The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 252 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 31 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 0.96% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 20
Median daily rate £375 £300 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £164 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £241 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.44% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.47 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -23.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.45 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £12.49 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.86%
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4726 4592 4386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.96% 46.13% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2459 2198
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 257 257
Median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.34 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
West Sussex -23 14 £375 +15.38%
Surrey 0 6 £300 - 1
Hampshire +6 4 £375 -6.25% 4
Berkshire -3 4 £200 -13.97% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £120 -69.03% 4
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple.

1 30 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 25 (35.71%) Mobile App
4 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (31.43%) User Experience
6 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
7 19 (27.14%) Mobile Development
8 18 (25.71%) Android
8 18 (25.71%) ITIL
9 15 (21.43%) iOS Development
10 12 (17.14%) Objective-C
10 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 12 (17.14%) Mac OS X
10 12 (17.14%) Typography
11 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
11 11 (15.71%) Adobe
12 10 (14.29%) Cocoa
12 10 (14.29%) iPhone
12 10 (14.29%) Animation
12 10 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (14.29%) Apple Swift
13 9 (12.86%) Core Animation
13 9 (12.86%) Citrix
14 8 (11.43%) Intranet
14 8 (11.43%) Internet
14 8 (11.43%) LAN
14 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.43%) iPad
14 8 (11.43%) Degree

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) QuarkXPress
3 2 (2.86%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Google Play
3 1 (1.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) Internet
1 8 (11.43%) Intranet
1 8 (11.43%) LAN
1 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (8.57%) WAN
2 6 (8.57%) Wireless
3 5 (7.14%) VPN
4 4 (5.71%) Firewall
4 4 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (2.86%) 4G
5 2 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (2.86%) BGP
5 2 (2.86%) DHCP
5 2 (2.86%) DNS
5 2 (2.86%) OSPF
5 2 (2.86%) PBX
5 2 (2.86%) RIP
6 1 (1.43%) DOCSIS
6 1 (1.43%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Designer
2 15 (21.43%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) iOS Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Mobile Designer
3 14 (20.00%) Mobile UI Designer
3 14 (20.00%) UI Designer
4 13 (18.57%) Desktop Support
5 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 7 (10.00%) Support Technician
7 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.57%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Deskside Support
9 4 (5.71%) Deskside Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
9 4 (5.71%) Mobile UX Designer
9 4 (5.71%) Programmer
9 4 (5.71%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Cocoa
1 10 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 9 (12.86%) Core Animation
3 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 22 (31.43%) User Experience
3 10 (14.29%) Animation
3 10 (14.29%) iPhone
4 8 (11.43%) iPad
5 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
7 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.86%) DTV
8 2 (2.86%) IPTV
8 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.86%) MPEG
8 2 (2.86%) NHS
8 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.86%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.43%) PKI
9 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Apple iOS
2 29 (41.43%) Windows
3 18 (25.71%) Android
4 12 (17.14%) Mac OS X
5 11 (15.71%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.29%) Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Mobile Development
3 18 (25.71%) ITIL
4 15 (21.43%) iOS Development
5 12 (17.14%) Typography
6 7 (10.00%) Service Management
7 6 (8.57%) Android Development
8 5 (7.14%) ITSM
9 4 (5.71%) BDD
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (2.86%) Asset Management
11 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.86%) OOP
11 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.86%) Time Management
11 2 (2.86%) Validation
11 2 (2.86%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) Objective-C
2 10 (14.29%) Apple Swift
3 2 (2.86%) C
3 2 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.29%) A+ Certification
3 3 (4.29%) ACMT
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.43%) LPIC
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) Samba
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.86%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.43%) MOM
3 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Adobe
3 9 (12.86%) Citrix
4 7 (10.00%) HP
5 6 (8.57%) VMware
5 6 (8.57%) Wyse
6 5 (7.14%) ION Trading
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco
8 2 (2.86%) Arqiva
8 2 (2.86%) Bomgar
8 2 (2.86%) BT
8 2 (2.86%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.86%) Huawei
8 2 (2.86%) Nokia
8 2 (2.86%) Remedy
8 2 (2.86%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.43%) Meraki
9 1 (1.43%) Tektronix
9 1 (1.43%) Twitter
9 1 (1.43%) Virgin Media