The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 28 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.

Apple
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 42 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Apple 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.89% 1.70% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.93% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £363 £225
% change year-on-year -15.51% +61.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
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 Cambridge.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 178 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 44.48% 43.31% 56.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 114 112
Median daily rate £400 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +1.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £47.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.63% +131.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £60.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Cambridge

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Cambridge

Apple
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Apple.

1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
3 7 (70.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) Smartphone
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Office Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) Remedy
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) LDAP
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (10.00%) Android
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (10.00%) Dell
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (10.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Smartphone
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (10.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
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