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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 299 291 253
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs citing Apple 116 129 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.14% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 81 121
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 14
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £24.60 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
11074 11322 11266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.83% 45.38% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7407 7469 6989
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 228 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.98 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

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 23 October 2014.

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 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +24 40 £275 -31.25% 9
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 142 (54.20%) Windows
2 102 (38.93%) Microsoft
3 86 (32.82%) Windows 7
4 83 (31.68%) Apple iOS
5 71 (27.10%) MS Office
6 58 (22.14%) Active Directory
7 50 (19.08%) Mac OS X
8 46 (17.56%) iOS Development
9 45 (17.18%) Blackberry
10 42 (16.03%) Windows XP
11 41 (15.65%) Objective-C
11 41 (15.65%) Android
12 38 (14.50%) ITIL
13 36 (13.74%) iPhone
14 33 (12.60%) iPad
15 29 (11.07%) Finance
15 29 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (9.92%) VMware
16 26 (9.92%) MS Exchange
17 25 (9.54%) Citrix
18 23 (8.78%) Linux
18 23 (8.78%) Cocoa
19 22 (8.40%) SQL
19 22 (8.40%) Cisco
19 22 (8.40%) Windows 8
20 21 (8.02%) MS Excel
20 21 (8.02%) Xcode
21 20 (7.63%) Cocoa Touch
22 19 (7.25%) Mobile App
22 19 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 26 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.53%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.15%) Lync
7 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 2 (0.76%) Node.js
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 71 (27.10%) MS Office
2 21 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (4.96%) Photoshop
4 7 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.67%) InDesign
4 7 (2.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (2.29%) Final Cut Pro
5 6 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.91%) SPSS
7 4 (1.53%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (1.15%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.15%) MS Project
8 3 (1.15%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.87%) Wireless
2 15 (5.73%) DNS
2 15 (5.73%) DHCP
3 11 (4.20%) SAN
3 11 (4.20%) VPN
4 9 (3.44%) LAN
4 9 (3.44%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.05%) Internet
5 8 (3.05%) Firewall
6 6 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (1.91%) LDAP
7 5 (1.91%) WAN
7 5 (1.91%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.53%) SSL
9 3 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (1.15%) NAS
9 3 (1.15%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.15%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.76%) 3G
10 2 (0.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.34%) MySQL
2 13 (4.96%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (8.02%) Xcode
2 13 (4.96%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.58%) Subversion
4 5 (1.91%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.91%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.53%) JIRA
6 3 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.76%) Toad
7 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.76%) Ant
7 2 (0.76%) Maven
7 2 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.76%) Selenium
7 2 (0.76%) Calabash
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (0.76%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.38%) Appium
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (11.07%) Finance
2 17 (6.49%) Banking
3 14 (5.34%) Back Office
4 9 (3.44%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.05%) Publishing
6 7 (2.67%) Retail
7 6 (2.29%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.53%) Marketing
9 2 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.76%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Front Office
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (22.14%) Analyst
2 54 (20.61%) Developer
3 46 (17.56%) iOS Developer
4 45 (17.18%) Desktop Support
5 41 (15.65%) Support Analyst
6 32 (12.21%) Support Engineer
7 22 (8.40%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (7.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 14 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.34%) Support Technician
9 14 (5.34%) Designer
10 12 (4.58%) Desktop Analyst
11 11 (4.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 10 (3.82%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.44%) Mac Engineer
13 9 (3.44%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (3.05%) Lead Developer
14 8 (3.05%) IT Support
14 8 (3.05%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.78%) Cocoa
2 20 (7.63%) Cocoa Touch
3 17 (6.49%) Web Services
4 12 (4.58%) HTML
4 12 (4.58%) RESTful
4 12 (4.58%) JSON
4 12 (4.58%) REST
5 8 (3.05%) CSS
6 6 (2.29%) XML
7 5 (1.91%) iOS SDK
8 4 (1.53%) Flash
8 4 (1.53%) HTML5
9 3 (1.15%) CSS3
9 3 (1.15%) .NET
9 3 (1.15%) WAP
10 2 (0.76%) J2ME
10 2 (0.76%) SOAP
10 2 (0.76%) PhoneGap
10 2 (0.76%) Core Animation
10 2 (0.76%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.18%) Blackberry
2 36 (13.74%) iPhone
3 33 (12.60%) iPad
4 19 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.87%) User Experience
6 10 (3.82%) Handset
7 7 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.91%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.53%) Derivative
9 4 (1.53%) Video Editing
9 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.15%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.15%) Open Source
10 3 (1.15%) Social Media
11 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.76%) Equities
11 2 (0.76%) BBC
11 2 (0.76%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 142 (54.20%) Windows
2 86 (32.82%) Windows 7
3 83 (31.68%) Apple iOS
4 50 (19.08%) Mac OS X
5 42 (16.03%) Windows XP
6 41 (15.65%) Android
7 23 (8.78%) Linux
8 22 (8.40%) Windows 8
9 16 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (5.34%) Mac OS X Server
11 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (2.67%) Mac OS
13 6 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.53%) UNIX
14 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.15%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.15%) VMS
16 2 (0.76%) Solaris
16 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.56%) iOS Development
2 38 (14.50%) ITIL
3 29 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (6.87%) Scrum
5 13 (4.96%) OO
6 11 (4.20%) Project Management
6 11 (4.20%) E-Commerce
7 10 (3.82%) OOP
7 10 (3.82%) Migration
7 10 (3.82%) Software Engineering
7 10 (3.82%) TDD
7 10 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (3.05%) BDD
9 7 (2.67%) Memory Management
9 7 (2.67%) MVC
10 6 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (2.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.29%) Analytics
11 5 (1.91%) Android Development
11 5 (1.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.65%) Objective-C
2 22 (8.40%) SQL
3 9 (3.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.05%) Java
5 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.91%) C++
6 3 (1.15%) C
6 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) Groovy
8 1 (0.38%) Lingo
8 1 (0.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.11%) Degree
3 15 (5.73%) MCP
4 12 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (4.20%) SC Cleared
5 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.20%) MCITP
6 6 (2.29%) MCSE
7 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.53%) CCNA
7 4 (1.53%) MOS
7 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.38%) MCDST
9 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.20%) SLA
2 7 (2.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.53%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.58%) XenApp
4 10 (3.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) SCCM
2 7 (2.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 102 (38.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.92%) VMware
3 25 (9.54%) Citrix
4 22 (8.40%) Cisco
5 16 (6.11%) Adobe
5 16 (6.11%) HP
6 12 (4.58%) Remedy
7 9 (3.44%) Symantec
8 7 (2.67%) Meru Networks
8 7 (2.67%) Google
8 7 (2.67%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.67%) Juniper
8 7 (2.67%) EMC
9 6 (2.29%) Reuters
9 6 (2.29%) Sophos
10 5 (1.91%) Altiris
11 4 (1.53%) Avaya
11 4 (1.53%) Lotus
11 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.53%) Oracle
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