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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 113 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing Apple 15 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.64% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.36% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £188 £350 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +191.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £340 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £319 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £9.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -
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
1252 1474 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.12% 47.27% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 853 730
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 137 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +16 6 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £157 -58.13% 2
Essex +4 4 £375 - 2
Norfolk -5 1 £325 -7.14%
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
4 16 (45.71%) MS Office
5 13 (37.14%) Apple iOS
6 12 (34.29%) SCCM
7 10 (28.57%) SLA
8 9 (25.71%) Mac OS
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Vista
9 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
10 7 (20.00%) Software Deployment
10 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (20.00%) ITIL
11 6 (17.14%) Smartphone
11 6 (17.14%) Information Security
11 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (17.14%) iPhone
12 5 (14.29%) Android
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.29%) MCSE
13 4 (11.43%) VoIP
13 4 (11.43%) DNS
13 4 (11.43%) Clearswift
13 4 (11.43%) Office 365
13 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone
13 4 (11.43%) 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) assyst
2 1 (2.86%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) iTunes
4 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) Skype
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
General
1 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Desktop Support
3 9 (25.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) IT Support
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Specialist
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Support
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Classic ASP
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Blackberry
2 6 (17.14%) iPhone
2 6 (17.14%) Smartphone
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.57%) iPad
5 2 (5.71%) BYOD
5 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.86%) Apple TV
6 1 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.86%) CCTV
6 1 (2.86%) CMDB
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (2.86%) PDA
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 13 (37.14%) Apple iOS
4 9 (25.71%) Mac OS
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
5 8 (22.86%) Windows Vista
6 5 (14.29%) Android
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone
8 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 6 (17.14%) Information Security
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Change Control
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.86%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCA
2 2 (5.71%) CCENT
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PMP
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.71%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Clearswift
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
4 2 (5.71%) Nokia
4 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Avaya
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Sage
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.86%) Veeam
5 1 (2.86%) Virgin Media
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