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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 55 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.55% 2.16% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 5.13% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £165 £180 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £238 £290
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +21.21%
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
182 273 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.58% 42.19% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 182 84
Average daily rate £325 £410 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxford -3 3 £165 -
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) Client/Server
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
6 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) ITSM
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (13.33%) SCCM
9 2 (13.33%) SCOM
9 2 (13.33%) Time Management
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Samba
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Remedy
9 2 (13.33%) X-Windows
9 2 (13.33%) PBX

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) PBX
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Analyst
3 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) IT Support
6 3 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Network Support
6 3 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Android
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Ticket Management
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ACSA
1 1 (6.67%) CCENT
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) LPIC
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Samba
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.67%) Adobe
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Meru Networks