The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank - 35 32
Contract jobs citing Apple 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 3.25% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category - 6.20% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £233 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -6.06%
Apple
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 129 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.89% 52.44% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 75 63
Average daily rate £369 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.53% +93.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Somerset region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Somerset region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 January 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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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
Bath - - - - 1
Apple
South West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) NEC
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Business One
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 2 (100.00%) Infor
1 2 (100.00%) Android

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS X Server
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) NEC
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 2 (100.00%) Infor
1 2 (100.00%) Kerio