The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 120 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £158 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £250 £333
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -24.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -25.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1228 1014 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.22% 41.12% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 458 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Apple
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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 24 July 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
Glasgow - 4 £290 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Wireless
3 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (21.05%) Meru Networks
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) iPad
6 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.26%) WinRT
7 1 (5.26%) GoogleTest
7 1 (5.26%) CMake
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile App

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireless
2 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) GoogleTest
1 1 (5.26%) CMake
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Gerrit
1 1 (5.26%) Valgrind
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WinRT
1 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.26%) POSIX
1 1 (5.26%) COM
1 1 (5.26%) STL
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) PDA
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (5.26%) Game Development
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Service Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) HP
1 4 (21.05%) EMC
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix
1 4 (21.05%) Juniper
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
1 4 (21.05%) Meru Networks
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Altiris
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
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