Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 202 183
Rank change year-on-year +9 -19 +18
Contract jobs citing Apple 47 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.93% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 24
City of London median daily rate £235 £265 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.32% -24.82% +75.16%
10th Percentile £125 £116 £163
90th Percentile £520 £625 £534
Central London median daily rate £225 £208 £338
% change year-on-year +8.43% -38.52% +75.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.16% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £19.20 £20.00 £29.48
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.91% -3.42% +5.56%

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 2,643 2,691 2,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.13% 37.85% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,961 2,052 1,866
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £228 £281 £300
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 64 42
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.25 £12.78
90th Percentile £33.70 £30.70 £54.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £21.23 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.61% +24.85% -17.76%

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 20 March 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (36.17%) Windows 7
4 17 (36.17%) Apple iOS
5 16 (34.04%) Finance
6 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
6 15 (31.91%) Citrix
6 15 (31.91%) ITIL
6 15 (31.91%) Android
7 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
8 12 (25.53%) Office 365
8 12 (25.53%) Project Management
9 11 (23.40%) iPhone
10 10 (21.28%) Asset Management
11 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
11 9 (19.15%) Cisco
11 9 (19.15%) SCCM
12 8 (17.02%) iPad
12 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
12 8 (17.02%) WAN
12 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
12 8 (17.02%) LAN
12 8 (17.02%) Wireless
13 7 (14.89%) Internet
13 7 (14.89%) Mac OS
13 7 (14.89%) Skype
13 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (12.77%) User Experience
14 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification

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 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) LatentZero
1 2 (4.26%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) G Suite
2 3 (6.38%) GoToWebinar
3 2 (4.26%) Google Play
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.13%) Google Drive
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Lucidchart
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
1 8 (17.02%) Wireless
2 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 7 (14.89%) Skype
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) WLAN
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (8.51%) Intranet
4 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
5 3 (6.38%) WebEx
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
7 1 (2.13%) Firewall
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
7 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.13%) PuTTY
7 1 (2.13%) SSL
7 1 (2.13%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Informix
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
1 3 (6.38%) Xcode
2 2 (4.26%) fastlane
3 1 (2.13%) CocoaPods
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Billing
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Support Engineer
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) IT Support
3 12 (25.53%) Support Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Desktop Support
4 9 (19.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) IT Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) IT Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (10.64%) Mac Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Support Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.26%) REST
1 2 (4.26%) RESTful
1 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.13%) UIKit
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) iPhone
2 8 (17.02%) iPad
3 6 (12.77%) User Experience
4 4 (8.51%) Handset
4 4 (8.51%) Smartphone
5 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) Blog
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Apple iOS
2 17 (36.17%) Windows 7
3 15 (31.91%) Android
4 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
5 9 (19.15%) Mac OS X
6 8 (17.02%) Windows 8
7 7 (14.89%) Mac OS
8 3 (6.38%) Linux
8 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (4.26%) Unix
10 1 (2.13%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 10 (21.28%) Asset Management
4 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) Document Management
8 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
9 2 (4.26%) API Development
9 2 (4.26%) Contract Negotiation
9 2 (4.26%) Escalation Management
9 2 (4.26%) Invoice Processing
9 2 (4.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PHP
1 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.26%) Apple Swift
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) ACSP
2 5 (10.64%) ACTC
3 3 (6.38%) MCP
3 3 (6.38%) MCSE
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SEPA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) AirWatch
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) Opsview
4 1 (2.13%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.91%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Avaya
4 4 (8.51%) Google
4 4 (8.51%) iManage
5 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Charles River
6 2 (4.26%) FactSet
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.26%) Mitel
6 2 (4.26%) NetApp
6 2 (4.26%) Polycom
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Sybase
6 2 (4.26%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow