The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £213 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+39.35% -39.39%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
559 389 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.05% 50.39% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 149 217
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 28
Average hourly rate £14.67 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Apple
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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 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Animation
5 3 (27.27%) Publishing
5 3 (27.27%) Cocoa
5 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
5 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Core Animation
5 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
4 2 (18.18%) HSPA
4 2 (18.18%) LTE
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) WCDMA
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) IPv4
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Publishing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) IT Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) IT Support
1 3 (27.27%) iOS Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Cocoa
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Core Animation
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (27.27%) Animation
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
1 3 (27.27%) iPhone
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 2 (18.18%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) webOS
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
7 1 (9.09%) HPUX
7 1 (9.09%) Solaris
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
1 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO 9001
2 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
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