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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 277 277 256
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Apple 139 156 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.34% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 90
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£248 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £155 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £565 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 28
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £24.55 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
11176 11603 11784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.94% 46.38% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7064 7470 7136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 262 338
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
City of London +23 36 £238 -15.92% 10
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 124 (46.97%) Windows
2 92 (34.85%) Microsoft
3 86 (32.58%) Apple iOS
4 68 (25.76%) Windows 7
5 63 (23.86%) MS Office
6 60 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 55 (20.83%) iOS Development
8 49 (18.56%) Objective-C
9 45 (17.05%) Blackberry
10 44 (16.67%) Mac OS X
10 44 (16.67%) iPhone
11 43 (16.29%) Android
12 40 (15.15%) Windows XP
13 38 (14.39%) ITIL
14 36 (13.64%) Citrix
15 34 (12.88%) iPad
16 30 (11.36%) MS Exchange
16 30 (11.36%) Xcode
17 27 (10.23%) Cocoa
18 26 (9.85%) Finance
19 25 (9.47%) Cisco
20 24 (9.09%) Web Services
20 24 (9.09%) VMware
21 23 (8.71%) Cocoa Touch
22 22 (8.33%) Mobile App
22 22 (8.33%) HP
23 21 (7.95%) Scrum
24 20 (7.58%) Handset
24 20 (7.58%) HTML
24 20 (7.58%) Windows 8

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.89%) Apache
7 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.14%) CMS
8 3 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.76%) Node.js
9 2 (0.76%) Lync
9 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (23.86%) MS Office
2 16 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 11 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (3.79%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (3.41%) InDesign
7 6 (2.27%) MS Project
7 6 (2.27%) Fireworks
7 6 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (2.27%) Final Cut Pro
8 5 (1.89%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (1.89%) SPSS
9 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.38%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.65%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.82%) Wireless
2 14 (5.30%) DNS
2 14 (5.30%) VPN
3 13 (4.92%) DHCP
4 12 (4.55%) Firewall
5 11 (4.17%) SAN
6 8 (3.03%) Internet
7 7 (2.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.27%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.27%) LAN
9 5 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.89%) 4G
9 5 (1.89%) 2G
9 5 (1.89%) 3G
9 5 (1.89%) WAN
9 5 (1.89%) SSL
9 5 (1.89%) LDAP
10 4 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQLite
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (11.36%) Xcode
2 11 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.17%) Subversion
3 7 (2.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (2.27%) eggPlant
4 6 (2.27%) Axure RP
4 6 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.27%) Selenium
4 6 (2.27%) JIRA
5 5 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
5 5 (1.89%) Maven
5 5 (1.89%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.89%) Toad
5 5 (1.89%) Ant
6 4 (1.52%) Calabash
7 2 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.38%) JBehave
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (9.85%) Finance
2 13 (4.92%) Publishing
3 12 (4.55%) Banking
4 11 (4.17%) Retail
5 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Back Office
5 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Front Office
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (23.86%) Analyst
2 61 (23.11%) Developer
3 56 (21.21%) iOS Developer
4 47 (17.80%) Support Analyst
5 35 (13.26%) Desktop Support
6 24 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (6.06%) Designer
9 13 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (4.92%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) Mac Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (3.03%) Architect
13 7 (2.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 6 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.23%) Cocoa
2 24 (9.09%) Web Services
3 23 (8.71%) Cocoa Touch
4 20 (7.58%) HTML
5 18 (6.82%) REST
6 13 (4.92%) JSON
6 13 (4.92%) RESTful
7 12 (4.55%) CSS
8 8 (3.03%) iOS SDK
9 7 (2.65%) HTML5
9 7 (2.65%) Flash
10 6 (2.27%) SOAP
10 6 (2.27%) XML
10 6 (2.27%) WAP
11 5 (1.89%) J2ME
12 4 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.52%) jQuery
13 3 (1.14%) CSS3
13 3 (1.14%) PhoneGap
13 3 (1.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.05%) Blackberry
2 44 (16.67%) iPhone
3 34 (12.88%) iPad
4 22 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 20 (7.58%) Handset
6 5 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.52%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.14%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.14%) Open Source
8 3 (1.14%) Social Media
8 3 (1.14%) Kindle
8 3 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.14%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.76%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.76%) Equities
9 2 (0.76%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 124 (46.97%) Windows
2 86 (32.58%) Apple iOS
3 68 (25.76%) Windows 7
4 44 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 43 (16.29%) Android
6 40 (15.15%) Windows XP
7 20 (7.58%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.68%) Linux
9 13 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.27%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.52%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.14%) VMS
14 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.38%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (20.83%) iOS Development
2 38 (14.39%) ITIL
3 21 (7.95%) Scrum
4 19 (7.20%) OO
5 16 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.30%) OOP
7 12 (4.55%) Project Management
7 12 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.17%) Migration
9 10 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (3.79%) TDD
10 9 (3.41%) Memory Management
11 8 (3.03%) MVC
11 8 (3.03%) BDD
12 6 (2.27%) Regression Testing
12 6 (2.27%) Android Development
12 6 (2.27%) Analytics
12 6 (2.27%) Test Automation
12 6 (2.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.56%) Objective-C
2 14 (5.30%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.41%) Java
4 7 (2.65%) SQL
5 6 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.52%) Ruby
7 3 (1.14%) Lingo
7 3 (1.14%) C++
7 3 (1.14%) C
8 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.68%) MCP
4 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.17%) MCITP
7 8 (3.03%) Degree
8 6 (2.27%) MCSE
8 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.52%) CCNA
9 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.14%) MOS
10 3 (1.14%) MCSA
11 1 (0.38%) MCDST
11 1 (0.38%) MCTS
11 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) ACSP
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) SLA
2 6 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.76%) WCAG
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.06%) XenApp
3 14 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (6.44%) SCCM
2 7 (2.65%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.76%) HP NNM
4 2 (0.76%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 92 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.64%) Citrix
3 25 (9.47%) Cisco
4 24 (9.09%) VMware
5 22 (8.33%) HP
6 13 (4.92%) Remedy
6 13 (4.92%) Adobe
7 9 (3.41%) F5
7 9 (3.41%) Symantec
8 8 (3.03%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.65%) Meru Networks
9 7 (2.65%) Reuters
9 7 (2.65%) Juniper
9 7 (2.65%) EMC
9 7 (2.65%) Oracle
10 5 (1.89%) Google
10 5 (1.89%) Sophos
10 5 (1.89%) Sun
11 4 (1.52%) Avaya
11 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
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