The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 72 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% - 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£388 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £294 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.76% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
415 212 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.35% 34.53% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 133 190
Average daily rate £388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
7 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WAP
1 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (10.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) EMC
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco