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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 229 239 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -40
Contract jobs citing Apple 33 25 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.26% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.77% 0.55% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 29
Median daily rate £268 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £183 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £379 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £319 £295
% change year-on-year
-10.19% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.45 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.70% -19.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £14.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -5.36%
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
4289 4566 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.53% 47.69% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2565 2099
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 211 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -2 10 £450 +50.00% 1
Surrey +4 7 £200 -29.20% 4
Berkshire +10 5 £469 +25.00% 4
Hampshire +2 5 £300 -20.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £100 -80.95%
East Sussex - 2 £125 - 1
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 35 (50.72%) Apple iOS
2 29 (42.03%) Windows
3 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.23%) Mobile App
4 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 20 (28.99%) iOS Development
6 19 (27.54%) Mobile Development
6 19 (27.54%) Objective-C
6 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
7 17 (24.64%) Cocoa
7 17 (24.64%) Cocoa Touch
8 16 (23.19%) Apple Swift
9 15 (21.74%) Animation
9 15 (21.74%) Android
10 14 (20.29%) Core Animation
10 14 (20.29%) User Experience
11 13 (18.84%) ITIL
12 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
13 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
13 10 (14.49%) SCCM
14 9 (13.04%) Citrix
14 9 (13.04%) LAN
14 9 (13.04%) Wireless
15 8 (11.59%) Adobe
15 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
15 8 (11.59%) ION Trading
15 8 (11.59%) iPhone
16 7 (10.14%) Degree
16 7 (10.14%) Video Conferencing

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 8 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.80%) CMS
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.90%) WordPress
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.90%) InDesign
3 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.90%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Sage X3
2 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Yammer
3 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) LAN
1 9 (13.04%) Wireless
2 7 (10.14%) Intranet
2 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.70%) VoIP
4 5 (7.25%) DHCP
4 5 (7.25%) Firewall
4 5 (7.25%) Internet
5 4 (5.80%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) WAN
6 2 (2.90%) BGP
6 2 (2.90%) DNS
6 2 (2.90%) DOCSIS
6 2 (2.90%) HTTP
6 2 (2.90%) MPLS
6 2 (2.90%) OSPF
6 2 (2.90%) RIP
6 2 (2.90%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) SNMP
6 2 (2.90%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) FileMaker
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
2 3 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) iOS Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Desktop Support
4 9 (13.04%) Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Mobile Designer
4 9 (13.04%) Mobile UI Designer
4 9 (13.04%) UI Designer
5 7 (10.14%) iOS Programmer
5 7 (10.14%) Programmer
6 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) IT Support
9 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (2.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Cocoa
1 17 (24.64%) Cocoa Touch
2 14 (20.29%) Core Animation
3 3 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (2.90%) .NET
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) CSS3
4 2 (2.90%) RESTful
4 2 (2.90%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Mobile App
2 15 (21.74%) Animation
3 14 (20.29%) User Experience
4 10 (14.49%) Blackberry
5 8 (11.59%) iPhone
6 7 (10.14%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (8.70%) iPad
8 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
9 3 (4.35%) Social Media
10 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.90%) Blog
10 2 (2.90%) Digital TV
10 2 (2.90%) IPTV
10 2 (2.90%) MPEG
10 2 (2.90%) NHS
10 2 (2.90%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
10 2 (2.90%) Video on Demand
11 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Apple iOS
2 29 (42.03%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) Android
4 12 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.80%) Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.90%) Unix
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) iOS Development
3 19 (27.54%) Mobile Development
4 13 (18.84%) ITIL
5 7 (10.14%) Service Management
5 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) Typography
7 5 (7.25%) ITSM
8 4 (5.80%) BDD
8 4 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) SEO
9 3 (4.35%) Android Development
9 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.35%) ERP
9 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 2 (2.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) Objective-C
2 16 (23.19%) Apple Swift
3 5 (7.25%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) C
4 2 (2.90%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.80%) DBS Check
3 4 (5.80%) MCSE
3 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) ACMT
5 1 (1.45%) ACSP
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) XenApp
2 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) MOM
2 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.90%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Citrix
3 8 (11.59%) Adobe
3 8 (11.59%) ION Trading
4 7 (10.14%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) HP
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco
7 4 (5.80%) Dell
8 3 (4.35%) arcserve
8 3 (4.35%) Sage
8 3 (4.35%) Symantec
8 3 (4.35%) Wyse
9 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.90%) F5
9 2 (2.90%) FrontRange
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) Meraki
9 2 (2.90%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) Tektronix
10 1 (1.45%) Meru Networks
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