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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 62 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.26% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 1.10% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£110 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-34.54% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
278 272 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.17% 23.90% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 126 97
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £14.39 £17.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £29.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) MS Office
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Lotus
6 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (22.22%) CA
7 4 (22.22%) SLA
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (16.67%) AppSense
8 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) Lumension
8 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
8 3 (16.67%) SCCM
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
9 2 (11.11%) assyst
9 2 (11.11%) iPhone
9 2 (11.11%) iPad
9 2 (11.11%) VoIP
9 2 (11.11%) VPN
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) Service Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (27.78%) IBM Notes
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) VoIP
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iPhone
1 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Lotus
4 4 (22.22%) CA
5 3 (16.67%) AppSense
5 3 (16.67%) Lumension
6 1 (5.56%) Altiris
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco