The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 34 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.35% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.65% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £289
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +21.21%
Apple
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
110 153 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 38.33% 37.23% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 74 28
Average daily rate £381 £365 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 12
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Apple
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Retail-J
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Retail-J
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft