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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 64 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.25% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.20% 0.91% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£370 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.31 £16.84 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.88 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +12.08%
iPad
North West

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
250 220 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.46% 27.47% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 114 88
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £13.05 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPad within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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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
Chester -6 4 £370 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £250 -
Warrington - 1 - - 1
iPad
North West

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 9 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (60.00%) iPhone
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 6 (40.00%) Broadband
3 6 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) Apple
3 6 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (40.00%) XenApp
3 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) MCSE
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
6 2 (13.33%) ACSP
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) CMDB
6 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Local Government
6 2 (13.33%) MCDST

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing iPad 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 iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Broadband
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Deskside Support
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (60.00%) iPhone
2 6 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (13.33%) CMDB
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Handset
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) ACSP
3 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCDST
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) XenApp
1 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Apple
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.67%) Reuters
5 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
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