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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 125 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple 18 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 0.58% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
Median daily rate £206 £105 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -67.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £104.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +5.13%
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
1249 1371 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.05% 40.95% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 840 805
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 67
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.60 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.35% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.89 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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
Somerset - 8 £213 -
Bristol -2 6 £150 -57.14% 1
Wiltshire +5 3 £300 +185.71% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £600 - 5
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
6 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (20.00%) Line Management
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
7 7 (20.00%) MS Office
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) Objective-C
8 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 6 (17.14%) C
8 6 (17.14%) C#
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) OO
8 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
8 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) QA
9 5 (14.29%) DevOps
9 5 (14.29%) R
9 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 5 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (14.29%) MATLAB
9 5 (14.29%) OOP

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 5 (14.29%) SAS
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
1 1 (2.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) OpenVPN
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) MPLS
2 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) MQTT
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Mac Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) Ajax
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) Cocoa
3 1 (2.86%) Core Data
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) Sass
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) W3C
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Apple iOS
3 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
3 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.71%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Line Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) OO
3 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Network Management
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
1 6 (17.14%) C#
1 6 (17.14%) Objective-C
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C++
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 5 (14.29%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) R
2 5 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCDST
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) BMC
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
3 2 (5.71%) NETGEAR
3 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Samsung