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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 40 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple 13 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.17% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 1.08% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £181 £185 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £277 £281 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.29 £16.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-23.21% -42.42%

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
252 278 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.14% 47.60% 58.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 139 183
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £285 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £8.20 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Watford +6 4 £175 +45.83%
St Albans - 2 £300 - 1
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (55.00%) DBS Check
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) SCCM
4 6 (30.00%) Android
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.00%) Network Management
7 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) NetWare
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) SLA
7 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.00%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (10.00%) Xcode
8 2 (10.00%) Objective-C

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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Wireless
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Intranet
4 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (15.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Audio Visual Technician
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Database Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Android SDK
1 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.00%) NetWare
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (15.00%) Network Management
3 2 (10.00%) Android Development
3 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) DBS Check
2 3 (15.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL