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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank - 70 72
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.26% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £233 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £241 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.44% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
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
542 478 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.88% 49.28% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 250 245
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 14
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £17.50 £9.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £22.50 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 6 May 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ACMT
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
3 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Tektronix
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) MPEG
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) RIP
4 1 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) DOCSIS
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) RIP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Telnet
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Deskside Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Deskside Support
1 4 (57.14%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (42.86%) Deskside Technician
2 3 (42.86%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Mac Technician
2 3 (42.86%) Support Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
2 1 (14.29%) IPTV
2 1 (14.29%) MPEG
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
1 2 (28.57%) OOP
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) DRM
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ACMT
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Tektronix