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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 89 92 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.13% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £318 £125 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.69
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.00%
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
790 676 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.10% 43.78% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 340 269
Median daily rate £378 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.83 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £38.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 29 May 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (44.44%) EMC
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Kaspersky
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) LANDesk
6 3 (16.67%) Android
7 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (11.11%) Contactless
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (11.11%) Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (11.11%) InDesign
7 2 (11.11%) Adobe
7 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (11.11%) MS Office
7 2 (11.11%) Novell
7 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (11.11%) Quark
7 2 (11.11%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (11.11%) NetWare
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Citrix
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

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 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Service Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) 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 Manager
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 Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Contactless
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) 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%) 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
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) EMC
2 7 (38.89%) Kaspersky
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) 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