The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 105 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£320 £269 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% +41.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £255 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1273 946 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.32% 44.92% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 468 518
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 59 97
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% -13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.55 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 5 £320 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Android
3 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
7 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (14.29%) MCITP
8 3 (14.29%) iPad
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
9 2 (9.52%) Games
9 2 (9.52%) MVC
9 2 (9.52%) Google
9 2 (9.52%) Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) DHCP
9 2 (9.52%) DNS
9 2 (9.52%) OOP
9 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Apps
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Wireless
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Support Technician
3 5 (23.81%) Support Technician
3 5 (23.81%) Network Technician
3 5 (23.81%) Network Support
4 4 (19.05%) Support Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
1 1 (4.76%) MXML
1 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
1 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) iPad
4 2 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 9 (42.86%) Android
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (9.52%) OOP
2 2 (9.52%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
2 2 (9.52%) Game Development
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (9.52%) Android Development
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 2 (9.52%) Lotus
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) Meru Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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