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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 79 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.41% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.15% -
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 £313 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.46% -12.50%
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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
446 435 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.42% 35.51% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 213 133
Average daily rate £400 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 9
Average hourly rate £24.89 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -28.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 5 (41.67%) iPad
2 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) NAS
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Clustering
4 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) Google
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) COM

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) NAS
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Xcode
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
1 1 (8.33%) Valgrind
1 1 (8.33%) GoogleTest
1 1 (8.33%) CMake
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Clang
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) STL
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) POSIX
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
1 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
1 1 (8.33%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) iPad
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) CA
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris