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 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 101 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.70% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £320 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £320 £259
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +23.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
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
837 573 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.47% 43.12% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 336 240
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 - -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) HNC
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Flash
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (16.67%) InDesign
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (16.67%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
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