The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 122 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.17% 0.093%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£100 £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% +94.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £289 £330
% change year-on-year
-22.07% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +44.68%
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 Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1031 982 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.26% 42.57% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 540 419
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 51 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Apple Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire +1 3 - - 7
South Yorkshire - 1 £100 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (22.22%) iPad
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Tcl
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (11.11%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Business Development
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Quark
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy