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 26 June 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.

RIM Blackberry
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 94 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Contract jobs citing Blackberry 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.89% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Median daily rate £108 £203 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.91% +76.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £133 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £273 £125
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £213 £232
% change year-on-year -3.52% -8.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.36 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.98% -  

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 313 451 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.76% 34.06% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 219 166
Median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £521 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +156.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blackberry in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Blackberry in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) BitLocker
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Blackberry
Co-occurring 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 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft