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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 209 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple 37 77 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.70% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 22
Average daily rate £325 £280 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £180 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £15.90 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
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
4108 4530 4011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.98% 47.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2359 1964
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 216 235
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +14 9 £240 +3.22% 1
West Sussex +11 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Surrey -20 7 £375 +73.81% 1
Hampshire -13 5 £174 -38.94% 2
Kent - 5 £145 -
Oxfordshire -6 3 £165 -8.33%
Buckinghamshire +3 1 £120 -65.71% 3
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (38.71%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) Apple iOS
3 34 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (34.41%) Mobile App
5 28 (30.11%) User Experience
5 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
6 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
7 24 (25.81%) Android
8 21 (22.58%) Mobile Development
9 19 (20.43%) iOS Development
10 18 (19.35%) Objective-C
11 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
12 15 (16.13%) Cocoa
12 15 (16.13%) Animation
12 15 (16.13%) ITIL
12 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
12 15 (16.13%) Cocoa Touch
13 14 (15.05%) Typography
14 13 (13.98%) TDD
15 12 (12.90%) VMware
15 12 (12.90%) Core Animation
15 12 (12.90%) Mac OS X
15 12 (12.90%) Apple Swift
16 11 (11.83%) Adobe
16 11 (11.83%) BDD
17 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
17 9 (9.68%) Citrix
17 9 (9.68%) MS Office
18 8 (8.60%) SCCM
18 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.23%) CMS
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.15%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.68%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) QuarkXPress
4 2 (2.15%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.08%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Office 365
2 5 (5.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) VPN
3 6 (6.45%) Internet
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
3 6 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (5.38%) DHCP
4 5 (5.38%) DNS
4 5 (5.38%) Intranet
4 5 (5.38%) Wireless
5 4 (4.30%) BGP
5 4 (4.30%) OSPF
5 4 (4.30%) RIP
5 4 (4.30%) VoIP
5 4 (4.30%) WAN
6 3 (3.23%) DOCSIS
6 3 (3.23%) Firewall
6 3 (3.23%) MPLS
6 3 (3.23%) SNMP
6 3 (3.23%) SSH
6 3 (3.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) FileMaker
2 2 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.38%) Games
1 5 (5.38%) Retail
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) Designer
3 19 (20.43%) iOS Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Mobile UI Designer
4 15 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 15 (16.13%) UI Designer
5 14 (15.05%) Analyst
6 13 (13.98%) Desktop Support
7 12 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
9 9 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior iOS Developer
11 7 (7.53%) Applications Developer
11 7 (7.53%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
11 7 (7.53%) Mobile UX Designer
11 7 (7.53%) Programmer
11 7 (7.53%) UI/UX Designer
11 7 (7.53%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) Cocoa
1 15 (16.13%) Cocoa Touch
2 12 (12.90%) Core Animation
3 4 (4.30%) Silverlight
4 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) CSS
4 3 (3.23%) HTML
4 3 (3.23%) HTML5
4 3 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (2.15%) .NET
5 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (2.15%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.15%) RESTful
5 2 (2.15%) Web Services
5 2 (2.15%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.08%) JSON
6 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.41%) Mobile App
2 28 (30.11%) User Experience
3 15 (16.13%) Animation
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.30%) DTV
5 4 (4.30%) iPad
5 4 (4.30%) iPhone
5 4 (4.30%) IPTV
5 4 (4.30%) MPEG
5 4 (4.30%) Streaming Video
5 4 (4.30%) Video on Demand
6 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.23%) NHS
7 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.08%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.71%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) Apple iOS
3 24 (25.81%) Android
4 17 (18.28%) Windows 7
5 12 (12.90%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.23%) Unix
8 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.15%) Linux
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) Mobile Development
3 19 (20.43%) iOS Development
4 15 (16.13%) ITIL
5 14 (15.05%) Typography
6 13 (13.98%) TDD
7 11 (11.83%) BDD
8 7 (7.53%) ITSM
9 6 (6.45%) Android Development
9 6 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) Service Management
11 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.30%) Scrum
11 4 (4.30%) Validation
11 4 (4.30%) Video Processing
12 3 (3.23%) DRM
12 3 (3.23%) ITIL V3
12 3 (3.23%) Time Management
13 2 (2.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.35%) Objective-C
2 12 (12.90%) Apple Swift
3 4 (4.30%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) Java
4 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
1 5 (5.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (3.23%) A+ Certification
2 3 (3.23%) ACMT
2 3 (3.23%) MCSE
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.08%) ACSA
3 1 (1.08%) CCENT
3 1 (1.08%) CCNA
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB
3 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.08%) LPIC
3 1 (1.08%) MCITP
3 1 (1.08%) MCSA
3 1 (1.08%) MCTS
3 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Samba
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) VMware
3 11 (11.83%) Adobe
4 9 (9.68%) Citrix
5 5 (5.38%) Google
5 5 (5.38%) HP
5 5 (5.38%) ION Trading
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco
6 4 (4.30%) Remedy
6 4 (4.30%) Wyse
7 3 (3.23%) Symantec
7 3 (3.23%) Tektronix
8 2 (2.15%) Bomgar
8 2 (2.15%) BT
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) EMC
8 2 (2.15%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.15%) Huawei
8 2 (2.15%) Lotus
8 2 (2.15%) Nokia
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