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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 229 210 209
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple 31 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 10
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£325 £168 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £123 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £379 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £239
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +12.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.47 £13.87 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% -32.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.69 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.26%
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
4406 4255 4052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 47.60% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2388 2145 2022
Average daily rate £388 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 249 317
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -13.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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
West Sussex -6 11 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £425 +13.33% 4
Surrey -1 3 £340 +142.85% 3
Berkshire -7 3 £485 +41.09% 3
Hampshire +3 2 - - 2
Kent +1 2 £155 -1.58% 1
Oxfordshire -23 1 £180 -44.61%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 50 (45.05%) Apple iOS
2 37 (33.33%) Windows
3 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.43%) iOS Development
4 33 (29.73%) Objective-C
4 33 (29.73%) HTML
5 28 (25.23%) iPhone
6 25 (22.52%) iPad
6 25 (22.52%) CSS
7 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 22 (19.82%) HTML5
9 19 (17.12%) Scrum
10 18 (16.22%) Cocoa
10 18 (16.22%) Xcode
10 18 (16.22%) Finance
10 18 (16.22%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (16.22%) Mobile App
11 17 (15.32%) Android
11 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
12 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
13 15 (13.51%) iOS SDK
13 15 (13.51%) MS Office
14 14 (12.61%) Banking
15 12 (10.81%) RESTful
15 12 (10.81%) MVC
15 12 (10.81%) Web Services
15 12 (10.81%) OO
16 11 (9.91%) Windows XP
16 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (9.91%) Cisco

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (2.70%) IIS
1 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (2.70%) Lync
1 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Office
2 11 (9.91%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (8.11%) MS Excel
4 6 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.41%) InDesign
4 6 (5.41%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.70%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Network Security
2 10 (9.01%) HTTP
3 6 (5.41%) Internet
4 4 (3.60%) LAN
4 4 (3.60%) WAN
4 4 (3.60%) Intranet
5 3 (2.70%) DNS
5 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.70%) DHCP
5 3 (2.70%) Extranet
6 2 (1.80%) MPLS
6 2 (1.80%) OSPF
6 2 (1.80%) BGP
6 2 (1.80%) DOCSIS
6 2 (1.80%) Telnet
6 2 (1.80%) RIP
6 2 (1.80%) SNMP
6 2 (1.80%) VPN
6 2 (1.80%) Wireless
6 2 (1.80%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Xcode
2 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.31%) Subversion
4 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.90%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 14 (12.61%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Games
3 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.90%) Publishing
4 1 (0.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (49.55%) Developer
2 33 (29.73%) iOS Developer
3 14 (12.61%) Web Developer
4 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Designer
6 8 (7.21%) Mac Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.41%) Junior
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Web Designer
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Junior Designer
8 6 (5.41%) Junior Graphic Designer
8 6 (5.41%) Graphic Designer
8 6 (5.41%) Junior Web Designer
9 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (4.50%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.73%) HTML
2 25 (22.52%) CSS
3 22 (19.82%) HTML5
4 18 (16.22%) Cocoa
4 18 (16.22%) Cocoa Touch
5 15 (13.51%) iOS SDK
6 12 (10.81%) Web Services
6 12 (10.81%) RESTful
7 11 (9.91%) CSS3
8 10 (9.01%) SOAP
9 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.41%) jQuery
11 5 (4.50%) JSON
11 5 (4.50%) Core Animation
12 3 (2.70%) Sencha Touch
12 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 3 (2.70%) .NET
12 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.70%) XML
12 3 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.23%) iPhone
2 25 (22.52%) iPad
3 18 (16.22%) Mobile App
4 11 (9.91%) Raspberry Pi
5 9 (8.11%) Blackberry
6 7 (6.31%) Client/Server
6 7 (6.31%) User Experience
7 6 (5.41%) e-Health
8 5 (4.50%) Animation
8 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.70%) BYOD
10 2 (1.80%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.80%) IPTV
10 2 (1.80%) MPEG
10 2 (1.80%) NHS
10 2 (1.80%) DTV
10 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.80%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.80%) STB
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.05%) Apple iOS
2 37 (33.33%) Windows
3 17 (15.32%) Android
4 16 (14.41%) Windows 7
5 11 (9.91%) Windows XP
6 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
7 6 (5.41%) Linux
8 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.60%) UNIX
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (32.43%) iOS Development
2 19 (17.12%) Scrum
3 12 (10.81%) MVC
3 12 (10.81%) OO
4 11 (9.91%) Web Design
4 11 (9.91%) TDD
4 11 (9.91%) Systems Analysis
4 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (9.91%) Cyber Security
5 10 (9.01%) ITIL
6 7 (6.31%) Mobile Development
7 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.50%) Kanban
8 4 (3.60%) Migration
8 4 (3.60%) Performance Testing
8 4 (3.60%) Service Management
8 4 (3.60%) Android Development
9 3 (2.70%) Line Management
9 3 (2.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) Objective-C
2 7 (6.31%) Apple Swift
3 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.50%) SQL
5 3 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.70%) Java
5 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.21%) Degree
3 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.70%) MCP
6 2 (1.80%) MCSE
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SCCM
2 6 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.90%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Cisco
3 10 (9.01%) VMware
4 8 (7.21%) Adobe
4 8 (7.21%) HP
5 6 (5.41%) CA
5 6 (5.41%) NetApp
5 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.41%) IBM
5 6 (5.41%) Fujitsu
6 3 (2.70%) Telerik
6 3 (2.70%) Citrix
6 3 (2.70%) Sencha
6 3 (2.70%) Nintex
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.80%) Altiris
7 2 (1.80%) Tektronix
7 2 (1.80%) Mitel
7 2 (1.80%) ION Trading
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