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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 31 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.61% 0.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £135 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.46%
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
147 175 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 48.04% 48.75% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 71
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £19.85 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% +104.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.77 £16.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.97 £96.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Southport - 7 £425 -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Apple.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
2 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) SSCP
2 8 (80.00%) Splunk
2 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) ELK Stack
2 8 (80.00%) SANS
3 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
3 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (70.00%) LogRhythm
3 7 (70.00%) QRadar
3 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) LAN
3 7 (70.00%) VoIP
3 7 (70.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Redis
5 5 (50.00%) SIEM
5 5 (50.00%) Case Management
5 5 (50.00%) logstash
5 5 (50.00%) Kibana

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (70.00%) VoIP
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) ELK Stack
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (70.00%) Network Monitoring
2 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) Case Management
4 5 (50.00%) SIEM
5 4 (40.00%) Information Security
6 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (20.00%) ITSM
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) SANS
1 8 (80.00%) SSCP
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) QRadar
2 5 (50.00%) Kibana
2 5 (50.00%) logstash
3 3 (30.00%) RSA enVision
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Splunk
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (30.00%) Google
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) VMware