The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 70 55 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Contract jobs citing iPad 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.85% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£98 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.17 £18.09
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -10.61%
iPad
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
188 117 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.68% 22.37% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 57 84
Average daily rate £280 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £265 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 16
Average hourly rate £20.25 £40.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.30% +89.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.43 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

iPad
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 iPad within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Rickmansworth - - - -
iPad
East of England

iPad
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing iPad 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 iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya