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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 138 141 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 17 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.85% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £213 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -33.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £319 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +10.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -
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
1666 1653 1329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.69% 43.09% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 875 679
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 93 98
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.98 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 5 £400 +60.00% 3
Manchester -8 5 £180 - 5
Lancashire - 5 £375 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 13 (34.21%) Apple iOS
4 10 (26.32%) ITIL
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.05%) Migration
6 8 (21.05%) EMC
6 8 (21.05%) Citrix
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
7 7 (18.42%) HP
7 7 (18.42%) Kaspersky
8 6 (15.79%) Time Management
8 6 (15.79%) Drupal
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Smartphone
8 6 (15.79%) MS Office
8 6 (15.79%) Service Management
8 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
8 6 (15.79%) Verint
8 6 (15.79%) AirWatch
8 6 (15.79%) Samsung
9 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
9 5 (13.16%) Mac OS
10 4 (10.53%) SCCM
10 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) IT Asset Management
11 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment

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 (15.79%) Drupal
1 6 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Appium
2 1 (2.63%) CocoaPods
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Xcode
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
1 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.89%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.26%) Entity Framework
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
1 2 (5.26%) LINQ
1 2 (5.26%) XMPP
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Smartphone
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Apple iOS
3 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 7 (18.42%) Linux
6 5 (13.16%) Mac OS
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
7 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.63%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) NetWare
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Service Management
3 6 (15.79%) Time Management
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.89%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) ITSM
5 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.89%) OOP
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) Java
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
2 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) HNC
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ACSA
2 1 (2.63%) ACSP
2 1 (2.63%) CCDP
2 1 (2.63%) CCIP
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCDST
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) RHCE
2 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) AirWatch
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) Citrix
2 8 (21.05%) EMC
3 7 (18.42%) HP
3 7 (18.42%) Kaspersky
4 6 (15.79%) Samsung
4 6 (15.79%) Verint
5 3 (7.89%) BMC
5 3 (7.89%) LANDesk
5 3 (7.89%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.63%) Novell
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) Wyse
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