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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 100 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.52% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £175 £225 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -45.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £289
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +21.21%
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
726 574 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.52% 41.06% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 279
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Android
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) DMZ
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) CCIP
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
4 3 (20.00%) CCDP
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) RHCE
4 3 (20.00%) Avaya
4 3 (20.00%) IBM Certification
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 3 (20.00%) MCSA

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) Acrobat
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) InDesign
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DMZ
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Artworker
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Artworker
2 2 (13.33%) IT Technician
2 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Project Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (13.33%) Contactless
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ACSA
1 3 (20.00%) ACSP
1 3 (20.00%) CCDP
1 3 (20.00%) CCIP
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Certification
1 3 (20.00%) MCDST
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) MCTS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (20.00%) RHCE
1 3 (20.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (13.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Avaya
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (20.00%) EMC
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) Quark
4 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.67%) Novell
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago