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 3 months to 28 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 139 103
Rank change year-on-year +32 -36  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 14 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 0.92% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £113 £160 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.68% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £144 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £176 £173
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £235 £232
% change year-on-year -25.59% +1.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 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 £14.50 £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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 594 758 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.59% 25.22% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 601 496
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £205 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 52
Median hourly rate £14.22 £15.21 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.51% -8.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.75 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £23.60 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

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 3 months to 28 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 +16 2 - - 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Blackberry
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 16 (84.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) SCCM
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
5 11 (57.89%) Office 365
5 11 (57.89%) ITIL
5 11 (57.89%) Citrix
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
6 10 (52.63%) Remote Desktop
7 7 (36.84%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
8 6 (31.58%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
10 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
10 4 (21.05%) SafeCom
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
10 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
10 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (21.05%) Symantec
10 4 (21.05%) McAfee
10 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (21.05%) NetApp
10 4 (21.05%) Thin Client

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 16 (84.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Support Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) Fat Client
1 4 (21.05%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.53%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (31.58%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (21.05%) SafeCom
2 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Wyse
5 2 (10.53%) Meraki
6 1 (5.26%) Avaya
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.26%) Toshiba