The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 65 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 0.66% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.79% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate - £145 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 215 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.48% 23.55% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 100 68
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.92 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.03% -52.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Blackberry
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) PDA
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (33.33%) Broadband
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) CommVault
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Broadband
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) CommVault
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) IBM