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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 335 390 406
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +16
Contract jobs citing Apple 288 246 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.15% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 154 110
Median daily rate £369 £308 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.91% +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 35
Median hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.32 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £19.30 £19.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
20779 21463 23096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.32% 42.62% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12798 12777 13930
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 892 1141
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.84 £45.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +25 137 £288 +5.50% 47
North West +21 48 £450 +80.90% 13
South East +5 39 £225 -35.71% 18
South West +23 31 £190 +10.14% 9
East of England +4 17 £208 +19.25% 8
Yorkshire +22 6 £333 -26.11% 5
West Midlands -21 3 £258 +71.66% 6
East Midlands +1 2 £388 +154.09% 6
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 322 (59.08%) Windows
2 190 (34.86%) Apple iOS
3 183 (33.58%) Microsoft
4 176 (32.29%) Active Directory
5 144 (26.42%) Android
6 143 (26.24%) Windows 7
7 128 (23.49%) MS Office
8 117 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (16.33%) Citrix
10 87 (15.96%) iOS Development
11 86 (15.78%) Linux
12 78 (14.31%) TCP/IP
13 77 (14.13%) Mac OS X
14 75 (13.76%) ITIL
15 73 (13.39%) Google
16 72 (13.21%) Objective-C
16 72 (13.21%) Apple Swift
17 71 (13.03%) VMware
17 71 (13.03%) Blackberry
18 67 (12.29%) LAN
19 60 (11.01%) SCCM
19 60 (11.01%) Windows 8
20 59 (10.83%) MS Excel
20 59 (10.83%) VPN
21 55 (10.09%) Firewall
21 55 (10.09%) TDD
21 55 (10.09%) Office 365
21 55 (10.09%) Patch Management
22 54 (9.91%) Windows Server
22 54 (9.91%) Unix

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 41 (7.52%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.32%) Skype for Business
3 21 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (3.67%) IBM Notes
5 17 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.57%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.20%) CMS
8 11 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.83%) IIS
10 6 (1.10%) Drupal
10 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.92%) Confluence
12 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.55%) nginx
13 3 (0.55%) SAS
14 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (23.49%) MS Office
2 59 (10.83%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.28%) InDesign
5 6 (1.10%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.92%) MS Project
6 5 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.37%) Autodesk Flame
9 2 (0.37%) Maya
9 2 (0.37%) NUKE
10 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.18%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.55%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.37%) assyst
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.09%) Office 365
2 33 (6.06%) G Suite
3 21 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.20%) Trello
5 11 (2.02%) Google Play
6 9 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (1.28%) iTunes
8 6 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (1.10%) GitHub
9 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.73%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.73%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.55%) CloudBees
10 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.55%) Heroku
10 3 (0.55%) IaaS
10 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.55%) PaaS
10 3 (0.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.31%) TCP/IP
2 67 (12.29%) LAN
3 59 (10.83%) VPN
4 55 (10.09%) Firewall
5 53 (9.72%) VoIP
6 51 (9.36%) WAN
7 47 (8.62%) Internet
8 45 (8.26%) Wireless
9 42 (7.71%) DNS
10 37 (6.79%) DHCP
11 21 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (3.49%) Ethernet
13 14 (2.57%) Skype
14 13 (2.39%) SAN
15 9 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (1.47%) SSL
17 7 (1.28%) Intranet
18 6 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
18 6 (1.10%) HTTP
18 6 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.02%) Redis
3 8 (1.47%) Mixpanel
4 5 (0.92%) MySQL
5 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.55%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.55%) SQLite
6 2 (0.37%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.18%) Big Data
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (6.61%) Xcode
2 32 (5.87%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.83%) Android Studio
5 9 (1.65%) CocoaPods
5 9 (1.65%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.28%) CircleCI
6 7 (1.28%) git-flow
6 7 (1.28%) JUnit
6 7 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.28%) Travis CI
7 6 (1.10%) Jasmine
7 6 (1.10%) JIRA
7 6 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.92%) Selenium
9 4 (0.73%) Mocha
9 4 (0.73%) Subversion
10 3 (0.55%) Appium
10 3 (0.55%) Capybara
10 3 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 42 (7.71%) Finance
2 23 (4.22%) Retail
3 16 (2.94%) Games
3 16 (2.94%) Marketing
4 14 (2.57%) Publishing
5 10 (1.83%) Banking
5 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.28%) Advertising
7 6 (1.10%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (22.39%) Developer
2 100 (18.35%) Analyst
3 85 (15.60%) Support Engineer
4 81 (14.86%) iOS Developer
5 66 (12.11%) Desktop Support
6 42 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 41 (7.52%) IT Support
8 40 (7.34%) Desktop Engineer
9 37 (6.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 32 (5.87%) Mac Engineer
11 31 (5.69%) Support Analyst
12 30 (5.50%) Architect
12 30 (5.50%) Service Analyst
13 29 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
14 27 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 25 (4.59%) IT Engineer
16 24 (4.40%) Senior Developer
17 20 (3.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 19 (3.49%) 1st Line Support
18 19 (3.49%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.36%) HTML
2 46 (8.44%) CSS
3 44 (8.07%) RESTful
4 39 (7.16%) JSON
5 38 (6.97%) HTML5
6 36 (6.61%) REST
7 33 (6.06%) ELK Stack
8 29 (5.32%) Cocoa
9 28 (5.14%) Web Services
10 22 (4.04%) CSS3
11 17 (3.12%) iOS SDK
12 16 (2.94%) Core Data
13 15 (2.75%) jQuery
14 14 (2.57%) AngularJS
15 13 (2.39%) Cocoa Touch
15 13 (2.39%) XML
16 12 (2.20%) Android SDK
16 12 (2.20%) Node.js
16 12 (2.20%) React
16 12 (2.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.03%) Blackberry
2 53 (9.72%) Mobile App
3 52 (9.54%) User Experience
4 51 (9.36%) iPhone
5 41 (7.52%) iPad
6 39 (7.16%) Management Information System
7 24 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 23 (4.22%) Smartphone
9 19 (3.49%) Client/Server
9 19 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
10 17 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (3.12%) Apple TV
11 16 (2.94%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.83%) Animation
12 10 (1.83%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.10%) Fintech
13 6 (1.10%) Video on Demand
13 6 (1.10%) W3C
13 6 (1.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 322 (59.08%) Windows
2 190 (34.86%) Apple iOS
3 144 (26.42%) Android
4 143 (26.24%) Windows 7
5 86 (15.78%) Linux
6 77 (14.13%) Mac OS X
7 60 (11.01%) Windows 8
8 54 (9.91%) Unix
8 54 (9.91%) Windows Server
9 52 (9.54%) Windows 10
10 45 (8.26%) Mac OS
11 33 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (5.32%) Windows XP
13 24 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (4.04%) Windows Phone
15 16 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (2.02%) Ubuntu
17 9 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (1.47%) Windows Vista
19 6 (1.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.96%) iOS Development
3 75 (13.76%) ITIL
4 55 (10.09%) Patch Management
4 55 (10.09%) TDD
5 50 (9.17%) Mobile Development
6 39 (7.16%) Scrum
7 38 (6.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 38 (6.97%) Vulnerability Management
8 33 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
9 32 (5.87%) Time Management
10 31 (5.69%) BDD
11 30 (5.50%) Network Monitoring
11 30 (5.50%) Unit Testing
12 29 (5.32%) Project Management
13 27 (4.95%) Identity Management
13 27 (4.95%) OO
14 25 (4.59%) Analytics
14 25 (4.59%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (13.21%) Apple Swift
1 72 (13.21%) Objective-C
2 42 (7.71%) JavaScript
3 38 (6.97%) Java
4 31 (5.69%) Python
5 21 (3.85%) SQL
6 18 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 15 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 10 (1.83%) C
9 10 (1.83%) C#
10 8 (1.47%) ECMAScript
10 8 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 8 (1.47%) XAML
11 6 (1.10%) C++
11 6 (1.10%) Ruby
12 5 (0.92%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.73%) ES6
14 3 (0.55%) Perl
14 3 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (9.17%) Degree
2 47 (8.62%) Security Cleared
3 43 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 39 (7.16%) CISSP
5 38 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (6.61%) SANS
7 35 (6.42%) SSCP
8 33 (6.06%) MCSE
9 29 (5.32%) DBS Check
10 23 (4.22%) MCP
10 23 (4.22%) MCSA
11 19 (3.49%) MCDST
12 18 (3.30%) ACDT
12 18 (3.30%) ACHDS
12 18 (3.30%) ACTC
12 18 (3.30%) MCSM
12 18 (3.30%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (2.02%) A+ Certification
14 10 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.85%) SLA
2 11 (2.02%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) TARGET2
System Software
1 176 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.69%) Hyper-V
4 30 (5.50%) XenApp
5 26 (4.77%) XenDesktop
6 20 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (2.94%) Xen
8 14 (2.57%) BitLocker
9 10 (1.83%) vSphere
10 9 (1.65%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.37%) Docker
14 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.37%) StorNext
14 2 (0.37%) vCloud
14 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.37%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 60 (11.01%) SCCM
2 33 (6.06%) QRadar
3 28 (5.14%) AirWatch
4 20 (3.67%) Casper Suite
5 19 (3.49%) WSUS
6 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 11 (2.02%) Kibana
7 11 (2.02%) logstash
8 9 (1.65%) Nessus
8 9 (1.65%) Nexpose
8 9 (1.65%) Nmap
9 7 (1.28%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.10%) RSA enVision
11 5 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.73%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.73%) Simpana
12 4 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.73%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 183 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 89 (16.33%) Citrix
3 73 (13.39%) Google
4 71 (13.03%) VMware
5 42 (7.71%) HP
6 34 (6.24%) Splunk
7 30 (5.50%) Dell
8 27 (4.95%) Cisco
9 26 (4.77%) IBM
10 24 (4.40%) Adobe
11 23 (4.22%) LogRhythm
11 23 (4.22%) Symantec
12 22 (4.04%) ServiceNow
13 20 (3.67%) Lotus
14 15 (2.75%) Oracle
15 14 (2.57%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.39%) Samsung
17 12 (2.20%) MobileIron
18 11 (2.02%) Intel
19 10 (1.83%) ArcSight
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