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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 382 368 399
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +31
Contract jobs citing Apple 258 259 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 1.16% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 145 105
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 29
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.18 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £30.58 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.69
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.00%
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
22134 22290 21504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.22% 45.11% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13162 12457
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 1024 996
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -31 145 £388 +49.03% 50
South East -13 32 £375 +15.38% 17
Yorkshire +23 19 £413 +265.04% 7
South West 0 18 £450 +9.09% 11
North West -8 17 £300 +45.45% 10
East of England +12 16 £250 -23.23% 13
West Midlands -9 6 - - 2
North East -46 4 £310 -
East Midlands +9 1 - - 7
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 243 (52.37%) Windows
2 176 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 160 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 134 (28.88%) Active Directory
5 108 (23.28%) Windows 7
6 103 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (19.40%) MS Office
8 89 (19.18%) Android
9 80 (17.24%) iOS Development
10 78 (16.81%) ITIL
11 72 (15.52%) Mac OS X
11 72 (15.52%) iPhone
12 69 (14.87%) iPad
13 61 (13.15%) TDD
14 59 (12.72%) MS Excel
15 57 (12.28%) Mobile App
16 55 (11.85%) Objective-C
17 53 (11.42%) Citrix
18 52 (11.21%) Scrum
19 51 (10.99%) User Experience
20 50 (10.78%) Mobile Development
21 48 (10.34%) Adobe
21 48 (10.34%) Linux
22 42 (9.05%) Finance
23 41 (8.84%) Service Management
23 41 (8.84%) Windows Server
24 40 (8.62%) RESTful
24 40 (8.62%) Degree
25 37 (7.97%) SCCM
26 35 (7.54%) Cocoa

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 34 (7.33%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (4.96%) Skype for Business
4 20 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.80%) IBM Notes
6 12 (2.59%) SAS
7 11 (2.37%) CMS
8 5 (1.08%) Apache
8 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.86%) Confluence
9 4 (0.86%) IBM Domino
9 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.65%) IIS
11 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 90 (19.40%) MS Office
2 59 (12.72%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (2.16%) AutoCAD
5 8 (1.72%) Acrobat
5 8 (1.72%) QuarkXPress
6 7 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 6 (1.29%) Photoshop
8 5 (1.08%) MS Project
9 4 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.86%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.86%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.86%) HipChat
10 3 (0.65%) InDesign
11 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.22%) Eikon
2 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.11%) Office 365
2 9 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.72%) GitHub
4 6 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.86%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.86%) Google Play
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.43%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Yammer
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.54%) TCP/IP
2 27 (5.82%) LAN
2 27 (5.82%) VPN
3 26 (5.60%) HTTP
4 21 (4.53%) DNS
5 20 (4.31%) Internet
6 19 (4.09%) Firewall
6 19 (4.09%) VoIP
6 19 (4.09%) WAN
7 16 (3.45%) Wireless
8 15 (3.23%) DHCP
9 12 (2.59%) Intranet
9 12 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.72%) BGP
12 8 (1.72%) MPLS
13 7 (1.51%) Skype
13 7 (1.51%) SNMP
14 6 (1.29%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.94%) FileMaker
3 7 (1.51%) MySQL
4 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (6.25%) Xcode
2 16 (3.45%) JIRA
3 15 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.29%) Subversion
7 3 (0.65%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.43%) git-flow
8 2 (0.43%) Introscope
8 2 (0.43%) Maven
8 2 (0.43%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) NUnit
9 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (9.05%) Finance
2 17 (3.66%) Retail
3 14 (3.02%) Publishing
4 10 (2.16%) Banking
5 9 (1.94%) Games
6 8 (1.72%) Billing
7 7 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.29%) Advertising
9 5 (1.08%) Legal
9 5 (1.08%) Marketing
10 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (23.92%) Developer
2 78 (16.81%) iOS Developer
3 75 (16.16%) Support Engineer
4 67 (14.44%) Desktop Support
5 60 (12.93%) Analyst
6 40 (8.62%) Desktop Engineer
7 35 (7.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 31 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (6.68%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.39%) IT Support
10 23 (4.96%) Service Analyst
10 23 (4.96%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.53%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (4.31%) Senior iOS Developer
13 19 (4.09%) Mac Engineer
14 18 (3.88%) Administrator
15 16 (3.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 15 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 15 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (3.23%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.62%) RESTful
2 35 (7.54%) Cocoa
3 27 (5.82%) Core Animation
4 25 (5.39%) HTML
5 24 (5.17%) CSS
6 21 (4.53%) JSON
7 19 (4.09%) .NET
8 17 (3.66%) Cocoa Touch
9 15 (3.23%) XML
10 12 (2.59%) Web Services
11 10 (2.16%) jQuery
11 10 (2.16%) REST
12 9 (1.94%) .NET Framework
13 8 (1.72%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.72%) CSS3
13 8 (1.72%) iOS SDK
14 7 (1.51%) Entity Framework
14 7 (1.51%) PhoneGap
14 7 (1.51%) SOAP
15 6 (1.29%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (15.52%) iPhone
2 69 (14.87%) iPad
3 57 (12.28%) Mobile App
4 51 (10.99%) User Experience
5 33 (7.11%) Blackberry
6 32 (6.90%) Smartphone
7 31 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (5.82%) Animation
9 19 (4.09%) Computer Science
10 17 (3.66%) Data Centre
11 14 (3.02%) Cryptography
11 14 (3.02%) Data Structures
11 14 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (2.80%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.16%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.72%) MPEG
15 7 (1.51%) Driving Licence
15 7 (1.51%) Video Editing
16 6 (1.29%) Apple TV
16 6 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 243 (52.37%) Windows
2 176 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 108 (23.28%) Windows 7
4 89 (19.18%) Android
5 72 (15.52%) Mac OS X
6 48 (10.34%) Linux
7 41 (8.84%) Windows Server
8 32 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 31 (6.68%) Windows XP
10 29 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (5.60%) Mac OS
12 24 (5.17%) Windows Vista
13 19 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (3.88%) Unix
15 17 (3.66%) Mac OS X Server
16 14 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (2.16%) Windows 10
17 10 (2.16%) Windows Phone
18 6 (1.29%) CentOS
19 5 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.20%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.24%) iOS Development
3 78 (16.81%) ITIL
4 61 (13.15%) TDD
5 52 (11.21%) Scrum
6 50 (10.78%) Mobile Development
7 41 (8.84%) Service Management
8 34 (7.33%) OO
9 33 (7.11%) Mobile Device Management
10 30 (6.47%) BDD
11 26 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.39%) Asset Management
12 25 (5.39%) Unit Testing
13 23 (4.96%) Migration
14 22 (4.74%) DevOps
14 22 (4.74%) OOP
15 21 (4.53%) Software Engineering
16 20 (4.31%) Open Source
17 19 (4.09%) Project Management
18 18 (3.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.85%) Objective-C
2 32 (6.90%) Python
3 29 (6.25%) Java
4 28 (6.03%) Apple Swift
5 25 (5.39%) C#
6 21 (4.53%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.53%) Perl
6 21 (4.53%) SQL
7 18 (3.88%) Bash Shell
7 18 (3.88%) C
8 13 (2.80%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.16%) C++
10 9 (1.94%) Ruby
11 8 (1.72%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.72%) R
12 4 (0.86%) COBOL
13 3 (0.65%) VB
14 2 (0.43%) AppleScript
14 2 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (8.62%) Degree
2 33 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.82%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.23%) MCSE
5 13 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.37%) MCP
6 11 (2.37%) MCSA
7 10 (2.16%) CCNA
7 10 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (1.29%) DBS Check
9 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.29%) MCDST
10 5 (1.08%) HND
11 4 (0.86%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.86%) ACMT
11 4 (0.86%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.65%) ACSP
13 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.60%) SLA
2 14 (3.02%) QA
3 5 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.65%) WAI
4 3 (0.65%) WCAG
5 2 (0.43%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 134 (28.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.23%) XenApp
4 14 (3.02%) StorNext
4 14 (3.02%) Xsan
5 11 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 11 (2.37%) Samba
6 8 (1.72%) KVM
6 8 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.08%) Xen
8 4 (0.86%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.86%) vSphere
9 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.22%) SRDF
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (7.97%) SCCM
2 17 (3.66%) WSUS
3 12 (2.59%) AirWatch
4 10 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.51%) Nagios
6 6 (1.29%) Casper Suite
6 6 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.08%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.65%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.43%) Ansible
9 2 (0.43%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.43%) MOM
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.43%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.43%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.22%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 160 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.42%) Citrix
3 48 (10.34%) Adobe
4 34 (7.33%) VMware
5 32 (6.90%) Cisco
6 28 (6.03%) HP
7 23 (4.96%) Google
8 16 (3.45%) Dell
9 15 (3.23%) Symantec
10 12 (2.59%) Sony
11 11 (2.37%) F5
11 11 (2.37%) Remedy
12 10 (2.16%) EMC
12 10 (2.16%) Wyse
13 9 (1.94%) Autodesk
13 9 (1.94%) Avaya
13 9 (1.94%) Kaspersky
13 9 (1.94%) Lotus
14 8 (1.72%) IBM
14 8 (1.72%) Oracle
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