The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 57 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.73% 1.17% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 2.07% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £9.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.69
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
345 435 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 50.66% 56.71% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 208 152
Median daily rate £425 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -31.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) PDA
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Avaya
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya