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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 114 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 15 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.32% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 1.18% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£115 £114 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £103 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £125 £178
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £185 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.83
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.39%
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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
721 680 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.75% 26.89% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 384 341
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 24
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £15.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +65.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Edinburgh +2 9 £115 +1.09%
Glasgow 0 6 £375 - 2
Blackberry
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (47.83%) MS Office
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
7 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Android
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) vSphere
10 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (17.39%) Handset
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 3 (13.04%) Law
11 3 (13.04%) Legal
11 3 (13.04%) assyst
11 3 (13.04%) PDA
11 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco
11 3 (13.04%) MCP
11 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.04%) Broadband
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) VPN
11 3 (13.04%) Time Management
11 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (13.04%) WorkSite
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Broadband
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Law
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Deskside Support
4 1 (4.35%) Deskside Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Handset
2 3 (13.04%) PDA
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 5 (21.74%) Android
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.35%) Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) HP