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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs citing Apple 19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.96% 0.70% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Median daily rate £185 £240 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £172 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £308 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.29 £16.50 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-25.54% -40.62%

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
971 1294 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.52% 51.23% 49.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 656 674
Median daily rate £408 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 63 40
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% +2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +15 7 £180 -44.61%
Slough - 1 £250 -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 19 (76.00%) Android
2 15 (60.00%) Publishing
2 15 (60.00%) LTE
2 15 (60.00%) Android Studio
2 15 (60.00%) Xcode
2 15 (60.00%) Service Design
3 12 (48.00%) Project Management
4 11 (44.00%) Objective-C
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) GSM
4 11 (44.00%) WCDMA
4 11 (44.00%) HSPA
4 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (44.00%) Coaching
4 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (44.00%) Mobile Development
4 11 (44.00%) Apple Swift
4 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (44.00%) QA
4 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
6 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (12.00%) Information Security

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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) LTE
2 11 (44.00%) GSM
2 11 (44.00%) HSPA
2 11 (44.00%) WCDMA
3 5 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Firewall
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) VoIP
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
5 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) 3GPP
6 1 (4.00%) Extranet
6 1 (4.00%) Intranet
6 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Redis
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Android Studio
1 15 (60.00%) Xcode
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (60.00%) Publishing
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Java Applications Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Service Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Mac Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) WinForms
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Android
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Service Design
2 12 (48.00%) Project Management
3 11 (44.00%) Coaching
3 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (44.00%) Mobile Development
3 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
3 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (8.00%) Case Management
5 2 (8.00%) Email Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Apple Swift
1 11 (44.00%) Java
1 11 (44.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) SANS
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SSCP
3 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) QRadar
2 1 (4.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) Nessus
2 1 (4.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (4.00%) Nmap
2 1 (4.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Dell
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Samsung
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Intel
4 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.00%) NetWitness
4 1 (4.00%) Qualys
4 1 (4.00%) Snow