Period
to 22 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 January 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 149 205
Rank change year-on-year -9 +56 -14
Contract jobs citing Apple 37 92 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.74% 1.35% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 3.55% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 67 27
City of London median daily rate £213 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% -38.89%
10th Percentile £128 £117 £116
90th Percentile £472 £543 £625
Central London median daily rate £223 £220 £250
% change year-on-year +1.14% -12.00% -25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.89 £18.70 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.02% +41.13% -51.82%
10th Percentile £12.45 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.77 £25.50 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.89 £18.70 £15.25
% change year-on-year +1.02% +22.62% -44.55%

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,967 2,590 2,700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.51% 37.97% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,488 1,906 2,063
City of London median daily rate £486 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £276
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 55
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -21.84%
10th Percentile £12.19 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.25 £30.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.85
% change year-on-year +6.95% -0.80% -0.79%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
London Bridge - 2 £263 -
Apple
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Office 365
3 20 (54.05%) Windows 10
4 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
5 15 (40.54%) Android
6 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
8 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
9 10 (27.03%) ITIL
9 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (24.32%) Adobe
10 9 (24.32%) Mac OS X
11 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (18.92%) Ivanti
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco
12 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
12 7 (18.92%) Break/Fix
13 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
13 6 (16.22%) Azure
13 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
14 4 (10.81%) VMware
14 4 (10.81%) SCCM
14 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
14 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
14 4 (10.81%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Office 365
2 6 (16.22%) Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) AWS
4 2 (5.41%) G Suite
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.70%) Google Play
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
5 1 (2.70%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
2 2 (5.41%) VoIP
2 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.70%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Power BI
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
2 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Desktop Support
2 11 (29.73%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Support Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Mac Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) iOS Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Mac Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
1 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.70%) Flutter
2 1 (2.70%) RxCocoa
2 1 (2.70%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) BYOD
3 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Apple TV
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 10
3 15 (40.54%) Android
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
6 9 (24.32%) Mac OS X
7 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.81%) Mac OS
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.41%) Linux
10 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.70%) Debian
11 1 (2.70%) tvOS
11 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Break/Fix
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) Fintech
5 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.70%) CCA
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.70%) StorNext
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Jamf Pro
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Adobe
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Ivanti
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Bloomberg
5 3 (8.11%) Meraki
5 3 (8.11%) Reuters
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) FactSet
6 2 (5.41%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.41%) Zscaler
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Brocade
7 1 (2.70%) Darktrace
7 1 (2.70%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Okta
7 1 (2.70%) Polycom