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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 275 261 273
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Apple 145 150 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.43% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 94 84
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 32
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.94 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £30.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.60 £14.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.03% -10.60%
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
10238 10511 11005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 44.69% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6729 6581 6980
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 219 284
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £34.33 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -28 26 £376 +44.42% 6
Feltham - 2 - - 1
Twickenham - 1 £300 -
Greenwich - 1 £130 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 175 (52.71%) Windows
2 113 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 107 (32.23%) Apple iOS
4 105 (31.63%) Android
4 105 (31.63%) Active Directory
5 95 (28.61%) Windows 7
6 90 (27.11%) Mac OS X
6 90 (27.11%) MS Office
7 63 (18.98%) ITIL
8 52 (15.66%) iOS Development
9 50 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (13.86%) Blackberry
11 44 (13.25%) VMware
11 44 (13.25%) iPad
11 44 (13.25%) iPhone
12 43 (12.95%) Objective-C
12 43 (12.95%) MS Excel
13 39 (11.75%) Google
14 37 (11.14%) LAN
15 36 (10.84%) Cisco
16 35 (10.54%) DNS
16 35 (10.54%) Citrix
17 34 (10.24%) Finance
17 34 (10.24%) Windows XP
17 34 (10.24%) Windows 8
18 33 (9.94%) TCP/IP
18 33 (9.94%) Adobe
18 33 (9.94%) Xcode
19 31 (9.34%) MS Exchange
19 31 (9.34%) OO

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 31 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (4.52%) SharePoint
4 14 (4.22%) Lync
4 14 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.01%) CMS
6 9 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.51%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.20%) IIS
9 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Confluence
11 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 90 (27.11%) MS Office
2 43 (12.95%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (2.71%) Adobe Captivate
5 8 (2.41%) InDesign
6 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.51%) Acrobat
7 5 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (1.51%) Photoshop
7 5 (1.51%) MS Project
8 2 (0.60%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.82%) Office 365
2 12 (3.61%) Google Apps
3 10 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.14%) LAN
2 35 (10.54%) DNS
3 33 (9.94%) TCP/IP
4 26 (7.83%) DHCP
5 23 (6.93%) VPN
6 21 (6.33%) WAN
7 16 (4.82%) WLAN
8 14 (4.22%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (3.61%) Wireless
9 12 (3.61%) Internet
10 10 (3.01%) IP Telephony
10 10 (3.01%) VLAN
10 10 (3.01%) VoIP
11 9 (2.71%) Firewall
12 8 (2.41%) SAN
13 7 (2.11%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.81%) ADSL
14 6 (1.81%) NAS
15 5 (1.51%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (1.51%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.82%) MySQL
2 15 (4.52%) FileMaker
3 5 (1.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) DB2
7 1 (0.30%) SQLite
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (9.94%) Xcode
2 11 (3.31%) CocoaPods
3 10 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.20%) Hudson
5 4 (1.20%) Android Studio
5 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.90%) JIRA
7 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.30%) Subversion
8 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 34 (10.24%) Finance
2 22 (6.63%) Publishing
3 18 (5.42%) Retail
3 18 (5.42%) Legal
4 13 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.31%) Games
5 11 (3.31%) Banking
6 8 (2.41%) Marketing
7 5 (1.51%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.51%) Law
7 5 (1.51%) Advertising
8 4 (1.20%) Electronics
9 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.90%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (21.08%) Analyst
2 62 (18.67%) Developer
3 49 (14.76%) Desktop Support
4 48 (14.46%) Support Analyst
5 47 (14.16%) Support Engineer
5 47 (14.16%) iOS Developer
6 35 (10.54%) Desktop Engineer
7 27 (8.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (7.83%) Mac Engineer
9 22 (6.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 21 (6.33%) PC Support
11 15 (4.52%) Architect
12 14 (4.22%) Service Analyst
12 14 (4.22%) Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
14 12 (3.61%) IT Support
15 11 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
16 10 (3.01%) Senior Developer
16 10 (3.01%) Trainer
16 10 (3.01%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (9.34%) RESTful
2 26 (7.83%) HTML
3 24 (7.23%) HTML5
4 16 (4.82%) CSS
4 16 (4.82%) JSON
5 14 (4.22%) Cocoa
5 14 (4.22%) CSS3
6 9 (2.71%) SOAP
6 9 (2.71%) XML
6 9 (2.71%) REST
7 8 (2.41%) Web Services
7 8 (2.41%) Application Packaging
7 8 (2.41%) Cocoa Touch
8 7 (2.11%) PhoneGap
8 7 (2.11%) iOS SDK
9 6 (1.81%) Core Animation
9 6 (1.81%) Hibernate
9 6 (1.81%) jQuery
9 6 (1.81%) Spring
9 6 (1.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.86%) Blackberry
2 44 (13.25%) iPhone
2 44 (13.25%) iPad
3 25 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 23 (6.93%) User Experience
5 21 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.12%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (3.92%) BYOD
8 11 (3.31%) Apple TV
9 10 (3.01%) PlayStation
9 10 (3.01%) Xbox
9 10 (3.01%) Over-the-Top Content
9 10 (3.01%) Streaming Video
9 10 (3.01%) STB
9 10 (3.01%) IPTV
9 10 (3.01%) Chromecast
10 9 (2.71%) E-Learning
11 8 (2.41%) Animation
12 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 175 (52.71%) Windows
2 107 (32.23%) Apple iOS
3 105 (31.63%) Android
4 95 (28.61%) Windows 7
5 90 (27.11%) Mac OS X
6 34 (10.24%) Windows XP
6 34 (10.24%) Windows 8
7 27 (8.13%) Linux
8 23 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (6.93%) Mac OS X Server
9 21 (6.33%) Mac OS
10 14 (4.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.41%) Windows Phone
13 7 (2.11%) UNIX
14 6 (1.81%) CentOS
15 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.98%) ITIL
2 52 (15.66%) iOS Development
3 50 (15.06%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (9.34%) OO
5 26 (7.83%) Project Management
6 25 (7.53%) TDD
7 22 (6.63%) Scrum
8 20 (6.02%) Unit Testing
9 19 (5.72%) OOD
10 18 (5.42%) BDD
10 18 (5.42%) Mobile Development
11 17 (5.12%) Mobile Application Development
11 17 (5.12%) Software Engineering
12 16 (4.82%) Android Development
13 12 (3.61%) Software Delivery
13 12 (3.61%) Memory Management
13 12 (3.61%) Service Management
13 12 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.31%) Content Management
14 11 (3.31%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.95%) Objective-C
2 29 (8.73%) SQL
3 19 (5.72%) Apple Swift
4 18 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.61%) Java
6 11 (3.31%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.11%) C#
9 6 (1.81%) Python
10 5 (1.51%) Perl
11 4 (1.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.30%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) C
13 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (7.23%) MCSE
3 19 (5.72%) Degree
4 15 (4.52%) MCP
5 13 (3.92%) CCNA
5 13 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.01%) PMP
7 10 (3.01%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.41%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.11%) ACTC
9 7 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.51%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (1.20%) CCIA
11 4 (1.20%) MCSA
11 4 (1.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (1.20%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.90%) CCENT
12 3 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.82%) SLA
2 11 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) WAI
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (31.63%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.12%) XenApp
4 5 (1.51%) Samba
5 4 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.20%) vSphere
5 4 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.30%) Docker
7 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (8.13%) SCCM
2 14 (4.22%) Casper Suite
3 5 (1.51%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.51%) WSUS
4 4 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.20%) Nagios
5 3 (0.90%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.90%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (0.60%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.30%) Cacti
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 113 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 44 (13.25%) VMware
3 39 (11.75%) Google
4 36 (10.84%) Cisco
5 35 (10.54%) Citrix
6 33 (9.94%) Adobe
7 15 (4.52%) HP
8 14 (4.22%) Dell
9 13 (3.92%) Oracle
10 12 (3.61%) Remedy
11 10 (3.01%) Roku
12 9 (2.71%) Polycom
13 7 (2.11%) Symantec
14 5 (1.51%) F5
14 5 (1.51%) McAfee
14 5 (1.51%) Sophos
14 5 (1.51%) Bloomberg
14 5 (1.51%) Lotus
14 5 (1.51%) Juniper
14 5 (1.51%) Hyperion
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