The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 72 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing Apple 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 1.47% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +59.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +40.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
326 272 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 42.28% 37.47% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 160 94
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 13
Average hourly rate £14.38 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the Wales region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the Wales region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) iPhone
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) Sencha
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (20.00%) Big Data
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Xcode
5 1 (20.00%) Degree

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sencha
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft