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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 93 95 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.77% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.19% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £403 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £423 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.27%
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
776 759 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.75% 41.25% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 397 360
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -5 7 £498 -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 8 (53.33%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (53.33%) ELK Stack
3 8 (53.33%) QRadar
3 8 (53.33%) SANS
3 8 (53.33%) Splunk
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (53.33%) LogRhythm
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) SSCP
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (53.33%) VoIP
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 8 (53.33%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Information Security
4 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (33.33%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) SIEM
7 4 (26.67%) Redis
7 4 (26.67%) logstash
7 4 (26.67%) Kibana
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Jetty
1 1 (6.67%) Mongrel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) VoIP
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
2 8 (53.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
6 1 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) IPv4
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) IT Technician
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Product Owner
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) ELK Stack
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 8 (53.33%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Case Management
5 4 (26.67%) Security Operations
5 4 (26.67%) SIEM
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Security
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Server Building
7 1 (6.67%) Service Design
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CISSP
1 8 (53.33%) SANS
1 8 (53.33%) SSCP
2 3 (20.00%) HNC
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) QRadar
2 4 (26.67%) Kibana
2 4 (26.67%) logstash
3 3 (20.00%) RSA enVision
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 1 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
1 8 (53.33%) LogRhythm
1 8 (53.33%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.67%) Motorola
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos