Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 100 80
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20 +3
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 0.67% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Birmingham median daily rate £150 £350 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +112.12% -48.44%
10th Percentile £131 £165 £163
90th Percentile £166 £505 £168
West Midlands median daily rate £150 £375 £250
% change year-on-year -60.00% +50.00% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 - £16.50
10th Percentile £13.50 - £11.98
90th Percentile £16.50 - £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.54 £15.43 £17.50
% change year-on-year +59.09% -11.86% +21.23%

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 Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 672 747 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.86% 49.73% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 447 340
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £217
90th Percentile £538 £575 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.52% -

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Office 365
3 5 (62.50%) BitLocker
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) McAfee
3 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Apple
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 4 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft