The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £200 £295
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -32.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -9.45%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 114 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.13% 45.24% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 40 106
Average daily rate £324 £310 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -26.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Apple
North West

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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Apple
North West

Apple
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense