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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 112 132 139
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Contract jobs citing Apple 18 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.73% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 0.63% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £188 - £138
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 - £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.25 £8.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £8.50 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
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
1208 1263 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.15% 44.55% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 676 787
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £219 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 109 142
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.53 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +8 7 £188 - 1
Cambridgeshire +27 6 £174 - 1
Essex +2 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple 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 East of England region with a requirement for Apple.

1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 12 (35.29%) MS Office
6 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
7 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
7 8 (23.53%) Android
7 8 (23.53%) SCCM
8 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.65%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) Smartphone
9 6 (17.65%) Mac OS
9 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (17.65%) Office 365
10 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
11 4 (11.76%) Clearswift
11 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (11.76%) SQL
11 4 (11.76%) MCSE
11 4 (11.76%) DNS
11 4 (11.76%) SLA
11 4 (11.76%) iPhone
11 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
11 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
11 4 (11.76%) Data Centre

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.88%) iTunes
4 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) VoIP
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) Material Design
1 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.65%) Smartphone
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) iPhone
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.82%) iPad
5 2 (5.88%) BYOD
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) Apple TV
6 1 (2.94%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.94%) CCTV
6 1 (2.94%) CMDB
6 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.94%) PDA
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) Apple iOS
4 8 (23.53%) Android
5 6 (17.65%) Mac OS
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
8 3 (8.82%) Linux
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.94%) NetWare
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
3 3 (8.82%) Information Security
3 3 (8.82%) ITSM
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (2.94%) UX Design
5 1 (2.94%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) MCSE
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCA
2 2 (5.88%) CCENT
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.88%) PMP
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) MCP
3 1 (2.94%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Clearswift
3 3 (8.82%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Nokia
4 2 (5.88%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) F5
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.94%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.94%) VMware