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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 364 372 354
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Apple 231 205 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.91% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 100 141
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 35
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £23.30 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.69%
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
23881 22408 24568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.70% 46.46% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13824 12877 12857
Average daily rate £399 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +1.17%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1030 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +14 141 £250 -23.07% 48
South East +18 37 £355 +35.23% 26
South West -40 12 £320 +28.00% 15
North West -4 10 £400 +16.78% 10
Yorkshire +8 9 £320 -8.57% 6
West Midlands -12 9 £320 +19.06% 5
East of England -17 8 £138 +10.00% 5
East Midlands 0 4 £413 - 1
North East -34 1 - - 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 222 (51.75%) Windows
2 155 (36.13%) Microsoft
3 147 (34.27%) Apple iOS
4 126 (29.37%) Windows 7
5 101 (23.54%) Active Directory
6 93 (21.68%) iOS Development
7 92 (21.45%) MS Office
8 87 (20.28%) iPhone
9 86 (20.05%) iPad
10 80 (18.65%) Objective-C
11 77 (17.95%) Blackberry
12 75 (17.48%) Windows XP
13 68 (15.85%) Android
14 65 (15.15%) Citrix
15 61 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
16 59 (13.75%) Web Services
17 58 (13.52%) ITIL
17 58 (13.52%) MS Exchange
17 58 (13.52%) Mac OS X
18 55 (12.82%) Cocoa
19 50 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 49 (11.42%) VMware
21 48 (11.19%) Cocoa Touch
21 48 (11.19%) Mobile App
22 44 (10.26%) Scrum
22 44 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
23 42 (9.79%) VPN
24 41 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (9.09%) HP
26 38 (8.86%) RESTful

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 58 (13.52%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.63%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.17%) Lync
8 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (0.70%) Apache
9 3 (0.70%) Node.js
10 2 (0.47%) CMS
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) IIS
11 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 92 (21.45%) MS Office
2 37 (8.62%) MS Excel
3 19 (4.43%) Photoshop
4 17 (3.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 10 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.33%) InDesign
6 6 (1.40%) Final Cut Pro
6 6 (1.40%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (1.40%) MS Project
6 6 (1.40%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.17%) SPSS
8 4 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.23%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.26%) Office 365
2 12 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.70%) Google Apps
3 3 (0.70%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.79%) VPN
2 37 (8.62%) Wireless
3 34 (7.93%) DNS
4 33 (7.69%) DHCP
5 27 (6.29%) Firewall
6 24 (5.59%) HTTP
7 23 (5.36%) TCP/IP
7 23 (5.36%) SAN
8 18 (4.20%) WAN
9 17 (3.96%) LAN
10 13 (3.03%) VoIP
11 12 (2.80%) Internet
12 7 (1.63%) IPv4
12 7 (1.63%) IPv6
12 7 (1.63%) SSL
12 7 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (1.40%) NAS
13 6 (1.40%) HTTPS
13 6 (1.40%) LDAP
14 5 (1.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.47%) OLAP
2 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.23%) MySQL
3 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 35 (8.16%) Subversion
2 34 (7.93%) Xcode
3 8 (1.86%) Axure RP
3 8 (1.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.93%) Calabash
4 4 (0.93%) eggPlant
4 4 (0.93%) JIRA
4 4 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.70%) Ant
5 3 (0.70%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.70%) Toad
5 3 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.70%) Maven
5 3 (0.70%) Selenium
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (8.16%) Finance
2 16 (3.73%) Banking
3 12 (2.80%) Marketing
4 11 (2.56%) Publishing
5 8 (1.86%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.86%) Retail
5 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.63%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.17%) Dutch Language
8 4 (0.93%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) Games
9 3 (0.70%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 111 (25.87%) Developer
2 88 (20.51%) Analyst
3 85 (19.81%) iOS Developer
4 65 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 56 (13.05%) Desktop Support
6 48 (11.19%) Support Engineer
7 30 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
9 23 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (4.43%) Mobile Developer
11 16 (3.73%) IT Support
11 16 (3.73%) Designer
11 16 (3.73%) Desktop Analyst
11 16 (3.73%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 16 (3.73%) Administrator
12 15 (3.50%) Service Analyst
13 14 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
14 13 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
14 13 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (2.80%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.75%) Web Services
2 55 (12.82%) Cocoa
3 48 (11.19%) Cocoa Touch
4 38 (8.86%) RESTful
5 26 (6.06%) SOAP
5 26 (6.06%) HTML
6 18 (4.20%) REST
7 15 (3.50%) CSS
8 14 (3.26%) XML
9 13 (3.03%) JSON
10 12 (2.80%) iOS SDK
11 10 (2.33%) HTML5
12 8 (1.86%) Flash
13 6 (1.40%) CSS3
13 6 (1.40%) .NET
14 5 (1.17%) WAP
14 5 (1.17%) Core Animation
14 5 (1.17%) UIKit
15 3 (0.70%) J2ME
15 3 (0.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 87 (20.28%) iPhone
2 86 (20.05%) iPad
3 77 (17.95%) Blackberry
4 48 (11.19%) Mobile App
5 29 (6.76%) User Experience
6 26 (6.06%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.96%) Handset
8 13 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.63%) Graphic Design
10 7 (1.63%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.40%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.17%) Animation
13 4 (0.93%) Video Editing
13 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.93%) Social Media
13 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.70%) NHS
14 3 (0.70%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 222 (51.75%) Windows
2 147 (34.27%) Apple iOS
3 126 (29.37%) Windows 7
4 75 (17.48%) Windows XP
5 68 (15.85%) Android
6 58 (13.52%) Mac OS X
7 44 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.59%) Windows 8
10 21 (4.90%) Linux
11 17 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.86%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.86%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.63%) UNIX
14 5 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
15 4 (0.93%) Solaris
16 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (21.68%) iOS Development
2 61 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (13.52%) ITIL
4 44 (10.26%) Scrum
5 35 (8.16%) TDD
6 27 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (6.06%) Kanban
8 25 (5.83%) OO
9 19 (4.43%) OOP
10 18 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (3.73%) Migration
12 15 (3.50%) E-Commerce
12 15 (3.50%) Project Management
12 15 (3.50%) Memory Management
13 13 (3.03%) MVC
14 12 (2.80%) Performance Monitoring
15 11 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (2.56%) BDD
16 10 (2.33%) Software Engineering
16 10 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.65%) Objective-C
2 20 (4.66%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.73%) Java
4 14 (3.26%) SQL
5 7 (1.63%) C++
6 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.17%) C
8 4 (0.93%) C#
9 3 (0.70%) Lingo
10 2 (0.47%) Ruby
10 2 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.47%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 50 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (7.46%) MCITP
3 23 (5.36%) MCSE
4 19 (4.43%) MCP
5 18 (4.20%) Degree
6 17 (3.96%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.50%) MCSA
8 13 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (3.03%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.56%) CCNA
10 9 (2.10%) MCDST
11 7 (1.63%) MCTS
12 6 (1.40%) ACSA
12 6 (1.40%) MOS
13 5 (1.17%) RHCE
13 5 (1.17%) IBM Certification
13 5 (1.17%) CCNP
13 5 (1.17%) CCIP
13 5 (1.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.20%) SLA
2 9 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.86%) QA
4 5 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (23.54%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.99%) XenApp
4 24 (5.59%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.63%) vSphere
7 6 (1.40%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.23%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (7.46%) SCCM
2 22 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.86%) WSUS
6 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.47%) SCOM
8 2 (0.47%) OpenView
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.23%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 155 (36.13%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.15%) Citrix
3 49 (11.42%) VMware
4 39 (9.09%) HP
5 36 (8.39%) Symantec
5 36 (8.39%) Cisco
6 26 (6.06%) EMC
7 23 (5.36%) Adobe
8 21 (4.90%) Juniper
9 20 (4.66%) Meru Networks
10 15 (3.50%) Remedy
11 13 (3.03%) McAfee
12 11 (2.56%) Avaya
12 11 (2.56%) Oracle
13 9 (2.10%) Google
13 9 (2.10%) Altiris
14 8 (1.86%) SAP
15 7 (1.63%) Sophos
15 7 (1.63%) Bloomberg
15 7 (1.63%) Lotus
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £11.35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
East Grinstead
Computer Futures
Posted: 12 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul s Catholic College
Rate: From £15,189 to £15,882 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Kenilworth
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
North West England
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £95.00 - £115.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 15 Per Hour
Posted: 19 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago