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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 82 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.41% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.63% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £128 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.21% -53.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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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
337 307 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.39% 25.39% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 140 108
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.53 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £17.50 £11.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 5 (33.33%) Lotus
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) User Experience
7 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (13.33%) assyst
7 2 (13.33%) Android
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Online Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) Altiris
8 1 (6.67%) iPhone
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Lync
8 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.67%) Lync
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Online Banking
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Lotus
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) Altiris