The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 52 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.99% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £208
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Apple
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
249 203 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 50.10% 44.23% 53.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 69 138
Average daily rate £390 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 29
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.55 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.31%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Essex region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Essex region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. 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
Wickford - - - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
3 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (28.57%) iPhone
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory