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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 214 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple 36 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.52% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.89% 1.10% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 23
Median daily rate £194 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.64% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £230 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £515 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.99 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.18 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £14.35 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +6.27%
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
4029 4657 4291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.61% 47.75% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2370 2680 2212
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 206 273
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Surrey +12 10 £160 -54.28% 2
Berkshire +13 8 £313 -29.17% 1
Hampshire +9 8 £175 -53.33% 1
West Sussex -13 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £100 -80.95% 2
Oxfordshire -18 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 26 (39.39%) Apple iOS
4 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (28.79%) Mobile App
7 18 (27.27%) Android
8 16 (24.24%) Objective-C
9 15 (22.73%) iOS Development
9 15 (22.73%) Mobile Development
10 14 (21.21%) Apple Swift
10 14 (21.21%) Core Data
10 14 (21.21%) Cocoa Touch
10 14 (21.21%) Animation
10 14 (21.21%) Cocoa
11 12 (18.18%) Blackberry
11 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 12 (18.18%) Core Animation
12 11 (16.67%) MS Office
13 9 (13.64%) VMware
13 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
13 9 (13.64%) Citrix
13 9 (13.64%) SCCM
13 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
14 8 (12.12%) Degree
14 8 (12.12%) Wireless
15 7 (10.61%) Adobe
15 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
15 7 (10.61%) ION Trading
15 7 (10.61%) User Experience

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 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.03%) WordPress
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.03%) InDesign
5 1 (1.52%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.52%) MS Project
5 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Yammer
3 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Wireless
2 6 (9.09%) LAN
2 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.09%) VoIP
2 6 (9.09%) VPN
3 5 (7.58%) DHCP
4 4 (6.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) Internet
4 4 (6.06%) Intranet
5 3 (4.55%) DNS
5 3 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (4.55%) WAN
6 2 (3.03%) BGP
6 2 (3.03%) HTTP
6 2 (3.03%) MPLS
6 2 (3.03%) OSPF
6 2 (3.03%) RIP
6 2 (3.03%) SAN
6 2 (3.03%) Skype
6 2 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Advertising
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Games
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Billing
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Developer
2 15 (22.73%) iOS Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) iOS Programmer
6 6 (9.09%) Programmer
7 5 (7.58%) Applications Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Designer
7 5 (7.58%) IT Support
7 5 (7.58%) Mobile Designer
7 5 (7.58%) Mobile UI Designer
7 5 (7.58%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) Cocoa
1 14 (21.21%) Cocoa Touch
1 14 (21.21%) Core Data
2 12 (18.18%) Core Animation
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) RESTful
3 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 2 (3.03%) .NET
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.03%) CSS3
4 2 (3.03%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.52%) Ajax
5 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (1.52%) HTML
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
5 1 (1.52%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Mobile App
2 14 (21.21%) Animation
3 12 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 7 (10.61%) User Experience
5 5 (7.58%) iPhone
6 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (4.55%) iPad
7 3 (4.55%) Social Media
8 2 (3.03%) Blog
8 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
8 2 (3.03%) IPTV
8 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (3.03%) MPEG
8 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
8 2 (3.03%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.03%) Video on Demand
9 1 (1.52%) BYOD
9 1 (1.52%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.94%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Apple iOS
3 18 (27.27%) Android
4 12 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) Linux
7 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.55%) Unix
8 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.73%) iOS Development
2 15 (22.73%) Mobile Development
3 6 (9.09%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) Scrum
4 5 (7.58%) TDD
5 4 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.06%) SEO
6 3 (4.55%) B2B
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.55%) ERP
6 3 (4.55%) Front End Development
6 3 (4.55%) Service Management
6 3 (4.55%) Typography
7 2 (3.03%) Content Management
7 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.03%) Document Management
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Objective-C
2 14 (21.21%) Apple Swift
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) C#
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ACMT
4 1 (1.52%) ACSP
4 1 (1.52%) CISSP
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) MCSA
4 1 (1.52%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) SANS
4 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) MOM
2 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (3.03%) WSUS
3 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.52%) Kibana
3 1 (1.52%) logstash
3 1 (1.52%) QRadar
3 1 (1.52%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.52%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Citrix
2 9 (13.64%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Adobe
3 7 (10.61%) ION Trading
4 6 (9.09%) Dell
4 6 (9.09%) HP
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) arcserve
6 3 (4.55%) Google
6 3 (4.55%) Sage
6 3 (4.55%) Symantec
7 2 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.03%) F5
7 2 (3.03%) FrontRange
7 2 (3.03%) Meraki
7 2 (3.03%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.03%) Samsung
7 2 (3.03%) Tektronix
7 2 (3.03%) Virgin Media