The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Blackberry in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blackberry over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
RIM Blackberry
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 81 85
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.59% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 2.01% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £113 £343 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -67.15% -19.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -41.81% +22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Blackberry is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 287 447 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 31.82% 29.49% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 220 179
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +143.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Blackberry
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Blackberry as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Blackberry in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blackberry in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blackberry in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Edinburgh

Blackberry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Blackberry.

1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) Mitel
6 4 (40.00%) MS Office
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Law
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) CA
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) SCOM
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Blackberry
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) IT Support
6 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Mitel
2 3 (30.00%) CA
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Varonis
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
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