The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 118 96 128
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +32
Contract jobs citing Apple 16 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.84% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 1.95% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £256 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.17% -22.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £102.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+655.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.60% +10.00%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1263 922 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.21% 43.02% 41.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 542 680
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 £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Apple
England

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Bristol -15 5 £320 - 3
Gloucestershire -26 4 £188 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Cornwall - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) iPad
3 12 (44.44%) Citrix
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
4 11 (40.74%) VPN
4 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) XenApp
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) AppSense
8 6 (22.22%) vSphere
8 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 4 (14.81%) WSUS
9 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (14.81%) Wireless
9 4 (14.81%) McAfee
9 4 (14.81%) IPv4
9 4 (14.81%) IPv6
9 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 4 (14.81%) LAN

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
2 2 (7.41%) QuarkXPress
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
1 11 (40.74%) VPN
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) IPv4
2 4 (14.81%) IPv6
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
2 4 (14.81%) WAN
3 3 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) iPad
2 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.70%) EPoS
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (40.74%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
3 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) XenApp
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) vSphere
2 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) WSUS
1 4 (14.81%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) AppSense
4 4 (14.81%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Meru Networks
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (7.41%) Quark
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Adobe
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Trustwave
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