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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 80 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+39.35% -39.39%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
454 277 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.36% 36.79% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 100 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Apple
Scotland

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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (41.67%) LDAP
5 4 (33.33%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) ACTC
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MCP
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) EDI
7 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
7 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (8.33%) Sencha
7 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (8.33%) JSON

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) EDI
1 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Mac OS X
3 6 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ACTC
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Sencha