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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -15
Contract jobs citing Apple 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 0.73% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Median daily rate £494 £175 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% -15.00%

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
526 689 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.17% 38.38% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 344 336
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £509 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £62.20 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 - 12 £488 - 1
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) LAN
3 42 (82.35%) Firewall
4 41 (80.39%) VoIP
4 41 (80.39%) Patch Management
5 40 (78.43%) WAN
5 40 (78.43%) TCP/IP
5 40 (78.43%) Unix
5 40 (78.43%) Linux
5 40 (78.43%) CISSP
6 39 (76.47%) VPN
6 39 (76.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 38 (74.51%) Vulnerability Management
8 37 (72.55%) SANS
9 36 (70.59%) SSCP
10 34 (66.67%) Splunk
10 34 (66.67%) QRadar
11 33 (64.71%) Elastic Stack
12 32 (62.75%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (62.75%) Network Monitoring
13 27 (52.94%) IBM
14 26 (50.98%) LogRhythm
15 23 (45.10%) Security Operations
16 21 (41.18%) Case Management
16 21 (41.18%) Information Security
17 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
17 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
18 17 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
19 16 (31.37%) Open Source
20 15 (29.41%) Management Information System

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 3 (5.88%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) Jetty
1 3 (5.88%) Mongrel
1 3 (5.88%) nginx
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.88%) Google App Engine
2 3 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (84.31%) LAN
2 42 (82.35%) Firewall
3 41 (80.39%) VoIP
4 40 (78.43%) TCP/IP
4 40 (78.43%) WAN
5 39 (76.47%) VPN
6 9 (17.65%) Wireless
7 7 (13.73%) DNS
7 7 (13.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (9.80%) SSL
9 4 (7.84%) DHCP
10 3 (5.88%) FTP
10 3 (5.88%) HTTP
10 3 (5.88%) IPsec
11 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.92%) IPv4
11 2 (3.92%) Network Security
11 2 (3.92%) NFC
11 2 (3.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Redis
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.88%) Travis CI
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Security Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Technical Specialist
3 10 (19.61%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.80%) Head of Security
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Security Specialist
6 4 (7.84%) Head of Operations
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) IT Technician
8 2 (3.92%) Mobile Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Senior IT Technician
8 2 (3.92%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (64.71%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (23.53%) Web Services
3 10 (19.61%) RESTful
4 5 (9.80%) J2EE
5 3 (5.88%) .NET
5 3 (5.88%) Servlets
6 2 (3.92%) Material Design
6 2 (3.92%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 15 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.96%) Life Science
5 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Linux
2 40 (78.43%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.92%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Patch Management
2 39 (76.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 38 (74.51%) Vulnerability Management
4 32 (62.75%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (62.75%) Network Monitoring
5 23 (45.10%) Security Operations
6 21 (41.18%) Case Management
6 21 (41.18%) Information Security
7 16 (31.37%) Open Source
8 15 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
9 13 (25.49%) SIEM
10 9 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (15.69%) Analytics
11 8 (15.69%) Data Analytics
12 7 (13.73%) Process Improvement
13 6 (11.76%) DevOps
14 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
14 5 (9.80%) Service Management
15 4 (7.84%) Operations Management
16 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Python
2 5 (9.80%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) Apple Swift
3 2 (3.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (78.43%) CISSP
2 37 (72.55%) SANS
3 36 (70.59%) SSCP
4 20 (39.22%) SC Cleared
4 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) MCITP
6 1 (1.96%) MCSA
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Xen
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (66.67%) QRadar
2 13 (25.49%) Kibana
2 13 (25.49%) logstash
3 7 (13.73%) Nessus
3 7 (13.73%) Nexpose
3 7 (13.73%) Nmap
3 7 (13.73%) RSA enVision
4 3 (5.88%) Puppet
5 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Splunk
2 27 (52.94%) IBM
3 26 (50.98%) LogRhythm
4 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.69%) ArcSight
5 8 (15.69%) Intel
5 8 (15.69%) Intel Security
5 8 (15.69%) NetWitness
6 7 (13.73%) Qualys
7 6 (11.76%) Snow
7 6 (11.76%) VMware
8 5 (9.80%) Google
9 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco
10 2 (3.92%) Dell
10 2 (3.92%) HP
10 2 (3.92%) Motorola
10 2 (3.92%) Sophos
11 1 (1.96%) Atlassian