The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 95 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Apple 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.28% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £238 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £245
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -12.50% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

Apple is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 744 723 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 49.17% 43.87% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 396 367
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 45
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £39.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Apple as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the East Midlands

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the East Midlands

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the East Midlands

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the East Midlands

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -7 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - 1 £100 - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Apple.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat