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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.68% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £317
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+39.35% -39.39%
Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
351 199 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.76% 47.84% 51.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 93 100
Average daily rate £400 £265 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 49 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.70 £43.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - - - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory