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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 124 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.29% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.58% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Median daily rate £200 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% -22.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £241 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.44% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
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
1316 1372 1335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.16% 49.09% 49.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 704 617
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 55
Median hourly rate £13.17 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 2 £200 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (23.08%) ACMT
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 2 (15.38%) MPEG
5 2 (15.38%) RIP
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Adobe
5 2 (15.38%) DTV
5 2 (15.38%) Video on Demand
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) IPTV
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Video Processing
5 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Games

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) RIP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) DOCSIS
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) Telnet
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Deskside Support
2 4 (30.77%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Deskside Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Mac Technician
3 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Database Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
1 2 (15.38%) IPTV
1 2 (15.38%) MPEG
1 2 (15.38%) Streaming Video
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
1 2 (15.38%) Video on Demand
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) OOP
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (15.38%) Validation
1 2 (15.38%) Video Processing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) DRM
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Apple Swift
1 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ACMT
2 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Tektronix