The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RIM Blackberry
Rank 120 105 80
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.69% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 2.92% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
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£305 £128 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.21% -1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
- -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.63 £15.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
705 582 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 23.56% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 268 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.86 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.00 £32.50
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 Scotland

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

Blackberry Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Blackberry
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Blackberry Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Blackberry
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Blackberry Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Blackberry
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 3 £305 +144.00% 5
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Moray - - - -
Blackberry
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) MS Office
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) IBM Notes
6 5 (26.32%) Lotus
6 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Android
9 2 (10.53%) iPhone
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) assyst
9 2 (10.53%) Online Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (10.53%) User Experience
10 1 (5.26%) Office 365

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (26.32%) IBM Notes
1 5 (26.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPhone
1 2 (10.53%) Online Banking
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.79%) Android
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Lotus
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) CommVault
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Altiris