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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 362 333 345
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +12
Contract jobs citing Apple 238 244 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.12% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 147 123
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £173 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £460 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £11.61 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £27.16 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -4.68%
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
22961 21811 21448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.52% 46.18% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13942 12692 11463
Average daily rate £388 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1036 1320
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.08 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 0 131 £227 -35.28% 45
South East -3 61 £283 -24.66% 20
East of England -13 11 £203 -50.90% 3
East Midlands +3 9 - - 4
West Midlands -16 9 £225 +8.43% 3
Yorkshire -13 7 - - 14
South West -25 6 £250 -16.66% 3
North West -14 2 £338 +8.00% 8
North East - 1 - - 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 270 (57.57%) Windows
2 172 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 145 (30.92%) Apple iOS
4 137 (29.21%) Windows 7
5 122 (26.01%) MS Office
6 116 (24.73%) Active Directory
7 87 (18.55%) Windows XP
8 84 (17.91%) Android
9 83 (17.70%) Mac OS X
10 79 (16.84%) ITIL
11 77 (16.42%) Blackberry
12 72 (15.35%) iPad
13 71 (15.14%) iOS Development
14 60 (12.79%) iPhone
15 58 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
15 58 (12.37%) Objective-C
16 54 (11.51%) MS Excel
17 53 (11.30%) VMware
18 49 (10.45%) MS Exchange
19 45 (9.59%) HP
19 45 (9.59%) Citrix
19 45 (9.59%) Finance
19 45 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
19 45 (9.59%) Mobile App
20 42 (8.96%) SQL
21 40 (8.53%) Web Services
22 39 (8.32%) Linux
22 39 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 39 (8.32%) Wireless
22 39 (8.32%) SCCM

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (3.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 14 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.71%) Lync
8 6 (1.28%) CMS
9 5 (1.07%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.64%) Node.js
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.43%) Apache
12 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.43%) nginx
13 1 (0.21%) Drupal
13 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 122 (26.01%) MS Office
2 54 (11.51%) MS Excel
3 22 (4.69%) Photoshop
4 17 (3.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (1.71%) Final Cut Pro
7 7 (1.49%) InDesign
8 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.07%) SPSS
9 4 (0.85%) CINEMA 4D
10 3 (0.64%) MS Project
10 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.43%) Quicktime
11 2 (0.43%) Maya
11 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP Business One
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.41%) Office 365
2 10 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.85%) GitHub
3 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.32%) Wireless
2 38 (8.10%) DHCP
3 36 (7.68%) DNS
4 32 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.61%) VPN
6 22 (4.69%) Internet
6 22 (4.69%) Firewall
7 20 (4.26%) HTTP
7 20 (4.26%) LAN
7 20 (4.26%) SAN
8 16 (3.41%) WAN
9 11 (2.35%) VoIP
10 8 (1.71%) NAS
11 7 (1.49%) LDAP
12 6 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.28%) Network Security
13 5 (1.07%) OpenLDAP
13 5 (1.07%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.85%) IPv4
14 4 (0.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.90%) MySQL
2 20 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.62%) FileMaker
4 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQLite
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (6.61%) Xcode
2 28 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.69%) Subversion
4 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.64%) Calabash
7 2 (0.43%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.43%) JUnit
7 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.21%) JIRA
8 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.21%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.21%) Rational Rose
General
1 45 (9.59%) Finance
2 26 (5.54%) Banking
3 15 (3.20%) Retail
4 13 (2.77%) Back Office
4 13 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.56%) Spanish Language
6 11 (2.35%) Marketing
7 8 (1.71%) Games
7 8 (1.71%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Publishing
8 6 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.07%) French Language
9 5 (1.07%) German Language
10 3 (0.64%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (19.83%) Developer
2 81 (17.27%) Analyst
3 76 (16.20%) Support Engineer
4 69 (14.71%) Desktop Support
5 63 (13.43%) iOS Developer
6 55 (11.73%) Support Analyst
7 39 (8.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 36 (7.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 35 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 25 (5.33%) Mac Engineer
11 22 (4.69%) Support Technician
11 22 (4.69%) IT Support
12 17 (3.62%) Systems Support
13 16 (3.41%) Designer
14 15 (3.20%) Desktop Analyst
14 15 (3.20%) Mobile Developer
15 14 (2.99%) Technical Support
16 13 (2.77%) Technical Support Engineer
16 13 (2.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 13 (2.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.53%) Web Services
2 38 (8.10%) Cocoa
3 32 (6.82%) Cocoa Touch
4 26 (5.54%) RESTful
5 21 (4.48%) HTML
6 17 (3.62%) CSS
6 17 (3.62%) SOAP
7 15 (3.20%) JSON
8 11 (2.35%) .NET
9 10 (2.13%) HTML5
9 10 (2.13%) XML
10 8 (1.71%) CSS3
10 8 (1.71%) jQuery
11 6 (1.28%) iOS SDK
11 6 (1.28%) REST
11 6 (1.28%) Ajax
12 4 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.85%) UIKit
12 4 (0.85%) Backbone.js
12 4 (0.85%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.42%) Blackberry
2 72 (15.35%) iPad
3 60 (12.79%) iPhone
4 45 (9.59%) Mobile App
5 21 (4.48%) User Experience
6 18 (3.84%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.13%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.92%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.71%) Handset
11 7 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.49%) Graphic Design
11 7 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.28%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.28%) e-Health
12 6 (1.28%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.07%) Video Editing
13 5 (1.07%) Social Media
13 5 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 270 (57.57%) Windows
2 145 (30.92%) Apple iOS
3 137 (29.21%) Windows 7
4 87 (18.55%) Windows XP
5 84 (17.91%) Android
6 83 (17.70%) Mac OS X
7 45 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (8.32%) Linux
9 35 (7.46%) Windows 8
10 30 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (5.12%) Mac OS X Server
12 21 (4.48%) Mac OS
13 17 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (2.13%) UNIX
14 10 (2.13%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.28%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (1.07%) Solaris
17 3 (0.64%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.84%) ITIL
2 71 (15.14%) iOS Development
3 58 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (6.82%) Scrum
5 29 (6.18%) TDD
6 18 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (3.62%) Kanban
7 17 (3.62%) Migration
8 16 (3.41%) Project Management
9 15 (3.20%) OO
10 12 (2.56%) Android Development
10 12 (2.56%) E-Commerce
11 11 (2.35%) Software Engineering
11 11 (2.35%) MVC
11 11 (2.35%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.35%) OOP
11 11 (2.35%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (2.35%) BDD
12 10 (2.13%) Memory Management
12 10 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.37%) Objective-C
2 42 (8.96%) SQL
3 17 (3.62%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.77%) Java
5 7 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.49%) C#
6 5 (1.07%) Ruby
6 5 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.85%) C++
7 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.64%) VC++
8 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.43%) VBScript
9 2 (0.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) Groovy
10 1 (0.21%) AppleScript
10 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.89%) Degree
3 25 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.90%) MCITP
5 20 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.62%) MCP
7 15 (3.20%) MCSE
8 11 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (2.13%) MCSA
10 7 (1.49%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.28%) MOS
11 6 (1.28%) MCTS
11 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.07%) ACSP
12 5 (1.07%) MCDST
12 5 (1.07%) ACSA
12 5 (1.07%) IBM Certification
12 5 (1.07%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.05%) SLA
2 11 (2.35%) QA
3 8 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) WCAG
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 116 (24.73%) Active Directory
2 36 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.12%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.90%) XenApp
5 9 (1.92%) vSphere
6 8 (1.71%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.43%) Kerio MailServer
10 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.21%) UAG
Systems Management
1 39 (8.32%) SCCM
2 15 (3.20%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (1.28%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.28%) WSUS
5 5 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.85%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.85%) SCSM
6 4 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.64%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.43%) OpenView
8 2 (0.43%) Nagios
8 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
8 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 172 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.30%) VMware
3 45 (9.59%) HP
3 45 (9.59%) Citrix
4 31 (6.61%) Adobe
5 30 (6.40%) Cisco
6 27 (5.76%) Symantec
7 20 (4.26%) EMC
8 17 (3.62%) Google
9 15 (3.20%) IBM
9 15 (3.20%) Juniper
10 13 (2.77%) Meru Networks
11 12 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.56%) Remedy
12 9 (1.92%) Dell
13 8 (1.71%) Avaya
13 8 (1.71%) Sophos
13 8 (1.71%) Altiris
14 7 (1.49%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.49%) CA
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