The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing iPad 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.11% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.32% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £110 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.51% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.84 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-26.12% +20.85%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
161 311 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.20% 34.90% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 173 134
Median daily rate £338 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.15% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 9
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +5.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.59 £13.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £26.03 £18.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

iPad
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 iPad within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Crewe - 1 £110 -
Warrington - 1 - -
iPad
North West

iPad
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing

iPad
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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development