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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 110 135 138
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing Apple 31 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 1.06% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 3
Median daily rate £190 £120 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -52.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
1176 1325 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.09% 41.46% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 849 843
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £497 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 62 127
Median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £46.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Wiltshire +9 12 £303 +10.00%
Gloucestershire +11 8 £113 - 5
Bristol 0 4 £215 +79.16% 1
Somerset - 4 £155 - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £200 - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
3 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
4 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) SLA
5 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) User Experience
6 8 (19.51%) MS Office
6 8 (19.51%) Finance
7 7 (17.07%) VMware
7 7 (17.07%) Content Management
7 7 (17.07%) Internet
7 7 (17.07%) DBS Check
7 7 (17.07%) Network Management
7 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
8 6 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (14.63%) Sitecore
8 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (14.63%) Web Development
8 6 (14.63%) Time Management
8 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (14.63%) W3C
8 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) C#
8 6 (14.63%) IIS
8 6 (14.63%) XSLT
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
8 6 (14.63%) Ajax

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 6 (14.63%) CMS
1 6 (14.63%) IIS
1 6 (14.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) Mule
4 1 (2.44%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) DHCP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.76%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.88%) MPLS
5 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) Skype
5 1 (2.44%) SNMP
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) VLAN
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) JUnit
2 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Support Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (17.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 7 (17.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Mac Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (12.20%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (12.20%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Customer Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Customer Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) iOS Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
1 6 (14.63%) Ajax
1 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
1 6 (14.63%) XSLT
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) Flash
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
2 5 (12.20%) Sass
3 3 (7.32%) Cocoa
3 3 (7.32%) RESTful
4 2 (4.88%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (4.88%) Core Animation
4 2 (4.88%) Core Data
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.44%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.44%) JPA
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) W3C
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) Animation
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.88%) iPhone
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
3 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (12.20%) Linux
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Android
7 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.88%) Unix
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Content Management
2 7 (17.07%) Network Management
3 6 (14.63%) Time Management
3 6 (14.63%) Web Development
4 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) Line Management
6 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.88%) BDD
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Case Management
8 1 (2.44%) Disruptive Innovation
8 1 (2.44%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C#
2 5 (12.20%) ActionScript
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
3 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) DBS Check
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CISSP
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SANS
4 1 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
1 1 (2.44%) Nexpose
1 1 (2.44%) Nmap
1 1 (2.44%) QRadar
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Sitecore
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) Forcepoint
6 2 (4.88%) Intel Security
6 2 (4.88%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.44%) Google
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) Intel
7 1 (2.44%) Mercator
7 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.44%) NetWitness
7 1 (2.44%) Qualys
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Splunk
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