The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 70 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.54% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £291 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £363 £225
% change year-on-year -16.55% +61.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

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 Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 345 368 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.28% 40.66% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 263 219
Median daily rate £352 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.84% -1.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.39 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.55% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £18.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Bristol

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Bristol

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Apple.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (42.86%) Toshiba
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITSM
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) Animation
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Core Animation

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) IT Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Cocoa
1 2 (28.57%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (28.57%) Core Animation
1 2 (28.57%) Core Data
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) RSA SecurID
1 3 (42.86%) Smartphone
2 2 (28.57%) Animation
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) ITSM
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Toshiba
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) VMware