The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 58 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 0.84% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 3.42% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£93 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.57% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
167 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.26% 24.50% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 58 79
Average daily rate £313 £338 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% -19.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Blackberry
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft