Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 157 153
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +31
Contract jobs citing Apple 47 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 2.06% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 13
East of England median daily rate £183 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -46.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £111 £151 £132
90th Percentile £380 £419 £388
England median daily rate £225 £325 £375
% change year-on-year -30.77% -13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 11
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -15.94% +81.58%
10th Percentile £12.27 £10.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £18.50 £20.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -9.38% +6.67%

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 2,314 2,087 2,483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.32% 44.51% 48.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,320 1,193 1,337
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £206
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 128 195
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.35% -4.55% -19.51%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.23 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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
Essex +9 14 £369 +110.71% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 14 - - 7
Hertfordshire -14 9 £130 -25.18% 2
Bedfordshire +9 7 £110 -72.50% 1
Suffolk - 2 £363 -
Norfolk +19 1 - - 1
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 33 (70.21%) Windows
3 28 (59.57%) Office 365
4 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
5 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
6 19 (40.43%) SCCM
7 15 (31.91%) Mac OS
8 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
9 12 (25.53%) Apple iOS
10 10 (21.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
10 10 (21.28%) Software Deployment
11 9 (19.15%) OneDrive
11 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
12 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow
12 8 (17.02%) VPN
12 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
12 8 (17.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
13 7 (14.89%) Smartphone
13 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
13 7 (14.89%) Clearswift
13 7 (14.89%) HP
13 7 (14.89%) iTunes
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
13 7 (14.89%) Proofpoint
13 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
13 7 (14.89%) Android

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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) CMS
5 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.26%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.13%) InDesign
3 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 28 (59.57%) Office 365
2 9 (19.15%) OneDrive
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.89%) iTunes
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) VLAN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) Skype
3 3 (6.38%) VoIP
3 3 (6.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (12.77%) Legal
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Support Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Desktop Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Desktop Support
3 11 (23.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) IT Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Support
6 4 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Mac Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.89%) Smartphone
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) CMDB
5 2 (4.26%) iPhone
5 2 (4.26%) NHS
5 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.13%) Animation
6 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (70.21%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Mac OS
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 10
4 12 (25.53%) Apple iOS
5 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.89%) Android
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
8 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
10 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Software Deployment
2 8 (17.02%) Asset Management
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.89%) Supplier Management
4 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) ITSM
6 4 (8.51%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (8.51%) Software Distribution
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.38%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Kaizen
8 2 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (2.13%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.13%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) SCCM
2 10 (21.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (8.51%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow
3 7 (14.89%) Clearswift
3 7 (14.89%) HP
3 7 (14.89%) Proofpoint
4 5 (10.64%) Adobe
4 5 (10.64%) Symantec
5 4 (8.51%) Altiris
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) Google
6 3 (6.38%) Toshiba
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix