The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 249 286 282
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Contract jobs citing Apple 176 136 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.25% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 83
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £159 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £320 £263
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.60 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10123 10922 11348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.72% 45.61% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 6912 7297
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 263
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Apple
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
City of London -3 27 £363 +45.10% 20
Feltham - 6 £230 - 2
Greenwich - 2 £130 -
Twickenham - 1 £300 -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 170 (49.13%) Windows
2 130 (37.57%) Apple iOS
3 112 (32.37%) Android
4 109 (31.50%) Microsoft
5 97 (28.03%) Windows 7
6 89 (25.72%) Active Directory
7 85 (24.57%) MS Office
8 80 (23.12%) Mac OS X
9 70 (20.23%) iOS Development
10 66 (19.08%) ITIL
11 65 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (18.21%) iPhone
13 61 (17.63%) Objective-C
14 57 (16.47%) Blackberry
15 55 (15.90%) iPad
16 48 (13.87%) Xcode
16 48 (13.87%) OO
17 44 (12.72%) RESTful
18 42 (12.14%) MS Excel
19 39 (11.27%) TCP/IP
19 39 (11.27%) TDD
20 38 (10.98%) Google
20 38 (10.98%) Citrix
21 37 (10.69%) Cisco
22 36 (10.40%) VMware
22 36 (10.40%) Windows 8
23 35 (10.12%) Scrum
23 35 (10.12%) DNS
24 34 (9.83%) User Experience
25 33 (9.54%) SCCM

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (4.62%) CMS
4 13 (3.76%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.18%) Lync
6 9 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.73%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.16%) IIS
8 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 85 (24.57%) MS Office
2 42 (12.14%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (2.60%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (2.31%) InDesign
6 7 (2.02%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (1.45%) MS Project
9 3 (0.87%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.58%) MicroStation
10 2 (0.58%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.29%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.29%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.29%) Blender
11 1 (0.29%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.29%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.23%) Office 365
2 10 (2.89%) Google Apps
2 10 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 35 (10.12%) DNS
3 32 (9.25%) LAN
4 28 (8.09%) DHCP
5 22 (6.36%) VPN
6 20 (5.78%) WAN
7 17 (4.91%) WLAN
8 14 (4.05%) Wireless
9 13 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (3.18%) Internet
11 10 (2.89%) VoIP
12 9 (2.60%) IP Telephony
13 8 (2.31%) Firewall
13 8 (2.31%) VLAN
13 8 (2.31%) SAN
14 6 (1.73%) ADSL
14 6 (1.73%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.73%) NAS
15 5 (1.45%) Bluetooth
16 4 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.60%) MySQL
2 8 (2.31%) FileMaker
3 5 (1.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) DB2
7 1 (0.29%) SQLite
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (13.87%) Xcode
2 11 (3.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.18%) CocoaPods
3 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.45%) Android Studio
4 4 (1.16%) Hudson
4 4 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.87%) Subversion
6 2 (0.58%) JIRA
6 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.58%) Calabash
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.29%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.29%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 29 (8.38%) Finance
2 25 (7.23%) Publishing
3 20 (5.78%) Legal
4 16 (4.62%) Retail
5 15 (4.34%) Telecoms
6 14 (4.05%) Banking
7 11 (3.18%) Marketing
8 10 (2.89%) Games
9 7 (2.02%) Law
10 5 (1.45%) Electronics
10 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.87%) Advertising
12 3 (0.87%) Back Office
12 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.58%) Automotive
13 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.29%) Swedish Language
14 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (23.99%) Developer
2 74 (21.39%) Analyst
3 65 (18.79%) iOS Developer
4 53 (15.32%) Support Analyst
5 43 (12.43%) Desktop Support
6 36 (10.40%) Support Engineer
7 30 (8.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (8.09%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (5.78%) PC Support
9 20 (5.78%) Mac Engineer
10 16 (4.62%) IT Support
11 13 (3.76%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.76%) Architect
11 13 (3.76%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (3.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 11 (3.18%) Service Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.18%) Desktop Analyst
14 10 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.72%) RESTful
2 32 (9.25%) Cocoa
3 31 (8.96%) HTML
4 23 (6.65%) HTML5
5 18 (5.20%) JSON
6 17 (4.91%) CSS
7 14 (4.05%) CSS3
8 12 (3.47%) iOS SDK
8 12 (3.47%) REST
9 10 (2.89%) Web Services
9 10 (2.89%) XML
10 9 (2.60%) SOAP
10 9 (2.60%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (2.31%) PhoneGap
12 7 (2.02%) Core Animation
13 6 (1.73%) jQuery
13 6 (1.73%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.73%) Spring
13 6 (1.73%) .NET
14 5 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.21%) iPhone
2 57 (16.47%) Blackberry
3 55 (15.90%) iPad
4 34 (9.83%) User Experience
5 28 (8.09%) Mobile App
6 23 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (4.91%) BYOD
7 17 (4.91%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (4.34%) Apple TV
9 14 (4.05%) Streaming Video
10 10 (2.89%) Computer Science
11 9 (2.60%) E-Learning
11 9 (2.60%) STB
11 9 (2.60%) IPTV
11 9 (2.60%) Animation
11 9 (2.60%) PlayStation
11 9 (2.60%) Xbox
11 9 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
11 9 (2.60%) Chromecast
12 7 (2.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 170 (49.13%) Windows
2 130 (37.57%) Apple iOS
3 112 (32.37%) Android
4 97 (28.03%) Windows 7
5 80 (23.12%) Mac OS X
6 36 (10.40%) Windows 8
7 30 (8.67%) Windows XP
8 25 (7.23%) Linux
9 21 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (5.49%) Mac OS
11 13 (3.76%) Mac OS X Server
11 13 (3.76%) UNIX
11 13 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (2.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (2.31%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.73%) CentOS
15 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.87%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.23%) iOS Development
2 66 (19.08%) ITIL
3 65 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (13.87%) OO
5 39 (11.27%) TDD
6 35 (10.12%) Scrum
7 31 (8.96%) OOD
8 30 (8.67%) BDD
9 28 (8.09%) Unit Testing
10 26 (7.51%) Project Management
11 22 (6.36%) Mobile Development
12 17 (4.91%) Mobile Application Development
12 17 (4.91%) Content Management
12 17 (4.91%) Software Engineering
13 15 (4.34%) Android Development
14 13 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.47%) Memory Management
15 12 (3.47%) Open Source
15 12 (3.47%) Software Delivery
16 11 (3.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (17.63%) Objective-C
2 22 (6.36%) SQL
3 21 (6.07%) Apple Swift
4 17 (4.91%) Java
4 17 (4.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.02%) C#
8 6 (1.73%) Python
9 5 (1.45%) C++
9 5 (1.45%) Perl
10 3 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.29%) C
11 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (6.36%) Degree
3 19 (5.49%) MCSE
4 12 (3.47%) MCP
5 11 (3.18%) CCNA
5 11 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.89%) PMP
6 10 (2.89%) PMI Certification
7 9 (2.60%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (1.16%) ACTC
10 4 (1.16%) Sun Certification
10 4 (1.16%) MCSA
10 4 (1.16%) CCIA
11 3 (0.87%) CCA
11 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.87%) CCENT
11 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.91%) SLA
2 14 (4.05%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) WAI
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 89 (25.72%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.07%) XenApp
3 16 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.02%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.16%) vSphere
6 4 (1.16%) XenServer
6 4 (1.16%) Samba
7 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.29%) Firmware
8 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.29%) Docker
8 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 33 (9.54%) SCCM
2 11 (3.18%) Casper Suite
3 5 (1.45%) SAP Afaria
3 5 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.16%) WSUS
4 4 (1.16%) Nagios
5 3 (0.87%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.87%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.29%) Cacti
6 1 (0.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 109 (31.50%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.98%) Citrix
2 38 (10.98%) Google
3 37 (10.69%) Cisco
4 36 (10.40%) VMware
5 30 (8.67%) Adobe
6 20 (5.78%) HP
7 15 (4.34%) Dell
7 15 (4.34%) Remedy
8 12 (3.47%) Oracle
9 9 (2.60%) Roku
10 8 (2.31%) Polycom
10 8 (2.31%) Bloomberg
11 7 (2.02%) Reuters
12 6 (1.73%) Lotus
12 6 (1.73%) McAfee
12 6 (1.73%) Symantec
13 5 (1.45%) Avaya
13 5 (1.45%) Hyperion
14 4 (1.16%) NetApp
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £185 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West London
Amsys
Rate: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Feltham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago