The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 212 227 210
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing Apple 38 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.25% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 9
Average daily rate £283 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £485 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 22
Average hourly rate £13.87 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.65% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.94 £10.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+39.35% -39.39%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Apple
England

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +9 18 £300 -47.82% 1
Surrey -8 7 £134 -34.75% 3
Hampshire +8 5 £214 -38.92% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £333 - 4
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 7
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 51 (52.58%) Windows
2 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
4 33 (34.02%) Apple iOS
5 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
6 25 (25.77%) Blackberry
7 24 (24.74%) MS Office
8 22 (22.68%) VPN
9 20 (20.62%) iPad
10 19 (19.59%) HTML
11 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
11 17 (17.53%) MS Exchange
12 16 (16.49%) HTML5
13 14 (14.43%) iPhone
13 14 (14.43%) Mobile App
14 13 (13.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (13.40%) Cisco
14 13 (13.40%) CSS
15 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
15 12 (12.37%) Android
15 12 (12.37%) Adobe Illustrator
15 12 (12.37%) CSS3
16 11 (11.34%) Mobile Device Management
16 11 (11.34%) SCCM
16 11 (11.34%) Finance
16 11 (11.34%) Quicktime
16 11 (11.34%) QuarkXPress
16 11 (11.34%) Flash
16 11 (11.34%) Citrix
17 10 (10.31%) SQL

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (8.25%) Lotus Domino
3 8 (8.25%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Mule
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (24.74%) MS Office
2 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
3 12 (12.37%) Photoshop
3 12 (12.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (11.34%) Quicktime
4 11 (11.34%) QuarkXPress
5 9 (9.28%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.03%) SalesLogix
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) VPN
2 10 (10.31%) Intranet
3 7 (7.22%) DHCP
3 7 (7.22%) DNS
3 7 (7.22%) LAN
3 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.19%) LDAP
5 5 (5.15%) VoIP
5 5 (5.15%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) Firewall
6 4 (4.12%) Wireless
7 3 (3.09%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.09%) IPv4
7 3 (3.09%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (2.06%) Internet
8 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.06%) WCDMA
8 2 (2.06%) HSPA
8 2 (2.06%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.06%) DB2
2 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.06%) LoadUI
3 2 (2.06%) JMeter
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Marketing
3 6 (6.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Dutch Language
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.12%) Publishing
5 4 (4.12%) Legal
6 3 (3.09%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.06%) Back Office
8 1 (1.03%) French Language
8 1 (1.03%) German Language
8 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Analyst
2 16 (16.49%) Support Analyst
3 15 (15.46%) Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Designer
5 12 (12.37%) Support Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Desktop Support
7 9 (9.28%) iOS Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Desktop Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Graphic Designer
8 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.19%) Release Manager
9 6 (6.19%) Web Designer
9 6 (6.19%) Applications Manager
9 6 (6.19%) Photoshop Designer
10 5 (5.15%) IT Support
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) HTML
2 16 (16.49%) HTML5
3 13 (13.40%) CSS
4 12 (12.37%) CSS3
5 11 (11.34%) Flash
6 8 (8.25%) Web Services
7 4 (4.12%) UIKit
7 4 (4.12%) Cocoa
7 4 (4.12%) Core Animation
8 3 (3.09%) XML
8 3 (3.09%) SOAP
9 2 (2.06%) JSP
10 1 (1.03%) Java EE
10 1 (1.03%) jQuery
10 1 (1.03%) Grails
10 1 (1.03%) Ajax
10 1 (1.03%) Spring
10 1 (1.03%) XSLT
10 1 (1.03%) .NET
10 1 (1.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) Blackberry
2 20 (20.62%) iPad
3 14 (14.43%) iPhone
3 14 (14.43%) Mobile App
4 8 (8.25%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.15%) Web 2.0
5 5 (5.15%) Handset
6 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.12%) Animation
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.06%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.03%) W3C
9 1 (1.03%) Firmware
9 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (52.58%) Windows
2 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
3 33 (34.02%) Apple iOS
4 12 (12.37%) Android
5 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.25%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.15%) Linux
8 4 (4.12%) webOS
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
9 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.06%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (2.06%) HPUX
10 2 (2.06%) Solaris
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.06%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (10.31%) Configuration Management
2 10 (10.31%) Scrum
2 10 (10.31%) Mobile Application Development
3 9 (9.28%) iOS Development
4 7 (7.22%) ITIL
4 7 (7.22%) Project Management
5 6 (6.19%) Release Management
6 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (5.15%) Information Architecture
7 4 (4.12%) ITSM
7 4 (4.12%) CRM
7 4 (4.12%) Content Management
7 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.12%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.09%) Time Management
8 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.09%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.06%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.28%) Objective-C
3 5 (5.15%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) Groovy
4 1 (1.03%) PHP5
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
4 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) MCSE
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.12%) CCNA
3 4 (4.12%) MCP
4 3 (3.09%) MCSA
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.06%) ACTC
6 1 (1.03%) CCENT
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) MCTS
6 1 (1.03%) MCITP
6 1 (1.03%) ACSA
6 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
2 6 (6.19%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.06%) GMP
System Software
1 32 (32.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) Terminal Services
3 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.06%) vSphere
4 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) SCCM
2 9 (9.28%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (43.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Cisco
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix
4 7 (7.22%) MobileIron
4 7 (7.22%) VMware
5 6 (6.19%) HP
6 5 (5.15%) Symantec
7 4 (4.12%) McAfee
8 3 (3.09%) Altiris
8 3 (3.09%) BMC
8 3 (3.09%) Nokia
9 2 (2.06%) Remedy
9 2 (2.06%) Symbian
9 2 (2.06%) Google
10 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.03%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.03%) SAP
10 1 (1.03%) Dell
10 1 (1.03%) Nortel
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