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 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 65 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% - 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£320 - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.69%
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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
354 196 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.48% 31.97% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 122 181
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £50.00
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 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 19 September 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Network Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Meru Networks
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco