The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 124 131 136
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Apple 16 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1180 1201 1392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.90% 38.98% 42.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 675 847
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 95 83
Median hourly rate £23.50 £20.19 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% +30.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Devon +5 6 £450 -
Wiltshire 0 4 £363 -14.70%
Gloucestershire - 4 £254 - 4
Bristol +6 1 £195 -53.43% 1
Somerset - 1 £238 -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 West region with a requirement for Apple.

1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 13 (36.11%) Java
5 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
5 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 10 (27.78%) HTML
6 10 (27.78%) MS Office
6 10 (27.78%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) IBM Notes
7 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (25.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (25.00%) Android
8 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
8 8 (22.22%) R
8 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 8 (22.22%) DevOps
8 8 (22.22%) Line Management
8 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 8 (22.22%) Ruby
8 8 (22.22%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) JIRA
8 8 (22.22%) QA
8 8 (22.22%) Blackberry
8 8 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
8 8 (22.22%) Python
8 8 (22.22%) SAS

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (22.22%) SAS
3 5 (13.89%) IBM Domino
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) Acrobat
3 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) Internet
3 4 (11.11%) OpenVPN
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.78%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 5 (13.89%) Billing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 10 (27.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Desktop Specialist
6 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) IT Support
6 6 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
6 6 (16.67%) Support Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) Deskside Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Deskside Support
7 4 (11.11%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
2 11 (30.56%) Windows XP
3 9 (25.00%) Android
4 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 2000
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Scrum
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Line Management
3 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 8 (22.22%) OO
3 8 (22.22%) OOP
4 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.56%) Android Development
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Development
7 2 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.56%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 8 (22.22%) C
3 8 (22.22%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 8 (22.22%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) R
3 8 (22.22%) Ruby
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.67%) HND
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.56%) MCDST
4 2 (5.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 5 (13.89%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 5 (13.89%) Adobe
3 5 (13.89%) Dell
3 5 (13.89%) Lotus
3 5 (13.89%) Symantec
4 4 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (8.33%) BMC
5 3 (8.33%) Remedy
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) SAP