The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad 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 iPad over the 3 months to 21 August 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 181 206 195
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing iPad 61 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 2.09% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £176 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -3.77%
iPad
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2090 1721 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 19.70% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 895 884
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 119 167
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPad across the South East region.

iPad Daily Rate Trend in the South East

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

iPad
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPad across the South East region.

iPad Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

iPad
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

iPad Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

iPad
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 iPad within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Berkshire +12 21 £375 +25.00% 3
Hampshire 0 14 £400 +166.66% 4
Surrey +2 8 £160 - 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 - - 1
West Sussex +1 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -4 3 £375 -
East Sussex - 1 £375 -
Sussex - 1 - -
iPad
England

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 46 (51.69%) iPhone
2 38 (42.70%) Apple iOS
3 28 (31.46%) Windows
4 26 (29.21%) Apple
5 24 (26.97%) iOS Development
6 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
6 22 (24.72%) Objective-C
6 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (23.60%) Blackberry
8 17 (19.10%) SOAP
8 17 (19.10%) Cocoa
8 17 (19.10%) RESTful
8 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
9 16 (17.98%) Web Services
10 15 (16.85%) VPN
10 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
10 15 (16.85%) Cocoa Touch
11 14 (15.73%) Citrix
11 14 (15.73%) TDD
12 13 (14.61%) HTML
12 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
12 13 (14.61%) SQL
12 13 (14.61%) HTTP
12 13 (14.61%) Scrum
12 13 (14.61%) Mobile App
13 12 (13.48%) CSS
13 12 (13.48%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (13.48%) Subversion
13 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (13.48%) Kanban

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing iPad 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 iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.62%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Moodle
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Office
3 8 (8.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) VPN
2 13 (14.61%) HTTP
3 11 (12.36%) Firewall
4 5 (5.62%) LAN
4 5 (5.62%) WAN
5 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.37%) VoIP
6 3 (3.37%) IPv4
6 3 (3.37%) IPv6
6 3 (3.37%) SAN
7 2 (2.25%) Internet
7 2 (2.25%) DHCP
7 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.25%) DNS
8 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) NAS
8 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) QlikView
2 4 (4.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) Redis
5 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Subversion
1 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Xcode
3 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.12%) RSpec
3 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (8.99%) Publishing
3 7 (7.87%) Dutch Language
4 6 (6.74%) Finance
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) Analyst
3 20 (22.47%) iOS Developer
4 16 (17.98%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Front-End Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Front-End Web Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.62%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.62%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Deskside Support
10 3 (3.37%) Windows Server Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) SOAP
1 17 (19.10%) Cocoa
1 17 (19.10%) RESTful
2 16 (17.98%) Web Services
3 15 (16.85%) Cocoa Touch
4 13 (14.61%) HTML
5 12 (13.48%) CSS
5 12 (13.48%) HTML5
6 10 (11.24%) jQuery
7 9 (10.11%) CSS3
8 4 (4.49%) iOS SDK
8 4 (4.49%) JSON
9 2 (2.25%) Ajax
9 2 (2.25%) XML
9 2 (2.25%) REST
10 1 (1.12%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.12%) Sass
10 1 (1.12%) Haml
10 1 (1.12%) WebCenter
10 1 (1.12%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 46 (51.69%) iPhone
2 21 (23.60%) Blackberry
3 13 (14.61%) Mobile App
4 10 (11.24%) Client/Server
4 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.37%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (2.25%) Handset
7 2 (2.25%) PKI
7 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.12%) Open Source
8 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.12%) PDA
8 1 (1.12%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (42.70%) Apple iOS
2 28 (31.46%) Windows
3 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
4 10 (11.24%) Android
5 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.25%) Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) CentOS
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) iOS Development
2 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) TDD
4 13 (14.61%) Scrum
5 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.48%) Kanban
6 11 (12.36%) CRM
7 9 (10.11%) Project Management
7 9 (10.11%) Data Management
8 8 (8.99%) Web Design
8 8 (8.99%) ITIL
8 8 (8.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.62%) Analytics
11 4 (4.49%) Master Data Management
11 4 (4.49%) ERP
11 4 (4.49%) Service Management
12 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.37%) ITSM
12 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) Objective-C
2 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
2 13 (14.61%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) C++
5 1 (1.12%) C
5 1 (1.12%) C#
5 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.12%) Python
5 1 (1.12%) Ruby
5 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) MCSE
3 2 (2.25%) CCNA
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (16.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.87%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.25%) XenApp
3 2 (2.25%) vSphere
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) WSUS
2 3 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.12%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.12%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Apple
2 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (15.73%) Citrix
4 12 (13.48%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (11.24%) McAfee
6 8 (8.99%) Cognos
7 7 (7.87%) Symantec
7 7 (7.87%) Altiris
8 5 (5.62%) Lotus
9 4 (4.49%) SAP
9 4 (4.49%) HP
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco
10 3 (3.37%) VMware
11 2 (2.25%) Dell
12 1 (1.12%) EMC
12 1 (1.12%) Oracle
12 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.12%) Avaya
12 1 (1.12%) CommVault
12 1 (1.12%) Baan
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