Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 153 158
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +18
Contract jobs citing Apple 16 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.54% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.10% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
Berkshire median daily rate £245 £213 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.29% -38.18% -12.70%
10th Percentile £107 £203 £184
90th Percentile £431 £321 £675
South East median daily rate £275 £225 £200
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.25
10th Percentile £12.25 - £16.60
90th Percentile £13.07 - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.75% +1.67% +15.38%

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 2,059 2,002 2,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.64% 49.01% 50.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1,025 1,110
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £224 £263 £249
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 88 120
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.48% +11.54% -31.58%
10th Percentile £9.75 £11.62 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.25 £39.83 £47.63
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £17.31 £15.13
% change year-on-year -6.14% +14.46% -15.97%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Reading 0 6 £275 +29.41% 8
Bracknell - 5 £105 -
Slough -11 4 £310 +1.64% 1
Wokingham -11 1 £210 +23.53% 1
Apple
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (43.75%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Apple TV
5 3 (18.75%) Skype
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
5 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Speech Recognition
5 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing

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 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Google Play
3 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Skype
2 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) NFC
3 1 (6.25%) RFID
3 1 (6.25%) RS-232
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) LabVIEW
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Manual Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Apple TV
3 2 (12.50%) iPhone
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Android
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Mac OS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
2 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Speech Recognition
2 3 (18.75%) Task Automation
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Network Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 26262
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Yealink
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Polycom
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (6.25%) Canon
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec