The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Edinburgh 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 81 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £256 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
517 318 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.93% 31.02% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 123 141
Average daily rate £400 £388 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Edinburgh region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Edinburgh region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) iPad
5 1 (14.29%) Valgrind
5 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
5 1 (14.29%) WinRT
5 1 (14.29%) GoogleTest
5 1 (14.29%) CMake
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Valgrind
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
1 1 (14.29%) GoogleTest
1 1 (14.29%) CMake
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (14.29%) WinRT
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Altiris
2 1 (14.29%) Google