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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
England / South East
Rank 198 217 189
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing Apple 40 35 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.10% 0.89% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 27
Median daily rate £250 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £525 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £225 £280
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.73 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £18.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -5.71%

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
3621 3917 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.89% 47.21% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 2172 2345
Median daily rate £410 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 212 214
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.46 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +22 16 £218 -9.37% 4
West Sussex +1 6 £330 -8.96% 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £250 - 2
Surrey +11 5 £135 -64.00% 4
Oxfordshire -5 4 £168 +1.51% 1
East Sussex - 2 £225 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 - - 1
Kent -2 1 £350 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
3 28 (38.36%) Android
4 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
5 23 (31.51%) MS Office
6 20 (27.40%) Apple iOS
7 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
8 14 (19.18%) Degree
8 14 (19.18%) Mobile App
9 13 (17.81%) Office 365
9 13 (17.81%) VMware
9 13 (17.81%) VPN
10 12 (16.44%) Java
10 12 (16.44%) Project Management
10 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.44%) Apple Swift
11 11 (15.07%) Mobile Development
11 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
11 11 (15.07%) Finance
12 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
12 10 (13.70%) Publishing
12 10 (13.70%) Xcode
12 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
12 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
12 10 (13.70%) Mac OS X
12 10 (13.70%) LTE
12 10 (13.70%) Service Design
12 10 (13.70%) Android Studio
13 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
13 9 (12.33%) Marketing

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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.37%) Jetty
4 1 (1.37%) nginx
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) MS Office
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.37%) Avid Media Composer
4 1 (1.37%) InDesign
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.37%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Datadog
2 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) VPN
2 10 (13.70%) LTE
3 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (12.33%) VoIP
4 7 (9.59%) DHCP
4 7 (9.59%) GSM
4 7 (9.59%) HSPA
4 7 (9.59%) WCDMA
5 6 (8.22%) Firewall
5 6 (8.22%) LAN
6 5 (6.85%) DNS
6 5 (6.85%) Skype
6 5 (6.85%) WAN
7 4 (5.48%) Intranet
7 4 (5.48%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.11%) ADSL
8 3 (4.11%) Internet
8 3 (4.11%) NAS
8 3 (4.11%) Network Security
8 3 (4.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Redis
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Android Studio
1 10 (13.70%) Xcode
2 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Publishing
2 10 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.33%) Marketing
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
7 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
2 15 (20.55%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Desktop Support
4 8 (10.96%) Developer
4 8 (10.96%) IT Support
5 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) IT Technician
6 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.48%) Mac Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) iOS SDK
1 4 (5.48%) SOAP
2 3 (4.11%) Ajax
2 3 (4.11%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.11%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (4.11%) Core Data
2 3 (4.11%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) HTML5
2 3 (4.11%) jQuery
2 3 (4.11%) RESTful
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.74%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (2.74%) JSON
3 2 (2.74%) XHTML
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.37%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.70%) Blackberry
3 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.11%) Animation
5 3 (4.11%) iPad
5 3 (4.11%) iPhone
6 2 (2.74%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.74%) Smart Home
6 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.74%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.37%) Blog
7 1 (1.37%) BYOD
7 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Android
3 20 (27.40%) Apple iOS
4 19 (26.03%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
6 10 (13.70%) Mac OS X
7 7 (9.59%) Linux
7 7 (9.59%) Windows 10
7 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.85%) Mac OS
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.85%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.11%) Unix
10 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.37%) Debian
11 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (16.44%) Project Management
2 11 (15.07%) Mobile Development
3 10 (13.70%) Service Design
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (10.96%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) TDD
6 7 (9.59%) Coaching
6 7 (9.59%) iOS Development
6 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.22%) B2B
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.85%) ITIL
9 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.48%) Information Security
9 4 (5.48%) Network Design
9 4 (5.48%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Apple Swift
1 12 (16.44%) Java
2 10 (13.70%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.37%) C#
5 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) MCSA
3 4 (5.48%) MCSE
4 3 (4.11%) CISSP
4 3 (4.11%) SANS
4 3 (4.11%) SSCP
5 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.37%) Docker
4 1 (1.37%) Gluster
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.74%) QRadar
4 1 (1.37%) Ansible
4 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.37%) Kibana
4 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.37%) logstash
4 1 (1.37%) Nagios
4 1 (1.37%) Nessus
4 1 (1.37%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.37%) Nmap
4 1 (1.37%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.37%) Sysdig
4 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) VMware
3 8 (10.96%) Google
4 7 (9.59%) Citrix
5 4 (5.48%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.11%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.11%) Veeam
7 2 (2.74%) Appcelerator
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.74%) Samsung
7 2 (2.74%) Splunk
7 2 (2.74%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.37%) Avaya
8 1 (1.37%) BMC
8 1 (1.37%) CommVault
8 1 (1.37%) Intel
8 1 (1.37%) Lotus
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