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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 207 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Apple 49 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.80% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 7
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£300 £275 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £128 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.77% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
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
4621 4505 4160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.16% 47.63% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2261 2032
Average daily rate £377 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 261 333
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £350 -6.66% 1
West Sussex - 11 £325 - 3
Hampshire -7 8 £400 +87.13% 2
Berkshire -15 8 £233 -22.50% 2
Oxfordshire -17 6 £180 - 1
Surrey -4 2 - - 6
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 49 (40.16%) Apple iOS
2 45 (36.89%) Windows
3 36 (29.51%) iOS Development
4 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (27.05%) HTML
5 33 (27.05%) Objective-C
6 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
6 29 (23.77%) iPhone
7 25 (20.49%) iPad
7 25 (20.49%) CSS
8 24 (19.67%) Active Directory
9 22 (18.03%) HTML5
10 19 (15.57%) Android
10 19 (15.57%) Scrum
11 18 (14.75%) Cocoa
11 18 (14.75%) Xcode
11 18 (14.75%) Finance
11 18 (14.75%) Cocoa Touch
12 17 (13.93%) Mobile App
12 17 (13.93%) MS Office
13 16 (13.11%) ITIL
14 15 (12.30%) iOS SDK
14 15 (12.30%) Windows 7
15 14 (11.48%) Banking
16 12 (9.84%) VMware
16 12 (9.84%) MVC
16 12 (9.84%) OO
16 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
16 12 (9.84%) Windows XP
16 12 (9.84%) Cisco

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
1 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.28%) Lync
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.46%) IIS
3 2 (1.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) MS Office
2 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 11 (9.02%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (4.92%) Photoshop
4 6 (4.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.92%) InDesign
5 3 (2.46%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Network Security
2 10 (8.20%) HTTP
3 8 (6.56%) Internet
4 6 (4.92%) LAN
4 6 (4.92%) WAN
5 4 (3.28%) DHCP
5 4 (3.28%) DNS
6 3 (2.46%) Extranet
6 3 (2.46%) Intranet
6 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.64%) RIP
7 2 (1.64%) SNMP
7 2 (1.64%) VPN
7 2 (1.64%) Wireless
7 2 (1.64%) DOCSIS
7 2 (1.64%) Telnet
7 2 (1.64%) MPLS
7 2 (1.64%) OSPF
7 2 (1.64%) BGP
7 2 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Xcode
2 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.74%) Subversion
4 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.82%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (45.08%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) iOS Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Web Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Mac Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Technical Support Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Technical Support
6 10 (8.20%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Designer
8 8 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.56%) Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.92%) Junior
9 6 (4.92%) Web Designer
9 6 (4.92%) Junior Web Designer
9 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Architect
9 6 (4.92%) Graphic Designer
9 6 (4.92%) Junior Graphic Designer
9 6 (4.92%) Junior Designer
10 5 (4.10%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.05%) HTML
2 25 (20.49%) CSS
3 22 (18.03%) HTML5
4 18 (14.75%) Cocoa
4 18 (14.75%) Cocoa Touch
5 15 (12.30%) iOS SDK
6 12 (9.84%) RESTful
7 11 (9.02%) CSS3
7 11 (9.02%) Web Services
8 10 (8.20%) SOAP
9 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.92%) jQuery
10 6 (4.92%) JSON
11 4 (3.28%) Core Animation
12 3 (2.46%) Sencha Touch
12 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.46%) XML
12 3 (2.46%) .NET
12 3 (2.46%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) iPhone
2 25 (20.49%) iPad
3 17 (13.93%) Mobile App
4 11 (9.02%) Blackberry
4 11 (9.02%) Raspberry Pi
5 8 (6.56%) Client/Server
6 7 (5.74%) User Experience
7 6 (4.92%) e-Health
8 5 (4.10%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.28%) Animation
10 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.46%) BYOD
11 2 (1.64%) MPEG
11 2 (1.64%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.64%) DTV
11 2 (1.64%) STB
11 2 (1.64%) IPTV
11 2 (1.64%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 49 (40.16%) Apple iOS
2 45 (36.89%) Windows
3 19 (15.57%) Android
4 15 (12.30%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.38%) Linux
7 8 (6.56%) UNIX
7 8 (6.56%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.82%) AIX
11 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) iOS Development
2 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.57%) Scrum
4 16 (13.11%) ITIL
5 12 (9.84%) MVC
5 12 (9.84%) OO
6 11 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.02%) Cyber Security
6 11 (9.02%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (9.02%) Web Design
7 10 (8.20%) TDD
8 7 (5.74%) Mobile Development
9 5 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.10%) Kanban
9 5 (4.10%) Migration
10 4 (3.28%) Android Development
10 4 (3.28%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.46%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.46%) Content Management
11 3 (2.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.05%) Objective-C
2 6 (4.92%) Apple Swift
2 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.10%) SQL
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) C#
5 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
1 11 (9.02%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.28%) MCP
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.64%) MCSE
7 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 4 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.64%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) SCCM
2 7 (5.74%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (4.92%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.82%) SCOM
6 1 (0.82%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) VMware
2 12 (9.84%) Cisco
3 8 (6.56%) Adobe
3 8 (6.56%) HP
4 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.74%) Citrix
5 6 (4.92%) CA
5 6 (4.92%) NetApp
5 6 (4.92%) IBM
5 6 (4.92%) Fujitsu
6 5 (4.10%) Altiris
7 3 (2.46%) Sencha
7 3 (2.46%) Telerik
7 3 (2.46%) Nintex
8 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) Symantec
8 2 (1.64%) McAfee
8 2 (1.64%) Mitel
8 2 (1.64%) ION Trading
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