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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 62 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.65% 0.94% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 2.25% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£230 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £320 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
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
312 222 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.80% 41.73% 47.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 132 128
Average daily rate £350 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 2015. 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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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 - 1 £313 - 1
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Backup Exec
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Symantec
3 10 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 10 (83.33%) Client/Server
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Meru Networks
5 2 (16.67%) EMC VNXe
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 2 (16.67%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (58.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Support
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) CCENT
2 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) ACSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Backup Exec
2 10 (83.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Google
5 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
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