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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 212 211 229
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Apple 41 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.56% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £250 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -24.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £346 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.80 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.38%
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
4370 4303 4983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.93% 49.00% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2276 2185 2156
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 250 287
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the South East region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
Hampshire +3 22 £400 +220.00% 8
Surrey +7 6 £300 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +2 4 £325 +26.21% 1
West Sussex +3 3 £250 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £290 +54.66% 1
East Sussex -11 2 - -
Oxfordshire -11 1 £175 - 5
Kent - - - - 7
Middlesex - - - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Apple iOS
3 33 (39.76%) iPhone
3 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
4 31 (37.35%) iPad
5 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
5 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
6 26 (31.33%) iOS Development
7 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (30.12%) Objective-C
8 23 (27.71%) Cocoa
8 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (27.71%) Web Services
8 23 (27.71%) RESTful
9 22 (26.51%) Cocoa Touch
9 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
9 22 (26.51%) Client/Server
9 22 (26.51%) SOAP
9 22 (26.51%) HTTP
9 22 (26.51%) TDD
10 21 (25.30%) Subversion
10 21 (25.30%) Blackberry
10 21 (25.30%) MS Office
11 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
11 20 (24.10%) Kanban
11 20 (24.10%) Scrum
12 18 (21.69%) Mobile App
13 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
14 13 (15.66%) VPN
15 12 (14.46%) Citrix

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (25.30%) MS Office
2 20 (24.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.51%) HTTP
2 13 (15.66%) VPN
3 8 (9.64%) Firewall
4 6 (7.23%) LAN
4 6 (7.23%) WAN
5 5 (6.02%) VoIP
5 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.02%) DHCP
6 4 (4.82%) DNS
7 3 (3.61%) IPv4
7 3 (3.61%) IPv6
7 3 (3.61%) Wireless
8 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.41%) HSPA
8 2 (2.41%) LTE
8 2 (2.41%) Internet
8 2 (2.41%) WCDMA
9 1 (1.20%) LDAP
9 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.30%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Xcode
4 1 (1.20%) MSI
4 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.02%) Dutch Language
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
5 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) iOS Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Support Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Desktop Support
7 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.43%) IT Support
9 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Windows Server Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) MI Analyst
12 2 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Web Services
1 23 (27.71%) Cocoa
1 23 (27.71%) RESTful
2 22 (26.51%) Cocoa Touch
2 22 (26.51%) SOAP
3 3 (3.61%) HTML5
3 3 (3.61%) iOS SDK
3 3 (3.61%) HTML
4 2 (2.41%) UIKit
5 1 (1.20%) CSS3
5 1 (1.20%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) Core Animation
5 1 (1.20%) Ajax
5 1 (1.20%) JSON
5 1 (1.20%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.20%) jQuery
5 1 (1.20%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) Flash
5 1 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) iPhone
2 31 (37.35%) iPad
3 22 (26.51%) Client/Server
4 21 (25.30%) Blackberry
5 18 (21.69%) Mobile App
6 6 (7.23%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.41%) Handset
8 2 (2.41%) Clustering
8 2 (2.41%) PKI
9 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.20%) Animation
9 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.20%) W3C
9 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (56.63%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Apple iOS
3 28 (33.73%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
5 9 (10.84%) Android
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.64%) Mac OS X
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.41%) webOS
9 2 (2.41%) Linux
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) iOS Development
2 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (26.51%) TDD
5 20 (24.10%) Scrum
5 20 (24.10%) Kanban
6 12 (14.46%) ITIL
7 5 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (3.61%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.61%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.61%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Service Management
8 3 (3.61%) ITSM
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.41%) Coaching
9 2 (2.41%) ETL
9 2 (2.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.12%) Objective-C
2 4 (4.82%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) C++
3 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.64%) MCSE
3 5 (6.02%) Degree
4 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) MCITP
5 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.61%) MCDST
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MOS
7 1 (1.20%) MCTS
7 1 (1.20%) ACSA
7 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.02%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.41%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (6.02%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.61%) WSUS
5 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.20%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (39.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Citrix
3 11 (13.25%) Symantec
4 9 (10.84%) McAfee
5 6 (7.23%) VMware
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco
7 4 (4.82%) Altiris
7 4 (4.82%) SAP
8 3 (3.61%) Avaya
9 2 (2.41%) Facebook
10 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.20%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.20%) Baan
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle
10 1 (1.20%) Adobe
10 1 (1.20%) HP
10 1 (1.20%) Google
10 1 (1.20%) Lumension
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