The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 345 390 417
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +27
Contract jobs citing Apple 301 270 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.14% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 167 114
Median daily rate £338 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 38
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.23 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.50 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22737 23708 25190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.61% 42.77% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13915 13904 14848
Median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 987 1211
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +9.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apple
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple within the UK.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple within the UK.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Apple
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
England +46 278 £363 +17.88% 128
London +14 135 £270 -0.91% 56
North West +26 48 £450 +80.90% 12
South East +13 35 £225 -35.71% 16
Manchester +24 33 £475 +40.74% 6
South West +27 30 £190 -3.79% 8
Salford +13 21 £463 -
City of London +4 20 £271 +35.62% 10
East of England +7 15 £208 +19.25% 12
Wiltshire +6 12 £303 +10.00%
Surrey +22 11 £145 -58.57% 4
Scotland +21 11 £318 +118.96% 1
Swindon +7 10 £321 -
West Sussex -4 10 £330 -8.01%
Cheshire +17 9 £465 +90.76% 5
Merseyside +6 8 £400 +196.29% 1
Gloucestershire +10 7 £113 - 5
Southport - 7 £425 -
Edinburgh +22 6 £475 +68.14% 1
Berkshire +12 6 £313 +10.13% 5
Gloucester +5 6 £113 -
Crawley +3 6 - -
Hertfordshire +3 6 - - 5
West Yorkshire +23 5 £390 -13.33% 5
Leeds +20 5 £390 -13.33% 4
Yorkshire +13 5 £390 -13.33% 7
Warrington - 5 £480 - 1
Glasgow +6 4 £160 +10.34%
Bristol +5 4 £215 +79.16%
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £221 +27.15% 5

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 with a requirement for Apple.

1 362 (61.15%) Windows
2 215 (36.32%) Apple iOS
3 211 (35.64%) Microsoft
4 204 (34.46%) Active Directory
5 168 (28.38%) Android
6 160 (27.03%) Windows 7
7 133 (22.47%) MS Office
8 119 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (18.24%) Citrix
10 93 (15.71%) ITIL
11 91 (15.37%) Linux
12 89 (15.03%) iOS Development
13 88 (14.86%) VMware
14 83 (14.02%) Mac OS X
15 80 (13.51%) TCP/IP
16 78 (13.18%) Objective-C
16 78 (13.18%) Windows Server
17 76 (12.84%) Blackberry
18 74 (12.50%) Apple Swift
19 73 (12.33%) VPN
19 73 (12.33%) Google
20 71 (11.99%) LAN
21 69 (11.66%) SCCM
22 67 (11.32%) MS Excel
22 67 (11.32%) Office 365
23 66 (11.15%) Windows 8
24 60 (10.14%) Windows 10
24 60 (10.14%) Degree
25 57 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
25 57 (9.63%) Patch Management

Apple
Top Related IT Skills 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 51 (8.61%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.07%) Skype for Business
3 22 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.55%) IBM Notes
5 16 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.53%) CMS
7 12 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.69%) IIS
9 6 (1.01%) Drupal
9 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.68%) SAS
12 3 (0.51%) Confluence
12 3 (0.51%) nginx
13 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 133 (22.47%) MS Office
2 67 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.18%) InDesign
5 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.84%) MS Project
6 5 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.34%) Autodesk Flame
9 2 (0.34%) Maya
9 2 (0.34%) NUKE
10 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.17%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.51%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.32%) Office 365
2 34 (5.74%) G Suite
3 24 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.03%) Trello
5 10 (1.69%) Google Play
6 8 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (1.01%) iTunes
8 5 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.84%) GitHub
9 4 (0.68%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.51%) Slack
11 2 (0.34%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.34%) Heroku
11 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.34%) PaaS
11 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 73 (12.33%) VPN
3 71 (11.99%) LAN
4 55 (9.29%) Firewall
4 55 (9.29%) VoIP
5 53 (8.95%) Internet
5 53 (8.95%) WAN
6 49 (8.28%) Wireless
7 48 (8.11%) DNS
8 43 (7.26%) DHCP
9 20 (3.38%) Ethernet
9 20 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (2.53%) Skype
11 14 (2.36%) SAN
12 9 (1.52%) IP Telephony
12 9 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.35%) SSL
14 7 (1.18%) Intranet
15 6 (1.01%) HTTP
15 6 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.70%) MySQL
3 11 (1.86%) Redis
4 8 (1.35%) Mixpanel
5 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.68%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.51%) SQLite
7 2 (0.34%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (6.76%) Xcode
2 30 (5.07%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.52%) Android Studio
4 9 (1.52%) CocoaPods
4 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.18%) CircleCI
6 7 (1.18%) git-flow
6 7 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.18%) Travis CI
7 5 (0.84%) Jasmine
7 5 (0.84%) JUnit
8 4 (0.68%) JIRA
8 4 (0.68%) Selenium
8 4 (0.68%) Subversion
9 3 (0.51%) Appium
9 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.51%) Mocha
10 2 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 44 (7.43%) Finance
2 23 (3.89%) Retail
3 19 (3.21%) Publishing
4 16 (2.70%) Games
5 15 (2.53%) Marketing
6 10 (1.69%) Banking
7 9 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.18%) Advertising
9 5 (0.84%) Legal
9 5 (0.84%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (21.79%) Developer
2 103 (17.40%) Analyst
3 96 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 82 (13.85%) iOS Developer
5 68 (11.49%) Desktop Support
6 51 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (7.94%) IT Support
8 40 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 37 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 34 (5.74%) Mac Engineer
11 33 (5.57%) Support Analyst
12 32 (5.41%) Service Analyst
13 31 (5.24%) Architect
13 31 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
14 30 (5.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 27 (4.56%) IT Engineer
16 23 (3.89%) Senior Developer
17 22 (3.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 21 (3.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 21 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.78%) HTML
2 47 (7.94%) CSS
3 46 (7.77%) RESTful
4 39 (6.59%) JSON
5 38 (6.42%) HTML5
6 36 (6.08%) REST
7 33 (5.57%) ELK Stack
8 32 (5.41%) Cocoa
9 28 (4.73%) Web Services
10 23 (3.89%) CSS3
11 19 (3.21%) Core Data
12 15 (2.53%) .NET
13 14 (2.36%) AngularJS
13 14 (2.36%) Cocoa Touch
13 14 (2.36%) jQuery
14 13 (2.20%) XML
15 12 (2.03%) iOS SDK
16 11 (1.86%) Node.js
16 11 (1.86%) React
17 10 (1.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.84%) Blackberry
2 57 (9.63%) Mobile App
3 55 (9.29%) iPhone
3 55 (9.29%) User Experience
4 49 (8.28%) iPad
5 40 (6.76%) Management Information System
6 30 (5.07%) Computer Science
7 26 (4.39%) Smartphone
8 19 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.21%) Client/Server
8 19 (3.21%) Cyber Attack
9 18 (3.04%) Apple TV
10 17 (2.87%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.03%) CESG
12 11 (1.86%) Animation
12 11 (1.86%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.86%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (1.18%) BYOD
15 6 (1.01%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 362 (61.15%) Windows
2 215 (36.32%) Apple iOS
3 168 (28.38%) Android
4 160 (27.03%) Windows 7
5 91 (15.37%) Linux
6 83 (14.02%) Mac OS X
7 78 (13.18%) Windows Server
8 66 (11.15%) Windows 8
9 60 (10.14%) Windows 10
10 55 (9.29%) Unix
11 45 (7.60%) Mac OS
12 39 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (5.41%) Windows Phone
13 32 (5.41%) Windows XP
14 29 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (2.03%) Ubuntu
17 10 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (1.35%) Windows Vista
19 6 (1.01%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (15.71%) ITIL
3 89 (15.03%) iOS Development
4 57 (9.63%) Patch Management
5 55 (9.29%) Mobile Development
6 53 (8.95%) TDD
7 38 (6.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 38 (6.42%) Vulnerability Management
8 36 (6.08%) Scrum
9 34 (5.74%) Unit Testing
10 33 (5.57%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (5.41%) Time Management
12 31 (5.24%) BDD
12 31 (5.24%) Network Monitoring
13 30 (5.07%) Project Management
14 29 (4.90%) OO
15 27 (4.56%) Identity Management
16 26 (4.39%) Service Delivery
16 26 (4.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.18%) Objective-C
2 74 (12.50%) Apple Swift
3 45 (7.60%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.91%) Java
5 33 (5.57%) Python
6 24 (4.05%) SQL
7 20 (3.38%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.03%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.86%) C#
11 8 (1.35%) C
11 8 (1.35%) ECMAScript
11 8 (1.35%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.35%) XAML
12 6 (1.01%) C++
12 6 (1.01%) Ruby
13 5 (0.84%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.68%) ES6
14 4 (0.68%) Perl
15 3 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (10.14%) Degree
2 48 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (7.09%) SC Cleared
5 39 (6.59%) CISSP
5 39 (6.59%) MCSE
6 36 (6.08%) SANS
7 35 (5.91%) SSCP
8 28 (4.73%) DBS Check
8 28 (4.73%) MCSA
9 24 (4.05%) MCP
10 23 (3.89%) Network+ Certification
11 22 (3.72%) MCDST
12 19 (3.21%) ACDT
12 19 (3.21%) ACHDS
12 19 (3.21%) ACTC
12 19 (3.21%) MCSM
13 17 (2.87%) A+ Certification
14 13 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (1.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.90%) SLA
2 11 (1.86%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) TARGET2
System Software
1 204 (34.46%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (7.43%) Hyper-V
4 32 (5.41%) XenApp
5 27 (4.56%) XenDesktop
6 21 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
7 18 (3.04%) Xen
8 15 (2.53%) BitLocker
9 10 (1.69%) vSphere
10 9 (1.52%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.34%) Docker
15 2 (0.34%) StorNext
15 2 (0.34%) vCloud
15 2 (0.34%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 69 (11.66%) SCCM
2 38 (6.42%) AirWatch
3 33 (5.57%) QRadar
4 22 (3.72%) Casper Suite
4 22 (3.72%) WSUS
5 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.86%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.86%) Kibana
6 11 (1.86%) logstash
7 9 (1.52%) Nessus
7 9 (1.52%) Nexpose
7 9 (1.52%) Nmap
7 9 (1.52%) XenMobile
8 7 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.01%) RSA enVision
9 6 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.68%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.68%) Simpana
10 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 211 (35.64%) Microsoft
2 108 (18.24%) Citrix
3 88 (14.86%) VMware
4 73 (12.33%) Google
5 45 (7.60%) HP
6 34 (5.74%) Splunk
7 33 (5.57%) Dell
8 31 (5.24%) Cisco
9 29 (4.90%) Symantec
10 27 (4.56%) Oracle
11 26 (4.39%) IBM
12 25 (4.22%) Adobe
13 23 (3.89%) LogRhythm
13 23 (3.89%) ServiceNow
14 21 (3.55%) Lotus
15 18 (3.04%) Samsung
16 14 (2.36%) Intel Security
17 13 (2.20%) MobileIron
18 11 (1.86%) Intel
18 11 (1.86%) Sophos
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