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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPad
Rank 117 125 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs citing iPad 13 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.39% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.48% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
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£104 £220 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.72% -41.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
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
674 741 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.88% 25.99% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 380 264
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -45.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £10.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £39.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 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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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 +3 4 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (66.67%) iPhone
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Blackberry
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (27.78%) Sophos
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) MCP
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Android
7 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
7 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
8 4 (22.22%) User Experience
8 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) CSS3
8 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
8 4 (22.22%) Worklight

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Support Assistant
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support Assistant
5 2 (11.11%) IT Assistant
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
1 4 (22.22%) iOS SDK
1 4 (22.22%) CSS3
1 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
1 4 (22.22%) Worklight
1 4 (22.22%) Android SDK
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) iPhone
2 10 (55.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Handset
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
4 5 (27.78%) Android
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
3 4 (22.22%) Android Development
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) CAD
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) MCP
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (16.67%) MCSE
4 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Sophos
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Wyse
5 3 (16.67%) Google
5 3 (16.67%) MobileIron
5 3 (16.67%) Mapinfo
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) Adobe
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
6 2 (11.11%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) Metastorm
7 1 (5.56%) Nintex
7 1 (5.56%) SAP