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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 203 200 211
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Apple 60 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.24% 1.11% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 6
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£280 £375 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +120.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 6
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.37%
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
4833 3979 4117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.88% 46.39% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2038 1905
Average daily rate £370 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 219 352
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 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
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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
Surrey +9 26 £219 -45.25% 8
Hampshire -12 13 £283 -31.51% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £295 +6.30% 2
Oxfordshire -18 6 £180 +28.57% 1
Berkshire -5 2 £263 -30.00% 5
East Sussex - 2 £300 -
Kent - - - - 2
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
3 31 (31.31%) Apple iOS
4 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
5 26 (26.26%) ITIL
6 23 (23.23%) Objective-C
6 23 (23.23%) iOS Development
7 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (20.20%) MS Office
8 20 (20.20%) iPhone
8 20 (20.20%) iPad
9 19 (19.19%) Web Services
9 19 (19.19%) Cocoa
9 19 (19.19%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (18.18%) TDD
10 18 (18.18%) RESTful
11 17 (17.17%) SOAP
11 17 (17.17%) HTTP
11 17 (17.17%) Scrum
11 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
12 16 (16.16%) Subversion
12 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
13 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
13 15 (15.15%) Kanban
14 14 (14.14%) Degree
15 13 (13.13%) Client/Server
15 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
16 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
16 11 (11.11%) Mac OS X

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) Lync
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (20.20%) MS Office
2 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.03%) InDesign
3 3 (3.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) HTTP
2 8 (8.08%) LAN
2 8 (8.08%) WAN
3 6 (6.06%) DHCP
4 5 (5.05%) DNS
4 5 (5.05%) Internet
5 4 (4.04%) VPN
6 3 (3.03%) Wireless
7 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.02%) VLAN
7 2 (2.02%) Network Security
7 2 (2.02%) Firewall
7 2 (2.02%) IPv4
7 2 (2.02%) IPv6
7 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.02%) VoIP
8 1 (1.01%) ADSL
8 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.16%) Subversion
3 3 (3.03%) Xcode
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Back Office
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Support Engineer
2 20 (20.20%) iOS Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Mac Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Technical Support Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Technical Support
4 13 (13.13%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Analyst
5 12 (12.12%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.05%) IT Support
8 5 (5.05%) Systems Support
8 5 (5.05%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.04%) Support Technician
9 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.19%) Web Services
1 19 (19.19%) Cocoa
1 19 (19.19%) Cocoa Touch
2 18 (18.18%) RESTful
3 17 (17.17%) SOAP
4 4 (4.04%) CSS
4 4 (4.04%) HTML
4 4 (4.04%) JSON
5 3 (3.03%) HTML5
5 3 (3.03%) CSS3
6 2 (2.02%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.02%) .NET
7 1 (1.01%) J2EE
7 1 (1.01%) XML
7 1 (1.01%) J2ME
7 1 (1.01%) OLE
7 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) iPhone
1 20 (20.20%) iPad
2 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
2 13 (13.13%) Client/Server
3 10 (10.10%) Blackberry
3 10 (10.10%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.06%) e-Health
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.01%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (56.57%) Windows
2 31 (31.31%) Apple iOS
3 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 11 (11.11%) Mac OS X
5 10 (10.10%) Android
6 9 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.09%) Linux
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.05%) UNIX
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.01%) AIX
11 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) ITIL
2 23 (23.23%) iOS Development
3 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) TDD
5 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.17%) Scrum
6 15 (15.15%) Kanban
7 4 (4.04%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.04%) Line Management
8 3 (3.03%) Process Management
9 2 (2.02%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.02%) OO
9 2 (2.02%) CRM
9 2 (2.02%) ETL
9 2 (2.02%) Service Management
9 2 (2.02%) Migration
9 2 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.02%) ITSM
9 2 (2.02%) MVC
9 2 (2.02%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) Objective-C
2 2 (2.02%) Java
2 2 (2.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) VC++
3 1 (1.01%) C
3 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.04%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.04%) MCP
5 4 (4.04%) MCSE
5 4 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.02%) MCITP
6 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) MOS
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) MCSA
7 1 (1.01%) ISEB
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (6.06%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.02%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) Casper Suite
6 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.01%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) HP
2 10 (10.10%) VMware
3 9 (9.09%) Citrix
4 7 (7.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.07%) IBM
5 6 (6.06%) Fujitsu
5 6 (6.06%) CA
5 6 (6.06%) NetApp
6 4 (4.04%) Symantec
6 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 4 (4.04%) Altiris
7 3 (3.03%) Adobe
7 3 (3.03%) McAfee
8 2 (2.02%) Mitel
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco
8 2 (2.02%) Avaya
8 2 (2.02%) Dell
9 1 (1.01%) Nokia
9 1 (1.01%) BT
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