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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 68 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.69%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
391 512 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.73% 50.64% 56.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 215 220
Average daily rate £388 £385 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 19
Average hourly rate £17.29 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) webOS
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (16.67%) Handset

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) WCDMA
3 1 (16.67%) IPv4
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) HSPA
3 1 (16.67%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (16.67%) OLE
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) UIKit
1 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) webOS
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix