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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 162 181 204
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +23
Contract jobs citing Apple 76 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 1.39% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 7
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £146 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £284 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 5
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £13.17 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.20 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Hampshire +1 23 £283 -37.22% 5
Surrey +2 22 £216 +27.85% 8
Oxfordshire -8 13 £180 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £350 +21.21% 2
West Sussex - 3 £325 - 2
Berkshire -13 2 £263 -25.00% 2
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (50.00%) Windows
2 36 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 29 (25.44%) iOS Development
5 28 (24.56%) Objective-C
6 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
7 26 (22.81%) ITIL
7 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (21.93%) iPhone
9 24 (21.05%) Cocoa Touch
9 24 (21.05%) Cocoa
10 22 (19.30%) Web Services
10 22 (19.30%) iPad
10 22 (19.30%) RESTful
11 21 (18.42%) TDD
12 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (17.54%) MS Office
12 20 (17.54%) SOAP
12 20 (17.54%) HTTP
13 19 (16.67%) Scrum
14 18 (15.79%) Mobile App
14 18 (15.79%) Degree
15 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
16 16 (14.04%) Subversion
17 15 (13.16%) Kanban
17 15 (13.16%) Windows 7
17 15 (13.16%) Client/Server
18 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
18 14 (12.28%) HTML
19 13 (11.40%) CSS

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (6.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) Lync
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Office
2 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.26%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.54%) HTTP
2 7 (6.14%) Network Security
3 5 (4.39%) Internet
3 5 (4.39%) WAN
3 5 (4.39%) LAN
4 4 (3.51%) DHCP
4 4 (3.51%) DNS
5 3 (2.63%) Wireless
5 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.75%) VLAN
6 2 (1.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.75%) VoIP
7 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.88%) ADSL
7 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.04%) Subversion
3 5 (4.39%) Xcode
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (7.02%) Finance
2 7 (6.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Developer
2 26 (22.81%) iOS Developer
3 23 (20.18%) Support Engineer
4 20 (17.54%) Mac Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) Technical Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) Technical Support Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) Technical Support
6 10 (8.77%) Analyst
7 9 (7.89%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Architect
8 7 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.26%) Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Junior Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Junior Graphic Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Junior Web Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Junior
9 6 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Web Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
9 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.05%) Cocoa Touch
1 24 (21.05%) Cocoa
2 22 (19.30%) Web Services
2 22 (19.30%) RESTful
3 20 (17.54%) SOAP
4 14 (12.28%) HTML
5 13 (11.40%) CSS
6 8 (7.02%) HTML5
7 7 (6.14%) CSS3
8 5 (4.39%) JSON
8 5 (4.39%) iOS SDK
9 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.88%) .NET
10 1 (0.88%) J2EE
10 1 (0.88%) XML
10 1 (0.88%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.88%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.93%) iPhone
2 22 (19.30%) iPad
3 18 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 15 (13.16%) Client/Server
5 12 (10.53%) Data Structures
6 10 (8.77%) Blackberry
7 6 (5.26%) e-Health
8 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.75%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.88%) Tandem
10 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (50.00%) Windows
2 36 (31.58%) Apple iOS
3 15 (13.16%) Windows 7
4 13 (11.40%) Windows XP
5 10 (8.77%) Android
5 10 (8.77%) Mac OS X
6 9 (7.89%) Linux
7 8 (7.02%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.26%) UNIX
9 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.88%) AIX
11 1 (0.88%) Solaris
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.44%) iOS Development
2 26 (22.81%) ITIL
2 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.42%) TDD
4 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.67%) Scrum
6 15 (13.16%) Kanban
7 7 (6.14%) OO
8 6 (5.26%) Cyber Security
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (5.26%) Web Design
9 4 (3.51%) Line Management
9 4 (3.51%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.51%) MVC
10 3 (2.63%) ITSM
10 3 (2.63%) Service Management
10 3 (2.63%) Process Management
11 2 (1.75%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (1.75%) Waterfall
11 2 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (24.56%) Objective-C
2 2 (1.75%) Java
2 2 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) VC++
3 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.51%) MCP
6 3 (2.63%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.63%) MCSE
6 3 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) MCITP
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.88%) MOS
7 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 27 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (11.40%) SCCM
2 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 30 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) VMware
2 9 (7.89%) HP
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
3 7 (6.14%) IBM
3 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.26%) Fujitsu
4 6 (5.26%) Adobe
4 6 (5.26%) CA
4 6 (5.26%) NetApp
4 6 (5.26%) Citrix
5 5 (4.39%) Altiris
6 4 (3.51%) SAP
7 3 (2.63%) Avaya
7 3 (2.63%) Symantec
8 2 (1.75%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.75%) Mitel
8 2 (1.75%) Dell
8 2 (1.75%) McAfee
9 1 (0.88%) BT
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