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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 137 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing Apple 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.63% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£129 £153 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.57% -59.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £125 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
1409 1104 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.53% 46.37% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 492 674
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 113 134
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £120 -4.00% 2
Hertfordshire -14 2 - - 2
Essex -6 1 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
3 7 (41.18%) iPhone
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) MCP
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) MCSE
7 3 (17.65%) MCSA
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Nokia
7 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Legal
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
2 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Desktop Support
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
1 2 (11.76%) Cocoa
1 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Blackberry
1 7 (41.18%) iPhone
2 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Android
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Mac OS X
5 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) OO
1 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) BDD
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) OOD
2 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) B2B
3 1 (5.88%) B2C
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Web Design
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) MCSA
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MOS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (17.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Nokia
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Altiris