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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 63 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.65% 0.78% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 2.31% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£180 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +55.00%
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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
339 173 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 44.20% 33.72% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 82 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 22 27
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.91 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.95 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (94.44%) HTML
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) OO
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) Web Design
2 11 (61.11%) Network Security
2 11 (61.11%) Spreadsheet
2 11 (61.11%) Systems Analysis
2 11 (61.11%) Cyber Security
2 11 (61.11%) Raspberry Pi
3 6 (33.33%) HTML5
3 6 (33.33%) CSS3
3 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (33.33%) InDesign
3 6 (33.33%) Adobe
3 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (33.33%) InDesign
2 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Web Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Junior Web Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Junior
2 6 (33.33%) Junior Graphic Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Junior Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
1 17 (94.44%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) HTML5
2 6 (33.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
1 11 (61.11%) Web Design
1 11 (61.11%) Systems Analysis
1 11 (61.11%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe