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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 211 197 223
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing Apple 42 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.99% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 12
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£325 £388 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +127.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £217 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £13.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £30.20 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.69 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -15.62%
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
4659 4054 4326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.48% 47.66% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2076 1945
Average daily rate £365 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 243 319
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 -12 18 £325 -21.21% 4
Surrey -3 16 £135 -66.25% 4
Oxfordshire -24 3 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 7
Buckinghamshire - 1 £290 - 4
Berkshire - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (62.79%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Apple iOS
3 31 (36.05%) Active Directory
4 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
5 25 (29.07%) iPad
6 24 (27.91%) iOS Development
6 24 (27.91%) Objective-C
6 24 (27.91%) ITIL
7 23 (26.74%) iPhone
8 22 (25.58%) Windows 7
8 22 (25.58%) Cocoa Touch
8 22 (25.58%) Cocoa
9 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (24.42%) Web Services
9 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
10 20 (23.26%) TDD
11 19 (22.09%) SOAP
11 19 (22.09%) MS Office
11 19 (22.09%) HTTP
11 19 (22.09%) RESTful
12 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
12 18 (20.93%) Subversion
13 17 (19.77%) Scrum
13 17 (19.77%) Kanban
14 16 (18.60%) Blackberry
14 16 (18.60%) Client/Server
15 15 (17.44%) SCCM
15 15 (17.44%) Mobile App
16 12 (13.95%) Windows XP

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.65%) Lync
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 19 (22.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) Quicktime
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.09%) HTTP
2 8 (9.30%) VPN
3 6 (6.98%) LAN
3 6 (6.98%) WAN
3 6 (6.98%) Firewall
4 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) DHCP
5 3 (3.49%) DNS
5 3 (3.49%) IPv4
5 3 (3.49%) IPv6
5 3 (3.49%) Internet
5 3 (3.49%) Wireless
6 1 (1.16%) Network Security
6 1 (1.16%) NAS
6 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Subversion
1 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Xcode
3 1 (1.16%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (30.23%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) iOS Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Mac Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Technical Support
5 10 (11.63%) Technical Support Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.49%) PC Support
10 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) PC Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) Cocoa
1 22 (25.58%) Cocoa Touch
2 21 (24.42%) Web Services
3 19 (22.09%) SOAP
3 19 (22.09%) RESTful
4 3 (3.49%) JSON
5 2 (2.33%) .NET
5 2 (2.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.16%) J2EE
6 1 (1.16%) Flash
6 1 (1.16%) J2ME
6 1 (1.16%) OLE
6 1 (1.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) iPad
2 23 (26.74%) iPhone
3 16 (18.60%) Client/Server
3 16 (18.60%) Blackberry
4 15 (17.44%) Mobile App
5 12 (13.95%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.33%) Clustering
8 2 (2.33%) PKI
9 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.16%) Tandem
9 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.79%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Apple iOS
3 22 (25.58%) Windows 7
4 12 (13.95%) Windows XP
5 11 (12.79%) Mac OS X
6 6 (6.98%) Android
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.65%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.33%) Linux
11 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.16%) AIX
11 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
1 24 (27.91%) iOS Development
2 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.26%) TDD
4 17 (19.77%) Scrum
4 17 (19.77%) Kanban
5 5 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.49%) Software Distribution
7 3 (3.49%) ITSM
7 3 (3.49%) Service Management
8 2 (2.33%) OOP
8 2 (2.33%) OO
8 2 (2.33%) CRM
8 2 (2.33%) ETL
8 2 (2.33%) Project Management
8 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Objective-C
2 3 (3.49%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) VC++
3 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.81%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) MCDST
6 2 (2.33%) MCITP
6 2 (2.33%) MOS
6 2 (2.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (36.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.16%) vSphere
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (5.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.33%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (33.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.95%) Citrix
3 11 (12.79%) Symantec
4 9 (10.47%) McAfee
5 6 (6.98%) Altiris
6 5 (5.81%) VMware
7 4 (4.65%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) Avaya
8 2 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) Dell
8 2 (2.33%) Facebook
9 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.16%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.16%) Google
9 1 (1.16%) Huawei
9 1 (1.16%) Syclo
9 1 (1.16%) Lumension
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle
9 1 (1.16%) BT
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