Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 140 211
Rank change year-on-year -39 +71 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 47 117 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 1.69% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 4.41% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 85 30
City of London median daily rate £250 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -47.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £129 £120 £115
90th Percentile £538 £525 £625
Central London median daily rate £238 £205 £463
% change year-on-year +15.85% -55.68% +36.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +33.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £20.08 £12.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.90 £25.50 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +33.57% -30.00%

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 2,378 2,653 2,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.71% 38.23% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,838 1,988 2,043
City of London median daily rate £500 £484 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +0.05% +7.44%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £275
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £495 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +6.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.68 £25.50 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +10.51% +3.89% -1.23%

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 18 November 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

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 18 November 2019. 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 - 1 £250 -
Apple
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 24 (51.06%) Office 365
3 22 (46.81%) Android
4 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
5 16 (34.04%) Windows 10
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
8 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
8 13 (27.66%) Blackberry
9 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
10 10 (21.28%) Adobe
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (19.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 7 (14.89%) ITIL
12 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
12 7 (14.89%) Mac OS
12 7 (14.89%) Ivanti
12 7 (14.89%) Break/Fix
13 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.77%) Azure
13 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
13 6 (12.77%) Cisco
13 6 (12.77%) Migration
14 5 (10.64%) SCCM
14 5 (10.64%) Skype
15 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
15 4 (8.51%) Apple Swift
15 4 (8.51%) Windows Server

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 9 (19.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 24 (51.06%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.13%) G Suite
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Skype
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) VLAN
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) VoIP
3 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.13%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (2.13%) PBX
4 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Power BI
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Android Studio
1 1 (2.13%) WinDbg
1 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Desktop Support
4 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (6.38%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Mac Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Mobile Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) React Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.38%) GraphQL
1 3 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
1 3 (6.38%) React
1 3 (6.38%) React Native
1 3 (6.38%) Redux
1 3 (6.38%) RxJS
2 2 (4.26%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.13%) RxCocoa
3 1 (2.13%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.51%) Handset
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) BYOD
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Apple TV
5 1 (2.13%) CCTV
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Android
3 16 (34.04%) Windows 10
4 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
5 13 (27.66%) Apple iOS
6 10 (21.28%) Mac OS X
7 7 (14.89%) Mac OS
7 7 (14.89%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.26%) Linux
10 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
11 1 (2.13%) tvOS
11 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (14.89%) Break/Fix
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) BDD
4 4 (8.51%) TDD
5 3 (6.38%) Conversational UI
5 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
5 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.26%) Content Management
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Fintech
6 2 (4.26%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) Apple Swift
3 3 (6.38%) Objective-C
3 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) StorNext
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.13%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Adobe
3 7 (14.89%) Ivanti
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
5 3 (6.38%) Google
5 3 (6.38%) Meraki
5 3 (6.38%) Reuters
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Avaya
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
6 2 (4.26%) FactSet
6 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.26%) Zscaler
7 1 (2.13%) Brocade
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp