The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 127 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.79% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 1.59% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 0
Average daily rate
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£233 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £290 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £27.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +40.42%
Apple
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1406 1383 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.90% 49.73% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 650 372
Average daily rate £400 £380 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 77 78
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Berkshire region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Reading +3 3 £233 -10.57%
Bracknell - 2 £151 -
Slough -7 1 £325 +69.93% 2
Wokingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apple 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 Apple.

1 5 (71.43%) iPhone
2 4 (57.14%) iPad
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (42.86%) Xcode
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Sencha Touch
3 3 (42.86%) Sencha
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apple 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 Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
2 2 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) iPhone
2 4 (57.14%) iPad
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sencha
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco