The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 6 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.25% 3.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £284 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.32% -9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -6.06%
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West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 62.50% 36.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.30 £11.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -2.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Apple
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy