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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 0.79% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £175 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+157.14% -48.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £231 £280
% change year-on-year
+31.89% -17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%

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
603 761 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.16% 38.83% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 393 338
Median daily rate £400 £363 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £194 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 - 10 £450 - 1
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) LAN
2 27 (75.00%) CISSP
2 27 (75.00%) Firewall
3 26 (72.22%) Patch Management
4 25 (69.44%) VoIP
4 25 (69.44%) WAN
4 25 (69.44%) TCP/IP
4 25 (69.44%) Linux
4 25 (69.44%) Unix
5 24 (66.67%) VPN
5 24 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 24 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (66.67%) SANS
6 23 (63.89%) SSCP
7 20 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (55.56%) Splunk
7 20 (55.56%) QRadar
8 19 (52.78%) ELK Stack
9 18 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
10 14 (38.89%) Security Operations
10 14 (38.89%) Case Management
11 12 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
11 12 (33.33%) LogRhythm
11 12 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
11 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 12 (33.33%) IBM
12 11 (30.56%) Information Security
13 9 (25.00%) 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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Jetty
2 1 (2.78%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (75.00%) Firewall
1 27 (75.00%) LAN
2 25 (69.44%) TCP/IP
2 25 (69.44%) VoIP
2 25 (69.44%) WAN
3 24 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
5 4 (11.11%) DNS
5 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (8.33%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.56%) DHCP
7 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.56%) IPv4
7 2 (5.56%) Network Security
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) IPsec
8 1 (2.78%) NFC
8 1 (2.78%) SCCP
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Redis
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
1 1 (2.78%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.89%) Head of Security
6 4 (11.11%) Head of Operations
6 4 (11.11%) Security Specialist
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.33%) IT Technician
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Security Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Technician
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Technician
9 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Head of Service Management
9 1 (2.78%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) ELK Stack
2 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) Material Design
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) Servlets
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Patch Management
2 24 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 24 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (38.89%) Case Management
5 14 (38.89%) Security Operations
6 12 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (30.56%) Information Security
8 8 (22.22%) Analytics
8 8 (22.22%) Data Analytics
9 7 (19.44%) Open Source
10 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (16.67%) SIEM
11 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
11 5 (13.89%) Service Management
12 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
12 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) CISSP
2 24 (66.67%) SANS
3 23 (63.89%) SSCP
4 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) HNC
6 1 (2.78%) MCITP
6 1 (2.78%) MCSA
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (55.56%) QRadar
2 7 (19.44%) Nessus
2 7 (19.44%) Nexpose
2 7 (19.44%) Nmap
3 6 (16.67%) Kibana
3 6 (16.67%) logstash
4 4 (11.11%) RSA enVision
5 2 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SCCM
6 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Splunk
2 12 (33.33%) IBM
2 12 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 8 (22.22%) ArcSight
3 8 (22.22%) Intel
3 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) NetWitness
4 7 (19.44%) Qualys
5 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) Google
6 2 (5.56%) Motorola
6 2 (5.56%) Sophos