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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 339 375 319
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -56
Contract jobs citing Apple 259 204 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.94% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 105 94
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £481 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £239
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +12.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £12.07 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £21.70 £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.69 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.26%
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
22339 21648 19459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.23% 45.13% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 12567 10704
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1000 1104
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +47 173 £260 -28.27% 53
South East -8 31 £325 +94.02% 18
North West -13 13 £206 -48.43% 5
East of England +2 12 £325 -13.33% 10
South West +6 10 £413 - 5
North East -5 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -19 5 £113 - 14
East Midlands -11 4 £225 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -17 4 £419 +52.27% 8
Apple
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Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 270 (49.82%) Windows
2 207 (38.19%) Apple iOS
3 159 (29.34%) Microsoft
4 150 (27.68%) MS Office
5 146 (26.94%) Android
6 139 (25.65%) Active Directory
7 136 (25.09%) Windows 7
8 106 (19.56%) Mac OS X
9 103 (19.00%) iOS Development
10 99 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (15.87%) iPad
12 85 (15.68%) Objective-C
13 81 (14.94%) iPhone
14 80 (14.76%) ITIL
15 77 (14.21%) Windows XP
16 76 (14.02%) HTML
17 70 (12.92%) Finance
17 70 (12.92%) Blackberry
18 68 (12.55%) MS Excel
19 61 (11.25%) Mobile App
20 59 (10.89%) VMware
20 59 (10.89%) Xcode
21 55 (10.15%) SQL
22 54 (9.96%) CSS
23 51 (9.41%) HTML5
24 50 (9.23%) Windows 8
24 50 (9.23%) Google
25 46 (8.49%) TCP/IP
26 44 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
27 43 (7.93%) Adobe

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 42 (7.75%) MS Exchange
2 19 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 17 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (2.40%) CMS
5 11 (2.03%) Lync
6 10 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 8 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.11%) IIS
9 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.55%) Node.js
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.18%) Apache
12 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 150 (27.68%) MS Office
2 68 (12.55%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (2.77%) Photoshop
4 15 (2.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (1.85%) InDesign
6 9 (1.66%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (1.29%) MS Project
8 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.55%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.55%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.37%) Quicktime
11 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.18%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.74%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.95%) Office 365
2 14 (2.58%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.49%) TCP/IP
2 40 (7.38%) LAN
3 35 (6.46%) DNS
4 31 (5.72%) Internet
5 29 (5.35%) VPN
6 27 (4.98%) DHCP
6 27 (4.98%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (4.61%) WAN
8 21 (3.87%) Wireless
9 14 (2.58%) VLAN
9 14 (2.58%) HTTP
9 14 (2.58%) VoIP
10 12 (2.21%) Network Security
11 11 (2.03%) Firewall
11 11 (2.03%) IP Telephony
12 10 (1.85%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.29%) SAN
14 6 (1.11%) WLAN
15 5 (0.92%) Bluetooth
15 5 (0.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.24%) MySQL
3 18 (3.32%) FileMaker
4 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.37%) SQLite
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.18%) DB2
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (10.89%) Xcode
2 27 (4.98%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.95%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.21%) CocoaPods
5 11 (2.03%) Subversion
6 7 (1.29%) Eclipse
6 7 (1.29%) Android Studio
7 6 (1.11%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.74%) Hudson
9 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.55%) Calabash
10 3 (0.55%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.55%) JIRA
11 2 (0.37%) JUnit
11 2 (0.37%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.37%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.37%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 70 (12.92%) Finance
2 36 (6.64%) Banking
3 25 (4.61%) Retail
4 15 (2.77%) Publishing
4 15 (2.77%) Games
4 15 (2.77%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.21%) Spanish Language
6 9 (1.66%) Legal
6 9 (1.66%) Marketing
7 8 (1.48%) Back Office
8 7 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.74%) Local Government
11 4 (0.74%) Electronics
11 4 (0.74%) Automotive
11 4 (0.74%) Law
12 3 (0.55%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (28.23%) Developer
2 89 (16.42%) iOS Developer
3 80 (14.76%) Analyst
4 79 (14.58%) Desktop Support
4 79 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 48 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 47 (8.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 47 (8.67%) Support Analyst
7 40 (7.38%) Mac Engineer
8 36 (6.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 22 (4.06%) IT Support
10 21 (3.87%) Web Developer
11 19 (3.51%) Architect
11 19 (3.51%) Service Analyst
11 19 (3.51%) Mobile Developer
12 17 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
13 16 (2.95%) PC Support
14 15 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (2.58%) Administrator
15 14 (2.58%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.02%) HTML
2 54 (9.96%) CSS
3 51 (9.41%) HTML5
4 40 (7.38%) RESTful
5 38 (7.01%) Cocoa
6 35 (6.46%) Web Services
7 31 (5.72%) Cocoa Touch
8 28 (5.17%) CSS3
9 25 (4.61%) JSON
10 22 (4.06%) XML
10 22 (4.06%) iOS SDK
11 19 (3.51%) .NET
11 19 (3.51%) jQuery
12 16 (2.95%) SOAP
13 15 (2.77%) REST
14 13 (2.40%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.40%) Core Animation
14 13 (2.40%) Ajax
15 12 (2.21%) Application Packaging
15 12 (2.21%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.87%) iPad
2 81 (14.94%) iPhone
3 70 (12.92%) Blackberry
4 61 (11.25%) Mobile App
5 33 (6.09%) User Experience
6 23 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.77%) Streaming Video
9 14 (2.58%) Animation
10 13 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 12 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.21%) STB
11 12 (2.21%) IPTV
12 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
12 11 (2.03%) Over-the-Top Content
12 11 (2.03%) Apple TV
12 11 (2.03%) Raspberry Pi
13 10 (1.85%) Chromecast
13 10 (1.85%) PlayStation
13 10 (1.85%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 270 (49.82%) Windows
2 207 (38.19%) Apple iOS
3 146 (26.94%) Android
4 136 (25.09%) Windows 7
5 106 (19.56%) Mac OS X
6 77 (14.21%) Windows XP
7 50 (9.23%) Windows 8
8 44 (8.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (7.20%) Linux
10 33 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (6.09%) Mac OS X Server
11 27 (4.98%) Mac OS
12 26 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (2.58%) UNIX
14 11 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.66%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.29%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.29%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.00%) iOS Development
2 99 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (14.76%) ITIL
4 43 (7.93%) OO
4 43 (7.93%) Project Management
4 43 (7.93%) Scrum
5 40 (7.38%) TDD
6 33 (6.09%) Mobile Development
7 27 (4.98%) Android Development
8 24 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (4.24%) Mobile Application Development
9 23 (4.24%) BDD
10 21 (3.87%) Software Engineering
11 20 (3.69%) Unit Testing
11 20 (3.69%) Open Source
11 20 (3.69%) Mobile Device Management
12 19 (3.51%) Memory Management
12 19 (3.51%) MVC
12 19 (3.51%) Service Management
13 17 (3.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 85 (15.68%) Objective-C
2 55 (10.15%) SQL
3 40 (7.38%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.80%) Apple Swift
5 17 (3.14%) PowerShell
5 17 (3.14%) Java
6 14 (2.58%) C#
6 14 (2.58%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.03%) Python
8 9 (1.66%) Perl
9 8 (1.48%) VBA
10 6 (1.11%) PHP
10 6 (1.11%) Ruby
11 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.74%) VBScript
13 3 (0.55%) C
13 3 (0.55%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.37%) VB
14 2 (0.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (7.01%) Degree
2 31 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (4.80%) MCSE
5 23 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.51%) MCP
6 19 (3.51%) CCNA
7 8 (1.48%) ACTC
8 7 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.74%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.74%) ISEB
12 3 (0.55%) CCA
12 3 (0.55%) MCTS
12 3 (0.55%) HNC
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.14%) SLA
2 15 (2.77%) QA
3 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.74%) WAI
System Software
1 139 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.77%) XenApp
4 9 (1.66%) Samba
5 8 (1.48%) vSphere
6 4 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.37%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (6.83%) SCCM
2 16 (2.95%) Casper Suite
3 11 (2.03%) AirWatch
4 10 (1.85%) WSUS
5 9 (1.66%) Puppet
6 7 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (1.11%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.74%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
11 1 (0.18%) SCSM
11 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 159 (29.34%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.89%) VMware
3 50 (9.23%) Google
4 43 (7.93%) Adobe
5 41 (7.56%) Cisco
6 36 (6.64%) Citrix
7 30 (5.54%) HP
8 18 (3.32%) Oracle
9 14 (2.58%) Dell
10 13 (2.40%) Remedy
11 11 (2.03%) Reuters
11 11 (2.03%) Bloomberg
12 10 (1.85%) Symantec
12 10 (1.85%) Lotus
12 10 (1.85%) Roku
13 9 (1.66%) NetApp
14 8 (1.48%) IBM
14 8 (1.48%) MobileIron
14 8 (1.48%) LANDesk
15 7 (1.29%) Fujitsu
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