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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 280 280 246
Rank change year-on-year
0 -34
Contract jobs citing Apple 131 145 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.30% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 99 92
Average daily rate
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£227 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £173 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £471 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.37% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 14
Average hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.41 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.41 £22.55 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -4.68%
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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 33 £325 -23.52% 9
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 159 (58.46%) Windows
2 93 (34.19%) Microsoft
3 90 (33.09%) Windows 7
4 83 (30.51%) MS Office
5 82 (30.15%) Apple iOS
6 70 (25.74%) Active Directory
7 60 (22.06%) Mac OS X
8 56 (20.59%) Blackberry
9 53 (19.49%) Windows XP
10 47 (17.28%) Android
11 37 (13.60%) Finance
11 37 (13.60%) ITIL
12 36 (13.24%) iPad
13 34 (12.50%) iOS Development
13 34 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 33 (12.13%) iPhone
15 29 (10.66%) SQL
16 28 (10.29%) Objective-C
17 26 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (9.56%) MS Exchange
18 24 (8.82%) Linux
18 24 (8.82%) Banking
19 23 (8.46%) Xcode
19 23 (8.46%) VMware
19 23 (8.46%) Adobe
19 23 (8.46%) SCCM
20 22 (8.09%) MySQL
21 21 (7.72%) TCP/IP
22 20 (7.35%) Wireless
22 20 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.21%) CMS
6 5 (1.84%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.10%) Node.js
8 3 (1.10%) Lync
9 2 (0.74%) nginx
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.74%) Apache
9 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 83 (30.51%) MS Office
2 34 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.78%) Photoshop
4 11 (4.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (2.94%) Final Cut Pro
5 8 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (1.84%) SPSS
6 5 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.47%) CINEMA 4D
7 4 (1.47%) InDesign
8 3 (1.10%) MS Project
8 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.74%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.74%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.74%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Eikon
1 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.41%) Office 365
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.72%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.35%) Wireless
3 17 (6.25%) DHCP
4 16 (5.88%) DNS
5 11 (4.04%) VPN
6 10 (3.68%) LAN
6 10 (3.68%) Internet
7 9 (3.31%) Firewall
8 8 (2.94%) SAN
9 5 (1.84%) LDAP
9 5 (1.84%) NAS
10 4 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.47%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.47%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.10%) HTTP
11 3 (1.10%) VoIP
11 3 (1.10%) WAN
11 3 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.74%) SSL
12 2 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.09%) MySQL
2 17 (6.25%) FileMaker
3 5 (1.84%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (8.46%) Xcode
2 8 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.47%) Subversion
4 3 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.74%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.37%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.37%) Appium
6 1 (0.37%) Robolectric
6 1 (0.37%) Robotium
6 1 (0.37%) Gradle
6 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) Calabash
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 37 (13.60%) Finance
2 24 (8.82%) Banking
3 14 (5.15%) Retail
4 12 (4.41%) Spanish Language
4 12 (4.41%) Back Office
5 8 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.21%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.21%) Publishing
8 5 (1.84%) Marketing
8 5 (1.84%) French Language
8 5 (1.84%) German Language
9 4 (1.47%) Games
10 3 (1.10%) Advertising
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (19.85%) Desktop Support
1 54 (19.85%) Analyst
2 47 (17.28%) Developer
3 42 (15.44%) Support Analyst
3 42 (15.44%) Support Engineer
4 33 (12.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 31 (11.40%) iOS Developer
6 30 (11.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 20 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 13 (4.78%) Desktop Analyst
10 11 (4.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 11 (4.04%) Mac Engineer
10 11 (4.04%) Designer
11 10 (3.68%) IT Support
12 8 (2.94%) Senior Technician
12 8 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
13 7 (2.57%) Deskside Support
13 7 (2.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (2.21%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.51%) Cocoa
2 11 (4.04%) HTML
2 11 (4.04%) JSON
3 10 (3.68%) Cocoa Touch
3 10 (3.68%) Web Services
4 9 (3.31%) CSS
5 6 (2.21%) RESTful
5 6 (2.21%) jQuery
5 6 (2.21%) REST
6 5 (1.84%) HTML5
7 4 (1.47%) CSS3
7 4 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.47%) XML
8 3 (1.10%) .NET
8 3 (1.10%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.10%) Ajax
9 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.74%) iOS SDK
9 2 (0.74%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.59%) Blackberry
2 36 (13.24%) iPad
3 33 (12.13%) iPhone
4 20 (7.35%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.62%) User Experience
6 8 (2.94%) Handset
7 6 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.21%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.84%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.84%) Video Editing
8 5 (1.84%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.84%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.47%) Social Media
10 3 (1.10%) BBC
10 3 (1.10%) Equities
10 3 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.10%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.10%) Derivative
10 3 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 159 (58.46%) Windows
2 90 (33.09%) Windows 7
3 82 (30.15%) Apple iOS
4 60 (22.06%) Mac OS X
5 53 (19.49%) Windows XP
6 47 (17.28%) Android
7 24 (8.82%) Linux
8 20 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (7.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 19 (6.99%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.99%) Mac OS
10 13 (4.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.84%) UNIX
12 5 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.47%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.10%) VMS
14 3 (1.10%) MVS
15 2 (0.74%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.60%) ITIL
2 34 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 26 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (4.78%) Migration
5 11 (4.04%) OO
5 11 (4.04%) E-Commerce
6 10 (3.68%) Software Engineering
6 10 (3.68%) Scrum
7 8 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 8 (2.94%) OOP
7 8 (2.94%) Project Management
7 8 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.57%) TDD
8 7 (2.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (2.57%) Memory Management
8 7 (2.57%) BDD
9 6 (2.21%) Change Management
10 5 (1.84%) Service Management
10 5 (1.84%) Line Management
10 5 (1.84%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.66%) SQL
2 28 (10.29%) Objective-C
3 13 (4.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.21%) Java
6 5 (1.84%) Ruby
6 5 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.47%) C#
8 3 (1.10%) C++
9 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.74%) Perl
9 2 (0.74%) PHP
9 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (6.99%) Degree
2 13 (4.78%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (3.31%) MCP
6 5 (1.84%) MCITP
6 5 (1.84%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.74%) ISEB
7 2 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) MOS
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.37%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.68%) SLA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.84%) QA
4 2 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (25.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.68%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.31%) XenApp
5 5 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (8.46%) SCCM
2 5 (1.84%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.47%) SCSM
4 3 (1.10%) Casper Suite
4 3 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (34.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.46%) VMware
2 23 (8.46%) Adobe
3 18 (6.62%) Citrix
4 16 (5.88%) Cisco
5 11 (4.04%) Google
6 10 (3.68%) Symantec
6 10 (3.68%) Remedy
7 9 (3.31%) HP
8 7 (2.57%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.21%) Reuters
10 5 (1.84%) Altiris
10 5 (1.84%) Sophos
10 5 (1.84%) Lotus
10 5 (1.84%) Juniper
10 5 (1.84%) EMC
10 5 (1.84%) Intel
10 5 (1.84%) Meru Networks
10 5 (1.84%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.47%) Oracle
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