The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 45 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.95% 0.82% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 1.72% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £170 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Apple
South East

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

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
221 232 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.86% 47.44% 56.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 132 150
Average daily rate £350 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.35 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.83% -16.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 1 - - 4
Burford - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2
Wallingford - - - -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 3 (33.33%) Xcode
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
4 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) iOS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) UIKit
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Android
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (11.11%) webOS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (11.11%) ACSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCTS
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) CCENT
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) Meru Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco