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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
RIM Blackberry
Rank 141 116 122
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 10 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.88% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Median daily rate £295 £115 £114
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+156.52% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £109 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £190 £188
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Blackberry
UK

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
1031 797 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.55% 26.65% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 382 395
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Blackberry
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Blackberry as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 4 £116 +1.08%
Renfrewshire - 4 £300 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £290 -
Blackberry
UK

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blackberry also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (89.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 15 (78.95%) Windows
5 13 (68.42%) SCCM
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (57.89%) ITIL
6 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (52.63%) Symantec
7 10 (52.63%) VMware
8 9 (47.37%) Clustering
8 9 (47.37%) SCOM
8 9 (47.37%) Citrix
8 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
8 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
8 9 (47.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
10 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
10 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
10 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
10 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
11 5 (26.32%) SAN
11 5 (26.32%) XenApp
11 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (21.05%) Lumension
12 4 (21.05%) NetScaler

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 17 (89.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (52.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) IBM Domino
6 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SAN
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 4 (21.05%) SMTP
3 2 (10.53%) Broadband
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Skype
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Administrator
2 8 (42.11%) IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) IT Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (15.79%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Support
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) High Availability
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
2 9 (47.37%) SCOM
2 9 (47.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (21.05%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
3 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Symantec
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) 3PAR
4 4 (21.05%) AppSense
4 4 (21.05%) arcserve
4 4 (21.05%) Brocade
4 4 (21.05%) CA
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Lumension
4 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) Lotus