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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 376 397 387
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple 292 250 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 139 132
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% +1.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.05 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £34.37 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+36.20% -3.33%

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
24149 24544 23718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.84% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14843 14384 13349
Median daily rate £400 £390 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 1087 1007
Median hourly rate £20.45 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +17 271 £375 +15.38% 109
London -4 162 £370 +11.69% 42
South East -1 31 £400 +25.49% 19
City of London +33 25 £445 +71.31% 6
South West +18 20 £246 -18.08% 9
Yorkshire +13 17 £413 +3.12% 8
East of England +9 16 £325 -7.14% 13
West Sussex -5 16 £450 +38.46% 3
West Yorkshire +6 13 £413 - 4
Scotland -5 13 £270 +145.45% 4
Leeds - 13 £413 - 3
North West -10 11 £375 +81.81% 14
Crawley +3 10 £450 +24.13% 1
North East -55 8 £310 -
Tyne and Wear -59 8 £310 -
Cambridgeshire +17 7 £157 -58.13% 5
West Midlands -29 7 £500 +25.00% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -62 7 £310 -
Glasgow - 7 £270 - 2
Cambridge +20 5 £233 -38.00% 5
Bristol +6 5 £150 -63.63% 2
Wiltshire -1 5 £300 +106.89% 4
Lancashire - 5 £375 - 1
Blackpool - 5 £375 -
Wales +22 4 £85 -
Hertfordshire +14 4 £375 - 2
Cheshire +4 4 £400 +28.00% 6
Swindon -1 4 £300 +106.89% 2
Berkshire -6 4 £469 - 3
South Wales - 4 £85 -

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 273 (52.50%) Windows
2 221 (42.50%) Apple iOS
3 181 (34.81%) Microsoft
4 163 (31.35%) Active Directory
5 131 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (23.08%) Android
7 113 (21.73%) Windows 7
8 96 (18.46%) MS Office
9 95 (18.27%) iOS Development
10 93 (17.88%) ITIL
11 80 (15.38%) Mac OS X
12 78 (15.00%) iPhone
13 76 (14.62%) Objective-C
14 73 (14.04%) Citrix
15 69 (13.27%) iPad
16 67 (12.88%) Mobile App
17 64 (12.31%) TDD
18 63 (12.12%) MS Excel
18 63 (12.12%) Mobile Development
19 60 (11.54%) Linux
20 59 (11.35%) User Experience
21 55 (10.58%) Scrum
22 54 (10.38%) Windows Server
23 53 (10.19%) SCCM
24 50 (9.62%) VMware
25 48 (9.23%) Cocoa
25 48 (9.23%) Degree
25 48 (9.23%) Apple Swift
26 44 (8.46%) Google
27 42 (8.08%) OO

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 35 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.77%) Skype for Business
3 26 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (2.50%) CMS
5 13 (2.50%) SAS
6 12 (2.31%) IBM Notes
7 9 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.15%) Drupal
10 5 (0.96%) Apache
11 4 (0.77%) Confluence
11 4 (0.77%) IIS
11 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.38%) JBoss
13 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 96 (18.46%) MS Office
2 63 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.73%) AutoCAD
6 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.35%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (1.15%) MS Project
8 5 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.77%) HipChat
10 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.38%) InDesign
10 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.38%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.96%) Office 365
2 14 (2.69%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.35%) Google Play
4 6 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.15%) GitHub
4 6 (1.15%) iTunes
4 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.38%) Yammer
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.19%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.73%) VPN
2 32 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.62%) HTTP
4 23 (4.42%) DNS
5 21 (4.04%) LAN
5 21 (4.04%) Wireless
6 18 (3.46%) DHCP
6 18 (3.46%) Firewall
6 18 (3.46%) Internet
7 15 (2.88%) VoIP
8 14 (2.69%) WAN
9 12 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (2.12%) MPLS
11 10 (1.92%) BGP
11 10 (1.92%) Intranet
12 9 (1.73%) Skype
12 9 (1.73%) SNMP
13 8 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (1.54%) SAN
13 8 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.46%) MySQL
3 3 (0.58%) FileMaker
3 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.19%) MS Access
5 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (6.92%) Xcode
2 22 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.69%) JIRA
4 13 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.54%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.15%) Subversion
7 3 (0.58%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.38%) git-flow
8 2 (0.38%) Introscope
8 2 (0.38%) Maven
8 2 (0.38%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.19%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) NUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.19%) Selenium
9 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.19%) ZenHub
General
1 41 (7.88%) Finance
2 15 (2.88%) Publishing
3 12 (2.31%) Banking
3 12 (2.31%) Retail
4 11 (2.12%) Games
5 10 (1.92%) Billing
6 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.15%) Marketing
8 5 (0.96%) Advertising
9 4 (0.77%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 136 (26.15%) Developer
2 92 (17.69%) iOS Developer
3 74 (14.23%) Support Engineer
4 69 (13.27%) Analyst
5 66 (12.69%) Desktop Support
6 36 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
7 35 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 32 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 30 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 26 (5.00%) Mac Engineer
11 25 (4.81%) IT Support
12 22 (4.23%) Senior iOS Developer
12 22 (4.23%) Service Analyst
13 21 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
14 18 (3.46%) Administrator
15 17 (3.27%) Windows Engineer
16 16 (3.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 16 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 15 (2.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.23%) Cocoa
2 38 (7.31%) RESTful
3 37 (7.12%) Core Animation
4 36 (6.92%) JSON
5 35 (6.73%) HTML
6 31 (5.96%) CSS
7 29 (5.58%) Cocoa Touch
8 25 (4.81%) XML
9 22 (4.23%) REST
10 20 (3.85%) .NET
11 14 (2.69%) Web Services
12 13 (2.50%) CSS3
13 12 (2.31%) AngularJS
13 12 (2.31%) HTML5
13 12 (2.31%) jQuery
14 11 (2.12%) UIKit
15 9 (1.73%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.54%) iOS SDK
16 8 (1.54%) PhoneGap
16 8 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.00%) iPhone
2 69 (13.27%) iPad
3 67 (12.88%) Mobile App
4 59 (11.35%) User Experience
5 40 (7.69%) Blackberry
6 39 (7.50%) Smartphone
7 37 (7.12%) Animation
8 29 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (5.00%) Computer Science
10 17 (3.27%) Data Centre
11 14 (2.69%) Apple TV
12 13 (2.50%) Data Structures
13 12 (2.31%) Algorithms
13 12 (2.31%) Cryptography
14 11 (2.12%) CESG
14 11 (2.12%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.92%) MPEG
16 8 (1.54%) Video Editing
17 7 (1.35%) Social Media
18 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 273 (52.50%) Windows
2 221 (42.50%) Apple iOS
3 120 (23.08%) Android
4 113 (21.73%) Windows 7
5 80 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 60 (11.54%) Linux
7 54 (10.38%) Windows Server
8 37 (7.12%) Windows 8
9 33 (6.35%) Mac OS
9 33 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (5.38%) Windows XP
11 23 (4.42%) Mac OS X Server
12 21 (4.04%) Windows Vista
13 19 (3.65%) Unix
13 19 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (3.46%) Windows 10
15 17 (3.27%) Windows Phone
16 11 (2.12%) CentOS
17 7 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (18.27%) iOS Development
3 93 (17.88%) ITIL
4 64 (12.31%) TDD
5 63 (12.12%) Mobile Development
6 55 (10.58%) Scrum
7 42 (8.08%) OO
8 40 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 39 (7.50%) Service Management
10 33 (6.35%) Mobile Device Management
11 32 (6.15%) BDD
12 29 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (5.00%) Project Management
14 25 (4.81%) OOD
15 24 (4.62%) Migration
16 22 (4.23%) Asset Management
16 22 (4.23%) Open Source
17 20 (3.85%) DevOps
17 20 (3.85%) MVC
17 20 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.62%) Objective-C
2 48 (9.23%) Apple Swift
3 41 (7.88%) Python
4 33 (6.35%) JavaScript
5 32 (6.15%) Java
6 27 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 27 (5.19%) C#
7 26 (5.00%) Perl
8 21 (4.04%) SQL
9 17 (3.27%) C
10 13 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.73%) Ruby
12 8 (1.54%) C++
12 8 (1.54%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.54%) R
13 4 (0.77%) COBOL
14 2 (0.38%) AppleScript
14 2 (0.38%) Groovy
14 2 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (9.23%) Degree
2 35 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.85%) MCSE
5 15 (2.88%) MCSA
6 13 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.31%) CCNA
7 12 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.31%) MCP
8 11 (2.12%) DBS Check
9 9 (1.73%) MCDST
10 8 (1.54%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.35%) CCA
11 7 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (1.15%) ACMT
13 5 (0.96%) ACDT
13 5 (0.96%) MCITP
13 5 (0.96%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.42%) SLA
2 14 (2.69%) QA
3 6 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.58%) WAI
4 3 (0.58%) WCAG
5 2 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 163 (31.35%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.04%) Hyper-V
3 21 (4.04%) XenApp
4 14 (2.69%) StorNext
4 14 (2.69%) Xsan
5 13 (2.50%) Xen
5 13 (2.50%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.12%) Samba
7 10 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.73%) BitLocker
9 8 (1.54%) KVM
9 8 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (1.35%) vSphere
11 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.96%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (10.19%) SCCM
2 25 (4.81%) AirWatch
2 25 (4.81%) WSUS
3 14 (2.69%) Casper Suite
4 10 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.35%) Nagios
7 6 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.96%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.38%) Ansible
10 2 (0.38%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.38%) MOM
10 2 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
10 2 (0.38%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.19%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 181 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 73 (14.04%) Citrix
3 50 (9.62%) VMware
4 44 (8.46%) Google
5 40 (7.69%) Adobe
6 39 (7.50%) HP
7 34 (6.54%) Cisco
8 23 (4.42%) Oracle
8 23 (4.42%) Symantec
9 21 (4.04%) Samsung
10 16 (3.08%) Dell
11 13 (2.50%) EMC
12 12 (2.31%) Sony
13 11 (2.12%) MobileIron
13 11 (2.12%) Remedy
14 10 (1.92%) F5
15 9 (1.73%) Autodesk
15 9 (1.73%) Kaspersky
16 8 (1.54%) IBM
16 8 (1.54%) Lotus
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