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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 118 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple 11 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £158 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £108 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £255 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
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 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1295 1004 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.33% 40.95% 40.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 491 448
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 £209 £175 £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 30 23 73
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £31.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 - 6 £218 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Glasgow -12 2 £290 -22.66%
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 4 (28.57%) Meru Networks
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) WinRT
6 1 (7.14%) GoogleTest
6 1 (7.14%) CMake
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
6 1 (7.14%) Game Development

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GoogleTest
1 1 (7.14%) CMake
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Gerrit
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) WinRT
1 1 (7.14%) POSIX
1 1 (7.14%) COM
1 1 (7.14%) STL
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (7.14%) Game Development
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
1 4 (28.57%) HP
1 4 (28.57%) EMC
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
1 4 (28.57%) Juniper
1 4 (28.57%) Meru Networks
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) Google