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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 318 371 326
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -45
Contract jobs citing Apple 296 218 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.96% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 113 92
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£260 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 34
Average hourly rate £14.18 £19.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.36% +32.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.54 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £23.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.94 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +39.35%
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
22969 22637 19928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.64% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13304 13014 10925
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1001 1113
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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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 +37 187 £255 -34.25% 54
South East -6 48 £300 +4.34% 18
North West -8 22 £225 - 6
East of England +12 12 £275 -31.25% 12
South West -6 8 £425 - 7
Yorkshire -26 7 £107 -69.57% 8
West Midlands -20 5 £419 +58.76% 5
East Midlands -3 4 £225 -21.73% 5
North East -2 2 - - 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 267 (50.76%) Windows
2 191 (36.31%) Apple iOS
3 151 (28.71%) Microsoft
4 138 (26.24%) MS Office
5 136 (25.86%) Active Directory
6 126 (23.95%) Windows 7
7 124 (23.57%) Android
8 99 (18.82%) Mac OS X
9 95 (18.06%) iOS Development
10 93 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
11 87 (16.54%) iPad
12 80 (15.21%) iPhone
13 77 (14.64%) Objective-C
14 76 (14.45%) ITIL
15 75 (14.26%) Windows XP
16 74 (14.07%) Finance
17 71 (13.50%) HTML
18 70 (13.31%) MS Excel
19 69 (13.12%) Blackberry
20 60 (11.41%) Mobile App
21 56 (10.65%) SQL
21 56 (10.65%) Xcode
22 55 (10.46%) VMware
23 52 (9.89%) CSS
24 48 (9.13%) MS Exchange
24 48 (9.13%) Google
25 47 (8.94%) Windows 8
25 47 (8.94%) HTML5
26 45 (8.56%) TCP/IP
27 43 (8.17%) Linux

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 48 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (2.66%) CMS
5 13 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.90%) IBM Notes
6 10 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.71%) Lync
8 8 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.14%) IIS
10 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.57%) Apache
11 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.57%) Node.js
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) nginx
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 138 (26.24%) MS Office
2 70 (13.31%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (3.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (3.04%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.90%) InDesign
6 8 (1.52%) MS Project
7 6 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.76%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.57%) Quicktime
9 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.38%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.38%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.38%) Maya
11 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.76%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.85%) Office 365
2 11 (2.09%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) Yammer
6 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.56%) TCP/IP
2 34 (6.46%) LAN
3 31 (5.89%) DNS
4 29 (5.51%) Internet
5 28 (5.32%) VPN
6 24 (4.56%) DHCP
7 21 (3.99%) Wireless
8 20 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (3.61%) WAN
10 16 (3.04%) VoIP
11 14 (2.66%) HTTP
12 13 (2.47%) VLAN
13 12 (2.28%) Firewall
13 12 (2.28%) Network Security
13 12 (2.28%) Ethernet
14 9 (1.71%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.14%) SAN
15 6 (1.14%) WLAN
15 6 (1.14%) WebEx
16 5 (0.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.56%) MySQL
3 18 (3.42%) FileMaker
4 12 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (10.65%) Xcode
2 24 (4.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.85%) Visual Studio
4 11 (2.09%) Subversion
4 11 (2.09%) CocoaPods
5 7 (1.33%) Android Studio
5 7 (1.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.57%) Hudson
8 2 (0.38%) JIRA
8 2 (0.38%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.38%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.38%) JUnit
8 2 (0.38%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.38%) Calabash
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.38%) Appium
General
1 74 (14.07%) Finance
2 38 (7.22%) Banking
3 24 (4.56%) Retail
4 17 (3.23%) Publishing
4 17 (3.23%) Spanish Language
5 14 (2.66%) Games
5 14 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.33%) Marketing
8 6 (1.14%) Back Office
8 6 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.95%) Electronics
9 5 (0.95%) French Language
9 5 (0.95%) German Language
9 5 (0.95%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.76%) Automotive
10 4 (0.76%) Advertising
10 4 (0.76%) Local Government
11 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 143 (27.19%) Developer
2 85 (16.16%) Support Engineer
3 81 (15.40%) iOS Developer
4 77 (14.64%) Analyst
5 76 (14.45%) Desktop Support
6 48 (9.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 47 (8.94%) Support Analyst
8 44 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 41 (7.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 39 (7.41%) Mac Engineer
11 22 (4.18%) IT Support
12 21 (3.99%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.42%) Architect
13 18 (3.42%) Service Analyst
14 17 (3.23%) Mobile Developer
15 16 (3.04%) Service Desk Analyst
16 15 (2.85%) Designer
17 14 (2.66%) Administrator
17 14 (2.66%) Technical Support
17 14 (2.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.50%) HTML
2 52 (9.89%) CSS
3 47 (8.94%) HTML5
4 37 (7.03%) RESTful
5 36 (6.84%) Cocoa
6 31 (5.89%) Web Services
7 30 (5.70%) Cocoa Touch
8 26 (4.94%) CSS3
9 25 (4.75%) JSON
10 21 (3.99%) iOS SDK
11 20 (3.80%) jQuery
12 19 (3.61%) XML
13 18 (3.42%) .NET
14 14 (2.66%) SOAP
14 14 (2.66%) Ajax
15 12 (2.28%) Application Packaging
15 12 (2.28%) REST
15 12 (2.28%) Core Animation
15 12 (2.28%) AngularJS
16 11 (2.09%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.54%) iPad
2 80 (15.21%) iPhone
3 69 (13.12%) Blackberry
4 60 (11.41%) Mobile App
5 32 (6.08%) User Experience
6 25 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.42%) Open Source
8 17 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.66%) Client/Server
10 13 (2.47%) Streaming Video
10 13 (2.47%) Animation
11 12 (2.28%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.09%) Computer Science
12 11 (2.09%) Raspberry Pi
13 10 (1.90%) STB
13 10 (1.90%) IPTV
14 9 (1.71%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.71%) NHS
14 9 (1.71%) Apple TV
14 9 (1.71%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 267 (50.76%) Windows
2 191 (36.31%) Apple iOS
3 126 (23.95%) Windows 7
4 124 (23.57%) Android
5 99 (18.82%) Mac OS X
6 75 (14.26%) Windows XP
7 47 (8.94%) Windows 8
8 43 (8.17%) Linux
9 39 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (6.65%) Mac OS X Server
11 31 (5.89%) Mac OS
12 30 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (3.04%) UNIX
15 11 (2.09%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.90%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (1.14%) Windows Phone
19 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.06%) iOS Development
2 93 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.45%) ITIL
4 40 (7.60%) Project Management
4 40 (7.60%) Scrum
5 37 (7.03%) OO
6 35 (6.65%) TDD
7 31 (5.89%) Mobile Development
8 24 (4.56%) Android Development
9 21 (3.99%) Mobile Application Development
9 21 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (3.80%) BDD
11 19 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
11 19 (3.61%) Memory Management
11 19 (3.61%) MVC
12 18 (3.42%) Migration
12 18 (3.42%) Software Engineering
13 17 (3.23%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.04%) Service Delivery
15 15 (2.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (14.64%) Objective-C
2 56 (10.65%) SQL
3 38 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 22 (4.18%) Apple Swift
5 20 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.42%) Java
7 13 (2.47%) C#
8 12 (2.28%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.09%) Python
9 11 (2.09%) Perl
10 10 (1.90%) Ruby
11 8 (1.52%) VBA
12 6 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.95%) PHP
14 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.76%) VBScript
15 3 (0.57%) C
16 2 (0.38%) VB
16 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (7.22%) Degree
2 31 (5.89%) Security Cleared
3 26 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.99%) MCSE
6 13 (2.47%) MCP
7 12 (2.28%) CCNA
8 7 (1.33%) ACTC
9 6 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.95%) ISEB
10 5 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.76%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.57%) CCENT
12 3 (0.57%) CCA
12 3 (0.57%) HNC
12 3 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.85%) QA
2 14 (2.66%) SLA
3 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.76%) WAI
System Software
1 136 (25.86%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.47%) XenApp
4 9 (1.71%) Samba
5 7 (1.33%) vSphere
6 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.38%) XenServer
9 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (7.03%) SCCM
2 15 (2.85%) Casper Suite
3 10 (1.90%) AirWatch
3 10 (1.90%) WSUS
4 9 (1.71%) Puppet
5 8 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (1.14%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (0.76%) SCSM
7 4 (0.76%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 151 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.46%) VMware
3 48 (9.13%) Google
4 39 (7.41%) Adobe
4 39 (7.41%) Cisco
5 37 (7.03%) Citrix
6 27 (5.13%) HP
7 18 (3.42%) Oracle
8 12 (2.28%) Reuters
8 12 (2.28%) Bloomberg
9 11 (2.09%) Symantec
10 10 (1.90%) Lotus
10 10 (1.90%) Dell
11 9 (1.71%) IBM
11 9 (1.71%) Remedy
11 9 (1.71%) LANDesk
12 8 (1.52%) Roku
12 8 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.52%) NetApp
13 7 (1.33%) MobileIron
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