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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 58 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 0.68% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.30% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £246
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.87% -0.92%
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
273 307 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 51.70% 51.95% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 153 103
Average daily rate £325 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Kerio
3 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Kerio
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell