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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 71 77 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 10 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.16% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.07% 0.66% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£115 £100 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £185 £200
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
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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
326 303 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.35% 23.56% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 161 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 April 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) Handset
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) assyst
6 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Broadband
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
7 1 (9.09%) User Experience
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (9.09%) Finance

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Broadband
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) MobileIron