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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 89 81 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.22% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.77% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate £363 £450 £242
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +85.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £430 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
Apple
Scotland

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
503 389 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.30% 28.90% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 202 199
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.81% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016, 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%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Meraki
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Boxen
5 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Boxen
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mac Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 3 (42.86%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
1 2 (28.57%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Meraki
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft