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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 369 380 375
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple 285 268 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.14% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 159 140
Median daily rate £350 £320 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £140 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 35
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.55 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.86 £25.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.17% +5.13%
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
22888 23468 22944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 44.29% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 14177 13061
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 765 1017 1016
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 166 £425 +31.78% 48
South East +10 31 £188 -30.87% 22
North West +25 22 £363 +31.69% 5
East of England +12 20 £338 -10.00% 7
South West +22 19 £206 +96.42% 9
West Midlands -28 10 £413 +29.41% 7
North East -16 9 £310 - 1
Yorkshire -5 5 £413 +17.85% 3
East Midlands -2 3 £260 - 6
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 278 (51.87%) Windows
2 227 (42.35%) Apple iOS
3 185 (34.51%) Microsoft
4 173 (32.28%) Active Directory
5 153 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (25.75%) Android
7 118 (22.01%) MS Office
8 107 (19.96%) Windows 7
8 107 (19.96%) iOS Development
9 87 (16.23%) ITIL
10 86 (16.04%) Objective-C
11 84 (15.67%) iPhone
12 80 (14.93%) Citrix
13 73 (13.62%) Mac OS X
14 70 (13.06%) iPad
15 68 (12.69%) Apple Swift
15 68 (12.69%) TDD
16 66 (12.31%) MS Excel
17 65 (12.13%) Mobile Development
18 62 (11.57%) User Experience
18 62 (11.57%) Mobile App
18 62 (11.57%) Google
19 61 (11.38%) Linux
20 58 (10.82%) Degree
21 56 (10.45%) SCCM
22 53 (9.89%) Scrum
23 52 (9.70%) Xcode
23 52 (9.70%) Blackberry
24 50 (9.33%) Cocoa
24 50 (9.33%) VMware

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 48 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.53%) Skype for Business
3 28 (5.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 28 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.73%) IBM Notes
5 11 (2.05%) CMS
5 11 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.87%) SAS
7 9 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.31%) Confluence
9 6 (1.12%) Drupal
9 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.75%) Apache
10 4 (0.75%) IIS
10 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 118 (22.01%) MS Office
2 66 (12.31%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.87%) MS Project
5 9 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.31%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.12%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.93%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.93%) InDesign
9 4 (0.75%) HipChat
10 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.37%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (7.28%) Office 365
2 30 (5.60%) Google Apps
3 22 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.05%) Trello
5 10 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.87%) Google Play
6 7 (1.31%) GitHub
7 6 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.12%) iTunes
8 5 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.56%) Yammer
10 2 (0.37%) CloudBees
10 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.37%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.37%) Heroku
10 2 (0.37%) IaaS
10 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.28%) TCP/IP
2 37 (6.90%) VPN
3 33 (6.16%) DNS
4 32 (5.97%) Internet
5 27 (5.04%) Wireless
6 26 (4.85%) DHCP
7 25 (4.66%) HTTP
8 24 (4.48%) LAN
9 18 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (3.36%) Firewall
9 18 (3.36%) WAN
10 15 (2.80%) Skype
10 15 (2.80%) VoIP
11 13 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.24%) Ethernet
12 12 (2.24%) Intranet
13 11 (2.05%) MPLS
14 9 (1.68%) SAN
15 8 (1.49%) BGP
16 7 (1.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.17%) MySQL
3 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 3 (0.56%) FileMaker
5 2 (0.37%) Mixpanel
5 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (9.70%) Xcode
2 29 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.43%) JIRA
4 12 (2.24%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.12%) Subversion
6 5 (0.93%) JUnit
6 5 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.56%) Android Studio
7 3 (0.56%) Appium
7 3 (0.56%) CocoaPods
7 3 (0.56%) git-flow
7 3 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.56%) Mocha
7 3 (0.56%) Selenium
7 3 (0.56%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.37%) Introscope
8 2 (0.37%) Maven
8 2 (0.37%) SonarQube
General
1 43 (8.02%) Finance
2 20 (3.73%) Publishing
3 11 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.87%) Banking
4 10 (1.87%) Billing
4 10 (1.87%) Marketing
5 9 (1.68%) Games
6 8 (1.49%) Retail
7 6 (1.12%) Advertising
8 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 140 (26.12%) Developer
2 103 (19.22%) iOS Developer
3 74 (13.81%) Analyst
4 68 (12.69%) Support Engineer
5 60 (11.19%) Desktop Support
6 37 (6.90%) Architect
7 34 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 34 (6.34%) Support Analyst
8 29 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
9 26 (4.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 26 (4.85%) Service Analyst
9 26 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 24 (4.48%) IT Support
11 23 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 22 (4.10%) Mac Engineer
13 20 (3.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 17 (3.17%) Objective-C Developer
15 15 (2.80%) Consultant
15 15 (2.80%) Senior iOS Developer
15 15 (2.80%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.33%) Cocoa
2 47 (8.77%) RESTful
3 44 (8.21%) HTML
4 42 (7.84%) CSS
5 38 (7.09%) Core Data
6 37 (6.90%) JSON
7 28 (5.22%) REST
8 26 (4.85%) Core Animation
8 26 (4.85%) HTML5
9 23 (4.29%) Cocoa Touch
10 21 (3.92%) Web Services
10 21 (3.92%) XML
11 19 (3.54%) CSS3
12 14 (2.61%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.61%) SOAP
13 13 (2.43%) iOS SDK
14 12 (2.24%) jQuery
15 11 (2.05%) .NET
15 11 (2.05%) PhoneGap
15 11 (2.05%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.67%) iPhone
2 70 (13.06%) iPad
3 62 (11.57%) Mobile App
3 62 (11.57%) User Experience
4 52 (9.70%) Blackberry
5 42 (7.84%) Smartphone
6 35 (6.53%) Computer Science
7 26 (4.85%) Animation
8 25 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (3.92%) Data Centre
10 17 (3.17%) Apple TV
11 15 (2.80%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.05%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.87%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.87%) CESG
13 10 (1.87%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.87%) Cryptography
14 8 (1.49%) BYOD
14 8 (1.49%) MPEG
14 8 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 278 (51.87%) Windows
2 227 (42.35%) Apple iOS
3 138 (25.75%) Android
4 107 (19.96%) Windows 7
5 73 (13.62%) Mac OS X
6 61 (11.38%) Linux
7 48 (8.96%) Windows Server
8 43 (8.02%) Windows 8
9 36 (6.72%) Mac OS
9 36 (6.72%) Windows XP
10 35 (6.53%) Windows 10
10 35 (6.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (4.85%) Windows Phone
12 23 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (2.99%) Unix
14 16 (2.99%) Windows Vista
15 13 (2.43%) Mac OS X Server
16 10 (1.87%) CentOS
17 8 (1.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (28.54%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (19.96%) iOS Development
3 87 (16.23%) ITIL
4 68 (12.69%) TDD
5 65 (12.13%) Mobile Development
6 53 (9.89%) Scrum
7 46 (8.58%) OO
8 40 (7.46%) BDD
9 39 (7.28%) Migration
9 39 (7.28%) Unit Testing
10 33 (6.16%) Mobile Device Management
11 31 (5.78%) Service Management
12 29 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (5.22%) Project Management
14 27 (5.04%) OOD
15 24 (4.48%) DevOps
16 21 (3.92%) Asset Management
16 21 (3.92%) Time Management
17 19 (3.54%) Change Management
18 17 (3.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 86 (16.04%) Objective-C
2 68 (12.69%) Apple Swift
3 38 (7.09%) Java
4 36 (6.72%) JavaScript
5 35 (6.53%) Python
6 30 (5.60%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.36%) SQL
8 17 (3.17%) C#
8 17 (3.17%) Perl
9 13 (2.43%) C
9 13 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.87%) Ruby
11 9 (1.68%) ECMAScript
11 9 (1.68%) XAML
12 8 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.12%) C++
13 6 (1.12%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.12%) R
14 4 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 58 (10.82%) Degree
2 38 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.66%) MCSE
4 25 (4.66%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.92%) MCSA
6 15 (2.80%) MCP
7 13 (2.43%) DBS Check
7 13 (2.43%) MCDST
8 12 (2.24%) A+ Certification
9 11 (2.05%) CCNA
9 11 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.87%) ACDT
10 10 (1.87%) ACHDS
10 10 (1.87%) ACTC
10 10 (1.87%) MCSM
10 10 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.68%) CCA
12 7 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.36%) SLA
2 11 (2.05%) QA
3 6 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.56%) WAI
4 3 (0.56%) WCAG
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) TARGET2
System Software
1 173 (32.28%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.16%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.04%) XenApp
5 21 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.99%) Xen
7 12 (2.24%) BitLocker
7 12 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.87%) vSphere
9 9 (1.68%) StorNext
9 9 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.68%) Xsan
10 7 (1.31%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.93%) KVM
11 5 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.93%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.37%) Docker
13 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (10.45%) SCCM
2 29 (5.41%) AirWatch
3 20 (3.73%) Casper Suite
3 20 (3.73%) WSUS
4 10 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (1.68%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.12%) Nagios
7 6 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.12%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.75%) SAP Afaria
9 4 (0.75%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.75%) Simpana
10 2 (0.37%) Ansible
10 2 (0.37%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.37%) MOM
10 2 (0.37%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.19%) DameWare
11 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 185 (34.51%) Microsoft
2 80 (14.93%) Citrix
3 62 (11.57%) Google
4 50 (9.33%) VMware
5 46 (8.58%) HP
6 37 (6.90%) Adobe
7 36 (6.72%) Cisco
8 28 (5.22%) Symantec
9 26 (4.85%) Dell
10 22 (4.10%) Oracle
11 17 (3.17%) Samsung
12 16 (2.99%) Lotus
13 15 (2.80%) MobileIron
14 11 (2.05%) EMC
15 10 (1.87%) NetApp
16 9 (1.68%) Autodesk
16 9 (1.68%) F5
16 9 (1.68%) Kaspersky
16 9 (1.68%) Sony
17 8 (1.49%) IBM
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