The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 26 July 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 62 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.55% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 1.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £400 £250 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £319 £295
% change year-on-year
-9.01% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -6.01%
Apple
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
329 320 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.67% 34.90% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 172 160
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +5 3 - -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (25.00%) BMC
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (25.00%) Remedy
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) SCCM
5 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (25.00%) iPhone
5 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) XMPP
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) JBoss

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Change Management
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) ITSM
1 3 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) BMC
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) MobileIron