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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 122 147 114
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -33
Contract jobs citing Apple 22 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.062% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.82% 0.16% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate £140 £388 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.87% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £388 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £289
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.28%
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
1207 1290 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.52% 40.01% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 773 610
Average daily rate £356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire - 9 £350 - 3
Bristol +6 7 £120 -69.03% 5
Dorset - 3 £125 - 2
Devon +2 2 £450 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) Android
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
6 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 9 (24.32%) MS Office
9 8 (21.62%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
9 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (21.62%) Citrix
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (18.92%) Java
10 7 (18.92%) SQL
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) HND
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) Internet
11 6 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (16.22%) Android Development
11 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
12 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
12 5 (13.51%) Symantec
12 5 (13.51%) Remedy
12 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (13.51%) IBM Domino
2 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) SAS
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) Acrobat
2 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Support Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Desktop Support
3 10 (27.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 6 (16.22%) iOS Developer
5 6 (16.22%) IT Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) IT Support
5 6 (16.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) IT Support Specialist
5 6 (16.22%) Support Specialist
6 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (10.81%) Android Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Deskside Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support
7 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) iOS Android Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) Android SDK
3 4 (10.81%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) iOS SDK
3 4 (10.81%) MvvmCross
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
4 1 (2.70%) CSS3
4 1 (2.70%) HTML5
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
2 6 (16.22%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.11%) iPad
4 3 (8.11%) iPhone
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Contactless
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Android
3 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
4 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
5 11 (29.73%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.41%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Scrum
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Android Development
4 6 (16.22%) iOS Development
5 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.51%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Kanban
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.81%) MVVM
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) C#
2 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) R
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) HND
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCDST
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe
3 5 (13.51%) Dell
3 5 (13.51%) Lotus
3 5 (13.51%) Remedy
3 5 (13.51%) Symantec
4 4 (10.81%) Xamarin
5 3 (8.11%) BMC
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 3 (8.11%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Ektron
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
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