The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank - 65 69
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.44% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
- +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+36.20% -3.33%
Apple
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
419 458 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.06% 54.01% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 212 193
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £24.12 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Apple.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
1 2 (66.67%) ACMT
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) Video Content Ingestion
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Tektronix
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) IPTV
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) MPEG
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DOCSIS
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Deskside Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Deskside Support
1 2 (66.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Deskside Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Mac Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Mac Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) MPEG
1 1 (33.33%) Streaming Video
1 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) DRM
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Video Content Ingestion
1 1 (33.33%) Video Processing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ACMT
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Tektronix