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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.24% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £326 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.56% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% -15.00%

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
220 402 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.48% 43.09% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 219 186
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 25
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -2.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 - 1 £277 -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 6 (50.00%) AirWatch
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (41.67%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) iPhone
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) SAML
7 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (16.67%) IPsec
7 2 (16.67%) Office 365
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment

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 1 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) IPsec
1 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) BYOD
3 1 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Android
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Phone
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) DSDM
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy