Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 20 November 2017 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 156 175
Rank change year-on-year +12 +19 +7
Contract jobs citing Apple 22 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.60% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 3
Berkshire median daily rate £213 £344 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.18% -16.67% +26.92%
10th Percentile £203 £184 £371
90th Percentile £321 £675 £503
South East median daily rate £213 £200 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% -42.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £17.25 -
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +1.67% +10.31% -9.35%

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 Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2015 2160 2503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.27% 51.11% 50.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1117 1278
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -39.68% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £44.66 £46.49
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Berkshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Slough +12 7 £305 -
Maidenhead -9 3 £365 -8.75%
Reading +15 2 £213 -5.56% 1
Wokingham +8 1 £170 -40.87% 2
Apple
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 12 (54.55%) Android
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Xcode
4 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (40.91%) Mobile Development
5 9 (40.91%) Android Studio
5 9 (40.91%) Apple Swift
5 9 (40.91%) Service Design
5 9 (40.91%) Objective-C
5 9 (40.91%) Publishing
5 9 (40.91%) LTE
6 8 (36.36%) QA
6 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) GSM
7 7 (31.82%) WCDMA
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (31.82%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
7 7 (31.82%) HSPA
7 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
7 7 (31.82%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (31.82%) VoWiFi
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) LTE
2 7 (31.82%) GSM
2 7 (31.82%) HSPA
2 7 (31.82%) VoLTE
2 7 (31.82%) VoWiFi
2 7 (31.82%) WCDMA
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) LAN
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 6 (27.27%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) 3G
5 2 (9.09%) 3GPP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Xcode
2 9 (40.91%) Android Studio
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) WebStorm
General
1 9 (40.91%) Publishing
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Applications Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile UI Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) UI Developer
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Applications Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Service Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) Ionic Framework
1 3 (13.64%) JSON
1 3 (13.64%) REST
1 3 (13.64%) SVG
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
1 3 (13.64%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Cocoa
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (18.18%) iPad
4 4 (18.18%) iPhone
4 4 (18.18%) User Experience
5 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 12 (54.55%) Android
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Mobile Development
1 9 (40.91%) Service Design
2 7 (31.82%) Coaching
2 7 (31.82%) Mentoring
2 7 (31.82%) Problem Management
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.09%) SEO
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Apple Swift
1 9 (40.91%) Objective-C
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
1 7 (31.82%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) CCAA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) XenApp
2 6 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Symantec
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Forcepoint
2 5 (22.73%) MobileIron
2 5 (22.73%) Polycom
3 4 (18.18%) Canon
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Google
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Kofax
5 1 (4.55%) LANDesk