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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 373 331 374
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +43
Contract jobs citing Apple 256 300 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.59% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.31% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 179 118
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £19.93 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
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
22456 22937 22484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.31% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 13285 12927
Average daily rate £413 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 996 1000
Average hourly rate £18.28 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.04 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -59 139 £390 +50.14% 47
South East -27 32 £375 +25.00% 11
North West -10 21 £314 +39.44% 9
East of England +17 20 £325 +18.18% 4
Yorkshire +13 19 £390 +266.19% 13
South West +7 16 £375 -11.76% 7
West Midlands -13 6 - - 8
East Midlands +5 2 - - 3
North East -30 1 £95 - 2
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 230 (50.88%) Windows
2 157 (34.73%) Apple iOS
3 154 (34.07%) Microsoft
4 118 (26.11%) Active Directory
5 103 (22.79%) Windows 7
6 99 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (20.13%) Android
8 88 (19.47%) MS Office
9 80 (17.70%) ITIL
10 70 (15.49%) iOS Development
11 69 (15.27%) iPhone
12 68 (15.04%) iPad
13 64 (14.16%) Mac OS X
14 58 (12.83%) Mobile App
15 54 (11.95%) TDD
16 53 (11.73%) MS Excel
17 50 (11.06%) User Experience
18 49 (10.84%) Adobe
18 49 (10.84%) Scrum
19 46 (10.18%) Objective-C
20 44 (9.73%) Mobile Development
21 42 (9.29%) Service Management
22 41 (9.07%) Citrix
22 41 (9.07%) Linux
23 39 (8.63%) Finance
24 38 (8.41%) Degree
24 38 (8.41%) RESTful
24 38 (8.41%) Windows Server
25 35 (7.74%) Blackberry
25 35 (7.74%) VMware

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (5.09%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.54%) IBM Notes
5 14 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.65%) CMS
7 11 (2.43%) SAS
8 6 (1.33%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.11%) Apache
9 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.88%) Confluence
10 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.44%) IIS
12 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.22%) Node.js
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 88 (19.47%) MS Office
2 53 (11.73%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (2.21%) Acrobat
5 9 (1.99%) AutoCAD
5 9 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.77%) QuarkXPress
7 6 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.33%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.88%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (0.88%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.88%) HipChat
8 4 (0.88%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.66%) InDesign
9 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.66%) MS Project
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.88%) Eikon
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.52%) Office 365
2 11 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 8 (1.77%) GitHub
5 6 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.88%) SaaS
7 3 (0.66%) IaaS
7 3 (0.66%) PaaS
8 2 (0.44%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.75%) HTTP
2 26 (5.75%) LAN
3 25 (5.53%) VPN
4 23 (5.09%) Internet
5 20 (4.42%) WAN
6 19 (4.20%) Firewall
6 19 (4.20%) VoIP
7 17 (3.76%) DNS
8 13 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
8 13 (2.88%) Wireless
9 12 (2.65%) Intranet
9 12 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (2.43%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.21%) DHCP
12 9 (1.99%) BGP
12 9 (1.99%) MPLS
13 7 (1.55%) SNMP
14 6 (1.33%) IOS XR
14 6 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.77%) FileMaker
3 5 (1.11%) MySQL
4 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.22%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (5.31%) Xcode
2 17 (3.76%) JIRA
3 14 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.43%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.11%) Subversion
8 2 (0.44%) git-flow
8 2 (0.44%) Introscope
8 2 (0.44%) Maven
8 2 (0.44%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.44%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) NUnit
9 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (8.63%) Finance
2 22 (4.87%) Retail
3 14 (3.10%) Banking
3 14 (3.10%) Publishing
4 11 (2.43%) Games
5 9 (1.99%) Billing
5 9 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.33%) Advertising
7 5 (1.11%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.88%) Legal
8 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.88%) Marketing
8 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (22.12%) Developer
2 83 (18.36%) Support Engineer
3 73 (16.15%) Desktop Support
4 69 (15.27%) iOS Developer
5 59 (13.05%) Analyst
6 45 (9.96%) Desktop Engineer
7 40 (8.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 36 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (7.08%) IT Support
10 27 (5.97%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.97%) Service Analyst
11 24 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (5.09%) Support Analyst
13 20 (4.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 20 (4.42%) Mac Engineer
14 19 (4.20%) Designer
15 18 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 18 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (3.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 17 (3.76%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.41%) RESTful
2 27 (5.97%) Cocoa
3 23 (5.09%) HTML
4 22 (4.87%) Core Animation
5 21 (4.65%) CSS
6 19 (4.20%) JSON
7 17 (3.76%) .NET
8 15 (3.32%) XML
9 12 (2.65%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (2.21%) jQuery
10 10 (2.21%) Web Services
11 8 (1.77%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.55%) CSS3
12 7 (1.55%) Entity Framework
12 7 (1.55%) REST
13 6 (1.33%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.33%) iOS SDK
13 6 (1.33%) LINQ
14 5 (1.11%) PhoneGap
14 5 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.27%) iPhone
2 68 (15.04%) iPad
3 58 (12.83%) Mobile App
4 50 (11.06%) User Experience
5 35 (7.74%) Blackberry
6 31 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.87%) Animation
8 17 (3.76%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.76%) Data Centre
8 17 (3.76%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (3.32%) Cryptography
9 15 (3.32%) Data Structures
10 14 (3.10%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.43%) Smartphone
12 9 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.99%) MPEG
13 7 (1.55%) Video Editing
14 6 (1.33%) e-Learning
14 6 (1.33%) iDTV
14 6 (1.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 230 (50.88%) Windows
2 157 (34.73%) Apple iOS
3 103 (22.79%) Windows 7
4 91 (20.13%) Android
5 64 (14.16%) Mac OS X
6 41 (9.07%) Linux
7 38 (8.41%) Windows Server
8 34 (7.52%) Windows XP
9 33 (7.30%) Windows 8
10 26 (5.75%) Windows Vista
11 25 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (4.87%) Mac OS
13 19 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (3.76%) Unix
15 15 (3.32%) Mac OS X Server
16 13 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (1.55%) Windows 10
17 7 (1.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (1.55%) Windows Phone
18 6 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.70%) ITIL
3 70 (15.49%) iOS Development
4 54 (11.95%) TDD
5 49 (10.84%) Scrum
6 44 (9.73%) Mobile Development
7 42 (9.29%) Service Management
8 30 (6.64%) Mobile Device Management
9 29 (6.42%) OO
10 27 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (5.97%) Migration
11 26 (5.75%) BDD
12 24 (5.31%) Asset Management
12 24 (5.31%) DevOps
13 22 (4.87%) Software Engineering
14 21 (4.65%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.42%) OOP
16 19 (4.20%) ITIL V3
16 19 (4.20%) Open Source
17 17 (3.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.18%) Objective-C
2 30 (6.64%) Python
3 29 (6.42%) Java
4 23 (5.09%) C#
5 21 (4.65%) Perl
6 20 (4.42%) SQL
7 17 (3.76%) Apple Swift
7 17 (3.76%) C
7 17 (3.76%) JavaScript
8 16 (3.54%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.43%) C++
11 9 (1.99%) Ruby
12 8 (1.77%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.77%) R
13 5 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.88%) COBOL
15 3 (0.66%) VB
16 2 (0.44%) Groovy
16 2 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (8.41%) Degree
2 31 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.54%) MCSE
5 12 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.99%) CCNA
6 9 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.99%) MCSA
7 8 (1.77%) MCP
8 7 (1.55%) HND
8 7 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 5 (1.11%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.88%) ACMT
12 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.66%) CCNP
12 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.66%) MCDST
13 2 (0.44%) MCITP
13 2 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.64%) SLA
2 13 (2.88%) QA
3 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 118 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.88%) StorNext
3 13 (2.88%) Xsan
4 12 (2.65%) Samba
5 11 (2.43%) XenApp
6 7 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.55%) KVM
7 6 (1.33%) vSphere
7 6 (1.33%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.22%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) SRDF
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (7.08%) SCCM
2 11 (2.43%) WSUS
3 10 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.33%) Nagios
6 5 (1.11%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.88%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Intune
8 3 (0.66%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.44%) Ansible
9 2 (0.44%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.44%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 154 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.84%) Adobe
3 41 (9.07%) Citrix
4 35 (7.74%) VMware
5 32 (7.08%) Cisco
6 25 (5.53%) HP
7 20 (4.42%) Google
8 15 (3.32%) Dell
9 13 (2.88%) Symantec
10 12 (2.65%) F5
10 12 (2.65%) Lotus
10 12 (2.65%) Remedy
10 12 (2.65%) Sony
11 10 (2.21%) Avaya
11 10 (2.21%) EMC
11 10 (2.21%) MobileIron
12 8 (1.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 8 (1.77%) Autodesk
12 8 (1.77%) Wyse
13 7 (1.55%) IBM
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