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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 112 133 107
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.88% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -64.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
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
1304 1482 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.41% 47.53% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 736 453
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 93 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +10 10 - - 11
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £275 - 1
Essex +5 1 - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) MS Office
3 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (44.44%) Android
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (38.89%) Dell
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (33.33%) XenApp
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
9 2 (11.11%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) DHCP
2 6 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (38.89%) Support Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
4 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (22.22%) Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) IT Support
6 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Service Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
7 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS3
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) Google Maps API
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) VLE
1 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (11.11%) Wiki
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (44.44%) Android
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNA
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Adobe
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Kerio
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.56%) Google
7 1 (5.56%) Wyse