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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 57 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 2.20% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £113 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
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
168 182 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.23% 23.54% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 80
Average daily rate £275 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £113 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £49.41 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.31% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 29 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (41.67%) Avaya
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) BYOD
7 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (16.67%) CTI
8 1 (8.33%) MPLS
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Lotus
8 1 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
8 1 (8.33%) Polycom
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) CMS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) CTI
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Migration Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Migration Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) MCSE
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Polycom