Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 186 139
Rank change year-on-year +30 -47 -26
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 22 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.42% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.51% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 13
West Midlands median daily rate £113 £240 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.13% -23.81% +110.00%
10th Percentile £106 £150 £158
90th Percentile £119 £375 £350
England median daily rate £165 £200 £216
% change year-on-year -17.50% -7.30% +0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.53 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.04% -20.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.41 £10.75 £12.30
90th Percentile £21.00 £14.54 £16.60
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1356 1726 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.00% 27.91% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1052 811
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 84 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.83 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £42.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Blackberry as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in the West Midlands

Blackberry
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in the West Midlands

Blackberry
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in the West Midlands

Blackberry
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Solihull - 9 - -
Wolverhampton - 6 £113 -
Birmingham +7 5 - -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) SCCM
3 19 (86.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (86.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 11 (50.00%) Citrix
7 10 (45.45%) NetApp
7 10 (45.45%) Thin Client
7 10 (45.45%) Terminal Services
7 10 (45.45%) Symantec
7 10 (45.45%) McAfee
7 10 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
7 10 (45.45%) Cisco
7 10 (45.45%) IBM
7 10 (45.45%) VMware
7 10 (45.45%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (45.45%) Wyse
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 10 (45.45%) Software Deployment
7 10 (45.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (45.45%) WSUS
7 10 (45.45%) Fat Client
7 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
7 10 (45.45%) SafeCom
8 9 (40.91%) Remote Desktop

Blackberry
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 19 (86.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Remote Desktop
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 3 (13.64%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
1 10 (45.45%) Fat Client
1 10 (45.45%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Mobile Device Management
1 10 (45.45%) Software Deployment
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Line Management
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (45.45%) Terminal Services
3 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (45.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) SCCM
2 10 (45.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (45.45%) SafeCom
2 10 (45.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 10 (45.45%) McAfee
3 10 (45.45%) NetApp
3 10 (45.45%) Symantec
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Wyse
4 4 (18.18%) Meraki