The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £269 £320
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Apple
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
148 134 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 52.30% 45.27% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 68 58
Average daily rate £391 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £22.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -50.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £8.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.61 £21.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Canterbury - - - - 1
Cranbrook - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya