The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 59 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -12.85% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +5.76%  

Apple is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 298 299 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.64% 46.57% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 156 191
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 19
Median hourly rate £14.63 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -17.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Apple as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Birmingham

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Birmingham

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Birmingham

Apple
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Apple.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Jamf Pro

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) IoT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google