The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 371 365 345
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing Apple 220 201 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.90% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 104 150
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £152 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+29.09% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 31
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.85 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Apple
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23959 22340 24687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 46.30% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13908 12910 12943
Average daily rate £398 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1020 1287
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in England

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the England region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in England

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in England

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the England region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in England

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Apple
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 137 £270 -18.18% 65
South East +2 40 £355 +9.23% 30
South West -24 10 £250 - 11
North West -8 8 £425 +24.08% 8
East of England -17 7 £126 -15.83% 9
Yorkshire -5 6 £145 -54.50% 5
East Midlands +5 5 £413 - 1
West Midlands -17 5 - - 2
North East -35 2 - - 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 238 (54.09%) Windows
2 172 (39.09%) Microsoft
3 140 (31.82%) Apple iOS
4 129 (29.32%) Windows 7
5 103 (23.41%) Active Directory
6 93 (21.14%) MS Office
7 86 (19.55%) iOS Development
8 84 (19.09%) iPad
9 81 (18.41%) iPhone
10 75 (17.05%) Objective-C
10 75 (17.05%) Windows XP
11 72 (16.36%) Blackberry
12 67 (15.23%) Android
13 65 (14.77%) Mac OS X
14 64 (14.55%) Citrix
15 61 (13.86%) ITIL
16 58 (13.18%) Web Services
16 58 (13.18%) MS Exchange
17 57 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
18 53 (12.05%) VMware
19 52 (11.82%) Cocoa
20 51 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (10.68%) Mobile App
22 46 (10.45%) Cocoa Touch
23 44 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
24 43 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
24 43 (9.77%) Scrum
25 40 (9.09%) HP
26 39 (8.86%) VPN
26 39 (8.86%) MS Excel

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 58 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (1.36%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.91%) Lync
9 3 (0.68%) Apache
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.68%) Node.js
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.23%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 93 (21.14%) MS Office
2 39 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 19 (4.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.27%) InDesign
5 10 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
5 10 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.36%) MS Project
6 6 (1.36%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.36%) Final Cut Pro
6 6 (1.36%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (1.14%) SPSS
8 4 (0.91%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.23%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.41%) Office 365
2 13 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.68%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.68%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.86%) VPN
2 36 (8.18%) Wireless
3 34 (7.73%) DNS
3 34 (7.73%) DHCP
4 28 (6.36%) Firewall
5 24 (5.45%) HTTP
5 24 (5.45%) SAN
6 22 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 19 (4.32%) LAN
8 18 (4.09%) WAN
9 12 (2.73%) VoIP
9 12 (2.73%) Internet
10 7 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.59%) LDAP
10 7 (1.59%) SSL
10 7 (1.59%) IPv4
10 7 (1.59%) IPv6
11 6 (1.36%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.36%) NAS
12 5 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.95%) MySQL
2 12 (2.73%) FileMaker
3 9 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (7.95%) Subversion
1 35 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.59%) Xcode
3 8 (1.82%) Axure RP
4 6 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.91%) JIRA
5 4 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.91%) Calabash
5 4 (0.91%) eggPlant
6 3 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (0.68%) Selenium
6 3 (0.68%) Maven
6 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.68%) Ant
6 3 (0.68%) Toad
6 3 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 33 (7.50%) Finance
2 15 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.18%) Banking
3 14 (3.18%) Back Office
4 12 (2.73%) Marketing
5 10 (2.27%) Publishing
6 8 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.59%) Retail
8 6 (1.36%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.14%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.68%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (23.41%) Developer
2 86 (19.55%) Analyst
3 78 (17.73%) iOS Developer
4 62 (14.09%) Support Analyst
5 53 (12.05%) Desktop Support
6 52 (11.82%) Support Engineer
7 29 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
9 22 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (4.32%) IT Support
11 18 (4.09%) Designer
11 18 (4.09%) Mobile Developer
11 18 (4.09%) Support Technician
12 16 (3.64%) Administrator
13 15 (3.41%) Service Analyst
13 15 (3.41%) Desktop Analyst
14 14 (3.18%) Mac Engineer
14 14 (3.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 14 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (3.18%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.18%) Web Services
2 52 (11.82%) Cocoa
3 46 (10.45%) Cocoa Touch
4 37 (8.41%) RESTful
5 26 (5.91%) SOAP
6 23 (5.23%) HTML
7 16 (3.64%) REST
8 13 (2.95%) JSON
8 13 (2.95%) CSS
8 13 (2.95%) XML
9 10 (2.27%) iOS SDK
10 9 (2.05%) HTML5
11 8 (1.82%) Flash
12 6 (1.36%) .NET
12 6 (1.36%) CSS3
13 5 (1.14%) Core Animation
13 5 (1.14%) WAP
13 5 (1.14%) UIKit
14 3 (0.68%) Ajax
14 3 (0.68%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.09%) iPad
2 81 (18.41%) iPhone
3 72 (16.36%) Blackberry
4 47 (10.68%) Mobile App
5 27 (6.14%) User Experience
6 25 (5.68%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.64%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.41%) Handset
9 14 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.82%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.82%) Graphic Design
12 7 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.36%) Fixed Income
14 5 (1.14%) Animation
15 4 (0.91%) Video Editing
15 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.91%) Social Media
15 4 (0.91%) Computer Science
16 3 (0.68%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 238 (54.09%) Windows
2 140 (31.82%) Apple iOS
3 129 (29.32%) Windows 7
4 75 (17.05%) Windows XP
5 67 (15.23%) Android
6 65 (14.77%) Mac OS X
7 44 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (6.14%) Linux
9 27 (6.14%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (3.64%) Mac OS X Server
12 10 (2.27%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.36%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.14%) UNIX
15 4 (0.91%) Solaris
16 3 (0.68%) VMS
16 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.55%) iOS Development
2 61 (13.86%) ITIL
3 57 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (9.77%) Scrum
5 35 (7.95%) TDD
6 27 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (5.68%) Kanban
8 21 (4.77%) OO
9 19 (4.32%) Project Management
10 18 (4.09%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (3.86%) OOP
12 14 (3.18%) Migration
13 13 (2.95%) Memory Management
13 13 (2.95%) E-Commerce
14 12 (2.73%) MVC
14 12 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (2.50%) BDD
15 11 (2.50%) Software Engineering
15 11 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (17.05%) Objective-C
2 25 (5.68%) SQL
3 18 (4.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.64%) Java
5 7 (1.59%) C++
6 5 (1.14%) C
6 5 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.91%) C#
8 3 (0.68%) Lingo
9 2 (0.45%) Ruby
9 2 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 51 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (7.27%) MCITP
3 24 (5.45%) Degree
3 24 (5.45%) MCSE
4 19 (4.32%) MCP
5 17 (3.86%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.64%) MCSA
7 13 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (2.95%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.50%) CCNA
9 9 (2.05%) MCDST
10 7 (1.59%) MCTS
11 6 (1.36%) MOS
11 6 (1.36%) ACSA
12 5 (1.14%) ACSP
12 5 (1.14%) IBM Certification
12 5 (1.14%) RHCE
12 5 (1.14%) CCDP
12 5 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.64%) SLA
2 9 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.82%) QA
4 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 103 (23.41%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.59%) XenApp
4 24 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.82%) vSphere
6 6 (1.36%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) UAG
10 1 (0.23%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 32 (7.27%) SCCM
2 22 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.82%) WSUS
6 5 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.14%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.45%) OpenView
8 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.45%) SCOM
9 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 172 (39.09%) Microsoft
2 64 (14.55%) Citrix
3 53 (12.05%) VMware
4 40 (9.09%) HP
5 37 (8.41%) Cisco
6 36 (8.18%) Symantec
7 26 (5.91%) EMC
8 25 (5.68%) Adobe
9 21 (4.77%) Juniper
10 20 (4.55%) Meru Networks
11 14 (3.18%) Remedy
12 13 (2.95%) McAfee
13 11 (2.50%) Avaya
14 10 (2.27%) Google
15 9 (2.05%) Altiris
16 8 (1.82%) Oracle
17 7 (1.59%) SAP
18 6 (1.36%) Sophos
18 6 (1.36%) Bloomberg
18 6 (1.36%) Lotus
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