The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 95 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.66% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.12% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate £318 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.47% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
Apple
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
733 715 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.41% 42.79% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 339 276
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.10 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £19.98 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Manchester region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Manchester region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (44.44%) EMC
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Kaspersky
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 3 (16.67%) Android
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (11.11%) Contactless
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (11.11%) InDesign
5 2 (11.11%) Novell
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe
5 2 (11.11%) NetWare
5 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
5 2 (11.11%) Quark
5 2 (11.11%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) InDesign
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) QuarkXPress
1 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Artworker
4 2 (11.11%) Digital Artworker
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Contactless
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ACSA
1 1 (5.56%) ACSP
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) CCIP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCDST
1 1 (5.56%) MCITP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSA
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) RHCE
1 1 (5.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) EMC
2 7 (38.89%) Kaspersky
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe
5 2 (11.11%) Novell
5 2 (11.11%) Quark
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Wyse
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