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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 104 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing Apple 17 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £223 £145 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.44% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £145 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £145 £224
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £19.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.06% +64.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
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
994 1191 1182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.68% 37.20% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 559 633
Median daily rate £330 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 6 £135 -6.89%
Renfrewshire - 4 £298 -
North Lanarkshire - 4 £160 -
Edinburgh - 2 £475 -
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Apple.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Apple iOS
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
4 18 (58.06%) VMware
5 17 (54.84%) Android
6 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
6 14 (45.16%) Citrix
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle
7 13 (41.94%) VPN
8 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
8 12 (38.71%) ITIL
8 12 (38.71%) MySQL
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Phone
9 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
9 11 (35.48%) AirWatch
10 10 (32.26%) Private Cloud
10 10 (32.26%) CESG
11 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (29.03%) Samsung
12 8 (25.81%) iPhone
12 8 (25.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
12 8 (25.81%) iPad
13 7 (22.58%) Cocoa
13 7 (22.58%) OO
13 7 (22.58%) OOD
13 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
13 7 (22.58%) XenMobile
13 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) iTunes
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) MySQL
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Xcode
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Mobility Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) iOS Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Cocoa
2 5 (16.13%) Cocoa Touch
2 5 (16.13%) Core Animation
2 5 (16.13%) Core Data
2 5 (16.13%) JSON
2 5 (16.13%) UIKit
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) CESG
1 10 (32.26%) Private Cloud
2 8 (25.81%) iPad
2 8 (25.81%) iPhone
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Animation
3 5 (16.13%) Apple TV
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Apple iOS
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
4 17 (54.84%) Android
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Phone
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile Application Development
3 7 (22.58%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) OOD
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (19.35%) iOS Development
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Android Development
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Content Management
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Apple Swift
1 7 (22.58%) Objective-C
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification
2 4 (12.90%) ACSA
2 4 (12.90%) CCENT
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCITP
2 4 (12.90%) MCSA
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) MCTS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Hyper-V
2 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) AirWatch
2 7 (22.58%) XenMobile
3 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Citrix
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) Samsung
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 4 (12.90%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) BMC
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper