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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 371 428 375
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -53
Contract jobs citing Apple 314 244 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.43% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.97% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 138 156
Median daily rate £337 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £145 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £319 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +9.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 42
Median hourly rate £16.46 £15.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £22.65 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -

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
24291 25039 24680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 43.87% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14900 14758 13631
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 811 1074 1081
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +52 285 £350 +16.66% 104
London +23 175 £400 +37.93% 48
South East +24 34 £250 -20.00% 20
City of London +47 25 £435 +15.84% 12
South West +19 20 £200 -38.46% 7
North West +3 17 £375 +76.47% 10
East of England +16 15 £188 -46.42% 7
Scotland +15 15 £263 +138.63% 3
Tyne and Wear -29 11 £310 -
North East -32 11 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 10 £310 -
West Sussex - 10 £450 - 1
West Midlands -23 8 £500 +56.86% 3
Glasgow - 8 £263 -
Surrey -3 7 £200 -29.20% 4
Crawley - 7 £450 -
Hertfordshire +16 6 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire +9 6 £413 - 3
Bristol +2 6 £150 -60.65% 2
Hampshire +1 6 £237 -36.80% 7
Yorkshire -2 6 £413 +3.12% 3
Leeds - 6 £413 - 3
Cheshire +4 5 £400 +60.00% 3
Berkshire -1 5 £469 +25.00% 3
Wiltshire -5 5 £300 +20.00%
Manchester -8 5 £180 - 5
Lancashire - 5 £375 -
Blackpool - 5 £375 -
Wales - 5 £85 - 6
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £157 -58.13% 2

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 310 (53.45%) Windows
2 251 (43.28%) Apple iOS
3 215 (37.07%) Microsoft
4 196 (33.79%) Active Directory
5 153 (26.38%) Android
6 150 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
7 128 (22.07%) Windows 7
8 123 (21.21%) MS Office
9 104 (17.93%) iOS Development
10 101 (17.41%) ITIL
11 89 (15.34%) Citrix
12 86 (14.83%) iPhone
13 82 (14.14%) Objective-C
14 79 (13.62%) Mac OS X
15 76 (13.10%) iPad
16 75 (12.93%) MS Excel
17 70 (12.07%) Linux
18 68 (11.72%) Mobile Development
19 66 (11.38%) Mobile App
19 66 (11.38%) TDD
20 64 (11.03%) VMware
21 63 (10.86%) User Experience
22 62 (10.69%) Windows Server
22 62 (10.69%) Google
22 62 (10.69%) SCCM
23 60 (10.34%) Degree
23 60 (10.34%) Apple Swift
24 54 (9.31%) Blackberry
25 53 (9.14%) Scrum
26 52 (8.97%) 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 50 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 37 (6.38%) Skype for Business
3 31 (5.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 31 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (2.93%) IBM Notes
5 14 (2.41%) CMS
6 13 (2.24%) SAS
7 12 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.03%) Drupal
9 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.86%) Confluence
11 4 (0.69%) Apache
11 4 (0.69%) IIS
11 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.34%) JBoss
13 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 123 (21.21%) MS Office
2 75 (12.93%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.55%) MS Project
6 7 (1.21%) Photoshop
7 6 (1.03%) InDesign
7 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.86%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.69%) HipChat
10 3 (0.52%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.34%) QuarkXPress
11 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.52%) Sage X3
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.76%) Office 365
2 28 (4.83%) Google Apps
3 24 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.90%) Trello
5 9 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.55%) Google Play
6 8 (1.38%) iTunes
7 7 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.86%) GitHub
9 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.52%) Yammer
10 2 (0.34%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.17%) TestFlight
11 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.93%) VPN
2 38 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 32 (5.52%) Internet
4 30 (5.17%) DNS
5 29 (5.00%) Wireless
6 26 (4.48%) HTTP
6 26 (4.48%) LAN
7 25 (4.31%) DHCP
8 22 (3.79%) Firewall
9 20 (3.45%) VoIP
10 18 (3.10%) WAN
11 16 (2.76%) Skype
12 15 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (2.41%) Intranet
14 12 (2.07%) MPLS
15 11 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (1.72%) Ethernet
16 10 (1.72%) SAN
17 8 (1.38%) BGP
18 7 (1.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.14%) MySQL
3 7 (1.21%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.52%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.34%) Mixpanel
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Big Data
7 1 (0.17%) MS Access
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (7.93%) Xcode
2 27 (4.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.24%) JIRA
4 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.21%) Subversion
7 3 (0.52%) git-flow
7 3 (0.52%) YouTrack
8 2 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.34%) Introscope
8 2 (0.34%) JUnit
8 2 (0.34%) Maven
8 2 (0.34%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.17%) Mocha
9 1 (0.17%) ZenHub
General
1 47 (8.10%) Finance
2 23 (3.97%) Publishing
3 12 (2.07%) Banking
4 11 (1.90%) Marketing
5 10 (1.72%) Billing
5 10 (1.72%) Games
5 10 (1.72%) Retail
6 8 (1.38%) Advertising
6 8 (1.38%) Legal
6 8 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (25.34%) Developer
2 101 (17.41%) iOS Developer
3 78 (13.45%) Analyst
4 73 (12.59%) Support Engineer
5 69 (11.90%) Desktop Support
6 36 (6.21%) Support Analyst
7 33 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 33 (5.69%) Architect
7 33 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 31 (5.34%) Senior Developer
9 29 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 28 (4.83%) Service Analyst
11 27 (4.66%) IT Support
11 27 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (3.97%) Mac Engineer
13 20 (3.45%) Senior iOS Developer
14 19 (3.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 18 (3.10%) Mobility Engineer
15 18 (3.10%) Windows Engineer
16 15 (2.59%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.97%) Cocoa
2 45 (7.76%) RESTful
3 44 (7.59%) HTML
4 41 (7.07%) CSS
5 37 (6.38%) JSON
6 34 (5.86%) Core Animation
7 29 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
8 27 (4.66%) XML
9 23 (3.97%) HTML5
10 22 (3.79%) REST
11 19 (3.28%) .NET
11 19 (3.28%) Web Services
12 16 (2.76%) CSS3
13 14 (2.41%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.24%) jQuery
14 13 (2.24%) UIKit
15 12 (2.07%) iOS SDK
16 11 (1.90%) SOAP
17 8 (1.38%) Software Packaging
17 8 (1.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.83%) iPhone
2 76 (13.10%) iPad
3 66 (11.38%) Mobile App
4 63 (10.86%) User Experience
5 54 (9.31%) Blackberry
6 43 (7.41%) Smartphone
7 35 (6.03%) Computer Science
8 33 (5.69%) Animation
9 28 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (3.97%) Data Centre
11 19 (3.28%) Apple TV
12 16 (2.76%) CESG
13 14 (2.41%) Management Information System
14 12 (2.07%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.90%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.90%) Cryptography
16 10 (1.72%) BYOD
16 10 (1.72%) Private Cloud
16 10 (1.72%) Social Media
17 9 (1.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 310 (53.45%) Windows
2 251 (43.28%) Apple iOS
3 153 (26.38%) Android
4 128 (22.07%) Windows 7
5 79 (13.62%) Mac OS X
6 70 (12.07%) Linux
7 62 (10.69%) Windows Server
8 49 (8.45%) Windows 8
9 37 (6.38%) Mac OS
10 36 (6.21%) Windows 10
11 35 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (5.52%) Windows XP
13 29 (5.00%) Windows Phone
14 22 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (3.62%) Windows Vista
16 20 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (3.28%) Unix
18 18 (3.10%) Mac OS X Server
19 11 (1.90%) CentOS
20 6 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (17.93%) iOS Development
3 101 (17.41%) ITIL
4 68 (11.72%) Mobile Development
5 66 (11.38%) TDD
6 53 (9.14%) Scrum
7 47 (8.10%) OO
8 44 (7.59%) Unit Testing
9 43 (7.41%) Migration
10 35 (6.03%) Mobile Device Management
10 35 (6.03%) Service Management
11 33 (5.69%) BDD
12 30 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (5.17%) Project Management
13 29 (5.00%) OOD
14 23 (3.97%) Asset Management
15 21 (3.62%) DevOps
16 19 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (3.28%) Time Management
17 18 (3.10%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 82 (14.14%) Objective-C
2 60 (10.34%) Apple Swift
3 44 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 38 (6.55%) Python
5 37 (6.38%) Java
6 30 (5.17%) Bash Shell
7 24 (4.14%) C#
8 21 (3.62%) Perl
9 20 (3.45%) SQL
10 17 (2.93%) C
11 14 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.55%) ECMAScript
13 9 (1.55%) Ruby
13 9 (1.55%) XAML
14 8 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.21%) C++
15 7 (1.21%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.21%) R
16 4 (0.69%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 60 (10.34%) Degree
2 43 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (4.66%) MCSE
5 26 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.62%) MCSA
7 15 (2.59%) DBS Check
8 13 (2.24%) A+ Certification
8 13 (2.24%) CCNA
8 13 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.24%) MCP
9 11 (1.90%) MCDST
10 10 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (1.55%) CCA
12 8 (1.38%) ACDT
12 8 (1.38%) ACHDS
12 8 (1.38%) ACTC
12 8 (1.38%) MCSM
13 7 (1.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.83%) SLA
2 13 (2.24%) QA
3 6 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.52%) WAI
4 3 (0.52%) WCAG
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 196 (33.79%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.24%) Hyper-V
3 41 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (4.66%) XenApp
5 19 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.76%) Xen
7 12 (2.07%) BitLocker
7 12 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.55%) StorNext
8 9 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (1.55%) Xsan
9 8 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (1.38%) vSphere
10 5 (0.86%) KVM
10 5 (0.86%) Samba
10 5 (0.86%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.86%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 62 (10.69%) SCCM
2 34 (5.86%) AirWatch
3 23 (3.97%) WSUS
4 19 (3.28%) Casper Suite
5 11 (1.90%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 10 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.38%) XenMobile
8 7 (1.21%) Nagios
9 6 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.52%) SAP Afaria
11 3 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.34%) Ansible
12 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.34%) MOM
12 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.34%) Simpana
12 2 (0.34%) ZENworks
13 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 215 (37.07%) Microsoft
2 89 (15.34%) Citrix
3 64 (11.03%) VMware
4 62 (10.69%) Google
5 45 (7.76%) HP
6 40 (6.90%) Cisco
7 39 (6.72%) Adobe
8 31 (5.34%) Symantec
9 30 (5.17%) Oracle
10 25 (4.31%) Samsung
11 24 (4.14%) Dell
12 13 (2.24%) EMC
12 13 (2.24%) Lotus
13 12 (2.07%) MobileIron
14 11 (1.90%) F5
14 11 (1.90%) Remedy
15 9 (1.55%) Autodesk
15 9 (1.55%) IBM
15 9 (1.55%) Kaspersky
15 9 (1.55%) Sony
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