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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 300 235 296
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +61
Contract jobs citing Apple 139 193 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.91% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 131 81
Median daily rate £390 £255 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.09% -32.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £263 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.00 £23.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
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
9460 10115 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.10% 44.41% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6561 6744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 228 211
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £41.25 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 14 £488 +182.60% 5
Uxbridge +3 3 £328 +81.94%
Twickenham - 3 £170 -
Croydon - 2 £173 -
Bromley -15 1 £200 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 111 (47.64%) Windows
2 83 (35.62%) Apple iOS
3 56 (24.03%) Active Directory
4 55 (23.61%) Microsoft
5 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (21.46%) Android
6 46 (19.74%) Mac OS X
7 44 (18.88%) Windows 7
7 44 (18.88%) iPad
8 41 (17.60%) iOS Development
9 35 (15.02%) Scrum
9 35 (15.02%) ITIL
10 34 (14.59%) TDD
11 33 (14.16%) iPhone
12 32 (13.73%) MS Office
13 31 (13.30%) Windows Server
14 27 (11.59%) Linux
14 27 (11.59%) Objective-C
15 26 (11.16%) User Experience
15 26 (11.16%) Mobile Development
16 25 (10.73%) RESTful
17 24 (10.30%) VMware
18 23 (9.87%) Finance
18 23 (9.87%) Adobe
19 22 (9.44%) Python
19 22 (9.44%) MS Excel
19 22 (9.44%) Xcode
19 22 (9.44%) BDD
19 22 (9.44%) Mobile App
19 22 (9.44%) Mobile Device Management

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (3.86%) CMS
4 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.58%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.15%) Apache
7 4 (1.72%) Confluence
7 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.86%) SAS
8 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Node.js
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (13.73%) MS Office
2 22 (9.44%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.00%) AutoCAD
5 4 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (1.72%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (1.72%) HipChat
5 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.86%) MS Project
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.43%) InDesign
8 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Eikon
2 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.44%) Office 365
2 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.15%) GitHub
5 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.29%) IaaS
5 3 (1.29%) PaaS
5 3 (1.29%) SaaS
6 2 (0.86%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.87%) VPN
3 14 (6.01%) Firewall
4 13 (5.58%) DNS
4 13 (5.58%) HTTP
5 9 (3.86%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (3.43%) LAN
7 7 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (3.00%) Internet
7 7 (3.00%) MPLS
7 7 (3.00%) WAN
8 6 (2.58%) BGP
8 6 (2.58%) DHCP
8 6 (2.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (2.58%) IOS XR
8 6 (2.58%) VoIP
9 5 (2.15%) SNMP
9 5 (2.15%) Wireless
10 4 (1.72%) SSH
10 4 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.15%) MySQL
1 5 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.86%) FileMaker
2 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.44%) Xcode
2 14 (6.01%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.86%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.43%) JIRA
5 7 (3.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.15%) Subversion
7 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.86%) git-flow
8 2 (0.86%) Introscope
8 2 (0.86%) Maven
8 2 (0.86%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.86%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.43%) NUnit
9 1 (0.43%) Selenium
9 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (9.87%) Finance
2 10 (4.29%) Publishing
3 8 (3.43%) Retail
4 6 (2.58%) Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Advertising
5 4 (1.72%) Legal
5 4 (1.72%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Games
6 3 (1.29%) Law
6 3 (1.29%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (24.46%) Developer
2 41 (17.60%) iOS Developer
3 38 (16.31%) Support Engineer
4 34 (14.59%) Analyst
5 29 (12.45%) Desktop Support
6 20 (8.58%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.30%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.44%) Senior iOS Developer
9 14 (6.01%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (5.58%) Service Analyst
10 13 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (5.58%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 11 (4.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.72%) Mac Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.73%) RESTful
2 19 (8.15%) Cocoa
3 12 (5.15%) .NET
4 10 (4.29%) HTML
5 9 (3.86%) CSS
5 9 (3.86%) Web Services
6 8 (3.43%) jQuery
7 7 (3.00%) JSON
7 7 (3.00%) REST
8 6 (2.58%) iOS SDK
9 5 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.15%) CSS3
9 5 (2.15%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.15%) HTML5
9 5 (2.15%) SOAP
10 4 (1.72%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.72%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (1.72%) LAMP
10 4 (1.72%) LINQ
10 4 (1.72%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.88%) iPad
2 33 (14.16%) iPhone
3 26 (11.16%) User Experience
4 22 (9.44%) Mobile App
5 16 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.87%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.58%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.58%) BBC
7 6 (2.58%) BYOD
7 6 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.58%) iDTV
7 6 (2.58%) MPEG
7 6 (2.58%) Streaming Media
8 5 (2.15%) EPoS
8 5 (2.15%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.72%) Apple TV
9 4 (1.72%) Derivative
9 4 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 111 (47.64%) Windows
2 83 (35.62%) Apple iOS
3 50 (21.46%) Android
4 46 (19.74%) Mac OS X
5 44 (18.88%) Windows 7
6 31 (13.30%) Windows Server
7 27 (11.59%) Linux
8 18 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (6.87%) Windows XP
10 15 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (6.01%) Mac OS X Server
12 13 (5.58%) Unix
12 13 (5.58%) Windows 8
13 8 (3.43%) Mac OS
13 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (3.43%) Windows Vista
14 6 (2.58%) CentOS
15 4 (1.72%) Windows Phone
16 3 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.46%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.60%) iOS Development
3 35 (15.02%) ITIL
3 35 (15.02%) Scrum
4 34 (14.59%) TDD
5 26 (11.16%) Mobile Development
6 22 (9.44%) BDD
6 22 (9.44%) Mobile Device Management
7 21 (9.01%) OO
7 21 (9.01%) Service Management
8 19 (8.15%) Unit Testing
9 18 (7.73%) Asset Management
10 15 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.44%) OOD
11 13 (5.58%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.58%) DevOps
11 13 (5.58%) Migration
11 13 (5.58%) Open Source
11 13 (5.58%) Project Management
12 12 (5.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.59%) Objective-C
2 22 (9.44%) Python
3 21 (9.01%) Perl
4 16 (6.87%) Bash Shell
5 15 (6.44%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.15%) Shell Script
7 11 (4.72%) C#
7 11 (4.72%) Java
8 10 (4.29%) SQL
9 8 (3.43%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.29%) C
11 3 (1.29%) C++
11 3 (1.29%) VB
12 2 (0.86%) COBOL
12 2 (0.86%) Groovy
12 2 (0.86%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.01%) Degree
2 16 (6.87%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (2.15%) CCNA
6 5 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.15%) MCSA
7 3 (1.29%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.29%) MCSE
8 2 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.43%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.43%) MCTS
9 1 (0.43%) MOS
9 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) WAI
4 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.58%) StorNext
2 13 (5.58%) Xsan
3 11 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.29%) Samba
5 7 (3.00%) KVM
5 7 (3.00%) XenApp
6 5 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.86%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.86%) vSphere
10 1 (0.43%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 11 (4.72%) WSUS
2 6 (2.58%) Nagios
3 5 (2.15%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.15%) SCCM
4 4 (1.72%) Casper Suite
5 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.29%) Windows Intune
5 3 (1.29%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.86%) Ansible
6 2 (0.86%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.43%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.43%) Puppet
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.30%) VMware
3 23 (9.87%) Adobe
4 21 (9.01%) Cisco
5 18 (7.73%) Citrix
6 15 (6.44%) Google
7 12 (5.15%) HP
8 11 (4.72%) F5
8 11 (4.72%) Sony
9 8 (3.43%) Autodesk
9 8 (3.43%) MobileIron
10 7 (3.00%) Dell
11 6 (2.58%) Akamai
11 6 (2.58%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 6 (2.58%) Bloomberg
11 6 (2.58%) Lotus
11 6 (2.58%) SevOne
12 5 (2.15%) Remedy
12 5 (2.15%) Reuters
12 5 (2.15%) Symantec
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