Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 206 191
Rank change year-on-year +54 -15 +30
Contract jobs citing Apple 108 52 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 0.72% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 1.89% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 25
City of London median daily rate £250 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -38.89% +40.63%
10th Percentile £120 £113 £158
90th Percentile £525 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £203 £250 £356
% change year-on-year -19.00% -29.82% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £13.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.13% -33.75% +17.99%
10th Percentile £12.61 £11.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £19.50 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +33.57% -28.21% +11.59%

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 2,739 2,756 2,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.37% 38.35% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,054 2,082 2,093
City of London median daily rate £478 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 46
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +9.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.88 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.45
% change year-on-year +3.89% -2.44% +5.43%

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 13 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 79 (73.15%) Windows
2 53 (49.07%) Windows 7
3 52 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 44 (40.74%) Windows 10
5 42 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
6 37 (34.26%) Apple iOS
7 36 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 35 (32.41%) ITIL
9 33 (30.56%) Finance
10 31 (28.70%) iPad
11 27 (25.00%) iPhone
12 25 (23.15%) Office 365
13 24 (22.22%) Cisco
14 22 (20.37%) Video Conferencing
15 20 (18.52%) Mac OS X
15 20 (18.52%) Skype
16 19 (17.59%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (15.74%) Citrix
18 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
18 16 (14.81%) SCCM
18 16 (14.81%) Banking
18 16 (14.81%) Degree
18 16 (14.81%) User Experience
19 15 (13.89%) Skype for Business
19 15 (13.89%) Blackberry
19 15 (13.89%) DNS
20 14 (12.96%) Android
20 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
21 13 (12.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.85%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) Confluence
6 2 (1.85%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SAP GTS
2 2 (1.85%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.15%) Office 365
2 6 (5.56%) G Suite
3 5 (4.63%) Google Play
4 4 (3.70%) GoToWebinar
5 3 (2.78%) Apple Pay
5 3 (2.78%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.78%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.52%) Skype
2 19 (17.59%) Cisco IOS
3 15 (13.89%) DNS
4 13 (12.04%) DHCP
5 12 (11.11%) Wireless
6 11 (10.19%) LAN
6 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
6 11 (10.19%) Telepresence
6 11 (10.19%) WAN
7 9 (8.33%) WebEx
8 8 (7.41%) Internet
8 8 (7.41%) VoIP
9 6 (5.56%) Firewall
10 5 (4.63%) ADSL
10 5 (4.63%) WLAN
11 4 (3.70%) Intranet
11 4 (3.70%) PBX
12 3 (2.78%) VPN
13 2 (1.85%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.93%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.85%) MySQL
1 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.93%) GIS
2 1 (0.93%) Informix
2 1 (0.93%) phpMyAdmin
2 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) JUnit
1 6 (5.56%) Mockito
2 5 (4.63%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) fastlane
3 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.78%) Xcode
4 2 (1.85%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.93%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.93%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.93%) git-flow
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Banking
3 11 (10.19%) Spanish Language
4 7 (6.48%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.56%) Billing
6 3 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) French Language
7 2 (1.85%) German Language
7 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.85%) Law
7 2 (1.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Advertising
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
2 30 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 28 (25.93%) IT Support
4 25 (23.15%) Support Analyst
5 16 (14.81%) Developer
6 14 (12.96%) IT Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (11.11%) IT Analyst
8 12 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (10.19%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (9.26%) Desktop Support
11 8 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 8 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Mac Engineer
12 6 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Junior Support Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) RESTful
2 8 (7.41%) REST
3 6 (5.56%) Ajax
3 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.56%) CSS
3 6 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 6 (5.56%) React
3 6 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (1.85%) .NET
4 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.85%) LAMP
4 2 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.85%) XMPP
5 1 (0.93%) AVFoundation
5 1 (0.93%) Core Data
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) React Native
5 1 (0.93%) RxSwift
5 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.70%) iPad
2 27 (25.00%) iPhone
3 22 (20.37%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (14.81%) User Experience
5 15 (13.89%) Blackberry
6 8 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (5.56%) Fintech
7 6 (5.56%) Smartphone
8 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.70%) Handset
10 2 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.85%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.93%) Apple TV
11 1 (0.93%) Blog
11 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 79 (73.15%) Windows
2 53 (49.07%) Windows 7
3 44 (40.74%) Windows 10
4 37 (34.26%) Apple iOS
5 20 (18.52%) Mac OS X
6 14 (12.96%) Android
7 13 (12.04%) Mac OS
8 6 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.56%) Windows Server
9 5 (4.63%) Linux
10 4 (3.70%) Mac OS X Server
11 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.85%) Unix
12 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.93%) CentOS
13 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) ITIL
2 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.19%) Project Management
5 9 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (6.48%) BDD
7 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.48%) Investment Management
7 7 (6.48%) Multithreading
7 7 (6.48%) Service Management
7 7 (6.48%) TDD
8 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 6 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 6 (5.56%) ITSM
8 6 (5.56%) Kanban
8 6 (5.56%) MVC
8 6 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) Java
1 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.56%) Java 8
3 5 (4.63%) Apple Swift
3 5 (4.63%) SQL
4 4 (3.70%) PHP
5 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.78%) Python
5 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Degree
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (7.41%) MCSA
4 7 (6.48%) MCP
5 6 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (4.63%) ACSP
6 5 (4.63%) ACTC
7 3 (2.78%) MCITP
7 3 (2.78%) MCTS
8 2 (1.85%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.85%) MCSE
9 1 (0.93%) CCA
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) PMO
1 5 (4.63%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) SEPA
System Software
1 36 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.48%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.78%) XenApp
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.85%) Xen
6 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.93%) Docker
7 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.70%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.93%) Nagios
5 1 (0.93%) Opsview
5 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.22%) Cisco
3 17 (15.74%) Citrix
4 11 (10.19%) Polycom
5 10 (9.26%) Google
6 8 (7.41%) McAfee
7 6 (5.56%) Ivanti
8 5 (4.63%) VMware
9 4 (3.70%) Adobe
9 4 (3.70%) Avaya
9 4 (3.70%) HP
9 4 (3.70%) SAP
9 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.70%) Xamarin
10 3 (2.78%) Mitel
11 2 (1.85%) Charles River
11 2 (1.85%) Dell
11 2 (1.85%) NetApp
11 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.85%) Sybase