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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 239 276 262
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing Apple 172 122 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.54% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.23% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 74 67
Average daily rate
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£260 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £161 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £249
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £19.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £26.25 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.94 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.70% -0.46%
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
9887 9951 9935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.61% 43.98% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6509 6240
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 206 296
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
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 22 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 22 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 22 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 +15 34 £198 -45.51% 8
Osterley - 2 £490 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Uxbridge - 1 £180 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 183 (55.62%) Windows
2 113 (34.35%) MS Office
3 112 (34.04%) Apple iOS
4 106 (32.22%) Microsoft
5 103 (31.31%) Active Directory
6 98 (29.79%) Windows 7
7 90 (27.36%) Android
8 83 (25.23%) Mac OS X
9 53 (16.11%) iOS Development
10 52 (15.81%) MS Excel
11 51 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (15.20%) ITIL
12 50 (15.20%) iPad
13 49 (14.89%) Windows XP
14 48 (14.59%) Blackberry
15 46 (13.98%) iPhone
16 45 (13.68%) Finance
17 41 (12.46%) VMware
18 40 (12.16%) Objective-C
19 37 (11.25%) SQL
19 37 (11.25%) Google
20 35 (10.64%) Xcode
21 34 (10.33%) Mac OS X Server
22 33 (10.03%) Windows 8
22 33 (10.03%) Adobe
23 32 (9.73%) MS Exchange
24 31 (9.42%) LAN
24 31 (9.42%) TCP/IP
25 29 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
25 29 (8.81%) Linux

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.04%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.74%) CMS
7 8 (2.43%) Lync
7 8 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.61%) Node.js
10 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 113 (34.35%) MS Office
2 52 (15.81%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.82%) MS Project
4 6 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.52%) Adobe Captivate
5 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.22%) InDesign
7 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.91%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.61%) Quicktime
9 1 (0.30%) Maya
9 1 (0.30%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.30%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.22%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.65%) Google Apps
2 11 (3.34%) Office 365
3 9 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.30%) Yammer
5 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.42%) LAN
1 31 (9.42%) TCP/IP
2 24 (7.29%) VPN
2 24 (7.29%) DNS
3 19 (5.78%) Internet
4 16 (4.86%) WAN
4 16 (4.86%) DHCP
5 15 (4.56%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (3.95%) Wireless
6 13 (3.95%) VoIP
7 11 (3.34%) VLAN
8 10 (3.04%) Ethernet
9 8 (2.43%) Firewall
10 6 (1.82%) WLAN
11 5 (1.52%) Bluetooth
11 5 (1.52%) SAN
11 5 (1.52%) NAS
11 5 (1.52%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.22%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.08%) MySQL
2 18 (5.47%) FileMaker
3 9 (2.74%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) DB2
7 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (10.64%) Xcode
2 13 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.74%) CocoaPods
4 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.22%) Hudson
5 4 (1.22%) Android Studio
5 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (0.91%) Subversion
7 2 (0.61%) JIRA
7 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.61%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.61%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.61%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.30%) Robotium
8 1 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.30%) Selenium
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 45 (13.68%) Finance
2 21 (6.38%) Retail
3 20 (6.08%) Banking
4 13 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.95%) Publishing
4 13 (3.95%) Games
5 11 (3.34%) Spanish Language
6 8 (2.43%) Legal
7 7 (2.13%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.82%) Marketing
9 5 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.22%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.91%) Law
11 3 (0.91%) Electronics
12 2 (0.61%) Advertising
12 2 (0.61%) Back Office
13 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.30%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (19.76%) Developer
1 65 (19.76%) Desktop Support
2 61 (18.54%) Analyst
3 59 (17.93%) Support Engineer
4 45 (13.68%) iOS Developer
4 45 (13.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 38 (11.55%) Support Analyst
6 35 (10.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 30 (9.12%) Mac Engineer
8 23 (6.99%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (4.86%) PC Support
10 14 (4.26%) IT Support
11 13 (3.95%) Administrator
11 13 (3.95%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.34%) Mobile Developer
12 11 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.04%) Architect
14 8 (2.43%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.51%) HTML
2 24 (7.29%) RESTful
2 24 (7.29%) HTML5
3 18 (5.47%) CSS
4 17 (5.17%) JSON
5 16 (4.86%) Web Services
6 14 (4.26%) CSS3
7 13 (3.95%) Cocoa
8 11 (3.34%) REST
9 8 (2.43%) PhoneGap
10 7 (2.13%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.13%) XML
10 7 (2.13%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (2.13%) jQuery
10 7 (2.13%) Application Packaging
10 7 (2.13%) Spring
11 5 (1.52%) SOAP
11 5 (1.52%) Core Animation
11 5 (1.52%) Java EE
11 5 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.20%) iPad
2 48 (14.59%) Blackberry
3 46 (13.98%) iPhone
4 28 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 24 (7.29%) User Experience
6 17 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.86%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (4.56%) Open Source
9 12 (3.65%) Streaming Video
10 11 (3.34%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (3.34%) Apple TV
11 10 (3.04%) PlayStation
11 10 (3.04%) Chromecast
11 10 (3.04%) IPTV
11 10 (3.04%) STB
11 10 (3.04%) Xbox
12 7 (2.13%) Thin Client
12 7 (2.13%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 183 (55.62%) Windows
2 112 (34.04%) Apple iOS
3 98 (29.79%) Windows 7
4 90 (27.36%) Android
5 83 (25.23%) Mac OS X
6 49 (14.89%) Windows XP
7 34 (10.33%) Mac OS X Server
8 33 (10.03%) Windows 8
9 29 (8.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (8.81%) Linux
10 25 (7.60%) Mac OS
11 16 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (2.74%) Ubuntu
13 8 (2.43%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.43%) UNIX
14 6 (1.82%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.11%) iOS Development
2 51 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (15.20%) ITIL
4 27 (8.21%) OO
5 25 (7.60%) Project Management
6 21 (6.38%) Scrum
6 21 (6.38%) TDD
7 19 (5.78%) Mobile Development
8 17 (5.17%) Software Engineering
8 17 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 16 (4.86%) BDD
9 16 (4.86%) Unit Testing
10 15 (4.56%) OOD
10 15 (4.56%) Memory Management
11 14 (4.26%) Android Development
11 14 (4.26%) Service Delivery
12 11 (3.34%) Incident Management
13 10 (3.04%) Software Delivery
13 10 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.04%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.16%) Objective-C
2 37 (11.25%) SQL
3 21 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (4.56%) Apple Swift
5 14 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 13 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.04%) Python
8 9 (2.74%) Perl
9 8 (2.43%) Java
10 6 (1.82%) C#
11 3 (0.91%) VBA
11 3 (0.91%) PHP
11 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.30%) C
12 1 (0.30%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (7.29%) MCSE
2 19 (5.78%) Degree
2 19 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.34%) CCNA
4 11 (3.34%) MCP
5 8 (2.43%) ACTC
6 6 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.91%) HNC
8 3 (0.91%) CCA
8 3 (0.91%) PMP
8 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.91%) CCIA
8 3 (0.91%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.04%) SLA
2 9 (2.74%) QA
3 4 (1.22%) WAI
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 103 (31.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.74%) Samba
4 7 (2.13%) vSphere
5 6 (1.82%) XenApp
6 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (7.29%) SCCM
2 17 (5.17%) Casper Suite
3 10 (3.04%) WSUS
4 9 (2.74%) Puppet
5 4 (1.22%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) SCSM
7 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 106 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (12.46%) VMware
3 37 (11.25%) Google
4 33 (10.03%) Adobe
5 23 (6.99%) Cisco
6 22 (6.69%) Citrix
7 13 (3.95%) Remedy
8 11 (3.34%) Reuters
8 11 (3.34%) Bloomberg
9 10 (3.04%) Roku
9 10 (3.04%) Oracle
9 10 (3.04%) Lotus
10 7 (2.13%) HP
11 5 (1.52%) Dell
11 5 (1.52%) Sophos
11 5 (1.52%) Symantec
11 5 (1.52%) Polycom
12 4 (1.22%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.22%) Sun
12 4 (1.22%) Nortel
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