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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 124 120 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.096% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£110 £290 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.06% +84.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £200
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +41.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -11.76%
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
1037 1056 1073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.37% 39.40% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 503 472
Average daily rate £345 £343 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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
Edinburgh 0 1 £110 - 2
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix