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 3 months to 27 June 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 of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 117 131
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Contract jobs citing Apple 25 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 1.26% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £164 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.61% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £130 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -26.79% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +122.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

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 of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1061 1193 1498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.34% 46.97% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 617 852
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 103 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.80% +10.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Hertfordshire +3 11 £160 -57.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £125 -20.54%
Bedfordshire -6 3 £400 +185.71%
Essex -14 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £168 - 1
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Apple.

1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) Windows 7
4 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
5 16 (32.65%) SCCM
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL
6 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Office
7 12 (24.49%) VMware
8 11 (22.45%) Android
8 11 (22.45%) DNS
9 10 (20.41%) DHCP
9 10 (20.41%) VPN
9 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
10 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
11 8 (16.33%) Office 365
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (16.33%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (14.29%) Smartphone
12 7 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) SLA
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
12 7 (14.29%) WebEx
13 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
13 6 (12.24%) DBS Check
13 6 (12.24%) Linux
13 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
13 6 (12.24%) Firewall
13 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
13 6 (12.24%) iPhone

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 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (8.16%) InfoPath
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Google Drive
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) DNS
2 10 (20.41%) DHCP
2 10 (20.41%) VPN
3 7 (14.29%) WebEx
4 6 (12.24%) Firewall
5 5 (10.20%) VoIP
6 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) Wireless
7 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Xcode
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.08%) Automotive
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Desktop Support
1 12 (24.49%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) IT Support
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) IT Technician
6 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Junior Desktop Support
8 2 (4.08%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Android SDK
1 2 (4.08%) iOS SDK
1 2 (4.08%) RESTful
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) CSS3
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 6 (12.24%) iPhone
4 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) HTC Vive
5 4 (8.16%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (6.12%) iPad
7 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.08%) BYOD
8 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
8 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
8 1 (2.04%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Windows 7
3 11 (22.45%) Android
4 10 (20.41%) Apple iOS
5 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (12.24%) Linux
7 6 (12.24%) Mac OS X
7 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.20%) Mac OS
8 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
11 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.20%) Office Automation
4 4 (8.16%) Hardware Maintenance
4 4 (8.16%) Time Management
5 3 (6.12%) ITSM
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) Wireframes
6 2 (4.08%) Android Development
6 2 (4.08%) CAD
6 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (4.08%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.08%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C#
1 2 (4.08%) Java
1 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) DBS Check
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (6.12%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Citrix
3 4 (8.16%) Remedy
4 3 (6.12%) BMC
4 3 (6.12%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.08%) Autodesk
5 2 (4.08%) Dell
5 2 (4.08%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Borland
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
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