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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 368 368 422
Rank change year-on-year
0 +54
Contract jobs citing Apple 278 289 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.27% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 192 120
Median daily rate £375 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £137 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 34
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.36 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £19.20 £25.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
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
22208 22797 23877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.77% 43.21% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13715 13711 13773
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 792 976 1117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 154 £400 +14.28% 46
South East +5 38 £188 -46.42% 15
North West +17 30 £400 +3.89% 13
East of England +20 18 £188 - 2
South West +11 15 £213 -22.72% 9
West Midlands -25 8 £375 +127.27% 5
East Midlands -4 5 £388 - 1
North East -18 5 £238 - 1
Yorkshire +8 4 £390 -2.50% 2
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Apple.

1 303 (55.09%) Windows
2 231 (42.00%) Apple iOS
3 191 (34.73%) Active Directory
4 183 (33.27%) Microsoft
5 150 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (24.73%) Android
7 127 (23.09%) MS Office
8 122 (22.18%) Windows 7
9 108 (19.64%) iOS Development
10 90 (16.36%) Citrix
11 87 (15.82%) Objective-C
12 81 (14.73%) Mac OS X
13 80 (14.55%) ITIL
14 79 (14.36%) Apple Swift
15 78 (14.18%) iPhone
16 74 (13.45%) Linux
17 67 (12.18%) MS Excel
18 65 (11.82%) Mobile Development
19 64 (11.64%) iPad
19 64 (11.64%) VMware
19 64 (11.64%) Blackberry
19 64 (11.64%) SCCM
19 64 (11.64%) TDD
20 63 (11.45%) Google
21 61 (11.09%) Degree
22 59 (10.73%) User Experience
23 57 (10.36%) Windows Server
23 57 (10.36%) TCP/IP
24 56 (10.18%) Office 365
24 56 (10.18%) Mobile App

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.00%) Skype for Business
3 29 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (4.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 22 (4.00%) IBM Notes
6 13 (2.36%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.27%) CMS
9 7 (1.27%) Confluence
9 7 (1.27%) SAS
10 6 (1.09%) Drupal
11 5 (0.91%) Apache
11 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.73%) IIS
13 3 (0.55%) nginx
14 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 127 (23.09%) MS Office
2 67 (12.18%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.64%) MS Project
6 8 (1.45%) Photoshop
7 7 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (1.09%) InDesign
8 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.73%) HipChat
10 3 (0.55%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.55%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.36%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.18%) Office 365
2 32 (5.82%) Google Apps
3 21 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.18%) Trello
5 11 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (1.82%) Google Play
7 7 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (1.09%) iTunes
9 5 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.55%) GitHub
10 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.55%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.55%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.55%) Yammer
11 2 (0.36%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.36%) IaaS
11 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.36%) TCP/IP
2 52 (9.45%) VPN
3 45 (8.18%) LAN
4 41 (7.45%) Internet
5 40 (7.27%) Wireless
6 36 (6.55%) VoIP
6 36 (6.55%) WAN
7 35 (6.36%) Firewall
8 32 (5.82%) DNS
9 27 (4.91%) DHCP
10 21 (3.82%) HTTP
11 18 (3.27%) Ethernet
12 16 (2.91%) Skype
12 16 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.36%) Cisco IOS
14 12 (2.18%) SAN
15 11 (2.00%) Intranet
16 8 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (1.27%) FTP
17 7 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.91%) MySQL
3 9 (1.64%) Redis
4 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.91%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.36%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.36%) Mixpanel
6 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (9.45%) Xcode
2 30 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.82%) JIRA
4 8 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.91%) Jasmine
5 5 (0.91%) JUnit
5 5 (0.91%) Subversion
6 4 (0.73%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.55%) Appium
7 3 (0.55%) CocoaPods
7 3 (0.55%) git-flow
7 3 (0.55%) Mocha
7 3 (0.55%) Selenium
7 3 (0.55%) Travis CI
7 3 (0.55%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.36%) QUnit
8 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (8.36%) Finance
2 17 (3.09%) Publishing
3 12 (2.18%) Retail
4 11 (2.00%) Games
4 11 (2.00%) Marketing
5 9 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.45%) Banking
6 8 (1.45%) Billing
7 3 (0.55%) Advertising
7 3 (0.55%) Back Office
7 3 (0.55%) Legal
8 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (24.73%) Developer
2 103 (18.73%) iOS Developer
3 94 (17.09%) Analyst
4 73 (13.27%) Support Engineer
5 62 (11.27%) Desktop Support
6 38 (6.91%) Support Analyst
7 37 (6.73%) Architect
8 35 (6.36%) Desktop Engineer
9 33 (6.00%) Mac Engineer
10 31 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 31 (5.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 29 (5.27%) IT Support
11 29 (5.27%) Service Analyst
12 28 (5.09%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 18 (3.27%) Objective-C Developer
13 18 (3.27%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.09%) Windows Engineer
15 16 (2.91%) Consultant
16 15 (2.73%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.00%) RESTful
2 49 (8.91%) Cocoa
3 40 (7.27%) CSS
3 40 (7.27%) HTML
4 38 (6.91%) JSON
5 36 (6.55%) Core Data
6 29 (5.27%) HTML5
6 29 (5.27%) REST
7 27 (4.91%) Core Animation
7 27 (4.91%) Web Services
8 24 (4.36%) Cocoa Touch
9 19 (3.45%) ELK Stack
9 19 (3.45%) XML
10 18 (3.27%) CSS3
11 13 (2.36%) iOS SDK
11 13 (2.36%) SOAP
12 12 (2.18%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.00%) UIKit
14 10 (1.82%) jQuery
15 9 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.18%) iPhone
2 64 (11.64%) Blackberry
2 64 (11.64%) iPad
3 59 (10.73%) User Experience
4 56 (10.18%) Mobile App
5 35 (6.36%) Smartphone
6 33 (6.00%) Management Information System
7 32 (5.82%) Computer Science
8 29 (5.27%) Animation
9 25 (4.55%) Data Centre
10 20 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (3.45%) Apple TV
12 16 (2.91%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.82%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.64%) Cryptography
14 9 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
14 9 (1.64%) Driving Licence
15 8 (1.45%) BYOD
15 8 (1.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 303 (55.09%) Windows
2 231 (42.00%) Apple iOS
3 136 (24.73%) Android
4 122 (22.18%) Windows 7
5 81 (14.73%) Mac OS X
6 74 (13.45%) Linux
7 57 (10.36%) Windows Server
8 52 (9.45%) Windows 8
9 40 (7.27%) Mac OS
10 39 (7.09%) Windows 10
11 38 (6.91%) Unix
12 34 (6.18%) Windows XP
13 32 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (4.91%) Windows Phone
15 22 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (2.91%) Windows Vista
18 11 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
19 9 (1.64%) CentOS
20 8 (1.45%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (19.64%) iOS Development
3 80 (14.55%) ITIL
4 65 (11.82%) Mobile Development
5 64 (11.64%) TDD
6 50 (9.09%) Scrum
7 41 (7.45%) OO
8 39 (7.09%) BDD
9 37 (6.73%) Unit Testing
10 33 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (5.27%) Migration
12 28 (5.09%) Mobile Device Management
12 28 (5.09%) Patch Management
12 28 (5.09%) Project Management
12 28 (5.09%) Service Management
13 27 (4.91%) Change Management
14 26 (4.73%) Time Management
15 24 (4.36%) OOD
16 23 (4.18%) Open Source
17 22 (4.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (15.82%) Objective-C
2 79 (14.36%) Apple Swift
3 38 (6.91%) Java
3 38 (6.91%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.55%) Python
5 22 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 19 (3.45%) SQL
7 13 (2.36%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.36%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.18%) Perl
9 10 (1.82%) C#
10 9 (1.64%) ECMAScript
10 9 (1.64%) XAML
11 8 (1.45%) C
11 8 (1.45%) Ruby
11 8 (1.45%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.91%) C++
13 4 (0.73%) AppleScript
14 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (11.09%) Degree
2 44 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (5.82%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.27%) MCSE
6 21 (3.82%) MCSA
7 20 (3.64%) MCP
8 18 (3.27%) MCDST
9 17 (3.09%) CISSP
9 17 (3.09%) SANS
9 17 (3.09%) SSCP
10 16 (2.91%) ACDT
10 16 (2.91%) ACHDS
10 16 (2.91%) ACTC
10 16 (2.91%) MCSM
10 16 (2.91%) Network+ Certification
11 15 (2.73%) A+ Certification
12 13 (2.36%) DBS Check
13 9 (1.64%) CCA
14 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.45%) SLA
2 10 (1.82%) QA
3 6 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.55%) WAI
4 3 (0.55%) WCAG
5 2 (0.36%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 191 (34.73%) Active Directory
2 44 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (6.55%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.45%) XenApp
5 22 (4.00%) XenDesktop
6 17 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (3.09%) Xen
7 12 (2.18%) vSphere
8 11 (2.00%) BitLocker
8 11 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.45%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.91%) StorNext
11 5 (0.91%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.91%) Xsan
12 3 (0.55%) KVM
13 2 (0.36%) Docker
13 2 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 64 (11.64%) SCCM
2 28 (5.09%) AirWatch
3 26 (4.73%) Casper Suite
4 21 (3.82%) WSUS
5 18 (3.27%) QRadar
6 9 (1.64%) Kibana
6 9 (1.64%) logstash
6 9 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (1.45%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.09%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.91%) RSA enVision
11 4 (0.73%) SAP Afaria
11 4 (0.73%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.73%) Simpana
12 3 (0.55%) Nagios
13 2 (0.36%) MOM
13 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 183 (33.27%) Microsoft
2 90 (16.36%) Citrix
3 64 (11.64%) VMware
4 63 (11.45%) Google
5 47 (8.55%) HP
6 36 (6.55%) Adobe
7 32 (5.82%) Cisco
8 29 (5.27%) Dell
9 26 (4.73%) Symantec
10 24 (4.36%) Oracle
11 23 (4.18%) IBM
12 20 (3.64%) Lotus
13 19 (3.45%) Samsung
13 19 (3.45%) Splunk
14 18 (3.27%) LogRhythm
15 12 (2.18%) MobileIron
16 9 (1.64%) ServiceNow
16 9 (1.64%) Sophos
17 8 (1.45%) NetApp
17 8 (1.45%) Remedy
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