The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 39 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.31% 0.33% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.54% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £238 £290
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
166 184 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.39% 60.13% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 50
Average daily rate £400 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £169 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Apple
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft