Period
to 24 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Apple
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 43 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.95% 1.60% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 3.61% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £140 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% - -
East of England median daily rate £150 £208 £174
% change year-on-year -27.71% +19.25% +12.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £14.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -34.88% +36.51%

Apple is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 297 249 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 46.99% 44.39% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 151 171
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £130 £210 £213
90th Percentile £595 £545 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 40
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.49 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.93% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.86 £12.95
90th Percentile £35.31 £16.15 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% -14.29% +5.00%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Bedfordshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Bedfordshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Bedfordshire

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Bedfordshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -13 3 £140 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £325 - 1
Apple
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) iPhone
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) iPad
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (33.33%) Hardware Maintenance
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) Symantec
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware