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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 85 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£110 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £200
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +45.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -11.76%
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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
402 395 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.69% 31.20% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 197 106
Average daily rate £350 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Average hourly rate £12.35 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.19% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £18.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.47 £32.00 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix