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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 56 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.11% 0.84% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 1.56% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £16.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-2.03% +60.00%
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
378 385 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 59.90% 53.77% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 171 141
Average daily rate £450 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.28 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans - 2 - - 2
Watford - 2 - - 2
Stevenage - 1 - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Dell
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (28.57%) XenServer
5 2 (28.57%) VCP4
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Network Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) VLE
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (42.86%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) VCP4
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenServer
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle