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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 65 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.82% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £120 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.03% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
Apple
South West

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
312 324 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.71% 37.54% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 234 175
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £46.25 £30.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe
2 5 (41.67%) Acrobat
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) Symantec
2 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Lotus
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) SLA
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
2 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
2 5 (41.67%) IBM Domino
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Billing
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
3 3 (25.00%) Android

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Domino
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (41.67%) Billing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 4 (33.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Contactless
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 2000
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Vista
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
1 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Adobe
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) Dell
2 5 (41.67%) Lotus
2 5 (41.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) VMware