The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 66 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.26% - 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£275 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -4.68%
Apple
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
357 242 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.54% 40.81% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 112 174
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £126 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 67
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +77.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge - 2 £275 - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) ISDN
2 2 (40.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MOS
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy