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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RIM Blackberry
Rank 124 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 8 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.30% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.10% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
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£115 £119 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £112 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £126 £183
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £252
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.68%
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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
850 724 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.39% 27.36% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 416 349
Average daily rate £350 £352 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 16 29
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £83.60 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 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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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 -2 5 £115 -3.15% 4
Glasgow -6 3 - - 2
Blackberry
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Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (45.00%) MS Office
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix
7 5 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) vSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Handset
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
8 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.00%) Broadband
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) Law
9 3 (15.00%) Legal
9 3 (15.00%) assyst
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
9 3 (15.00%) WorkSite
9 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
10 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
10 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (10.00%) iPhone

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (15.00%) WorkSite
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
1 3 (15.00%) Broadband
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Law
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) IT Support
2 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) IT Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Handset
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) PDA
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Time Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) HP
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