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 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 342 304 352
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +48
Contract jobs citing Apple 230 253 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.25% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 142 82
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £168 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £467 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 33
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.20 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
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
21211 20274 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.92% 45.58% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12658 11604 10398
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 928 1248
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.99 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
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 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -7 127 £225 -35.71% 62
South East -8 74 £280 -6.66% 20
West Midlands -3 7 - - 10
East Midlands +6 6 - - 4
East of England +2 6 £155 -63.52% 10
Yorkshire -2 6 - - 11
North West -10 3 - - 14
South West - - - - 6
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 245 (57.78%) Windows
2 155 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 140 (33.02%) Apple iOS
4 124 (29.25%) Windows 7
5 122 (28.77%) MS Office
6 102 (24.06%) Active Directory
7 78 (18.40%) Windows XP
8 76 (17.92%) Mac OS X
9 74 (17.45%) iPad
10 73 (17.22%) Android
11 72 (16.98%) Blackberry
12 69 (16.27%) ITIL
13 66 (15.57%) iOS Development
14 61 (14.39%) iPhone
15 58 (13.68%) MS Excel
16 57 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (12.74%) Finance
18 53 (12.50%) Objective-C
19 48 (11.32%) SQL
20 45 (10.61%) Degree
20 45 (10.61%) Mobile App
21 39 (9.20%) Cocoa
22 38 (8.96%) Web Services
22 38 (8.96%) SCCM
23 36 (8.49%) VMware
24 35 (8.25%) MS Exchange
24 35 (8.25%) HP
25 34 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
26 33 (7.78%) TDD
26 33 (7.78%) Linux

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 35 (8.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.89%) Lync
6 8 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.65%) CMS
8 4 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.94%) Node.js
9 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.71%) Apache
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.47%) nginx
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 122 (28.77%) MS Office
2 58 (13.68%) MS Excel
3 25 (5.90%) Photoshop
4 19 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (2.12%) InDesign
7 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.94%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.94%) MS Project
10 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.71%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.47%) Maya
11 2 (0.47%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.24%) SPSS
12 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.24%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.71%) Eikon
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.83%) Office 365
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.94%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.37%) TCP/IP
1 27 (6.37%) VPN
2 25 (5.90%) DHCP
3 24 (5.66%) DNS
4 22 (5.19%) HTTP
4 22 (5.19%) Internet
4 22 (5.19%) Wireless
5 18 (4.25%) LAN
6 15 (3.54%) Firewall
7 14 (3.30%) WAN
8 13 (3.07%) VoIP
9 11 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (2.36%) SAN
10 10 (2.36%) Network Security
11 7 (1.65%) NAS
12 6 (1.42%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.18%) VLAN
14 4 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.94%) LDAP
15 2 (0.47%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.42%) MySQL
2 21 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.01%) FileMaker
4 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.24%) SQLite
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (7.08%) Xcode
2 29 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.95%) Subversion
4 8 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.47%) Calabash
7 2 (0.47%) JUnit
7 2 (0.47%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.47%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.47%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.47%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
General
1 54 (12.74%) Finance
2 29 (6.84%) Banking
3 18 (4.25%) Retail
4 16 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 13 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.83%) Back Office
7 9 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.89%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.65%) Marketing
9 7 (1.65%) Publishing
10 6 (1.42%) Games
11 5 (1.18%) French Language
11 5 (1.18%) German Language
12 4 (0.94%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.94%) Automotive
13 2 (0.47%) Law
13 2 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.47%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (22.41%) Developer
2 76 (17.92%) Support Engineer
3 64 (15.09%) Desktop Support
4 60 (14.15%) Analyst
5 58 (13.68%) iOS Developer
6 38 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 37 (8.73%) Support Analyst
7 37 (8.73%) Desktop Engineer
8 35 (8.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 30 (7.08%) Mac Engineer
10 24 (5.66%) Support Technician
11 21 (4.95%) IT Support
12 19 (4.48%) Technical Support
13 18 (4.25%) Designer
14 17 (4.01%) Technical Engineer
14 17 (4.01%) Technical Support Engineer
15 13 (3.07%) Mobile Developer
16 12 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 11 (2.59%) Desktop Analyst
17 11 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.20%) Cocoa
2 38 (8.96%) Web Services
3 32 (7.55%) Cocoa Touch
4 31 (7.31%) HTML
5 30 (7.08%) CSS
5 30 (7.08%) RESTful
6 19 (4.48%) SOAP
7 18 (4.25%) HTML5
8 16 (3.77%) JSON
9 15 (3.54%) CSS3
10 10 (2.36%) .NET
11 9 (2.12%) jQuery
12 8 (1.89%) XML
13 7 (1.65%) iOS SDK
13 7 (1.65%) Ajax
14 6 (1.42%) REST
14 6 (1.42%) AngularJS
15 4 (0.94%) PhoneGap
15 4 (0.94%) Backbone.js
15 4 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.45%) iPad
2 72 (16.98%) Blackberry
3 61 (14.39%) iPhone
4 45 (10.61%) Mobile App
5 19 (4.48%) User Experience
5 19 (4.48%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.65%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.65%) Thin Client
9 7 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.42%) e-Health
11 5 (1.18%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.18%) Handset
11 5 (1.18%) Social Media
12 4 (0.94%) Video Editing
12 4 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 245 (57.78%) Windows
2 140 (33.02%) Apple iOS
3 124 (29.25%) Windows 7
4 78 (18.40%) Windows XP
5 76 (17.92%) Mac OS X
6 73 (17.22%) Android
7 34 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (7.78%) Linux
9 32 (7.55%) Windows 8
10 25 (5.90%) Mac OS X Server
11 23 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (4.25%) Mac OS
13 13 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (2.83%) UNIX
15 11 (2.59%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (1.42%) Windows Phone
17 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (1.18%) Solaris
18 3 (0.71%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.27%) ITIL
2 66 (15.57%) iOS Development
3 57 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (7.78%) TDD
5 31 (7.31%) Scrum
6 24 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (4.95%) Project Management
8 18 (4.25%) OO
9 14 (3.30%) Kanban
10 13 (3.07%) BDD
10 13 (3.07%) Service Delivery
11 12 (2.83%) Migration
12 11 (2.59%) Software Engineering
13 10 (2.36%) Service Management
13 10 (2.36%) E-Commerce
14 9 (2.12%) MVC
14 9 (2.12%) Line Management
15 8 (1.89%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (1.89%) Memory Management
15 8 (1.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 48 (11.32%) SQL
3 21 (4.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.59%) Java
5 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.65%) Ruby
7 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.18%) C#
8 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.71%) VBScript
9 3 (0.71%) C++
9 3 (0.71%) VC++
9 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.71%) PHP
10 2 (0.47%) Python
10 2 (0.47%) Perl
10 2 (0.47%) C
10 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.24%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.24%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 45 (10.61%) Degree
2 26 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.54%) MCSE
3 15 (3.54%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.83%) MCITP
4 12 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.59%) MCP
6 10 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.12%) MCSA
7 9 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.18%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.18%) ACSP
8 5 (1.18%) CCNP
8 5 (1.18%) CCIP
8 5 (1.18%) CCNA
8 5 (1.18%) CCDP
8 5 (1.18%) ACSA
8 5 (1.18%) MCDST
8 5 (1.18%) MCTS
8 5 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.77%) SLA
2 10 (2.36%) QA
2 10 (2.36%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (24.06%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.36%) XenApp
5 8 (1.89%) vSphere
6 6 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.47%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) UAG
9 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (8.96%) SCCM
2 8 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.42%) Casper Suite
4 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.94%) SCSM
5 4 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
6 3 (0.71%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.47%) Nagios
7 2 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.47%) SCOM
7 2 (0.47%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 155 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.49%) VMware
3 35 (8.25%) HP
4 32 (7.55%) Cisco
4 32 (7.55%) Adobe
5 28 (6.60%) Citrix
6 17 (4.01%) Google
7 15 (3.54%) IBM
8 14 (3.30%) Symantec
9 12 (2.83%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.59%) Remedy
10 11 (2.59%) Bloomberg
11 10 (2.36%) Reuters
11 10 (2.36%) EMC
12 9 (2.12%) Dell
12 9 (2.12%) Altiris
13 8 (1.89%) MobileIron
13 8 (1.89%) Avaya
13 8 (1.89%) Lotus
13 8 (1.89%) Sophos
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