The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 141 107 124
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.18% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£120 £200 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -45.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £303 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £253 £333
% change year-on-year
+14.85% -24.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1377 1103 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.37% 46.15% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 494 656
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 122 135
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Apple
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £118 -65.18% 2
Essex -7 2 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 3
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Blackberry
3 7 (33.33%) OO
3 7 (33.33%) iPhone
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) MVC
5 5 (23.81%) Ajax
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) HTML5
5 5 (23.81%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) Android
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (14.29%) XHTML
7 3 (14.29%) SLA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 2 (9.52%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (9.52%) Xcode
3 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Desktop Support
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) UI Programmer
4 4 (19.05%) UI Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) Ajax
2 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 5 (23.81%) Semantic HTML
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) XHTML
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) Dojo
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.52%) Bing Maps
5 2 (9.52%) Sass
5 2 (9.52%) LESS
5 2 (9.52%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) Cocoa
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Blackberry
2 7 (33.33%) iPhone
3 5 (23.81%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) NHS
6 1 (4.76%) W3C
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (19.05%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (14.29%) SEO
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) OOD
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
2 2 (9.52%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MOS
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) Section 508
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Twitter
2 2 (9.52%) Nokia
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec
2 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Stellent
3 1 (4.76%) Altiris
3 1 (4.76%) Endeca
3 1 (4.76%) Yahoo!
3 1 (4.76%) hybris
3 1 (4.76%) Interwoven
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