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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 353 363 361
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple 283 236 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.03% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 137 112
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £255
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 39
Average hourly rate £15.64 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.87% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £9.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £27.60 £23.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
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
23743 22981 22201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.03% 45.64% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14353 13118 12598
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1014 1026
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +31 173 £350 +41.41% 73
South East -33 40 £271 -22.50% 21
East of England +18 21 £375 +191.26% 5
North West -20 16 £370 +15.62% 12
South West -6 11 £180 -43.75% 9
Yorkshire -29 11 £400 +25.00% 10
West Midlands -7 5 £319 -0.39% 8
East Midlands -10 2 - - 7
North East - 1 - - 3
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 253 (47.74%) Windows
2 207 (39.06%) Apple iOS
3 176 (33.21%) Microsoft
4 157 (29.62%) Android
5 134 (25.28%) Active Directory
6 123 (23.21%) MS Office
6 123 (23.21%) Windows 7
7 115 (21.70%) iOS Development
8 107 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (18.87%) Mac OS X
10 94 (17.74%) Objective-C
11 88 (16.60%) ITIL
11 88 (16.60%) iPhone
12 81 (15.28%) iPad
13 76 (14.34%) Blackberry
14 72 (13.58%) MS Excel
15 59 (11.13%) HTML
16 58 (10.94%) Citrix
17 57 (10.75%) Finance
17 57 (10.75%) VMware
18 56 (10.57%) Xcode
18 56 (10.57%) Google
19 53 (10.00%) Cisco
20 52 (9.81%) TCP/IP
20 52 (9.81%) Windows XP
20 52 (9.81%) TDD
21 51 (9.62%) DNS
21 51 (9.62%) Mobile App
22 50 (9.43%) RESTful
22 50 (9.43%) Cocoa

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 33 (6.23%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (4.15%) CMS
4 19 (3.58%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.02%) Lync
6 13 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.89%) IIS
8 7 (1.32%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.13%) Drupal
10 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.19%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.19%) Node.js
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 123 (23.21%) MS Office
2 72 (13.58%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (2.26%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.70%) InDesign
5 9 (1.70%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.13%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.94%) MS Project
8 2 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.38%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.38%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.38%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.19%) Blender
9 1 (0.19%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.19%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Eikon
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.28%) Office 365
2 14 (2.64%) Google Apps
3 10 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.81%) TCP/IP
2 51 (9.62%) DNS
3 41 (7.74%) DHCP
4 38 (7.17%) LAN
5 30 (5.66%) VPN
6 26 (4.91%) Wireless
7 25 (4.72%) WAN
8 22 (4.15%) Internet
9 21 (3.96%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (3.21%) WLAN
11 14 (2.64%) Firewall
12 13 (2.45%) VoIP
12 13 (2.45%) SAN
13 11 (2.08%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.89%) VLAN
15 9 (1.70%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.32%) HTTP
17 6 (1.13%) ADSL
17 6 (1.13%) Network Security
17 6 (1.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.40%) MySQL
3 8 (1.51%) FileMaker
4 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.38%) SQLite
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (10.57%) Xcode
2 25 (4.72%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.26%) CocoaPods
4 8 (1.51%) Subversion
5 6 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.94%) Android Studio
6 5 (0.94%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.75%) Hudson
8 3 (0.57%) Calabash
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.38%) JIRA
10 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 57 (10.75%) Finance
2 28 (5.28%) Banking
3 27 (5.09%) Publishing
4 22 (4.15%) Retail
5 20 (3.77%) Legal
6 15 (2.83%) Marketing
7 14 (2.64%) Games
7 14 (2.64%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.13%) Law
9 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.75%) Electronics
9 4 (0.75%) Automotive
9 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.57%) Local Government
10 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.57%) Advertising
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (28.11%) Developer
2 104 (19.62%) Analyst
3 98 (18.49%) iOS Developer
4 65 (12.26%) Support Analyst
5 64 (12.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 61 (11.51%) Desktop Support
7 51 (9.62%) Support Engineer
8 32 (6.04%) Desktop Engineer
9 23 (4.34%) 1st Line Support
9 23 (4.34%) IT Support
10 22 (4.15%) Mac Engineer
10 22 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 22 (4.15%) Service Analyst
11 21 (3.96%) PC Support
11 21 (3.96%) Mobile Developer
12 17 (3.21%) Help Desk Support
13 15 (2.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 15 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (2.64%) Architect
15 13 (2.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (11.13%) HTML
2 50 (9.43%) Cocoa
2 50 (9.43%) RESTful
3 40 (7.55%) HTML5
4 34 (6.42%) .NET
5 32 (6.04%) CSS
6 27 (5.09%) Cocoa Touch
7 25 (4.72%) iOS SDK
8 24 (4.53%) XML
9 22 (4.15%) JSON
10 21 (3.96%) CSS3
11 19 (3.58%) jQuery
12 18 (3.40%) Web Services
13 14 (2.64%) SOAP
13 14 (2.64%) REST
13 14 (2.64%) Core Animation
13 14 (2.64%) AngularJS
14 11 (2.08%) ASP.NET
14 11 (2.08%) Ajax
15 10 (1.89%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.60%) iPhone
2 81 (15.28%) iPad
3 76 (14.34%) Blackberry
4 51 (9.62%) Mobile App
5 49 (9.25%) User Experience
6 29 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (3.40%) Animation
9 17 (3.21%) Client/Server
10 16 (3.02%) Streaming Video
10 16 (3.02%) BYOD
11 14 (2.64%) Apple TV
11 14 (2.64%) Computer Science
12 11 (2.08%) STB
12 11 (2.08%) IPTV
12 11 (2.08%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.70%) E-Learning
13 9 (1.70%) PlayStation
13 9 (1.70%) Xbox
13 9 (1.70%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 253 (47.74%) Windows
2 207 (39.06%) Apple iOS
3 157 (29.62%) Android
4 123 (23.21%) Windows 7
5 100 (18.87%) Mac OS X
6 52 (9.81%) Windows XP
7 49 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (8.30%) Windows 8
9 36 (6.79%) Linux
10 35 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (4.15%) Mac OS
13 19 (3.58%) UNIX
14 13 (2.45%) Mac OS X Server
15 10 (1.89%) Windows Phone
15 10 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (1.13%) CentOS
17 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (21.70%) iOS Development
2 107 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (16.60%) ITIL
4 52 (9.81%) TDD
5 48 (9.06%) Scrum
5 48 (9.06%) OO
6 40 (7.55%) Project Management
7 35 (6.60%) Mobile Development
8 32 (6.04%) BDD
9 31 (5.85%) Android Development
10 30 (5.66%) OOD
11 29 (5.47%) Unit Testing
12 23 (4.34%) Software Engineering
13 22 (4.15%) Content Management
14 21 (3.96%) Service Management
15 20 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
16 19 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (3.02%) ITSM
17 16 (3.02%) E-Commerce
18 15 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (17.74%) Objective-C
2 42 (7.92%) JavaScript
3 35 (6.60%) SQL
4 33 (6.23%) Apple Swift
5 20 (3.77%) C#
6 18 (3.40%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.21%) Java
8 10 (1.89%) PHP
9 8 (1.51%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.13%) Python
11 5 (0.94%) Perl
11 5 (0.94%) C++
12 3 (0.57%) C
12 3 (0.57%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.57%) Ruby
13 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.38%) VBScript
13 2 (0.38%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (6.42%) Degree
3 25 (4.72%) MCSE
4 21 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.77%) CCNA
6 18 (3.40%) MCP
7 17 (3.21%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.89%) PMP
8 10 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 9 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.32%) A+ Certification
10 7 (1.32%) MCSA
10 7 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.75%) CCENT
12 4 (0.75%) CCIA
12 4 (0.75%) MCITP
12 4 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.75%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.91%) SLA
2 14 (2.64%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) WAI
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (25.28%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.04%) XenApp
3 28 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.94%) vSphere
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.75%) Samba
7 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.57%) XenServer
8 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (7.74%) SCCM
2 17 (3.21%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (2.08%) Casper Suite
4 5 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.75%) Puppet
5 4 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
5 4 (0.75%) Nagios
5 4 (0.75%) WSUS
5 4 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.57%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.57%) ZENworks
6 3 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.19%) Cacti
Vendors
1 176 (33.21%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.94%) Citrix
3 57 (10.75%) VMware
4 56 (10.57%) Google
5 53 (10.00%) Cisco
6 37 (6.98%) Adobe
6 37 (6.98%) HP
7 31 (5.85%) Dell
8 18 (3.40%) Symantec
9 17 (3.21%) Remedy
10 13 (2.45%) Oracle
11 9 (1.70%) Roku
12 8 (1.51%) Bloomberg
12 8 (1.51%) Polycom
13 7 (1.32%) Lotus
13 7 (1.32%) Reuters
14 6 (1.13%) McAfee
14 6 (1.13%) Juniper
14 6 (1.13%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.94%) ServiceNow
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour + temp to perm opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £11.18 - £13.68 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Amsys
Rate: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Feltham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Northamptonshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago