Period
to 25 May 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 141 151
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +26
Contract jobs citing Apple 23 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 1.12% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 2.48% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
East of England median daily rate £129 £175 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.29% +0.57% -42.00%
10th Percentile £103 £145 £122
90th Percentile £559 £356 £394
England median daily rate £225 £315 £345
% change year-on-year -28.57% -8.70% +32.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 19
East of England median hourly rate £14.88 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -18.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £15.20
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.30 £23.25
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50% -5.88%

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 East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,047 1,937 2,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.12% 45.03% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,171 1,157 1,248
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.51%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 114 195
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.07% +6.88% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.76 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the East of England

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the East of England

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the East of England

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the East of England

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Bedfordshire +3 8 £110 - 2
Essex +13 6 £475 +171.43%
Cambridgeshire -13 6 £570 +109.17% 7
Hertfordshire -19 2 £148 -15.43% 2
Norfolk +3 1 - - 1
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Apple.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Office 365
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (30.43%) Android
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
6 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (21.74%) DNS
6 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (21.74%) SCCM
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 4 (17.39%) iTunes
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Proofpoint
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Legal
7 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
7 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
7 4 (17.39%) Symantec
7 4 (17.39%) Active Directory

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) InDesign
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (17.39%) iTunes
5 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
General
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
2 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Graphic Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
3 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) iPhone
5 1 (4.35%) Animation
5 1 (4.35%) BYOD
5 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
5 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Android
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
1 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
1 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
2 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Kaizen
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.04%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (8.70%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Clearswift
2 4 (17.39%) Proofpoint
2 4 (17.39%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Altiris
4 2 (8.70%) VMware