Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 177 161
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 +17
Contract jobs citing Apple 48 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 1.57% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 10
East of England median daily rate £183 £168 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.96% -34.63% -26.79%
10th Percentile £111 £157 £126
90th Percentile £380 £318 £388
England median daily rate £205 £275 £375
% change year-on-year -25.45% -26.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 8
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% - +31.82%
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.80 £10.75
90th Percentile £20.13 £17.50 £18.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.21
% change year-on-year +21.43% -13.65% +8.08%

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 2,420 2,232 2,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 47.26% 43.99% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,406 1,205 1,275
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.84% -
10th Percentile £179 £213 £205
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 139 184
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.48 £10.54
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.15 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 22 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 October 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
Cambridgeshire +18 17 £108 -33.85% 5
Essex +3 13 £369 - 4
Hertfordshire -11 8 £121 -30.22% 3
Bedfordshire +9 5 £135 -66.25%
Norfolk +12 3 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 £363 -
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 36 (75.00%) Windows
3 28 (58.33%) Office 365
4 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (45.83%) SCCM
6 20 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
7 19 (39.58%) Mac OS
8 18 (37.50%) Apple iOS
9 16 (33.33%) Software Deployment
9 16 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (31.25%) OneDrive
11 13 (27.08%) ServiceNow
11 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
12 12 (25.00%) Asset Management
13 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (14.58%) Matrix Organization
14 7 (14.58%) A+ Certification
14 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
14 7 (14.58%) Migration
14 7 (14.58%) ITSM
15 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
15 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (10.42%) Proofpoint
16 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (10.42%) Marketing
16 5 (10.42%) iTunes
16 5 (10.42%) Clearswift
16 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management

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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) InDesign
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 28 (58.33%) Office 365
2 15 (31.25%) OneDrive
3 5 (10.42%) iTunes
4 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) VPN
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
3 3 (6.25%) VoIP
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
General
1 5 (10.42%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) IT Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Animation
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 19 (39.58%) Mac OS
4 18 (37.50%) Apple iOS
5 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.33%) Android
6 4 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 12 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (14.58%) ITSM
4 7 (14.58%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (14.58%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Time Management
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Kaizen
8 2 (4.17%) Software Distribution
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.08%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.08%) Project Management
9 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) SCCM
2 16 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.17%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.42%) Clearswift
3 5 (10.42%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) Proofpoint
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
4 3 (6.25%) Dell
4 3 (6.25%) Google
4 3 (6.25%) Toshiba
5 2 (4.17%) Altiris
5 2 (4.17%) Symantec
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix