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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
UK / England
Rank 328 415 366
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -49
Contract jobs citing Apple 252 192 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 0.96% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 124 104
Median daily rate £330 £223 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.31% -13.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £225 £280
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.00 £32.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%

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
18740 19973 21191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 42.91% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11637 11888 12684
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 810 945
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 110 £338 +64.63% 42
South East +25 39 £250 -28.57% 13
South West +32 34 £253 +80.35% 9
East of England +13 21 £198 +13.50% 3
North West +28 20 £450 +94.59% 10
Yorkshire +13 9 £305 -32.22% 4
West Midlands -4 9 £370 +146.66% 9
North East -11 3 £105 - 2
East Midlands 0 1 £480 +214.75% 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Apple.

1 304 (59.14%) Windows
2 168 (32.68%) Apple iOS
3 161 (31.32%) Active Directory
4 159 (30.93%) Microsoft
5 143 (27.82%) Windows 7
6 120 (23.35%) Android
7 116 (22.57%) MS Office
8 92 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (15.18%) Objective-C
9 78 (15.18%) Apple Swift
10 77 (14.98%) Linux
11 76 (14.79%) iOS Development
12 71 (13.81%) TCP/IP
13 68 (13.23%) ITIL
14 66 (12.84%) Citrix
15 64 (12.45%) LAN
16 63 (12.26%) VMware
17 62 (12.06%) VPN
17 62 (12.06%) Mac OS X
18 59 (11.48%) Google
19 56 (10.89%) MS Excel
20 54 (10.51%) VoIP
20 54 (10.51%) WAN
20 54 (10.51%) Blackberry
20 54 (10.51%) Firewall
21 53 (10.31%) Patch Management
22 52 (10.12%) Mobile App
22 52 (10.12%) Office 365
23 51 (9.92%) Windows Server
23 51 (9.92%) Finance

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.70%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.31%) IBM Notes
4 15 (2.92%) CMS
4 15 (2.92%) IIS
5 13 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.95%) Confluence
7 10 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.58%) nginx
11 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.39%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 116 (22.57%) MS Office
2 56 (10.89%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.97%) InDesign
6 4 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.58%) MS Project
8 2 (0.39%) Autodesk Flame
8 2 (0.39%) Maya
8 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.39%) NUKE
9 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.19%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (10.12%) Office 365
2 19 (3.70%) G Suite
3 9 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (1.17%) GitHub
5 5 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.97%) Google Play
6 4 (0.78%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.58%) CloudBees
7 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.58%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.58%) Heroku
7 3 (0.58%) IaaS
7 3 (0.58%) OneDrive
7 3 (0.58%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.58%) PaaS
7 3 (0.58%) Trello
8 2 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.39%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 71 (13.81%) TCP/IP
2 64 (12.45%) LAN
3 62 (12.06%) VPN
4 54 (10.51%) Firewall
4 54 (10.51%) VoIP
4 54 (10.51%) WAN
5 51 (9.92%) Internet
6 50 (9.73%) Wireless
7 41 (7.98%) DNS
8 38 (7.39%) DHCP
9 23 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (3.70%) Ethernet
11 14 (2.72%) SAN
12 10 (1.95%) Skype
13 9 (1.75%) LTE
13 9 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (1.56%) SSL
15 7 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (1.17%) HSPA
16 6 (1.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) Redis
3 7 (1.36%) Mixpanel
4 5 (0.97%) MySQL
5 4 (0.78%) SQLite
6 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (7.59%) Xcode
2 34 (6.61%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.70%) Android Studio
4 16 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.53%) JIRA
6 13 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.75%) CocoaPods
7 9 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.36%) git-flow
8 7 (1.36%) JUnit
8 7 (1.36%) Travis CI
9 6 (1.17%) CircleCI
10 5 (0.97%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.97%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.97%) Selenium
11 4 (0.78%) Subversion
12 3 (0.58%) Mocha
12 3 (0.58%) QUnit
12 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (9.92%) Finance
2 22 (4.28%) Retail
3 16 (3.11%) Marketing
3 16 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.53%) Games
4 13 (2.53%) Publishing
5 10 (1.95%) Banking
6 6 (1.17%) Advertising
6 6 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Electronics
8 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (22.76%) Developer
2 96 (18.68%) Support Engineer
3 90 (17.51%) Analyst
4 69 (13.42%) iOS Developer
5 62 (12.06%) Desktop Support
6 50 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 46 (8.95%) IT Support
8 41 (7.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 37 (7.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 32 (6.23%) IT Engineer
11 31 (6.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 31 (6.03%) Mac Engineer
12 30 (5.84%) Service Analyst
13 28 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
14 25 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
14 25 (4.86%) Support Analyst
15 24 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
15 24 (4.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 24 (4.67%) Architect
15 24 (4.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (8.95%) HTML
2 41 (7.98%) CSS
3 38 (7.39%) RESTful
4 33 (6.42%) ELK Stack
5 32 (6.23%) JSON
6 31 (6.03%) REST
7 28 (5.45%) HTML5
8 26 (5.06%) Web Services
9 25 (4.86%) Core Data
10 22 (4.28%) jQuery
11 21 (4.09%) Cocoa
12 18 (3.50%) CSS3
13 17 (3.31%) .NET
14 16 (3.11%) iOS SDK
15 15 (2.92%) Ajax
15 15 (2.92%) Sass
16 14 (2.72%) ASP.NET
17 13 (2.53%) Android SDK
18 12 (2.33%) SOAP
18 12 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.51%) Blackberry
2 52 (10.12%) Mobile App
3 48 (9.34%) User Experience
4 38 (7.39%) iPhone
4 38 (7.39%) Management Information System
5 34 (6.61%) iPad
6 24 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (4.28%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 19 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
8 19 (3.70%) Smartphone
9 16 (3.11%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.92%) Apple TV
10 15 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (2.33%) W3C
12 8 (1.56%) Animation
13 6 (1.17%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.17%) RSA SecurID
14 5 (0.97%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.78%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 304 (59.14%) Windows
2 168 (32.68%) Apple iOS
3 143 (27.82%) Windows 7
4 120 (23.35%) Android
5 77 (14.98%) Linux
6 62 (12.06%) Mac OS X
7 51 (9.92%) Unix
7 51 (9.92%) Windows Server
8 47 (9.14%) Windows 8
9 43 (8.37%) Mac OS
10 40 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (6.81%) Windows 10
12 32 (6.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (4.28%) Windows XP
14 19 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (2.33%) Windows Phone
16 10 (1.95%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.75%) Windows Vista
18 8 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (14.79%) iOS Development
3 68 (13.23%) ITIL
4 53 (10.31%) Patch Management
5 48 (9.34%) TDD
6 42 (8.17%) Mobile Development
7 38 (7.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 38 (7.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 35 (6.81%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (6.23%) Time Management
10 30 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
10 30 (5.84%) Scrum
10 30 (5.84%) Service Delivery
11 26 (5.06%) Change Management
11 26 (5.06%) Project Management
12 25 (4.86%) Case Management
13 24 (4.67%) BDD
14 22 (4.28%) Network Management
14 22 (4.28%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 78 (15.18%) Apple Swift
1 78 (15.18%) Objective-C
2 42 (8.17%) Java
3 38 (7.39%) JavaScript
4 23 (4.47%) Python
5 20 (3.89%) SQL
6 15 (2.92%) C#
7 12 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.14%) ActionScript
9 10 (1.95%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.95%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.56%) C
11 5 (0.97%) C++
11 5 (0.97%) Ruby
12 4 (0.78%) PHP
13 3 (0.58%) ES6
13 3 (0.58%) Scala
14 2 (0.39%) Perl
15 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (8.95%) Degree
2 39 (7.59%) CISSP
3 36 (7.00%) SANS
4 35 (6.81%) DBS Check
4 35 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 35 (6.81%) SSCP
5 34 (6.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (6.61%) SC Cleared
6 29 (5.64%) MCSE
7 23 (4.47%) MCSA
8 22 (4.28%) MCP
9 19 (3.70%) MCDST
10 18 (3.50%) Network+ Certification
11 17 (3.31%) ACDT
11 17 (3.31%) ACHDS
11 17 (3.31%) ACTC
11 17 (3.31%) MCSM
12 11 (2.14%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.81%) SLA
2 17 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.19%) TARGET2
System Software
1 161 (31.32%) Active Directory
2 45 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 19 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 19 (3.70%) XenApp
4 17 (3.31%) XenDesktop
5 8 (1.56%) vSphere
5 8 (1.56%) Xen
6 7 (1.36%) BitLocker
6 7 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.58%) Docker
8 3 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.39%) vCloud
9 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.39%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 49 (9.53%) SCCM
2 33 (6.42%) QRadar
3 15 (2.92%) AirWatch
4 12 (2.33%) Casper Suite
5 11 (2.14%) Kibana
5 11 (2.14%) logstash
6 10 (1.95%) WSUS
7 9 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.75%) Nessus
7 9 (1.75%) Nexpose
7 9 (1.75%) Nmap
8 7 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.17%) RSA enVision
9 6 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.78%) Puppet
10 4 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.39%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 159 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.84%) Citrix
3 63 (12.26%) VMware
4 59 (11.48%) Google
5 34 (6.61%) Splunk
6 33 (6.42%) HP
7 28 (5.45%) Dell
8 24 (4.67%) IBM
9 23 (4.47%) LogRhythm
10 21 (4.09%) Cisco
11 19 (3.70%) ServiceNow
11 19 (3.70%) Symantec
12 18 (3.50%) Adobe
13 17 (3.31%) Lotus
14 13 (2.53%) Intel Security
15 12 (2.33%) Sitecore
16 11 (2.14%) Intel
17 10 (1.95%) ArcSight
17 10 (1.95%) MobileIron
17 10 (1.95%) Sophos
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