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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 79 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.073% 0.36% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 1.76% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£305 £125 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.00% -39.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £155 £260
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -40.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
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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
311 227 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.73% 20.18% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 112 69
Average daily rate £400 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Online Banking
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) iPad

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
1 2 (28.57%) Online Banking
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix