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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
England / South East
Rank 186 216 181
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -35
Contract jobs citing Apple 50 36 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.42% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.87% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 30
Median daily rate £225 £338 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +47.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £145 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £450 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £277 £200 £225
% change year-on-year
+38.25% -10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.88 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £25.10 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -42.42%

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
3765 4153 4532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.43% 48.39% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2392 2364
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 217 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +145.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +29 19 £185 -22.91% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £208 +72.91% 1
West Sussex -10 7 £350 -20.00% 1
Surrey +14 6 £125 -64.28% 7
Oxfordshire -2 6 £225 +36.36% 1
Hampshire +7 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £225 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 38 (46.34%) Android
2 34 (41.46%) Windows
3 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
5 25 (30.49%) MS Office
6 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
7 19 (23.17%) Mobile App
8 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
8 18 (21.95%) Degree
9 16 (19.51%) Project Management
9 16 (19.51%) VPN
9 16 (19.51%) Office 365
9 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (19.51%) Mobile Development
10 15 (18.29%) Android Studio
10 15 (18.29%) Service Design
10 15 (18.29%) Java
10 15 (18.29%) Publishing
10 15 (18.29%) Xcode
10 15 (18.29%) LTE
11 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (17.07%) Coaching
11 14 (17.07%) Apple Swift
12 13 (15.85%) Finance
13 12 (14.63%) Objective-C
13 12 (14.63%) VMware
13 12 (14.63%) QA
14 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
14 11 (13.41%) HSPA
14 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management

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 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Jetty
4 1 (1.22%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Datadog
2 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.51%) VPN
2 15 (18.29%) LTE
3 11 (13.41%) GSM
3 11 (13.41%) HSPA
3 11 (13.41%) WCDMA
4 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.98%) VoIP
5 7 (8.54%) WAN
6 6 (7.32%) Firewall
6 6 (7.32%) LAN
7 4 (4.88%) DHCP
7 4 (4.88%) DNS
7 4 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (4.88%) Skype
7 4 (4.88%) Wireless
8 3 (3.66%) ADSL
8 3 (3.66%) Intranet
8 3 (3.66%) NAS
8 3 (3.66%) Network Security
8 3 (3.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Redis
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Android Studio
1 15 (18.29%) Xcode
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.29%) Publishing
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 10 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.76%) Marketing
5 5 (6.10%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (12.20%) IT Support
4 9 (10.98%) Mac Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (8.54%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Designer
7 6 (7.32%) Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Mobile Designer
7 6 (7.32%) Mobile UI Designer
7 6 (7.32%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (7.32%) UI Designer
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.10%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) iOS SDK
2 3 (3.66%) Ajax
2 3 (3.66%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) HTML5
2 3 (3.66%) jQuery
3 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (2.44%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.44%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (2.44%) JSON
3 2 (2.44%) SOAP
3 2 (2.44%) XHTML
4 1 (1.22%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.22%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.22%) Core Data
4 1 (1.22%) Google Maps API
4 1 (1.22%) Kafka
4 1 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Mobile App
2 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.76%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.54%) Animation
5 6 (7.32%) Smartphone
5 6 (7.32%) User Experience
6 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.66%) Handset
7 3 (3.66%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (2.44%) CMDB
8 2 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (2.44%) Smart Home
8 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.22%) Biotechnology
9 1 (1.22%) iPad
9 1 (1.22%) iPhone
9 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) Android
2 34 (41.46%) Windows
3 22 (26.83%) Apple iOS
4 18 (21.95%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
6 10 (12.20%) Mac OS X
7 7 (8.54%) Linux
8 6 (7.32%) Mac OS
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (6.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.66%) Unix
12 1 (1.22%) Debian
12 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Mobile Development
1 16 (19.51%) Project Management
2 15 (18.29%) Service Design
3 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.07%) Coaching
4 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
4 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.20%) Scrum
6 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Front End Development
8 6 (7.32%) TDD
9 5 (6.10%) B2B
9 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.10%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.10%) Typography
10 4 (4.88%) Android Development
10 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) Java
2 14 (17.07%) Apple Swift
3 12 (14.63%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.66%) SQL
5 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.88%) MCSA
3 4 (4.88%) MCSE
3 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) CISSP
4 3 (3.66%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.66%) SANS
4 3 (3.66%) SSCP
5 2 (2.44%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.22%) Docker
4 1 (1.22%) Gluster
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.22%) XenApp
4 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.44%) QRadar
2 2 (2.44%) SCCM
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.22%) Kibana
3 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.22%) logstash
3 1 (1.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.22%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.22%) Nmap
3 1 (1.22%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.22%) Sysdig
3 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Citrix
3 8 (9.76%) Google
4 5 (6.10%) Dell
4 5 (6.10%) HP
5 3 (3.66%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.66%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.66%) Toshiba
5 3 (3.66%) Veeam
6 2 (2.44%) Appcelerator
6 2 (2.44%) Lotus
6 2 (2.44%) Samsung
6 2 (2.44%) Splunk
6 2 (2.44%) Wyse
7 1 (1.22%) Intel
7 1 (1.22%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) Sophos
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