The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.23% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
Apple
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
179 189 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.53% 43.95% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 119 23
Average daily rate £375 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 6
Average hourly rate £39.63 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £22.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.92 £63.70 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft