The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Essex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 52 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.42% 1.08% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 2.33% 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 £300 £256 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -19.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
254 215 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 52.81% 46.64% 55.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 75 142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £161 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 49 29
Average hourly rate £24.12 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Apple
East of England

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 1 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 1 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
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
5 1 (14.29%) iPad

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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%) Umbraco
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
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%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) iPad
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
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