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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 118 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 10 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £133 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -46.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £108 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £310 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -25.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
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
1291 1023 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.68% 41.57% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 492 457
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 78
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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
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 16 September 2014. 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
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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 - 5 £218 - 2
Glasgow -14 3 £290 -22.66% 5
Aberdeen - - - - 2
Dundee - - - -
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Wireless
3 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Meru Networks
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) HP
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Coaching
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
6 2 (13.33%) iPhone
6 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) POSIX

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Wireless
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
1 1 (6.67%) Valgrind
1 1 (6.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.67%) GoogleTest
1 1 (6.67%) CMake
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) COM
1 1 (6.67%) STL
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) POSIX
1 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (6.67%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
1 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (20.00%) Coaching
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.67%) Game Development
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.67%) C++
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) HP
1 4 (26.67%) EMC
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
1 4 (26.67%) Meru Networks
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Altiris
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago