The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 81 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+373.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +763.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -4.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
423 422 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 34.79% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 219 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +38.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £163.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) GoogleTest
5 1 (11.11%) CMake
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) GoogleTest
1 1 (11.11%) CMake
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Clang
1 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Valgrind
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) iOS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) STL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) POSIX
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
1 1 (11.11%) WinRT
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) iPad
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 3 (33.33%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Altiris