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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 75 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.96% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 2.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £242 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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 £18.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
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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
385 395 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.98% 34.41% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 201 126
Average daily rate £385 £376 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.70% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £14.02 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Xcode
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) iPad
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Google