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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 223 275 250
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -25
Contract jobs citing Apple 196 134 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% 1.30% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 82 65
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£250 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £18.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.25 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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
9965 10332 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.30% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6470 6757 6335
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 209 272
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £44.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +19 47 £175 -50.87% 9
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Uxbridge - 2 £180 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 177 (54.80%) Windows
2 108 (33.44%) MS Office
3 104 (32.20%) Apple iOS
4 98 (30.34%) Active Directory
5 97 (30.03%) Microsoft
6 88 (27.24%) Windows 7
7 78 (24.15%) Mac OS X
8 77 (23.84%) Android
9 53 (16.41%) iPad
10 51 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 50 (15.48%) Blackberry
12 49 (15.17%) iOS Development
13 48 (14.86%) Windows XP
13 48 (14.86%) iPhone
14 47 (14.55%) ITIL
14 47 (14.55%) Finance
15 39 (12.07%) SQL
16 38 (11.76%) VMware
17 37 (11.46%) Google
18 36 (11.15%) Objective-C
18 36 (11.15%) MS Exchange
19 35 (10.84%) Mac OS X Server
20 34 (10.53%) Xcode
21 32 (9.91%) TCP/IP
22 31 (9.60%) Linux
22 31 (9.60%) Mobile App
23 30 (9.29%) Windows 8
23 30 (9.29%) Adobe
24 28 (8.67%) LAN

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 36 (11.15%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (3.41%) CMS
3 11 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (3.10%) IBM Notes
4 10 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.55%) Lync
5 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.62%) nginx
8 2 (0.62%) Node.js
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 108 (33.44%) MS Office
2 51 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (2.17%) MS Project
5 6 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.86%) Photoshop
6 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.24%) InDesign
7 3 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.93%) Quicktime
8 2 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.62%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.62%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.62%) Maya
9 1 (0.31%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Eikon
2 3 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.72%) Office 365
2 11 (3.41%) Google Apps
3 9 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.93%) GitHub
5 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Yammer
6 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.91%) TCP/IP
2 28 (8.67%) LAN
3 25 (7.74%) VPN
4 23 (7.12%) DNS
5 16 (4.95%) Internet
6 15 (4.64%) DHCP
7 14 (4.33%) VoIP
8 13 (4.02%) Wireless
8 13 (4.02%) WAN
9 12 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (3.41%) Ethernet
10 11 (3.41%) VLAN
11 10 (3.10%) Firewall
12 6 (1.86%) NAS
12 6 (1.86%) WLAN
13 5 (1.55%) Bluetooth
13 5 (1.55%) WebEx
14 4 (1.24%) SAN
15 3 (0.93%) FTP
15 3 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.81%) MySQL
2 18 (5.57%) FileMaker
3 11 (3.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (10.53%) Xcode
2 13 (4.02%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.79%) CocoaPods
4 5 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.24%) Android Studio
5 4 (1.24%) Hudson
5 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.24%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.93%) Subversion
6 3 (0.93%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.62%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.62%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.62%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.31%) Gradle
8 1 (0.31%) Robotium
8 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.31%) Maven
8 1 (0.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.31%) Selenium
8 1 (0.31%) Robolectric
General
1 47 (14.55%) Finance
2 23 (7.12%) Banking
3 22 (6.81%) Retail
4 16 (4.95%) Publishing
5 15 (4.64%) Spanish Language
6 11 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.41%) Games
7 8 (2.48%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.55%) Legal
10 4 (1.24%) French Language
10 4 (1.24%) German Language
10 4 (1.24%) Marketing
10 4 (1.24%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.93%) Electronics
12 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.62%) Law
12 2 (0.62%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (19.81%) Developer
2 63 (19.50%) Desktop Support
3 59 (18.27%) Analyst
4 57 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 43 (13.31%) Desktop Engineer
6 41 (12.69%) iOS Developer
7 37 (11.46%) Support Analyst
8 36 (11.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 28 (8.67%) Mac Engineer
10 23 (7.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.02%) Administrator
11 13 (4.02%) IT Support
12 12 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (3.72%) PC Support
12 12 (3.72%) Service Analyst
13 11 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.41%) Mobile Developer
14 9 (2.79%) Architect
15 8 (2.48%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.05%) HTML
2 23 (7.12%) RESTful
3 22 (6.81%) HTML5
4 18 (5.57%) CSS
5 17 (5.26%) JSON
6 14 (4.33%) CSS3
6 14 (4.33%) Web Services
7 13 (4.02%) Cocoa
8 9 (2.79%) REST
8 9 (2.79%) jQuery
9 8 (2.48%) PhoneGap
10 7 (2.17%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.17%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (2.17%) Ajax
10 7 (2.17%) Spring
10 7 (2.17%) Application Packaging
11 6 (1.86%) Backbone.js
12 5 (1.55%) XML
12 5 (1.55%) Core Animation
12 5 (1.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.41%) iPad
2 50 (15.48%) Blackberry
3 48 (14.86%) iPhone
4 31 (9.60%) Mobile App
5 25 (7.74%) User Experience
6 17 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.64%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (4.33%) Open Source
9 10 (3.10%) Streaming Video
10 9 (2.79%) Over-the-Top Content
10 9 (2.79%) Apple TV
11 8 (2.48%) PlayStation
11 8 (2.48%) Chromecast
11 8 (2.48%) Xbox
11 8 (2.48%) Fat Client
11 8 (2.48%) IPTV
11 8 (2.48%) STB
11 8 (2.48%) Thin Client
12 7 (2.17%) Handset
13 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 177 (54.80%) Windows
2 104 (32.20%) Apple iOS
3 88 (27.24%) Windows 7
4 78 (24.15%) Mac OS X
5 77 (23.84%) Android
6 48 (14.86%) Windows XP
7 35 (10.84%) Mac OS X Server
8 31 (9.60%) Linux
9 30 (9.29%) Windows 8
10 28 (8.67%) Mac OS
11 26 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (3.41%) Ubuntu
15 9 (2.79%) Windows Vista
16 7 (2.17%) UNIX
17 6 (1.86%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.93%) MVS
19 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
20 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.17%) iOS Development
3 47 (14.55%) ITIL
4 25 (7.74%) OO
5 24 (7.43%) Project Management
6 21 (6.50%) Scrum
7 20 (6.19%) TDD
8 19 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 16 (4.95%) Unit Testing
9 16 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (4.64%) Memory Management
10 15 (4.64%) BDD
10 15 (4.64%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.33%) OOD
11 14 (4.33%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.72%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.72%) Android Development
13 10 (3.10%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (2.79%) Migration
14 9 (2.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (12.07%) SQL
2 36 (11.15%) Objective-C
3 23 (7.12%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.95%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.33%) Apple Swift
6 12 (3.72%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.41%) Perl
8 10 (3.10%) Python
9 9 (2.79%) Java
10 7 (2.17%) Ruby
11 6 (1.86%) C#
12 4 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.93%) PHP
13 3 (0.93%) VBA
14 1 (0.31%) C
14 1 (0.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.19%) MCSE
3 18 (5.57%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.26%) Degree
5 13 (4.02%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.10%) MCP
6 10 (3.10%) CCNA
6 10 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.17%) ACTC
8 5 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.55%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.24%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.24%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.93%) HNC
10 3 (0.93%) CCA
10 3 (0.93%) PMP
10 3 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.93%) MCTS
10 3 (0.93%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.10%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) WAI
4 3 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (30.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.79%) Samba
4 6 (1.86%) vSphere
5 5 (1.55%) XenApp
6 4 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (7.43%) SCCM
2 14 (4.33%) Casper Suite
3 10 (3.10%) WSUS
4 9 (2.79%) Puppet
5 4 (1.24%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.93%) SCSM
7 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 97 (30.03%) Microsoft
2 38 (11.76%) VMware
3 37 (11.46%) Google
4 30 (9.29%) Adobe
5 22 (6.81%) Cisco
6 21 (6.50%) Citrix
7 12 (3.72%) Reuters
7 12 (3.72%) Bloomberg
8 11 (3.41%) Oracle
9 10 (3.10%) Remedy
9 10 (3.10%) Lotus
10 8 (2.48%) Roku
11 7 (2.17%) HP
12 5 (1.55%) Intel
12 5 (1.55%) Sophos
12 5 (1.55%) Polycom
13 4 (1.24%) MobileIron
13 4 (1.24%) Symantec
13 4 (1.24%) Nortel
13 4 (1.24%) Dell
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