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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 251 259 281
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Contract jobs citing Apple 149 126 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.58% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.30% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 39
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£245 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £166 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £290 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.41% -12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 13
Average hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £28.30 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +40.42%
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
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +35 43 £178 -26.80% 12
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 3
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (65.38%) Windows
2 92 (35.38%) Windows 7
3 90 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 81 (31.15%) MS Office
4 81 (31.15%) Apple iOS
5 77 (29.62%) Active Directory
6 70 (26.92%) Mac OS X
7 54 (20.77%) Blackberry
8 48 (18.46%) iPad
9 47 (18.08%) Finance
10 46 (17.69%) Windows XP
11 44 (16.92%) Android
12 43 (16.54%) SQL
13 41 (15.77%) Mac OS X Server
14 40 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 36 (13.85%) iPhone
16 35 (13.46%) VMware
17 34 (13.08%) Linux
18 29 (11.15%) MySQL
18 29 (11.15%) iOS Development
19 28 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (9.62%) ITIL
21 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (9.23%) FileMaker
21 24 (9.23%) Banking
22 23 (8.85%) Xcode
22 23 (8.85%) MS Exchange
22 23 (8.85%) Windows 8
22 23 (8.85%) User Experience
23 22 (8.46%) Adobe

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.08%) CMS
3 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.69%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.92%) Lync
6 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.77%) Apache
7 2 (0.77%) nginx
7 2 (0.77%) Node.js
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 81 (31.15%) MS Office
2 40 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.15%) MS Project
6 3 (1.15%) Quicktime
6 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.77%) Maya
7 2 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.38%) InDesign
8 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Eikon
2 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.46%) Office 365
2 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.92%) GitHub
3 5 (1.92%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) Yammer
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.08%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.69%) VPN
3 16 (6.15%) LAN
4 11 (4.23%) DNS
4 11 (4.23%) Internet
5 10 (3.85%) Firewall
6 9 (3.46%) Wireless
6 9 (3.46%) DHCP
6 9 (3.46%) VoIP
7 8 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.31%) Ethernet
9 5 (1.92%) VLAN
10 4 (1.54%) WAN
11 3 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.15%) NAS
11 3 (1.15%) HTTP
12 2 (0.77%) FTP
12 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.38%) SAN
13 1 (0.38%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.15%) MySQL
2 24 (9.23%) FileMaker
3 7 (2.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (8.85%) Xcode
2 9 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.54%) Subversion
5 2 (0.77%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.77%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.77%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.77%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.38%) Robotium
6 1 (0.38%) Gradle
6 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.38%) Robolectric
6 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.38%) JIRA
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 47 (18.08%) Finance
2 24 (9.23%) Banking
3 20 (7.69%) Retail
4 19 (7.31%) Spanish Language
5 11 (4.23%) Back Office
6 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.46%) Publishing
6 9 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.08%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.92%) French Language
8 5 (1.92%) German Language
8 5 (1.92%) Games
8 5 (1.92%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.54%) Marketing
9 4 (1.54%) Advertising
10 3 (1.15%) Electronics
11 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.38%) Automotive
12 1 (0.38%) Law
12 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (23.46%) Desktop Support
2 53 (20.38%) Support Engineer
3 41 (15.77%) Developer
3 41 (15.77%) Analyst
3 41 (15.77%) Desktop Engineer
4 40 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 27 (10.38%) Support Analyst
6 25 (9.62%) iOS Developer
7 19 (7.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.54%) Support Technician
9 15 (5.77%) Mac Engineer
10 13 (5.00%) IT Support
11 12 (4.62%) Administrator
12 11 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.46%) Designer
13 9 (3.46%) Deskside Support
13 9 (3.46%) Senior Technician
14 8 (3.08%) Desktop Analyst
15 7 (2.69%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.00%) Web Services
2 12 (4.62%) Cocoa
3 11 (4.23%) JSON
4 8 (3.08%) HTML
5 7 (2.69%) CSS
5 7 (2.69%) RESTful
6 6 (2.31%) jQuery
6 6 (2.31%) REST
7 4 (1.54%) Backbone.js
7 4 (1.54%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (1.54%) Ajax
7 4 (1.54%) HTML5
7 4 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.15%) HTML5 Boilerplate
8 3 (1.15%) CSS3
8 3 (1.15%) DOM
9 2 (0.77%) .NET
9 2 (0.77%) XML
9 2 (0.77%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.77%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.77%) Blackberry
2 48 (18.46%) iPad
3 36 (13.85%) iPhone
4 23 (8.85%) User Experience
5 20 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.85%) Open Source
7 10 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.08%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.31%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.31%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.92%) Handset
10 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.54%) Derivative
12 3 (1.15%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.15%) FMCG
12 3 (1.15%) Social Media
12 3 (1.15%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.77%) BBC
13 2 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 170 (65.38%) Windows
2 92 (35.38%) Windows 7
3 81 (31.15%) Apple iOS
4 70 (26.92%) Mac OS X
5 46 (17.69%) Windows XP
6 44 (16.92%) Android
7 41 (15.77%) Mac OS X Server
8 34 (13.08%) Linux
9 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (8.85%) Windows 8
11 20 (7.69%) Mac OS
12 13 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (4.23%) Ubuntu
13 11 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (2.69%) Windows Vista
14 7 (2.69%) UNIX
15 5 (1.92%) Windows Phone
16 3 (1.15%) MVS
16 3 (1.15%) Solaris
16 3 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.15%) iOS Development
2 28 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.62%) ITIL
4 15 (5.77%) Project Management
5 13 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.62%) OO
6 12 (4.62%) Scrum
7 11 (4.23%) Software Engineering
8 10 (3.85%) TDD
8 10 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 10 (3.85%) BDD
9 9 (3.46%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.08%) Memory Management
11 7 (2.69%) Migration
11 7 (2.69%) Service Management
12 6 (2.31%) Change Management
12 6 (2.31%) OOP
12 6 (2.31%) Content Management
13 5 (1.92%) OOD
13 5 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.54%) SQL
2 21 (8.08%) Objective-C
3 15 (5.77%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.23%) Perl
6 10 (3.85%) Python
6 10 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.31%) Ruby
8 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.15%) C#
10 2 (0.77%) C++
10 2 (0.77%) Java
10 2 (0.77%) PHP
10 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.77%) VBA
11 1 (0.38%) C
11 1 (0.38%) Clojure
11 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (8.08%) Degree
2 13 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.85%) MCSE
6 6 (2.31%) MCP
7 4 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.15%) CCNA
8 3 (1.15%) HNC
8 3 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.15%) MCTS
9 2 (0.77%) MCITP
9 2 (0.77%) ACTC
9 2 (0.77%) ISEB
9 2 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.38%) VCP4
10 1 (0.38%) MOS
10 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.08%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.69%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 77 (29.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.46%) Samba
4 5 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
4 5 (1.92%) vSphere
5 4 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.77%) XenApp
7 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (6.15%) SCCM
2 10 (3.85%) WSUS
3 9 (3.46%) Puppet
4 7 (2.69%) Casper Suite
5 4 (1.54%) SCSM
6 3 (1.15%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 90 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.46%) VMware
3 22 (8.46%) Adobe
4 14 (5.38%) Cisco
5 12 (4.62%) Google
6 11 (4.23%) Citrix
7 9 (3.46%) Reuters
7 9 (3.46%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.69%) Lotus
8 7 (2.69%) Remedy
9 6 (2.31%) Intel
10 5 (1.92%) HP
10 5 (1.92%) Sophos
10 5 (1.92%) Polycom
11 4 (1.54%) Oracle
11 4 (1.54%) Nortel
11 4 (1.54%) Symantec
12 3 (1.15%) Sybase
12 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.15%) MobileIron
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