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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 236 203 217
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +14
Contract jobs citing Apple 40 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.01% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 9
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£271 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £183 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £424 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £255
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +25.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £12.43 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% -8.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -9.09%
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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
4830 4256 4227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.95% 46.60% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2758 2204 2135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
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 211 232 262
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Oxfordshire -17 12 £230 -34.28% 1
Hampshire -16 9 £375 -6.25% 6
Surrey -6 5 £225 -2.17% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £525 +81.03% 2
Berkshire -2 4 £441 +35.76% 3
West Sussex -21 4 £400 +60.00% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
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England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 30 (41.67%) Windows
3 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 28 (38.89%) iOS Development
5 23 (31.94%) Objective-C
6 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (23.61%) VMware
9 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (19.44%) Cocoa Touch
11 14 (19.44%) Cocoa
11 14 (19.44%) Client/Server
12 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
12 13 (18.06%) Windows 7
13 12 (16.67%) Android
13 12 (16.67%) Finance
13 12 (16.67%) Backup Exec
14 11 (15.28%) Scrum
14 11 (15.28%) TDD
14 11 (15.28%) Symantec
15 10 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (13.89%) Banking
15 10 (13.89%) HTML
15 10 (13.89%) MS Office
15 10 (13.89%) iPhone
16 9 (12.50%) iPad
16 9 (12.50%) HTML5

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.17%) CMS
1 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Lync
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.39%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) DHCP
2 5 (6.94%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) Wireless
3 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) SAN
3 4 (5.56%) Intranet
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) RIP
5 2 (2.78%) SNMP
5 2 (2.78%) MPLS
5 2 (2.78%) OSPF
5 2 (2.78%) BGP
5 2 (2.78%) DOCSIS
5 2 (2.78%) Telnet
5 2 (2.78%) Firewall
5 2 (2.78%) SSH
5 2 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Xcode
2 4 (5.56%) Subversion
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.39%) Android Studio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Developer
2 23 (31.94%) iOS Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (13.89%) Support Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support
10 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Systems Support
10 4 (5.56%) Designer
11 3 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Service Desk Technician
11 3 (4.17%) UI Designer
11 3 (4.17%) Programmer
11 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) Cocoa
1 14 (19.44%) Cocoa Touch
2 10 (13.89%) HTML
3 9 (12.50%) HTML5
3 9 (12.50%) iOS SDK
4 6 (8.33%) Core Animation
4 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.94%) CSS
5 5 (6.94%) SOAP
5 5 (6.94%) RESTful
6 3 (4.17%) jQuery
6 3 (4.17%) .NET
7 2 (2.78%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) JSON
7 2 (2.78%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.78%) CSS3
7 2 (2.78%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Client/Server
2 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
3 10 (13.89%) iPhone
4 9 (12.50%) iPad
5 8 (11.11%) User Experience
6 6 (8.33%) Animation
7 4 (5.56%) NHS
7 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.78%) DTV
8 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
8 2 (2.78%) STB
8 2 (2.78%) IPTV
8 2 (2.78%) MPEG
8 2 (2.78%) Video on Demand
8 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.78%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 30 (41.67%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (18.06%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.67%) Android
6 6 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.78%) Linux
9 2 (2.78%) UNIX
10 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (38.89%) iOS Development
3 11 (15.28%) TDD
3 11 (15.28%) Scrum
4 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.33%) Android Development
5 6 (8.33%) Mobile Development
6 4 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.78%) Validation
8 2 (2.78%) DRM
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) Web Development
8 2 (2.78%) Content Management
8 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.78%) Information Security
8 2 (2.78%) BDD
8 2 (2.78%) Video Processing
8 2 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) Objective-C
2 9 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.78%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ACSA
4 1 (1.39%) MCTS
4 1 (1.39%) VCP5
4 1 (1.39%) CCENT
4 1 (1.39%) CISA
4 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) MCSA
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) XenApp
4 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 10 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (9.72%) SCCM
4 3 (4.17%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 11 (15.28%) Symantec
4 6 (8.33%) Google
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Cisco
6 3 (4.17%) Adobe
6 3 (4.17%) EMC
6 3 (4.17%) Meru Networks
7 2 (2.78%) Tektronix
7 2 (2.78%) Dell
7 2 (2.78%) Juniper
7 2 (2.78%) Remedy
7 2 (2.78%) ION Trading
8 1 (1.39%) Telerik
8 1 (1.39%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.39%) Ektron
8 1 (1.39%) Quark
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £11.18 - £13.68 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago