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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 137 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing Apple 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.92% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£110 £225 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £255
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.75 £14.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.89% +7.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
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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
1189 1196 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.76% 43.49% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 595 483
Average daily rate £351 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015. 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
Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh -20 1 £110 -49.42% 3
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Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CCNA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (66.67%) ACSA
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Symantec
3 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (66.67%) CCENT
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) A+ Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (66.67%) ACSA
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
1 4 (66.67%) MCITP
1 4 (66.67%) CCENT
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Symantec
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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