Period
to 2 July 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 122 204 183
Rank change year-on-year +82 -21 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple 14 42 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.64% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 1.64% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 52
Median daily rate £139 £235 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.85% +25.33% -44.44%
10th Percentile £129 £145 £120
90th Percentile £254 £554 £524
Central London median daily rate £143 £235 £175
% change year-on-year -39.04% +34.29% -48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% -35.83%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -33.33%

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 1,026 2,560 2,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.65% 38.97% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 1,919 2,004
Median daily rate £484 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £277 £304 £276
90th Percentile £663 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 57 67
Median hourly rate £26.22 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.86% +5.00% +21.53%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.94
90th Percentile £59.90 £50.98 £27.00
Median hourly rate £26.81 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +2.50% +25.00%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apple as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apple in the City of London

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Apple in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Office 365
4 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
4 9 (64.29%) Windows 10
5 7 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Time Management
6 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) Android
8 3 (21.43%) MobileIron
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (14.29%) Skype
9 2 (14.29%) BYOD
9 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Product Management
9 2 (14.29%) Change Control
9 2 (14.29%) iPhone
9 2 (14.29%) ITSM
9 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (14.29%) SCCM
9 2 (14.29%) Blackberry

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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
1 1 (7.14%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) BYOD
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (35.71%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Break/Fix
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) MobileIron
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Mapbox
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy