The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 125 125 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.11% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.31% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £208 £450 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.88% +73.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £430 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
Apple
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1044 983 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.97% 36.18% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 4 £363 -19.44% 2
Glasgow - 3 £128 - 3
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) Meraki
5 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) InDesign
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Boxen
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Mac Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
1 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Typography
2 1 (8.33%) Web Development
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
1 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) ACSA
1 1 (8.33%) CCENT
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec