The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 29 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing iPad 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.01% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 1.67% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.17 £19.38 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +14.50%
iPad
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 60 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 26.77% 37.27% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 15
Average daily rate £375 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Handset
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Eikon
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Reuters
3 1 (33.33%) Bloomberg