The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 83 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.91% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £359 £366 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +193.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £317 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £415 £127
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £155
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.67 £16.25 £15.35
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +5.86%
Blackberry
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
396 330 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.11% 25.15% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 185 128
Average daily rate £400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.50 £16.00 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.37% +11.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blackberry across the Edinburgh region.

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry across the Edinburgh region.

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Blackberry also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blackberry.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) MCP

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Blackberry also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blackberry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware