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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 356 351 363
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Apple 237 223 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 112 122
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£280 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £259 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.67% -19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 37
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.65 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 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 2 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 2 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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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 -3 138 £250 -16.66% 46
South East +21 45 £355 +77.50% 24
South West -31 13 £320 +11.30% 12
Yorkshire +10 10 £320 -8.57% 5
West Midlands -13 9 £320 +19.06% 2
East of England -19 9 £129 -15.57% 7
North West -9 6 £320 -6.56% 6
East Midlands +2 4 £413 - 6
North East - - - - 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 228 (51.24%) Windows
2 160 (35.96%) Microsoft
3 149 (33.48%) Apple iOS
4 129 (28.99%) Windows 7
5 114 (25.62%) Active Directory
6 92 (20.67%) iOS Development
7 91 (20.45%) MS Office
8 86 (19.33%) iPhone
9 83 (18.65%) Blackberry
10 81 (18.20%) Objective-C
11 79 (17.75%) iPad
12 77 (17.30%) Windows XP
13 74 (16.63%) Citrix
14 71 (15.96%) Android
15 66 (14.83%) MS Exchange
16 59 (13.26%) Mac OS X
17 57 (12.81%) Web Services
18 53 (11.91%) ITIL
18 53 (11.91%) Cocoa
19 51 (11.46%) VMware
19 51 (11.46%) Mobile App
20 47 (10.56%) VPN
21 45 (10.11%) Cocoa Touch
22 44 (9.89%) Scrum
22 44 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
23 43 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
24 41 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
25 39 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (8.76%) Wireless
26 38 (8.54%) Symantec

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 66 (14.83%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 30 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.25%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.12%) Apache
9 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (0.90%) Lync
10 3 (0.67%) CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Node.js
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.22%) IIS
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 91 (20.45%) MS Office
2 36 (8.09%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.82%) Photoshop
4 15 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (2.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (2.02%) InDesign
7 6 (1.35%) Fireworks
7 6 (1.35%) MS Project
7 6 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (1.35%) Final Cut Pro
8 5 (1.12%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (1.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.22%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.22%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.82%) Office 365
2 12 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.12%) GitHub
4 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.56%) VPN
2 39 (8.76%) Wireless
3 35 (7.87%) Firewall
4 34 (7.64%) DNS
5 32 (7.19%) DHCP
6 25 (5.62%) TCP/IP
7 23 (5.17%) SAN
8 21 (4.72%) HTTP
9 19 (4.27%) LAN
10 15 (3.37%) WAN
11 13 (2.92%) VoIP
11 13 (2.92%) Internet
12 7 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (1.57%) SSL
12 7 (1.57%) IPv4
12 7 (1.57%) IPv6
13 6 (1.35%) HTTPS
13 6 (1.35%) LDAP
13 6 (1.35%) NAS
14 5 (1.12%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.45%) OLAP
2 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.22%) MySQL
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.22%) SQLite
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 38 (8.54%) Xcode
2 32 (7.19%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.97%) Subversion
4 7 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (1.57%) Axure RP
5 6 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.35%) eggPlant
5 6 (1.35%) JIRA
5 6 (1.35%) Selenium
6 5 (1.12%) Maven
6 5 (1.12%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.12%) Ant
6 5 (1.12%) Toad
6 5 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.90%) Calabash
8 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (8.31%) Finance
2 15 (3.37%) Banking
3 14 (3.15%) Publishing
4 12 (2.70%) Marketing
5 11 (2.47%) Retail
6 8 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.80%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.12%) Legal
8 4 (0.90%) Back Office
8 4 (0.90%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.67%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.45%) Front Office
10 2 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 112 (25.17%) Developer
2 95 (21.35%) Analyst
3 85 (19.10%) iOS Developer
4 72 (16.18%) Support Analyst
5 59 (13.26%) Desktop Support
6 45 (10.11%) Support Engineer
7 33 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (5.39%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (4.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 20 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 20 (4.49%) Desktop Analyst
10 19 (4.27%) Mobile Developer
11 17 (3.82%) Service Analyst
12 16 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (3.60%) Designer
13 15 (3.37%) Administrator
13 15 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (3.37%) IT Support
14 13 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (2.70%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (12.81%) Web Services
2 53 (11.91%) Cocoa
3 45 (10.11%) Cocoa Touch
4 35 (7.87%) RESTful
5 28 (6.29%) HTML
6 26 (5.84%) SOAP
7 19 (4.27%) REST
8 15 (3.37%) CSS
9 14 (3.15%) XML
9 14 (3.15%) JSON
10 12 (2.70%) HTML5
10 12 (2.70%) iOS SDK
11 8 (1.80%) Flash
12 7 (1.57%) WAP
13 6 (1.35%) Ajax
13 6 (1.35%) .NET
13 6 (1.35%) CSS3
13 6 (1.35%) jQuery
14 5 (1.12%) J2ME
14 5 (1.12%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.33%) iPhone
2 83 (18.65%) Blackberry
3 79 (17.75%) iPad
4 51 (11.46%) Mobile App
5 25 (5.62%) Client/Server
6 22 (4.94%) Handset
7 15 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.57%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.35%) NHS
9 6 (1.35%) Graphic Design
9 6 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.12%) Animation
10 5 (1.12%) Social Media
11 4 (0.90%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.90%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.90%) Video Editing
12 3 (0.67%) BBC
12 3 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 228 (51.24%) Windows
2 149 (33.48%) Apple iOS
3 129 (28.99%) Windows 7
4 77 (17.30%) Windows XP
5 71 (15.96%) Android
6 59 (13.26%) Mac OS X
7 43 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (5.84%) Windows 8
10 23 (5.17%) Linux
11 16 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.25%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.80%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.90%) UNIX
14 4 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.67%) VMS
16 2 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (20.67%) iOS Development
2 53 (11.91%) ITIL
3 44 (9.89%) Scrum
4 41 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (7.64%) TDD
6 25 (5.62%) OO
7 24 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (5.17%) Kanban
9 19 (4.27%) OOP
9 19 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
10 16 (3.60%) Project Management
10 16 (3.60%) Migration
11 15 (3.37%) Memory Management
12 14 (3.15%) E-Commerce
13 13 (2.92%) MVC
13 13 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (2.70%) Android Development
14 12 (2.70%) BDD
15 11 (2.47%) Unit Testing
15 11 (2.47%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (18.20%) Objective-C
2 20 (4.49%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.60%) Java
4 14 (3.15%) SQL
5 7 (1.57%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.12%) C++
6 5 (1.12%) C
7 4 (0.90%) C#
7 4 (0.90%) Ruby
8 3 (0.67%) Lingo
9 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 44 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.29%) MCITP
3 21 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 19 (4.27%) Degree
4 19 (4.27%) MCP
5 17 (3.82%) MCSE
6 15 (3.37%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.80%) MCSA
9 6 (1.35%) CCNA
9 6 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.35%) MOS
9 6 (1.35%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.90%) MCDST
10 4 (0.90%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.45%) MCTS
12 2 (0.45%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.22%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.27%) SLA
2 10 (2.25%) QA
3 5 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 114 (25.62%) Active Directory
2 39 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (7.42%) XenApp
4 23 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.02%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.80%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.57%) vSphere
8 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.45%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (7.19%) SCCM
2 21 (4.72%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.80%) WSUS
6 5 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.45%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.45%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.45%) SCOM
8 2 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.45%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.45%) OpenView
9 1 (0.22%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 160 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 74 (16.63%) Citrix
3 51 (11.46%) VMware
4 38 (8.54%) HP
4 38 (8.54%) Symantec
5 37 (8.31%) Cisco
6 22 (4.94%) Adobe
7 21 (4.72%) EMC
7 21 (4.72%) Juniper
8 20 (4.49%) Meru Networks
9 16 (3.60%) Remedy
10 15 (3.37%) McAfee
11 13 (2.92%) Oracle
12 11 (2.47%) Altiris
13 9 (2.02%) Google
13 9 (2.02%) F5
14 8 (1.80%) SAP
14 8 (1.80%) Bloomberg
15 7 (1.57%) Reuters
15 7 (1.57%) Sun
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Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £95.00 - £115.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 330 - 380
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 15 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hot Rec
Rate: £19k - 24k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
East Grinstead
Computer Futures
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
Cognita Schools
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.50 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
East Midlands
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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