The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad 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 iPad over the 3 months to 4 March 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 114 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing iPad 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.31% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£104 £240 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -20.00%
iPad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
631 687 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.85% 25.93% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 338 271
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £47.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

iPad
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 iPad across the East of England region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

iPad
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 iPad across the East of England region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

iPad
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 iPad within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 March 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 +8 4 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) iPhone
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Blackberry
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
6 6 (37.50%) MS Office
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) VPN
7 5 (31.25%) MCP
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Sophos
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (31.25%) Android
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) HTML5
8 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (25.00%) iOS SDK
8 4 (25.00%) CSS3
8 4 (25.00%) PhoneGap
8 4 (25.00%) Android SDK
8 4 (25.00%) Android Development
8 4 (25.00%) iOS Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing iPad 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 iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) VPN
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (12.50%) IT Assistant
4 2 (12.50%) Support Assistant
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML5
1 4 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 4 (25.00%) CSS3
1 4 (25.00%) PhoneGap
1 4 (25.00%) Android SDK
1 4 (25.00%) Worklight
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) iPhone
2 9 (56.25%) Blackberry
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Handset
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Android Development
2 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) CAD
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Terminal Server
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) Sophos
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Adobe
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Wyse
5 3 (18.75%) Mapinfo
5 3 (18.75%) Remedy
5 3 (18.75%) MobileIron
5 3 (18.75%) Google
6 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
6 2 (12.50%) Mitel
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) Metastorm
7 1 (6.25%) Nintex
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