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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 268 261 272
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Apple 127 138 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.39% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 90 51
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£225 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £495 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 17
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.75 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.50 £24.65 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
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
9539 9926 8910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.39% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6358 6439 5645
Average daily rate £425 £421 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 230 282
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +5 32 £325 -7.14% 15
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 153 (63.49%) Windows
2 91 (37.76%) Windows 7
3 89 (36.93%) Microsoft
4 85 (35.27%) MS Office
5 81 (33.61%) Apple iOS
6 62 (25.73%) Active Directory
7 56 (23.24%) Mac OS X
8 54 (22.41%) Blackberry
9 53 (21.99%) Windows XP
10 44 (18.26%) Finance
11 43 (17.84%) iPad
12 40 (16.60%) Android
13 39 (16.18%) MS Excel
14 35 (14.52%) SQL
15 32 (13.28%) iPhone
16 30 (12.45%) iOS Development
17 28 (11.62%) ITIL
18 25 (10.37%) Banking
19 24 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (9.54%) Mac OS X Server
21 22 (9.13%) Xcode
21 22 (9.13%) Objective-C
21 22 (9.13%) MySQL
21 22 (9.13%) MS Exchange
21 22 (9.13%) Adobe
22 21 (8.71%) Degree
23 20 (8.30%) SCCM
23 20 (8.30%) Mobile App
23 20 (8.30%) TCP/IP

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 22 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (3.32%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.90%) CMS
4 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.24%) Lync
7 3 (1.24%) Node.js
7 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.83%) nginx
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.41%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (35.27%) MS Office
2 39 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.39%) Photoshop
4 11 (4.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (3.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.66%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (1.24%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (1.24%) InDesign
8 3 (1.24%) MS Project
8 3 (1.24%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.83%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.83%) Maya
10 1 (0.41%) SPSS
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Eikon
2 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.73%) Office 365
2 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.66%) GitHub
4 2 (0.83%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.64%) VPN
3 14 (5.81%) DHCP
4 13 (5.39%) DNS
4 13 (5.39%) LAN
5 12 (4.98%) Internet
6 11 (4.56%) Wireless
7 9 (3.73%) Firewall
8 6 (2.49%) SAN
8 6 (2.49%) VoIP
8 6 (2.49%) WAN
9 5 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.07%) NAS
10 4 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.66%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.24%) HTTP
11 3 (1.24%) VLAN
12 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.83%) SMTP
12 2 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.13%) MySQL
2 17 (7.05%) FileMaker
3 7 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Xcode
2 10 (4.15%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.49%) Subversion
4 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.24%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.83%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.83%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.83%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.41%) Robotium
7 1 (0.41%) Gradle
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.41%) Robolectric
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 44 (18.26%) Finance
2 25 (10.37%) Banking
3 17 (7.05%) Retail
4 16 (6.64%) Spanish Language
5 11 (4.56%) Back Office
6 9 (3.73%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.32%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.90%) Publishing
9 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.07%) French Language
10 5 (2.07%) German Language
11 4 (1.66%) Games
11 4 (1.66%) Marketing
11 4 (1.66%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.83%) Advertising
13 1 (0.41%) Billing
13 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.41%) Front Office
13 1 (0.41%) Automotive
13 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (21.99%) Desktop Support
2 43 (17.84%) Developer
2 43 (17.84%) Analyst
3 42 (17.43%) Support Engineer
4 34 (14.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 32 (13.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 32 (13.28%) Support Analyst
6 26 (10.79%) iOS Developer
7 22 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (7.47%) Support Technician
9 11 (4.56%) Mac Engineer
9 11 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.15%) IT Support
10 10 (4.15%) Designer
11 9 (3.73%) Deskside Support
11 9 (3.73%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (3.32%) Senior Technician
13 7 (2.90%) Desktop Technician
13 7 (2.90%) Desktop Support Technician
13 7 (2.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.81%) Cocoa
2 12 (4.98%) Web Services
3 10 (4.15%) HTML
3 10 (4.15%) JSON
3 10 (4.15%) CSS
4 7 (2.90%) RESTful
4 7 (2.90%) Cocoa Touch
5 6 (2.49%) jQuery
5 6 (2.49%) HTML5
5 6 (2.49%) REST
6 5 (2.07%) CSS3
7 4 (1.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.24%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.24%) .NET
8 3 (1.24%) Ajax
9 2 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.83%) WAP
9 2 (0.83%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.41%) Blackberry
2 43 (17.84%) iPad
3 32 (13.28%) iPhone
4 20 (8.30%) Mobile App
5 19 (7.88%) User Experience
6 8 (3.32%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.49%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.49%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.07%) Handset
10 4 (1.66%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.66%) Derivative
10 4 (1.66%) Video Editing
10 4 (1.66%) Social Media
11 3 (1.24%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.24%) BBC
12 2 (0.83%) EPoS
12 2 (0.83%) NHS
12 2 (0.83%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 153 (63.49%) Windows
2 91 (37.76%) Windows 7
3 81 (33.61%) Apple iOS
4 56 (23.24%) Mac OS X
5 53 (21.99%) Windows XP
6 40 (16.60%) Android
7 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (9.54%) Mac OS X Server
9 19 (7.88%) Linux
10 17 (7.05%) Mac OS
10 17 (7.05%) Windows 8
11 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (2.90%) Windows Vista
14 6 (2.49%) UNIX
15 5 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (1.66%) Windows Phone
17 3 (1.24%) MVS
18 2 (0.83%) Solaris
18 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.45%) iOS Development
2 28 (11.62%) ITIL
3 24 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (5.39%) Project Management
5 11 (4.56%) Service Delivery
5 11 (4.56%) OO
6 10 (4.15%) Software Engineering
6 10 (4.15%) Scrum
7 9 (3.73%) TDD
7 9 (3.73%) E-Commerce
7 9 (3.73%) BDD
8 8 (3.32%) Migration
9 7 (2.90%) Memory Management
10 6 (2.49%) Change Management
10 6 (2.49%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.07%) Service Management
11 5 (2.07%) OOP
11 5 (2.07%) Content Management
11 5 (2.07%) Line Management
12 4 (1.66%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.52%) SQL
2 22 (9.13%) Objective-C
3 14 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.73%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.49%) Ruby
6 4 (1.66%) C#
7 3 (1.24%) Java
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.83%) VBA
8 2 (0.83%) Perl
8 2 (0.83%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) Clojure
9 1 (0.41%) Groovy
9 1 (0.41%) Python
9 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (8.71%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.66%) MCP
5 4 (1.66%) MCSE
6 3 (1.24%) MCITP
7 2 (0.83%) ISEB
7 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) MOS
8 1 (0.41%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) ISO 9001
1 8 (3.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 62 (25.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.32%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.90%) XenApp
5 5 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.07%) vSphere
6 4 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (8.30%) SCCM
2 5 (2.07%) Casper Suite
3 4 (1.66%) SCSM
4 3 (1.24%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (36.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.13%) Adobe
3 18 (7.47%) VMware
4 16 (6.64%) Citrix
5 15 (6.22%) Cisco
6 12 (4.98%) Google
7 11 (4.56%) Bloomberg
8 10 (4.15%) Reuters
8 10 (4.15%) Remedy
9 8 (3.32%) Lotus
9 8 (3.32%) HP
10 7 (2.90%) Symantec
11 5 (2.07%) Sophos
11 5 (2.07%) Intel
12 4 (1.66%) Juniper
12 4 (1.66%) Oracle
12 4 (1.66%) Altiris
12 4 (1.66%) Polycom
12 4 (1.66%) MobileIron
13 3 (1.24%) Facebook
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