The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPad
England / North West
Rank 126 127 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.85% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £155 £308 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.59% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £168 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £352 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.90% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
781 1190 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.75% 31.97% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 688 527
Median daily rate £385 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

iPad
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 iPad within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Lancashire +10 3 £200 -21.18% 3
Manchester +6 3 - - 1
Cheshire +26 2 £110 - 1
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
1 4 (26.67%) F5
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) iPhone
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
4 1 (6.67%) Blog
4 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing

iPad
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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) AdWords
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (26.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Content Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Copywriter
3 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Copywriter
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Blog
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
2 1 (6.67%) Content Writing
2 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (6.67%) Link Building
2 1 (6.67%) OOD
2 1 (6.67%) SEO
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCITP
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) MCTS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Google