Server
England

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Handset
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Blackberry Enterprise Server
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Junior
1 3 (42.86%) Junior Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Handset
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco