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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 119 122 145
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.35% 0.032%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.70% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.69%
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
1120 1282 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.64% 49.69% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 509 551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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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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 +13 2 - -
Slough -8 1 £325 +20.37% 1
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) iPhone
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (23.08%) iPad
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco
5 3 (23.08%) McAfee
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) PKI
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) WSUS
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) IPv4
3 2 (15.38%) IPv6
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) HSPA
4 1 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) WCDMA
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Core Animation
1 1 (7.69%) UIKit
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) OLE
1 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iPhone
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (23.08%) iPad
3 3 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
5 1 (7.69%) Handset
5 1 (7.69%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 1 (7.69%) webOS
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.69%) Coaching
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) McAfee
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware