The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 126 147 138
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing Apple 22 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.88% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 3
Median daily rate £363 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £307 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £15.64 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +4.23%
Apple
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1586 1816 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.55% 42.90% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 1029 752
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 101 100
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Cheshire +12 6 £400 +19.31% 4
Lancashire +17 5 £375 -24.24%
Manchester -2 5 £180 - 5
Merseyside +8 2 £186 +37.96%
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Apple.

1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 10 (25.64%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) Migration
6 8 (20.51%) EMC
6 8 (20.51%) Citrix
7 7 (17.95%) HP
7 7 (17.95%) Service Management
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) Kaspersky
8 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
8 6 (15.38%) Drupal
8 6 (15.38%) Time Management
8 6 (15.38%) MS Office
8 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 6 (15.38%) Verint
8 6 (15.38%) AirWatch
8 6 (15.38%) Samsung
9 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
9 5 (12.82%) ITSM
10 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.26%) Project Management
10 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.26%) Mac OS
10 4 (10.26%) Android
11 3 (7.69%) REST
11 3 (7.69%) Cucumber

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (15.38%) Drupal
1 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.56%) ATM
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Appium
1 3 (7.69%) CocoaPods
1 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Service Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) REST
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML5
2 2 (5.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.69%) iPhone
3 2 (5.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 8
6 4 (10.26%) Android
6 4 (10.26%) Mac OS
7 3 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.56%) NetWare
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Migration
4 7 (17.95%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Time Management
6 5 (12.82%) ITSM
7 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) OOP
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Apple Swift
1 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
1 3 (7.69%) Ruby
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) HNC
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ACSA
3 1 (2.56%) ACSP
3 1 (2.56%) CCDP
3 1 (2.56%) CCIP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCDST
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) MCTS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) RHCE
3 1 (2.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) TARGET2
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Citrix
2 8 (20.51%) EMC
3 7 (17.95%) HP
3 7 (17.95%) Kaspersky
4 6 (15.38%) Samsung
4 6 (15.38%) Verint
5 3 (7.69%) BMC
5 3 (7.69%) Google
5 3 (7.69%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.69%) Remedy
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Novell
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.56%) Wyse
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