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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 114 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 7 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.48% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 2.18% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£115 £125 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £123 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £127 £181
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £155 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -48.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
649 505 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.47% 21.99% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 247 258
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £11.44 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blackberry across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Blackberry Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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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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
Glasgow -3 4 £113 -
Edinburgh -14 1 £305 +144.00% 2
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Moray - - - -
Blackberry
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) PDA
7 3 (17.65%) Android
7 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
7 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) User Experience
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (11.76%) iPhone
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) SLA
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) MCP
8 2 (11.76%) MCSE
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PDA
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
2 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 3 (17.65%) Android
4 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) CommVault
3 1 (5.88%) Lotus