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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 399 373 392
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing Apple 269 266 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 1.10% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 148 115
Median daily rate £375 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £159 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £269
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% -19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.18 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £30.58 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -6.70%

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
23882 24271 23846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.60% 44.83% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14714 13999 13524
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 1112 1055
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.14 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -1 251 £388 +33.62% 119
London -33 144 £406 +56.40% 52
South East -9 30 £375 +15.38% 10
Yorkshire +22 19 £390 +245.13% 12
City of London +17 17 £455 +130.37% 10
North West -5 17 £300 +84.61% 12
South West +6 16 £370 -10.30% 14
West Sussex -23 16 £425 +30.76%
West Yorkshire +11 15 £413 - 6
Leeds - 15 £413 - 5
East of England +7 14 £174 -42.00% 13
Manchester +4 13 £318 +154.00% 5
Scotland +6 12 £266 - 3
Crawley -2 10 £450 +24.13%
Cambridgeshire +14 6 £174 -42.00% 2
West Midlands -3 6 - - 2
Surrey -7 6 £275 -19.11%
Devon - 5 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £272 - 7
Glasgow - 5 £255 - 2
Cambridge +4 4 £325 +8.33% 1
Hertfordshire -2 4 - - 3
Cheshire -4 4 £190 -49.33% 5
Berkshire -5 4 £200 -58.76%
Tyne and Wear -51 4 £310 -
North East -54 4 £310 -
Wales +10 3 £85 - 1
Uxbridge +8 3 £328 +81.94%
Dorset -7 3 £133 -59.23% 3
Bournemouth -9 3 £133 -59.23% 3

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 261 (52.20%) Windows
2 189 (37.80%) Apple iOS
3 176 (35.20%) Microsoft
4 143 (28.60%) Active Directory
5 115 (23.00%) Windows 7
6 107 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (20.80%) Android
8 91 (18.20%) ITIL
9 90 (18.00%) MS Office
10 86 (17.20%) iOS Development
11 77 (15.40%) Mac OS X
12 75 (15.00%) iPhone
13 71 (14.20%) iPad
14 62 (12.40%) Mobile App
14 62 (12.40%) Objective-C
15 61 (12.20%) Citrix
16 60 (12.00%) TDD
17 58 (11.60%) MS Excel
18 54 (10.80%) Adobe
19 53 (10.60%) Linux
19 53 (10.60%) Scrum
20 51 (10.20%) User Experience
20 51 (10.20%) Mobile Development
21 47 (9.40%) Finance
22 46 (9.20%) Windows Server
23 44 (8.80%) Service Management
24 42 (8.40%) VMware
24 42 (8.40%) Degree
25 40 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
26 39 (7.80%) Cocoa

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 37 (7.40%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 24 (4.80%) Skype for Business
4 20 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.80%) IBM Notes
6 12 (2.40%) SAS
7 11 (2.20%) CMS
8 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.20%) IBM Domino
9 5 (1.00%) Apache
10 4 (0.80%) Confluence
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.60%) IIS
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.20%) Node.js
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 90 (18.00%) MS Office
2 58 (11.60%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (2.00%) Acrobat
4 10 (2.00%) AutoCAD
5 9 (1.80%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.60%) QuarkXPress
6 8 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
9 5 (1.00%) MS Project
10 4 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (0.80%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.80%) HipChat
10 4 (0.80%) InDesign
11 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.80%) Office 365
2 11 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.60%) GitHub
4 6 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.80%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.80%) Google Play
6 3 (0.60%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
7 2 (0.40%) iTunes
7 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.40%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Yammer
8 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 30 (6.00%) VPN
3 27 (5.40%) LAN
4 26 (5.20%) HTTP
5 22 (4.40%) Firewall
6 21 (4.20%) DNS
6 21 (4.20%) Internet
6 21 (4.20%) WAN
7 19 (3.80%) VoIP
8 17 (3.40%) Wireless
9 15 (3.00%) DHCP
10 13 (2.60%) Intranet
10 13 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (1.60%) BGP
13 8 (1.60%) MPLS
14 7 (1.40%) SNMP
15 6 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 6 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.00%) MySQL
3 9 (1.80%) FileMaker
4 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.20%) MS Access
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (6.00%) Xcode
2 19 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.20%) JIRA
4 11 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.20%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.60%) Subversion
5 8 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.60%) YouTrack
7 2 (0.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (0.40%) git-flow
7 2 (0.40%) Introscope
7 2 (0.40%) Maven
7 2 (0.40%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) NUnit
8 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.20%) Selenium
8 1 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (9.40%) Finance
2 18 (3.60%) Retail
3 15 (3.00%) Publishing
4 11 (2.20%) Banking
5 10 (2.00%) Games
6 9 (1.80%) Billing
7 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.20%) Advertising
9 5 (1.00%) Legal
10 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.80%) Marketing
11 3 (0.60%) Law
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (23.80%) Developer
2 84 (16.80%) iOS Developer
3 76 (15.20%) Analyst
3 76 (15.20%) Desktop Support
3 76 (15.20%) Support Engineer
4 40 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 35 (7.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 34 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 32 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (6.40%) Support Analyst
8 31 (6.20%) IT Support
9 28 (5.60%) Service Analyst
10 26 (5.20%) Service Desk Analyst
11 22 (4.40%) Senior iOS Developer
12 19 (3.80%) Administrator
13 17 (3.40%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 17 (3.40%) Mac Engineer
14 16 (3.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (3.20%) IT Analyst
15 15 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.80%) Cocoa
1 39 (7.80%) RESTful
2 32 (6.40%) Core Animation
3 26 (5.20%) HTML
3 26 (5.20%) JSON
4 25 (5.00%) CSS
5 22 (4.40%) Cocoa Touch
6 20 (4.00%) XML
7 19 (3.80%) .NET
8 12 (2.40%) Web Services
9 11 (2.20%) REST
10 10 (2.00%) jQuery
10 10 (2.00%) UIKit
11 9 (1.80%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.80%) CSS3
12 8 (1.60%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.60%) iOS SDK
12 8 (1.60%) SOAP
13 7 (1.40%) Entity Framework
13 7 (1.40%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 75 (15.00%) iPhone
2 71 (14.20%) iPad
3 62 (12.40%) Mobile App
4 51 (10.20%) User Experience
5 37 (7.40%) Blackberry
6 32 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (6.40%) Animation
7 31 (6.20%) Smartphone
8 19 (3.80%) Computer Science
8 19 (3.80%) Data Centre
9 14 (2.80%) Cryptography
9 14 (2.80%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (2.60%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.20%) Apple TV
11 11 (2.20%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.60%) MPEG
12 8 (1.60%) Video Editing
13 7 (1.40%) CESG
13 7 (1.40%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 261 (52.20%) Windows
2 189 (37.80%) Apple iOS
3 115 (23.00%) Windows 7
4 104 (20.80%) Android
5 77 (15.40%) Mac OS X
6 53 (10.60%) Linux
7 46 (9.20%) Windows Server
8 39 (7.80%) Windows 8
9 31 (6.20%) Windows XP
10 29 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (5.20%) Windows Vista
12 25 (5.00%) Mac OS
13 20 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (3.80%) Mac OS X Server
15 17 (3.40%) Unix
16 15 (3.00%) Windows Phone
16 15 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (2.00%) Windows 10
18 7 (1.40%) Windows 2000
19 6 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.20%) ITIL
3 86 (17.20%) iOS Development
4 60 (12.00%) TDD
5 53 (10.60%) Scrum
6 51 (10.20%) Mobile Development
7 44 (8.80%) Service Management
8 38 (7.60%) OO
9 33 (6.60%) Mobile Device Management
10 31 (6.20%) Unit Testing
11 30 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (5.80%) BDD
13 26 (5.20%) Migration
14 25 (5.00%) Asset Management
15 24 (4.80%) DevOps
16 22 (4.40%) OOD
16 22 (4.40%) OOP
17 21 (4.20%) Project Management
17 21 (4.20%) Service Delivery
17 21 (4.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (12.40%) Objective-C
2 35 (7.00%) Apple Swift
3 31 (6.20%) Java
3 31 (6.20%) Python
4 26 (5.20%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.00%) C#
6 23 (4.60%) SQL
7 21 (4.20%) Perl
8 18 (3.60%) C
9 17 (3.40%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.20%) C++
12 9 (1.80%) Ruby
13 8 (1.60%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.60%) R
14 4 (0.80%) COBOL
14 4 (0.80%) VB
15 2 (0.40%) Groovy
15 2 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (8.40%) Degree
2 40 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.60%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.80%) MCSE
4 14 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.20%) CCNA
5 11 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.00%) MCSA
7 9 (1.80%) MCP
8 8 (1.60%) MCITP
9 7 (1.40%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 6 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.00%) HND
11 5 (1.00%) MCDST
12 4 (0.80%) ACMT
13 3 (0.60%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.60%) ACSP
13 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.00%) SLA
2 14 (2.80%) QA
3 5 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.60%) WAI
4 3 (0.60%) WCAG
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 143 (28.60%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.20%) XenApp
4 15 (3.00%) Xsan
5 14 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.80%) StorNext
6 11 (2.20%) Samba
7 8 (1.60%) KVM
7 8 (1.60%) vSphere
8 7 (1.40%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.80%) Xen
11 3 (0.60%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.20%) SRDF
13 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (7.80%) SCCM
2 16 (3.20%) WSUS
3 14 (2.80%) AirWatch
4 10 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.40%) Nagios
7 6 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.00%) Casper Suite
9 4 (0.80%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.60%) Windows Intune
10 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.40%) Ansible
11 2 (0.40%) CA Wily
11 2 (0.40%) MOM
11 2 (0.40%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.40%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 176 (35.20%) Microsoft
2 61 (12.20%) Citrix
3 54 (10.80%) Adobe
4 42 (8.40%) VMware
5 33 (6.60%) Cisco
6 29 (5.80%) HP
7 23 (4.60%) Google
8 18 (3.60%) Symantec
9 17 (3.40%) Dell
10 13 (2.60%) F5
10 13 (2.60%) Sony
11 12 (2.40%) EMC
11 12 (2.40%) Remedy
12 11 (2.20%) Oracle
13 10 (2.00%) Avaya
13 10 (2.00%) Lotus
13 10 (2.00%) Wyse
14 9 (1.80%) Autodesk
14 9 (1.80%) Kaspersky
15 8 (1.60%) MobileIron
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £125 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
onezeero.
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, London - UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Nanotek Limited
Rate: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago