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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 364 392 355
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -37
Contract jobs citing Apple 282 242 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.26% 1.06% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 137 144
Median daily rate £375 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £162 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £531 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £319 £295
% change year-on-year
-9.01% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 36
Median hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.70 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -6.01%
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
22379 22836 21870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.87% 44.26% 44.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13944 13740 12357
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 999 997
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +15 172 £420 +29.23% 52
South East +19 32 £285 -12.64% 22
South West +10 21 £206 -31.25% 7
North West +4 16 £375 +130.76% 6
East of England +15 15 £188 -46.42% 5
North East -30 11 £310 -
Yorkshire -1 8 £413 +3.12% 4
West Midlands -28 8 £500 +56.86% 4
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 282 (51.84%) Windows
2 233 (42.83%) Apple iOS
3 195 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 176 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 151 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (24.63%) Android
7 116 (21.32%) MS Office
8 109 (20.04%) Windows 7
9 103 (18.93%) iOS Development
10 88 (16.18%) ITIL
11 79 (14.52%) Objective-C
12 78 (14.34%) Citrix
12 78 (14.34%) Mac OS X
13 77 (14.15%) iPhone
14 70 (12.87%) Mobile Development
15 69 (12.68%) iPad
15 69 (12.68%) MS Excel
15 69 (12.68%) TDD
16 66 (12.13%) Mobile App
17 64 (11.76%) User Experience
17 64 (11.76%) Linux
18 61 (11.21%) SCCM
19 60 (11.03%) Google
20 56 (10.29%) Apple Swift
21 55 (10.11%) Degree
21 55 (10.11%) VMware
22 54 (9.93%) Scrum
23 51 (9.38%) Windows Server
24 50 (9.19%) Cocoa
25 49 (9.01%) Blackberry

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 44 (8.09%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.43%) Skype for Business
3 30 (5.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 28 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (2.76%) IBM Notes
6 13 (2.39%) SAS
7 12 (2.21%) CMS
8 9 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.65%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.10%) Drupal
10 5 (0.92%) Confluence
10 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.92%) IIS
11 4 (0.74%) Apache
11 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.37%) JBoss
13 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 116 (21.32%) MS Office
2 69 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.47%) MS Project
6 6 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.92%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.92%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.74%) HipChat
9 3 (0.55%) InDesign
9 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.37%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) assyst
2 2 (0.37%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.99%) Office 365
2 28 (5.15%) Google Apps
3 21 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.02%) Trello
5 9 (1.65%) Google Play
6 8 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (1.10%) iTunes
8 5 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.92%) GitHub
9 3 (0.55%) Yammer
10 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.37%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.18%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.18%) SaaS
11 1 (0.18%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.62%) TCP/IP
2 34 (6.25%) VPN
3 29 (5.33%) Internet
4 28 (5.15%) DNS
5 26 (4.78%) HTTP
6 24 (4.41%) LAN
7 23 (4.23%) Wireless
8 22 (4.04%) DHCP
8 22 (4.04%) Firewall
9 19 (3.49%) VoIP
10 17 (3.13%) WAN
11 15 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (2.39%) Skype
13 12 (2.21%) Intranet
13 12 (2.21%) MPLS
14 11 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.65%) Ethernet
16 8 (1.47%) BGP
16 8 (1.47%) SAN
17 7 (1.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.13%) MySQL
3 7 (1.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.55%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.18%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.18%) MS Access
7 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (7.90%) Xcode
2 24 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.39%) JIRA
4 11 (2.02%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.92%) Subversion
7 3 (0.55%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.37%) git-flow
8 2 (0.37%) Introscope
8 2 (0.37%) Maven
8 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.18%) Appium
9 1 (0.18%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.18%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.18%) gulp
9 1 (0.18%) JUnit
9 1 (0.18%) ZenHub
General
1 43 (7.90%) Finance
2 21 (3.86%) Publishing
3 11 (2.02%) Banking
4 10 (1.84%) Billing
4 10 (1.84%) Marketing
4 10 (1.84%) Retail
5 9 (1.65%) Games
6 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.29%) Advertising
8 5 (0.92%) Legal
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (26.10%) Developer
2 101 (18.57%) iOS Developer
3 71 (13.05%) Support Engineer
4 70 (12.87%) Analyst
5 66 (12.13%) Desktop Support
6 34 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 33 (6.07%) Architect
8 32 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
9 30 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (5.33%) Senior Developer
11 28 (5.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 24 (4.41%) IT Support
13 23 (4.23%) Service Analyst
14 22 (4.04%) Mac Engineer
14 22 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
15 19 (3.49%) Senior iOS Developer
16 18 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
17 17 (3.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
18 15 (2.76%) Administrator
18 15 (2.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.19%) Cocoa
2 44 (8.09%) RESTful
3 43 (7.90%) HTML
4 40 (7.35%) CSS
5 33 (6.07%) JSON
6 31 (5.70%) Core Animation
7 27 (4.96%) Cocoa Touch
8 23 (4.23%) REST
9 22 (4.04%) HTML5
9 22 (4.04%) XML
10 19 (3.49%) .NET
11 18 (3.31%) Web Services
12 15 (2.76%) CSS3
13 14 (2.57%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.39%) jQuery
15 12 (2.21%) iOS SDK
15 12 (2.21%) SOAP
16 8 (1.47%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.47%) PhoneGap
16 8 (1.47%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.15%) iPhone
2 69 (12.68%) iPad
3 66 (12.13%) Mobile App
4 64 (11.76%) User Experience
5 49 (9.01%) Blackberry
6 41 (7.54%) Smartphone
7 32 (5.88%) Computer Science
8 31 (5.70%) Animation
9 27 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (3.86%) Data Centre
11 14 (2.57%) Apple TV
12 13 (2.39%) Data Structures
13 11 (2.02%) Algorithms
13 11 (2.02%) Cryptography
13 11 (2.02%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.84%) CESG
15 8 (1.47%) BYOD
15 8 (1.47%) MPEG
15 8 (1.47%) Social Media
15 8 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 282 (51.84%) Windows
2 233 (42.83%) Apple iOS
3 134 (24.63%) Android
4 109 (20.04%) Windows 7
5 78 (14.34%) Mac OS X
6 64 (11.76%) Linux
7 51 (9.38%) Windows Server
8 45 (8.27%) Windows 8
9 36 (6.62%) Mac OS
10 33 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (5.88%) Windows 10
12 31 (5.70%) Windows XP
13 21 (3.86%) Windows Phone
13 21 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (3.86%) Windows Vista
14 19 (3.49%) Mac OS X Server
14 19 (3.49%) Unix
14 19 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (2.02%) CentOS
16 6 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (18.93%) iOS Development
3 88 (16.18%) ITIL
4 70 (12.87%) Mobile Development
5 69 (12.68%) TDD
6 54 (9.93%) Scrum
7 42 (7.72%) Migration
7 42 (7.72%) OO
8 39 (7.17%) Unit Testing
9 36 (6.62%) BDD
10 35 (6.43%) Service Management
11 34 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
12 28 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (5.15%) Project Management
13 24 (4.41%) OOD
14 21 (3.86%) Asset Management
14 21 (3.86%) DevOps
15 19 (3.49%) OOP
15 19 (3.49%) Open Source
16 18 (3.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (14.52%) Objective-C
2 56 (10.29%) Apple Swift
3 40 (7.35%) Python
4 39 (7.17%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.25%) Java
6 30 (5.51%) Bash Shell
7 25 (4.60%) C#
8 23 (4.23%) Perl
9 17 (3.13%) C
9 17 (3.13%) SQL
10 15 (2.76%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.21%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.65%) ECMAScript
12 9 (1.65%) Ruby
12 9 (1.65%) XAML
13 8 (1.47%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.29%) C++
14 7 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.29%) R
15 4 (0.74%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 55 (10.11%) Degree
2 40 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 36 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.60%) SC Cleared
5 24 (4.41%) MCSE
6 18 (3.31%) MCSA
7 13 (2.39%) DBS Check
8 12 (2.21%) MCP
9 11 (2.02%) CCNA
9 11 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.84%) A+ Certification
10 10 (1.84%) MCDST
11 9 (1.65%) CCA
12 8 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.29%) ACDT
13 7 (1.29%) ACHDS
13 7 (1.29%) ACTC
13 7 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.29%) MCSM
13 7 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.41%) SLA
2 13 (2.39%) QA
3 6 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.55%) WAI
4 3 (0.55%) WCAG
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 176 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 25 (4.60%) XenApp
5 19 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.94%) Xen
7 12 (2.21%) BitLocker
7 12 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.65%) StorNext
8 9 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (1.65%) vSphere
8 9 (1.65%) Xsan
9 7 (1.29%) Samba
9 7 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.92%) KVM
10 5 (0.92%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.92%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 61 (11.21%) SCCM
2 28 (5.15%) AirWatch
3 25 (4.60%) WSUS
4 19 (3.49%) Casper Suite
5 10 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (1.47%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.29%) Nagios
8 6 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.92%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.55%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.37%) Ansible
11 2 (0.37%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.37%) MOM
11 2 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.37%) Simpana
11 2 (0.37%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 195 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 78 (14.34%) Citrix
3 60 (11.03%) Google
4 55 (10.11%) VMware
5 43 (7.90%) HP
6 38 (6.99%) Cisco
7 34 (6.25%) Adobe
8 28 (5.15%) Symantec
9 24 (4.41%) Dell
10 20 (3.68%) Oracle
11 18 (3.31%) Samsung
12 12 (2.21%) EMC
12 12 (2.21%) MobileIron
13 11 (2.02%) F5
13 11 (2.02%) Lotus
14 9 (1.65%) Autodesk
14 9 (1.65%) IBM
14 9 (1.65%) Kaspersky
14 9 (1.65%) Remedy
14 9 (1.65%) Sony
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