The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 112 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Apple 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate £174 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1060 1249 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.22% 49.72% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 678 557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 127 102
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £29.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +10 4 £185 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 4 £174 - 1
Essex -8 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 £525 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Apple 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 Apple.

1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (37.50%) SLA
6 8 (33.33%) MS Office
7 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (25.00%) NHS
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (20.83%) Service Management
9 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
9 5 (20.83%) iPhone
10 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 4 (16.67%) MCSE
10 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 4 (16.67%) ITSM
10 4 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) Retail
10 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
11 3 (12.50%) VoIP
11 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (12.50%) Citrix

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Apple 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 Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
3 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
General
1 7 (29.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) IT Support
2 6 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
3 5 (20.83%) IT Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) NHS
2 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.33%) Handset
6 1 (4.17%) BYOD
6 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.17%) iPad
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (8.33%) Android
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 4 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec