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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
UK
Rank 323 418 355
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -63
Contract jobs citing Apple 297 221 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.47% 1.00% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 147 146
Median daily rate £305 £322 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% +43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +34.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 35
Median hourly rate £12.38 £17.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.20% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £21.50 £76.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% -15.00%

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
20236 22175 23848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.32% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12544 13270 13641
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 746 834 965
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +72 268 £313 -3.84% 111
London +25 113 £326 +0.38% 52
South East +41 54 £225 -35.71% 11
South West +9 31 £160 -21.95% 4
East of England -3 23 £175 +0.57% 6
North West +27 21 £469 +44.23% 10
Berkshire +24 19 £185 -43.07% 2
City of London +12 19 £363 +88.31% 11
Manchester +24 18 £494 +182.14% 8
Wiltshire +9 15 £413 +17.85%
Swindon +10 13 £413 +83.33%
Hertfordshire -1 13 £181 -2.02% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £208 +72.91% 1
Salford - 12 £488 - 1
Gloucestershire - 12 £113 - 3
Gloucester - 11 £113 -
West Midlands +15 10 £370 +146.66% 13
Surrey +12 8 £131 -62.50% 3
West Sussex -10 8 £338 -10.00%
Yorkshire +19 7 £305 -27.38% 6
Reading +16 7 £180 -44.61%
West Yorkshire +13 6 £305 -21.29% 2
Leeds +3 6 £305 -21.29% 2
Oxfordshire -1 6 £225 +36.36% 1
Jersey - 6 - -
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Cambridge +9 5 £273 - 1
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £273 +56.60% 3
Aylesbury - 5 £145 -
Scotland +16 4 £500 +140.96%

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 370 (62.71%) Windows
2 203 (34.41%) Microsoft
3 201 (34.07%) Active Directory
4 182 (30.85%) Apple iOS
5 162 (27.46%) Windows 7
6 153 (25.93%) Android
7 152 (25.76%) MS Office
8 99 (16.78%) LAN
9 93 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (15.59%) VPN
11 90 (15.25%) WAN
11 90 (15.25%) TCP/IP
12 89 (15.08%) Linux
13 85 (14.41%) ITIL
14 79 (13.39%) Objective-C
14 79 (13.39%) Apple Swift
15 78 (13.22%) Mac OS X
16 76 (12.88%) VoIP
16 76 (12.88%) MS Excel
17 75 (12.71%) Citrix
18 73 (12.37%) VMware
19 71 (12.03%) Patch Management
20 69 (11.69%) Firewall
21 68 (11.53%) Unix
21 68 (11.53%) Windows Server
22 67 (11.36%) Mobile App
23 66 (11.19%) iOS Development
24 65 (11.02%) Office 365
24 65 (11.02%) Google
25 64 (10.85%) Wireless

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 45 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 24 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (3.56%) IIS
4 20 (3.39%) CMS
5 19 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.88%) Skype for Business
7 16 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (2.54%) Confluence
8 15 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.37%) SharePoint
10 13 (2.20%) IBM Notes
11 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (1.19%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.85%) Apache
14 4 (0.68%) Jetty
14 4 (0.68%) nginx
15 3 (0.51%) Mongrel
15 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 152 (25.76%) MS Office
2 76 (12.88%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.68%) InDesign
6 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.51%) InVision
7 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.34%) Autodesk Flame
8 2 (0.34%) Maya
8 2 (0.34%) MS Project
8 2 (0.34%) NUKE
9 1 (0.17%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 65 (11.02%) Office 365
2 16 (2.71%) G Suite
3 8 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.19%) SaaS
5 5 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.68%) GitHub
6 4 (0.68%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.51%) Google Drive
7 3 (0.51%) Google Play
8 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.34%) iTunes
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.34%) Slack
9 1 (0.17%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.17%) Datadog
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 99 (16.78%) LAN
2 92 (15.59%) VPN
3 90 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 90 (15.25%) WAN
4 76 (12.88%) VoIP
5 69 (11.69%) Firewall
6 64 (10.85%) Wireless
7 60 (10.17%) DNS
8 56 (9.49%) Internet
9 54 (9.15%) DHCP
10 24 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (2.54%) LTE
11 15 (2.54%) SAN
12 14 (2.37%) Ethernet
13 11 (1.86%) GSM
13 11 (1.86%) HSPA
13 11 (1.86%) WCDMA
14 10 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (1.69%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.22%) Redis
2 17 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.53%) MySQL
4 6 (1.02%) Mixpanel
5 5 (0.85%) SQLite
6 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.34%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.17%) MS Access
8 1 (0.17%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (6.44%) Xcode
2 34 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 22 (3.73%) Android Studio
4 20 (3.39%) JIRA
5 19 (3.22%) Jenkins
6 18 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.53%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.02%) CircleCI
9 6 (1.02%) CocoaPods
9 6 (1.02%) git-flow
10 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.68%) Subversion
11 3 (0.51%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.51%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 59 (10.00%) Finance
2 24 (4.07%) Retail
3 20 (3.39%) Publishing
4 15 (2.54%) Marketing
5 13 (2.20%) Banking
5 13 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.03%) Games
7 6 (1.02%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.85%) Advertising
8 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 119 (20.17%) Support Engineer
2 110 (18.64%) Developer
3 91 (15.42%) Analyst
4 72 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 72 (12.20%) IT Support
5 61 (10.34%) iOS Developer
6 58 (9.83%) Desktop Support
7 50 (8.47%) IT Engineer
8 44 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 43 (7.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 41 (6.95%) IT Support Engineer
11 39 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 39 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
12 38 (6.44%) Mac Engineer
13 34 (5.76%) 1st Line Support
14 32 (5.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 29 (4.92%) IT Technician
16 28 (4.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (4.75%) Service Analyst
17 27 (4.58%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.47%) HTML
2 47 (7.97%) Elastic Stack
3 41 (6.95%) CSS
4 35 (5.93%) RESTful
5 30 (5.08%) Core Data
5 30 (5.08%) JSON
5 30 (5.08%) REST
6 28 (4.75%) HTML5
7 27 (4.58%) Web Services
8 26 (4.41%) .NET
8 26 (4.41%) jQuery
9 19 (3.22%) Ajax
10 17 (2.88%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.71%) CSS3
11 16 (2.71%) Sass
11 16 (2.71%) XSLT
12 15 (2.54%) iOS SDK
12 15 (2.54%) XML
13 14 (2.37%) Android SDK
13 14 (2.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 59 (10.00%) User Experience
3 52 (8.81%) Blackberry
4 41 (6.95%) Management Information System
5 40 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (5.59%) Smartphone
7 26 (4.41%) iPhone
8 25 (4.24%) iPad
9 24 (4.07%) Cyber Attack
10 17 (2.88%) Animation
10 17 (2.88%) Data Centre
11 16 (2.71%) W3C
12 14 (2.37%) RSA SecurID
12 14 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (2.20%) Client/Server
13 13 (2.20%) Fat Client
13 13 (2.20%) Thin Client
14 12 (2.03%) Computer Science
14 12 (2.03%) Handset
15 10 (1.69%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 370 (62.71%) Windows
2 182 (30.85%) Apple iOS
3 162 (27.46%) Windows 7
4 153 (25.93%) Android
5 89 (15.08%) Linux
6 78 (13.22%) Mac OS X
7 68 (11.53%) Unix
7 68 (11.53%) Windows Server
8 56 (9.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 55 (9.32%) Windows 8
10 52 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (8.14%) Windows 10
12 39 (6.61%) Mac OS
13 36 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 36 (6.10%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.69%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.53%) Windows Phone
16 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (14.41%) ITIL
3 71 (12.03%) Patch Management
4 66 (11.19%) iOS Development
5 53 (8.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 52 (8.81%) Vulnerability Management
7 47 (7.97%) Cybersecurity
8 45 (7.63%) Mobile Development
8 45 (7.63%) Network Monitoring
9 35 (5.93%) Time Management
10 34 (5.76%) Service Delivery
11 32 (5.42%) Case Management
11 32 (5.42%) TDD
12 31 (5.25%) Security Operations
13 29 (4.92%) Change Management
13 29 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.92%) Project Management
14 28 (4.75%) Incident Management
15 27 (4.58%) Network Management
15 27 (4.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (13.39%) Apple Swift
1 79 (13.39%) Objective-C
2 46 (7.80%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.29%) Java
4 27 (4.58%) Python
5 21 (3.56%) C#
6 20 (3.39%) SQL
7 14 (2.37%) ActionScript
7 14 (2.37%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.53%) C
10 7 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.85%) C++
12 4 (0.68%) PHP
13 3 (0.51%) ES6
13 3 (0.51%) Perl
13 3 (0.51%) Scala
14 2 (0.34%) Ruby
15 1 (0.17%) VBA
15 1 (0.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (9.49%) Degree
2 52 (8.81%) CISSP
3 49 (8.31%) DBS Check
3 49 (8.31%) SANS
4 48 (8.14%) SSCP
5 46 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (6.78%) Security Cleared
7 39 (6.61%) SC Cleared
8 29 (4.92%) MCDST
9 27 (4.58%) MCP
10 23 (3.90%) MCSE
11 19 (3.22%) MCSA
12 13 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (2.03%) ACDT
13 12 (2.03%) ACHDS
13 12 (2.03%) ACTC
13 12 (2.03%) MCSM
14 11 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.19%) A+ Certification
16 4 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.14%) SLA
2 30 (5.08%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 201 (34.07%) Active Directory
2 49 (8.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.90%) XenApp
4 20 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.71%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
7 11 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (1.86%) Xen
8 8 (1.36%) BitLocker
9 7 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.02%) vSphere
11 4 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.68%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.51%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.34%) StorNext
13 2 (0.34%) vCloud
13 2 (0.34%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 48 (8.14%) SCCM
2 47 (7.97%) QRadar
3 18 (3.05%) AirWatch
3 18 (3.05%) Kibana
3 18 (3.05%) logstash
4 16 (2.71%) HockeyApp
4 16 (2.71%) Jamf Pro
5 11 (1.86%) WSUS
6 9 (1.53%) Nessus
6 9 (1.53%) Nexpose
6 9 (1.53%) Nmap
6 9 (1.53%) RSA enVision
7 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.02%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.02%) Puppet
9 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.34%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 203 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 75 (12.71%) Citrix
3 73 (12.37%) VMware
4 65 (11.02%) Google
5 48 (8.14%) Splunk
6 43 (7.29%) HP
7 39 (6.61%) IBM
8 38 (6.44%) Dell
9 37 (6.27%) LogRhythm
10 24 (4.07%) Cisco
11 21 (3.56%) Adobe
12 19 (3.22%) ServiceNow
12 19 (3.22%) Symantec
13 17 (2.88%) Toshiba
14 16 (2.71%) Sitecore
15 14 (2.37%) Remedy
16 13 (2.20%) Intel Security
16 13 (2.20%) Lotus
17 12 (2.03%) Snow
18 11 (1.86%) Intel
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