The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Merseyside region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £200 £295
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -32.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -9.45%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
81 87 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.75% 41.83% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 41
Average daily rate £415 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 17
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Apple
North West

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Merseyside region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool - - - - 1
Wirral - - - -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
1 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 2.0
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft