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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.85% 0.74% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.48% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £180 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £225 £280
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%

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
409 472 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 57.61% 49.95% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 255 229
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 6
Median hourly rate £30.91 £30.00 £38.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017, 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 6 (75.00%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) HSPA
2 4 (50.00%) LTE
2 4 (50.00%) Android Studio
2 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) GSM
2 4 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 4 (50.00%) Xcode
2 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (50.00%) Publishing
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) GSM
1 4 (50.00%) HSPA
1 4 (50.00%) LTE
1 4 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Android Studio
1 4 (50.00%) Xcode
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mac Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Design
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Email Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Samsung
2 2 (25.00%) VMware