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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
England / London
Rank 293 306 259
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -47
Contract jobs citing Apple 110 109 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.51% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.25% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 79 97
Median daily rate £326 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £112 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £277 £281 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +25.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £85.60 £61.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.29 £16.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-23.21% -42.42%

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
8301 8744 9652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.92% 40.78% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5597 5727 6365
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 151 188
Median hourly rate £23.00 £21.19 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +6 19 £361 +87.66% 12
Twickenham - 2 £155 - 1
Romford - 1 £145 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 134 (53.39%) Windows
2 115 (45.82%) Apple iOS
3 85 (33.86%) Active Directory
4 81 (32.27%) Windows 7
5 72 (28.69%) Microsoft
6 63 (25.10%) MS Office
7 60 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (23.90%) Android
8 52 (20.72%) Apple Swift
9 49 (19.52%) iOS Development
9 49 (19.52%) Objective-C
10 43 (17.13%) Citrix
11 41 (16.33%) ITIL
12 39 (15.54%) Google
13 37 (14.74%) MS Excel
14 33 (13.15%) Mac OS X
15 32 (12.75%) Mobile App
16 31 (12.35%) Linux
17 29 (11.55%) Git (software)
17 29 (11.55%) Windows 10
18 28 (11.16%) Blackberry
19 25 (9.96%) LAN
19 25 (9.96%) TCP/IP
19 25 (9.96%) Windows 8
20 24 (9.56%) SCCM
21 23 (9.16%) Wireless
21 23 (9.16%) Core Data
22 22 (8.76%) VMware
22 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
22 22 (8.76%) REST

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 11 (4.38%) Confluence
1 11 (4.38%) IBM Notes
2 8 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.19%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 63 (25.10%) MS Office
2 37 (14.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.59%) InDesign
5 4 (1.59%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.20%) InVision
7 2 (0.80%) Autodesk Flame
7 2 (0.80%) Maya
7 2 (0.80%) MS Project
7 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.80%) NUKE
7 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.37%) Office 365
2 17 (6.77%) G Suite
3 5 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (1.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.20%) Google Drive
5 3 (1.20%) Google Play
5 3 (1.20%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.80%) iTunes
6 2 (0.80%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.80%) Slack
7 1 (0.40%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) Heroku
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.96%) LAN
1 25 (9.96%) TCP/IP
2 23 (9.16%) Wireless
3 19 (7.57%) Internet
3 19 (7.57%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (5.58%) Ethernet
4 14 (5.58%) VPN
4 14 (5.58%) WAN
5 13 (5.18%) DNS
6 12 (4.78%) DHCP
6 12 (4.78%) VoIP
7 9 (3.59%) Firewall
8 7 (2.79%) PBX
9 5 (1.99%) SAN
9 5 (1.99%) Skype
10 4 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.20%) LDAP
11 3 (1.20%) WLAN
12 2 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.80%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.39%) Mixpanel
2 3 (1.20%) MySQL
2 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.80%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) Redis
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.37%) Xcode
3 13 (5.18%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.78%) JIRA
5 6 (2.39%) Android Studio
5 6 (2.39%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.39%) CocoaPods
5 6 (2.39%) git-flow
5 6 (2.39%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.20%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.20%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.20%) Subversion
6 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.80%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.40%) Mocha
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (7.97%) Finance
2 18 (7.17%) Retail
3 11 (4.38%) Games
4 9 (3.59%) Banking
5 6 (2.39%) Marketing
6 5 (1.99%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
8 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (24.70%) Developer
2 43 (17.13%) iOS Developer
2 43 (17.13%) Support Engineer
3 39 (15.54%) Analyst
4 36 (14.34%) Desktop Support
5 32 (12.75%) IT Support
6 25 (9.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (9.16%) Desktop Engineer
7 23 (9.16%) IT Engineer
8 20 (7.97%) IT Support Engineer
8 20 (7.97%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 18 (7.17%) Mac Engineer
10 18 (7.17%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (6.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 15 (5.98%) Support Analyst
12 15 (5.98%) Windows Support Engineer
13 12 (4.78%) 1st Line Support
13 12 (4.78%) Service Analyst
13 12 (4.78%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.16%) Core Data
2 22 (8.76%) REST
3 20 (7.97%) HTML
3 20 (7.97%) JSON
4 17 (6.77%) HTML5
5 16 (6.37%) CSS
6 11 (4.38%) CSS3
6 11 (4.38%) RESTful
7 7 (2.79%) iOS SDK
8 6 (2.39%) jQuery
8 6 (2.39%) React
9 5 (1.99%) Cocoa
9 5 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (1.99%) Node.js
9 5 (1.99%) UIKit
10 4 (1.59%) Android SDK
10 4 (1.59%) Core Animation
10 4 (1.59%) Web Services
10 4 (1.59%) XML
11 3 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.75%) Mobile App
2 28 (11.16%) Blackberry
3 20 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.97%) User Experience
4 18 (7.17%) iPad
5 16 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.98%) iPhone
7 12 (4.78%) Client/Server
7 12 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (4.38%) Data Centre
9 9 (3.59%) Smartphone
10 8 (3.19%) Apple TV
10 8 (3.19%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.79%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.59%) Fintech
12 4 (1.59%) Video on Demand
13 3 (1.20%) Animation
13 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.20%) Mobile Games
13 3 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 134 (53.39%) Windows
2 115 (45.82%) Apple iOS
3 81 (32.27%) Windows 7
4 60 (23.90%) Android
5 33 (13.15%) Mac OS X
6 31 (12.35%) Linux
7 29 (11.55%) Windows 10
8 25 (9.96%) Windows 8
9 17 (6.77%) Mac OS
9 17 (6.77%) Windows Server
10 16 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (5.98%) Unix
12 12 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (3.98%) Windows XP
14 8 (3.19%) Ubuntu
15 7 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (1.20%) CentOS
17 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X Server
18 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.52%) iOS Development
3 41 (16.33%) ITIL
4 21 (8.37%) Change Management
5 18 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (7.17%) Workflow
6 17 (6.77%) Mobile Development
6 17 (6.77%) Patch Management
6 17 (6.77%) TDD
7 16 (6.37%) Time Management
8 13 (5.18%) Validation
9 12 (4.78%) Identity Management
9 12 (4.78%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (4.78%) Unit Testing
9 12 (4.78%) Use Case
10 10 (3.98%) Pair Programming
10 10 (3.98%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.98%) Test Automation
11 9 (3.59%) OO
11 9 (3.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (20.72%) Apple Swift
2 49 (19.52%) Objective-C
3 14 (5.58%) Java
3 14 (5.58%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.18%) Bash Shell
4 13 (5.18%) Python
5 10 (3.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.79%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.39%) SQL
8 5 (1.99%) C++
9 4 (1.59%) C
10 3 (1.20%) ES6
10 3 (1.20%) Perl
10 3 (1.20%) Scala
11 2 (0.80%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.37%) Degree
3 19 (7.57%) MCP
3 19 (7.57%) MCSE
4 13 (5.18%) MCDST
4 13 (5.18%) MCSA
5 12 (4.78%) ACDT
5 12 (4.78%) ACHDS
5 12 (4.78%) ACTC
5 12 (4.78%) MCSM
5 12 (4.78%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (3.59%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.99%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.59%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.20%) ISEB
11 2 (0.80%) CCA
11 2 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.17%) QA
2 9 (3.59%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (33.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.78%) Virtual Servers
4 11 (4.38%) XenApp
4 11 (4.38%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.19%) BitLocker
5 8 (3.19%) Xen
6 5 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.20%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.80%) StorNext
9 2 (0.80%) vCloud
9 2 (0.80%) vSphere
9 2 (0.80%) Xsan
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (9.56%) SCCM
2 16 (6.37%) HockeyApp
3 13 (5.18%) Jamf Pro
4 9 (3.59%) AirWatch
4 9 (3.59%) WSUS
5 5 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.99%) QRadar
5 5 (1.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.20%) Puppet
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.80%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.40%) Kibana
8 1 (0.40%) logstash
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 72 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.13%) Citrix
3 39 (15.54%) Google
4 22 (8.76%) VMware
5 20 (7.97%) Cisco
5 20 (7.97%) HP
6 17 (6.77%) Dell
7 16 (6.37%) Adobe
8 15 (5.98%) Symantec
9 14 (5.58%) ServiceNow
10 11 (4.38%) Lotus
11 6 (2.39%) Avaya
11 6 (2.39%) Coremetrics
11 6 (2.39%) IBM
11 6 (2.39%) LANDesk
11 6 (2.39%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.39%) Sophos
11 6 (2.39%) Toshiba
12 5 (1.99%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.99%) Splunk
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