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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
UK / England
Rank 314 386 340
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -46
Contract jobs citing Apple 268 210 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.45% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.03% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 138 140
Median daily rate £313 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +41.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £21.50 £33.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% -15.00%

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
18580 20308 21744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.21% 43.13% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11677 12330 12680
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 658 791 901
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +25 113 £326 +0.38% 52
South East +41 54 £225 -35.71% 11
South West +9 31 £160 -21.95% 4
East of England -3 23 £175 +0.57% 6
North West +27 21 £469 +44.23% 10
West Midlands +15 10 £370 +146.66% 13
Yorkshire +19 7 £305 -27.38% 6
North East -14 4 £105 +10.52% 4
East Midlands +2 3 £375 +316.66% 5
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 330 (61.11%) Windows
2 175 (32.41%) Microsoft
3 169 (31.30%) Active Directory
3 169 (31.30%) Apple iOS
4 145 (26.85%) Windows 7
5 139 (25.74%) Android
6 130 (24.07%) MS Office
7 89 (16.48%) TCP/IP
8 88 (16.30%) Linux
8 88 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (16.11%) LAN
10 85 (15.74%) VPN
11 77 (14.26%) WAN
12 74 (13.70%) VoIP
12 74 (13.70%) Objective-C
12 74 (13.70%) Apple Swift
13 72 (13.33%) ITIL
14 69 (12.78%) MS Excel
14 69 (12.78%) Firewall
14 69 (12.78%) Patch Management
15 67 (12.41%) Unix
16 66 (12.22%) Citrix
16 66 (12.22%) Mac OS X
16 66 (12.22%) VMware
17 65 (12.04%) Google
18 62 (11.48%) Mobile App
19 61 (11.30%) iOS Development
20 58 (10.74%) Wireless
21 56 (10.37%) Finance
21 56 (10.37%) Office 365

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 31 (5.74%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.89%) IIS
3 17 (3.15%) CMS
4 16 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (2.96%) Skype for Business
5 15 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.59%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.41%) Confluence
7 13 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.41%) IBM Notes
8 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.30%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.93%) Apache
10 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.74%) Jetty
11 4 (0.74%) nginx
12 3 (0.56%) Mongrel
12 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 130 (24.07%) MS Office
2 69 (12.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.74%) InDesign
6 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.56%) InVision
7 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.37%) Autodesk Flame
8 2 (0.37%) Maya
8 2 (0.37%) MS Project
8 2 (0.37%) NUKE
9 1 (0.19%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.37%) Office 365
2 16 (2.96%) G Suite
3 8 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.93%) SaaS
5 4 (0.74%) GitHub
5 4 (0.74%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.56%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.56%) Google Play
7 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.37%) iTunes
7 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.37%) Slack
8 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.19%) Datadog
8 1 (0.19%) IaaS
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 89 (16.48%) TCP/IP
2 87 (16.11%) LAN
3 85 (15.74%) VPN
4 77 (14.26%) WAN
5 74 (13.70%) VoIP
6 69 (12.78%) Firewall
7 58 (10.74%) Wireless
8 50 (9.26%) DNS
8 50 (9.26%) Internet
9 44 (8.15%) DHCP
10 24 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (2.78%) LTE
12 14 (2.59%) Ethernet
13 13 (2.41%) SAN
14 11 (2.04%) GSM
14 11 (2.04%) HSPA
14 11 (2.04%) WCDMA
15 10 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (1.85%) Skype
15 10 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.52%) Redis
2 14 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.30%) MySQL
4 6 (1.11%) Mixpanel
5 5 (0.93%) SQLite
6 3 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.37%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) MS Access
8 1 (0.19%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (6.67%) Xcode
2 34 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.07%) Android Studio
4 18 (3.33%) JIRA
4 18 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.15%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.67%) Travis CI
7 7 (1.30%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.11%) CircleCI
8 6 (1.11%) CocoaPods
8 6 (1.11%) git-flow
9 4 (0.74%) Subversion
10 3 (0.56%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 56 (10.37%) Finance
2 23 (4.26%) Retail
3 17 (3.15%) Publishing
4 15 (2.78%) Marketing
5 13 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.22%) Games
7 11 (2.04%) Banking
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
8 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.93%) Multimedia
8 5 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 103 (19.07%) Developer
1 103 (19.07%) Support Engineer
2 90 (16.67%) Analyst
3 58 (10.74%) 2nd Line Support
4 56 (10.37%) iOS Developer
5 55 (10.19%) IT Support
6 54 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 42 (7.78%) IT Engineer
8 37 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 37 (6.85%) Mac Engineer
9 36 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 35 (6.48%) IT Support Engineer
11 34 (6.30%) 1st Line Support
12 30 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 29 (5.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 29 (5.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 28 (5.19%) Service Analyst
15 27 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
16 25 (4.63%) Support Analyst
17 24 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
1 47 (8.70%) HTML
2 41 (7.59%) CSS
3 33 (6.11%) RESTful
4 28 (5.19%) Core Data
4 28 (5.19%) JSON
4 28 (5.19%) REST
5 26 (4.81%) HTML5
6 25 (4.63%) Web Services
7 24 (4.44%) .NET
7 24 (4.44%) jQuery
8 19 (3.52%) Ajax
9 17 (3.15%) ASP.NET
10 16 (2.96%) CSS3
10 16 (2.96%) Sass
10 16 (2.96%) XSLT
11 15 (2.78%) XML
12 14 (2.59%) Android SDK
12 14 (2.59%) Flash
13 13 (2.41%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.48%) Mobile App
2 55 (10.19%) User Experience
3 46 (8.52%) Blackberry
4 40 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 36 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (5.37%) Smartphone
7 24 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
8 21 (3.89%) iPhone
9 19 (3.52%) iPad
10 17 (3.15%) Animation
10 17 (3.15%) Data Centre
11 16 (2.96%) W3C
12 14 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (2.41%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.85%) Apple TV
14 10 (1.85%) Computer Science
14 10 (1.85%) RSA SecurID
15 9 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
16 7 (1.30%) Cloud Native
17 6 (1.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 330 (61.11%) Windows
2 169 (31.30%) Apple iOS
3 145 (26.85%) Windows 7
4 139 (25.74%) Android
5 88 (16.30%) Linux
6 67 (12.41%) Unix
7 66 (12.22%) Mac OS X
8 50 (9.26%) Windows Server
8 50 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (8.15%) Windows 8
10 41 (7.59%) Windows 10
11 38 (7.04%) Mac OS
12 37 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (5.00%) Windows XP
14 25 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (1.85%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.85%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.30%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (13.33%) ITIL
3 69 (12.78%) Patch Management
4 61 (11.30%) iOS Development
5 53 (9.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 52 (9.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 47 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (8.15%) Network Monitoring
9 43 (7.96%) Mobile Development
10 33 (6.11%) Service Delivery
11 32 (5.93%) Case Management
12 31 (5.74%) Security Operations
12 31 (5.74%) Time Management
13 30 (5.56%) TDD
14 29 (5.37%) Change Management
14 29 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (5.37%) Project Management
15 26 (4.81%) Information Security
15 26 (4.81%) Network Management
16 25 (4.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 74 (13.70%) Apple Swift
1 74 (13.70%) Objective-C
2 43 (7.96%) Java
2 43 (7.96%) JavaScript
3 27 (5.00%) Python
4 21 (3.89%) C#
5 19 (3.52%) SQL
6 14 (2.59%) ActionScript
6 14 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.67%) C
9 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.93%) C++
11 4 (0.74%) PHP
12 3 (0.56%) ES6
12 3 (0.56%) Perl
12 3 (0.56%) Scala
13 2 (0.37%) Ruby
14 1 (0.19%) VBA
14 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 52 (9.63%) CISSP
2 49 (9.07%) SANS
3 48 (8.89%) SSCP
4 46 (8.52%) DBS Check
5 44 (8.15%) Degree
6 40 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 39 (7.22%) SC Cleared
8 31 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (4.26%) MCSE
10 21 (3.89%) MCP
11 19 (3.52%) MCSA
12 14 (2.59%) MCDST
13 13 (2.41%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (2.22%) ACDT
14 12 (2.22%) ACHDS
14 12 (2.22%) ACTC
14 12 (2.22%) MCSM
15 9 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.11%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.78%) SLA
2 30 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 169 (31.30%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.15%) XenApp
4 16 (2.96%) XenDesktop
5 15 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (2.59%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.04%) Xen
8 8 (1.48%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.11%) vSphere
11 4 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.37%) StorNext
13 2 (0.37%) vCloud
13 2 (0.37%) Xsan
14 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (8.70%) QRadar
2 42 (7.78%) SCCM
3 18 (3.33%) Kibana
3 18 (3.33%) logstash
4 16 (2.96%) HockeyApp
5 15 (2.78%) AirWatch
5 15 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
6 10 (1.85%) WSUS
7 9 (1.67%) Nessus
7 9 (1.67%) Nexpose
7 9 (1.67%) Nmap
7 9 (1.67%) RSA enVision
8 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.11%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.11%) Puppet
10 5 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.37%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 175 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.22%) Citrix
2 66 (12.22%) VMware
3 65 (12.04%) Google
4 48 (8.89%) Splunk
5 39 (7.22%) IBM
6 37 (6.85%) HP
6 37 (6.85%) LogRhythm
7 32 (5.93%) Dell
8 24 (4.44%) Cisco
9 20 (3.70%) Adobe
10 19 (3.52%) ServiceNow
10 19 (3.52%) Symantec
11 16 (2.96%) Sitecore
12 13 (2.41%) Intel Security
12 13 (2.41%) Lotus
12 13 (2.41%) Toshiba
13 12 (2.22%) Snow
14 11 (2.04%) Intel
15 10 (1.85%) ArcSight
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