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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 234 237 205
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing Apple 31 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.58% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 22
Median daily rate £400 £319 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £195 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £363 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £19.50 £12.45 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.68% -19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £10.52 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £12.49 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+41.07% -6.66%
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
4344 4473 4239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.76% 47.48% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2543 2454 2097
Median daily rate £400 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 232 232
Median hourly rate £19.61 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.03 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -7 16 £450 +38.46% 2
Berkshire +2 4 £469 - 4
Surrey -5 3 £198 -30.08% 3
East Sussex - 3 £125 - 1
Hampshire +8 2 £174 - 6
Buckinghamshire +5 2 - - 2
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 33 (53.23%) Apple iOS
2 25 (40.32%) Mobile App
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (30.65%) Mobile Development
5 18 (29.03%) iOS Development
5 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
6 16 (25.81%) Objective-C
7 15 (24.19%) Cocoa
7 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.19%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (24.19%) Animation
8 14 (22.58%) Core Animation
8 14 (22.58%) User Experience
8 14 (22.58%) Apple Swift
9 12 (19.35%) ITIL
10 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
10 11 (17.74%) Android
11 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
12 8 (12.90%) SCCM
12 8 (12.90%) ION Trading
12 8 (12.90%) Adobe
13 7 (11.29%) Citrix
13 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
13 7 (11.29%) Service Management
13 7 (11.29%) iPhone
14 6 (9.68%) Typography
14 6 (9.68%) Degree
14 6 (9.68%) Finance
14 6 (9.68%) HP

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 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.23%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.23%) Yammer
3 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.61%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) LAN
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) VoIP
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) Wireless
3 4 (6.45%) BGP
3 4 (6.45%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) Intranet
3 4 (6.45%) OSPF
3 4 (6.45%) RIP
4 3 (4.84%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) DOCSIS
4 3 (4.84%) MPLS
4 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (4.84%) SNMP
4 3 (4.84%) SSH
4 3 (4.84%) Telnet
5 2 (3.23%) 4G
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Games
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) iOS Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support
4 9 (14.52%) Designer
4 9 (14.52%) Mobile Designer
4 9 (14.52%) Mobile UI Designer
4 9 (14.52%) UI Designer
5 7 (11.29%) iOS Programmer
5 7 (11.29%) Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.84%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Cocoa
1 15 (24.19%) Cocoa Touch
2 14 (22.58%) Core Animation
3 4 (6.45%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) CSS3
4 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Mobile App
2 15 (24.19%) Animation
3 14 (22.58%) User Experience
4 7 (11.29%) Blackberry
4 7 (11.29%) iPhone
5 5 (8.06%) iPad
6 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (6.45%) DTV
6 4 (6.45%) IPTV
6 4 (6.45%) MPEG
6 4 (6.45%) Streaming Video
6 4 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (6.45%) Video on Demand
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) PKI
8 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.61%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Apple iOS
2 25 (40.32%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) Android
4 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.84%) Linux
6 3 (4.84%) Unix
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.65%) Mobile Development
3 18 (29.03%) iOS Development
4 12 (19.35%) ITIL
5 7 (11.29%) Service Management
6 6 (9.68%) Typography
7 5 (8.06%) ITSM
7 5 (8.06%) TDD
8 4 (6.45%) BDD
8 4 (6.45%) Scrum
8 4 (6.45%) Validation
8 4 (6.45%) Video Processing
9 3 (4.84%) Android Development
9 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) DRM
9 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.84%) Video Content Ingestion
10 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) Objective-C
2 14 (22.58%) Apple Swift
3 4 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C#
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.61%) ACMT
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.84%) XenApp
2 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) MOM
2 2 (3.23%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.61%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.90%) Adobe
2 8 (12.90%) ION Trading
3 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 6 (9.68%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 4 (6.45%) Cisco
7 3 (4.84%) Dell
7 3 (4.84%) Google
7 3 (4.84%) Tektronix
7 3 (4.84%) Wyse
8 2 (3.23%) F5
8 2 (3.23%) Meraki
8 2 (3.23%) Remedy
8 2 (3.23%) Symantec
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) EMC
9 1 (1.61%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.61%) Veeam