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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 389 341 349
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +8
Contract jobs citing Apple 194 260 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.56% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 1.22% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 121 134
Average daily rate £275 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £155 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.87 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.63% -4.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £34.00 £28.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
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
19800 21268 20657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.60% 45.70% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11985 12552 11600
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 783 915 914
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -49 94 £275 -8.33% 61
South East -31 38 £325 +39.78% 18
South West +18 22 £140 -63.87% 15
North West -8 12 £306 +36.11% 11
East of England +7 11 £174 - 8
Yorkshire -8 8 £425 +325.00% 9
West Midlands -20 4 £150 - 8
North East - 3 £95 - 2
East Midlands -11 2 £90 -61.08% 5
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 224 (48.70%) Windows
2 165 (35.87%) Apple iOS
3 157 (34.13%) Microsoft
4 117 (25.43%) Windows 7
5 106 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (21.74%) Android
7 98 (21.30%) Active Directory
8 89 (19.35%) iOS Development
9 80 (17.39%) MS Office
9 80 (17.39%) ITIL
10 77 (16.74%) iPhone
11 68 (14.78%) iPad
12 66 (14.35%) Objective-C
12 66 (14.35%) MS Excel
13 60 (13.04%) Blackberry
14 58 (12.61%) Finance
15 57 (12.39%) Mobile App
16 54 (11.74%) Mac OS X
17 53 (11.52%) TDD
18 49 (10.65%) User Experience
19 46 (10.00%) Citrix
20 44 (9.57%) VMware
20 44 (9.57%) Windows 8
21 42 (9.13%) Cocoa
22 41 (8.91%) Adobe
23 40 (8.70%) Windows XP
23 40 (8.70%) Scrum
23 40 (8.70%) Office 365
24 37 (8.04%) Windows Server
25 36 (7.83%) Mobile Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 25 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 22 (4.78%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 13 (2.83%) CMS
4 13 (2.83%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.74%) IBM Domino
6 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.87%) SAS
8 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.65%) Node.js
9 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.22%) Apache
10 1 (0.22%) IIS
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 80 (17.39%) MS Office
2 66 (14.35%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.17%) Acrobat
4 9 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.30%) QuarkXPress
6 5 (1.09%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (1.09%) AutoCAD
6 5 (1.09%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.87%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.87%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.43%) InDesign
9 2 (0.43%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.22%) Blender
10 1 (0.22%) MS Project
10 1 (0.22%) Solid Edge
10 1 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (2.17%) Eikon
3 4 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.70%) Office 365
2 10 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.09%) GitHub
4 4 (0.87%) SaaS
5 3 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.65%) IaaS
5 3 (0.65%) PaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.96%) Internet
2 31 (6.74%) TCP/IP
3 27 (5.87%) VPN
4 24 (5.22%) LAN
5 21 (4.57%) DNS
5 21 (4.57%) WAN
6 18 (3.91%) Firewall
7 16 (3.48%) VoIP
7 16 (3.48%) Wireless
8 15 (3.26%) DHCP
9 14 (3.04%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (2.39%) HTTP
11 10 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.30%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.09%) BGP
13 5 (1.09%) Intranet
13 5 (1.09%) MPLS
13 5 (1.09%) OSPF
13 5 (1.09%) RIP
13 5 (1.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.52%) FileMaker
3 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.22%) Redis
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (6.74%) Xcode
2 10 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.52%) JIRA
4 7 (1.52%) Subversion
4 7 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.87%) Selenium
6 3 (0.65%) Appium
6 3 (0.65%) CocoaPods
6 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.43%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Calabash
7 2 (0.43%) Gradle
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.22%) NUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (12.61%) Finance
2 36 (7.83%) Retail
3 32 (6.96%) Banking
4 17 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 17 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.17%) Games
6 9 (1.96%) Legal
6 9 (1.96%) Publishing
7 8 (1.74%) Marketing
8 7 (1.52%) Law
8 7 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.30%) Billing
9 6 (1.30%) Electronics
10 4 (0.87%) Front Office
10 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (24.13%) Developer
2 89 (19.35%) iOS Developer
3 86 (18.70%) Support Engineer
4 75 (16.30%) Analyst
5 74 (16.09%) Desktop Support
6 49 (10.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 49 (10.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 40 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 39 (8.48%) IT Support
9 38 (8.26%) Support Analyst
10 29 (6.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 29 (6.30%) Senior Developer
11 28 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 27 (5.87%) Mac Engineer
13 25 (5.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 24 (5.22%) Designer
14 24 (5.22%) Service Analyst
15 23 (5.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 23 (5.00%) Senior iOS Developer
16 21 (4.57%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.13%) Cocoa
2 29 (6.30%) RESTful
3 26 (5.65%) Core Animation
4 24 (5.22%) Cocoa Touch
5 22 (4.78%) HTML
6 18 (3.91%) JSON
7 17 (3.70%) .NET
8 16 (3.48%) iOS SDK
9 15 (3.26%) XML
10 14 (3.04%) CSS
10 14 (3.04%) REST
11 12 (2.61%) Web Services
12 10 (2.17%) jQuery
13 9 (1.96%) ASP.NET
14 8 (1.74%) HTML5
14 8 (1.74%) UIKit
15 7 (1.52%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.52%) AngularJS
16 6 (1.30%) Android SDK
16 6 (1.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.74%) iPhone
2 68 (14.78%) iPad
3 60 (13.04%) Blackberry
4 57 (12.39%) Mobile App
5 49 (10.65%) User Experience
6 28 (6.09%) Animation
7 24 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (3.48%) Data Centre
10 14 (3.04%) BYOD
11 13 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (2.39%) Cryptography
12 11 (2.39%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.39%) Smartphone
13 10 (2.17%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.17%) Streaming Video
13 10 (2.17%) Video on Demand
14 9 (1.96%) NHS
15 8 (1.74%) Management Information System
16 7 (1.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 224 (48.70%) Windows
2 165 (35.87%) Apple iOS
3 117 (25.43%) Windows 7
4 100 (21.74%) Android
5 54 (11.74%) Mac OS X
6 44 (9.57%) Windows 8
7 40 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 37 (8.04%) Windows Server
9 27 (5.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (5.00%) Linux
12 16 (3.48%) Windows Vista
13 14 (3.04%) Mac OS
14 10 (2.17%) Unix
14 10 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (1.74%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (1.30%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.30%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (23.04%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (19.35%) iOS Development
3 80 (17.39%) ITIL
4 53 (11.52%) TDD
5 40 (8.70%) Scrum
6 36 (7.83%) Mobile Development
7 33 (7.17%) Service Management
8 30 (6.52%) OO
9 29 (6.30%) BDD
10 25 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (4.57%) ITIL V3
12 20 (4.35%) Asset Management
12 20 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 19 (4.13%) ITSM
14 18 (3.91%) Migration
15 17 (3.70%) Android Development
15 17 (3.70%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.70%) Unit Testing
16 16 (3.48%) Automated Testing
16 16 (3.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 66 (14.35%) Objective-C
2 24 (5.22%) Java
3 23 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 22 (4.78%) SQL
5 14 (3.04%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.83%) C#
7 10 (2.17%) C++
8 9 (1.96%) Python
9 8 (1.74%) C
9 8 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.30%) Perl
10 6 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.65%) VB
12 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.43%) PHP
12 2 (0.43%) R
12 2 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.22%) Go
13 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.00%) Degree
3 21 (4.57%) MCSE
4 15 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.74%) MCP
6 7 (1.52%) CCNA
6 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.52%) HND
6 7 (1.52%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.30%) MCSA
8 5 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.09%) MCDST
8 5 (1.09%) MCITP
8 5 (1.09%) MCTS
9 4 (0.87%) ACMT
9 4 (0.87%) ACSA
9 4 (0.87%) CCNP
10 3 (0.65%) CCIP
10 3 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.00%) SLA
2 9 (1.96%) QA
3 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) WAI
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (21.30%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.17%) XenApp
4 9 (1.96%) StorNext
4 9 (1.96%) Xsan
5 8 (1.74%) Samba
6 7 (1.52%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.30%) vSphere
8 5 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.65%) KVM
9 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.43%) XenServer
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (6.74%) SCCM
2 12 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.52%) Casper Suite
3 7 (1.52%) WSUS
4 5 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.65%) SAP Afaria
5 3 (0.65%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.43%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.22%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.22%) Puppet
7 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 157 (34.13%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.00%) Citrix
3 44 (9.57%) VMware
4 41 (8.91%) Adobe
5 30 (6.52%) Cisco
6 26 (5.65%) HP
7 20 (4.35%) Remedy
8 19 (4.13%) Bloomberg
9 18 (3.91%) Lotus
10 16 (3.48%) Symantec
11 15 (3.26%) Google
12 14 (3.04%) Reuters
13 13 (2.83%) Dell
14 9 (1.96%) SAP
15 8 (1.74%) MobileIron
16 7 (1.52%) Avaya
16 7 (1.52%) ServiceNow
17 6 (1.30%) BMC
17 6 (1.30%) Juniper
17 6 (1.30%) Nokia
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