Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 371 449
Rank change year-on-year +16 +78 -41
Contract jobs citing Apple 645 529 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.42% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 330 320
England median daily rate £225 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -8.77% +27.23%
10th Percentile £121 £111 £135
90th Percentile £500 £526 £538
UK median daily rate £220 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -26.67% -14.29% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 57 56
England median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% +3.04%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.75 £20.60 £24.38
UK median hourly rate £14.28 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +1.96% -13.85% +3.04%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38,159 37,133 43,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 44.01% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,855 22,921 26,927
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £603 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,381 1,272 1,492
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in England

Apple
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
London +4 358 £190 -41.09% 95
South East +3 112 £325 +30.00% 34
North of England -12 79 £260 -36.97% 34
Midlands +5 42 £243 +110.87% 24
North West -30 32 £250 -44.44% 21
West Midlands -3 30 £255 +121.74% 17
North East +27 28 £260 -48.00% 2
South West -5 27 £135 -29.87% 8
East of England -22 25 £113 -35.71% 19
Yorkshire -16 19 £161 -51.55% 11
East Midlands +6 12 £243 +2.11% 6
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for Apple.

1 444 (68.84%) Windows
2 260 (40.31%) Active Directory
3 242 (37.52%) Microsoft
4 221 (34.26%) Apple iOS
5 190 (29.46%) Windows 10
6 172 (26.67%) Office 365
7 164 (25.43%) Microsoft Office
8 157 (24.34%) Android
9 140 (21.71%) Windows 7
10 108 (16.74%) Windows Server
11 105 (16.28%) ITIL
11 105 (16.28%) Citrix
12 103 (15.97%) Mac OS
12 103 (15.97%) SCCM
13 91 (14.11%) Mac OS X
14 89 (13.80%) DNS
15 78 (12.09%) Finance
15 78 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
16 75 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 73 (11.32%) DHCP
18 69 (10.70%) Smartphone
19 64 (9.92%) Mobile App
20 63 (9.77%) Migration
21 62 (9.61%) Apple Swift
22 61 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
23 60 (9.30%) iPhone
23 60 (9.30%) MS Exchange
23 60 (9.30%) iOS Development
24 59 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
25 53 (8.22%) VPN

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 60 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.81%) Skype for Business
3 23 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 20 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.93%) Confluence
10 4 (0.62%) CMS
10 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.47%) GemFire
12 2 (0.31%) Apache
12 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.31%) WordPress
13 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 164 (25.43%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (1.40%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.47%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.47%) InDesign
6 3 (0.47%) InVision
6 3 (0.47%) Mozilla Thunderbird
6 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.47%) UXPin
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
8 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Eikon
2 1 (0.16%) Maximo
2 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 172 (26.67%) Office 365
2 26 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.64%) G Suite
4 11 (1.71%) Google Play
4 11 (1.71%) OneDrive
5 8 (1.24%) GitHub
6 5 (0.78%) NuGet
7 4 (0.62%) iTunes
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.47%) SaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Yammer
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.16%) GoToWebinar
10 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.16%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.80%) DNS
2 73 (11.32%) DHCP
3 53 (8.22%) VPN
4 46 (7.13%) LAN
5 37 (5.74%) Remote Desktop
6 35 (5.43%) Skype
7 32 (4.96%) Firewall
7 32 (4.96%) TCP/IP
8 31 (4.81%) WAN
9 25 (3.88%) VoIP
10 22 (3.41%) Wireless
11 18 (2.79%) WLAN
12 16 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (2.17%) IP Telephony
14 13 (2.02%) Internet
15 9 (1.40%) VLAN
15 9 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (1.24%) SSL
17 7 (1.09%) Intranet
18 5 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.78%) MySQL
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.16%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.16%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.16%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.16%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.16%) Redis
6 1 (0.16%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (5.74%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.41%) Xcode
3 17 (2.64%) JIRA
4 12 (1.86%) Subversion
5 8 (1.24%) MSI
6 7 (1.09%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.93%) Mockito
7 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.78%) Trac
9 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.62%) Qt Creator
10 3 (0.47%) fastlane
10 3 (0.47%) JUnit
11 2 (0.31%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.31%) CocoaPods
11 2 (0.31%) gulp
11 2 (0.31%) Rational Team Concert
12 1 (0.16%) Appium
12 1 (0.16%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 78 (12.09%) Finance
2 31 (4.81%) Banking
3 16 (2.48%) Retail
4 12 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.71%) Billing
6 9 (1.40%) Publishing
7 8 (1.24%) Legal
8 6 (0.93%) Marketing
9 5 (0.78%) Advertising
9 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.62%) French Language
10 4 (0.62%) Games
10 4 (0.62%) Law
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 178 (27.60%) Support Engineer
2 158 (24.50%) Desktop Support
3 120 (18.60%) Analyst
4 108 (16.74%) Desktop Engineer
5 96 (14.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 90 (13.95%) Developer
7 81 (12.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 67 (10.39%) Support Analyst
9 53 (8.22%) iOS Developer
10 47 (7.29%) IT Support
11 39 (6.05%) Service Analyst
12 35 (5.43%) Mac Engineer
12 35 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
13 32 (4.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 31 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
15 30 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 25 (3.88%) IT Analyst
17 23 (3.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 23 (3.57%) IT Engineer
18 22 (3.41%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.20%) RESTful
2 39 (6.05%) HTML
3 29 (4.50%) Web Services
4 26 (4.03%) CSS
5 22 (3.41%) Cocoa
6 18 (2.79%) Core Data
7 17 (2.64%) HTML5
8 12 (1.86%) iOS SDK
9 11 (1.71%) JSON
9 11 (1.71%) XML
10 10 (1.55%) REST
11 9 (1.40%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.40%) Core Animation
11 9 (1.40%) CSS3
12 8 (1.24%) Spring
13 7 (1.09%) Ajax
14 6 (0.93%) Hibernate
14 6 (0.93%) Material Design
14 6 (0.93%) Qt
15 5 (0.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.70%) Smartphone
2 64 (9.92%) Mobile App
3 60 (9.30%) iPhone
4 52 (8.06%) iPad
5 51 (7.91%) Blackberry
5 51 (7.91%) User Experience
6 28 (4.34%) PKI
7 27 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (4.19%) Computer Science
8 26 (4.03%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (2.64%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.55%) Animation
12 10 (1.55%) Mobile Computing
12 10 (1.55%) RSA SecurID
13 9 (1.40%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.93%) Fintech
14 6 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 444 (68.84%) Windows
2 221 (34.26%) Apple iOS
3 190 (29.46%) Windows 10
4 157 (24.34%) Android
5 140 (21.71%) Windows 7
6 108 (16.74%) Windows Server
7 103 (15.97%) Mac OS
8 91 (14.11%) Mac OS X
9 75 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (7.29%) Windows XP
12 45 (6.98%) Windows 8
13 34 (5.27%) Linux
14 26 (4.03%) Windows Phone
14 26 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (2.95%) Windows Phone 8
16 17 (2.64%) Unix
17 8 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.62%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (16.28%) ITIL
2 78 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (9.77%) Migration
4 61 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (9.30%) iOS Development
6 44 (6.82%) Time Management
7 38 (5.89%) Incident Management
8 36 (5.58%) Mobile Device Management
9 26 (4.03%) Application Packaging
10 25 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (3.88%) Test Automation
11 24 (3.72%) Asset Management
12 23 (3.57%) Information Security
12 23 (3.57%) ITSM
12 23 (3.57%) Scrum
12 23 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 21 (3.26%) TDD
14 20 (3.10%) Content Management
14 20 (3.10%) Service Management
15 19 (2.95%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (9.61%) Apple Swift
2 46 (7.13%) Objective-C
3 35 (5.43%) SQL
4 27 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 20 (3.10%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.33%) Java
7 14 (2.17%) C++
8 13 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 13 (2.02%) C#
9 12 (1.86%) Python
9 12 (1.86%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.09%) Java 8
11 6 (0.93%) C
11 6 (0.93%) PHP
12 3 (0.47%) AppleScript
12 3 (0.47%) Ruby
13 2 (0.31%) ES6
13 2 (0.31%) Perl
13 2 (0.31%) VBScript
14 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 41 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (5.74%) Degree
4 35 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.03%) DBS Check
6 23 (3.57%) MCSE
7 21 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (2.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (2.02%) MCP
10 11 (1.71%) A+ Certification
11 10 (1.55%) CCNA
11 10 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.40%) MCSA
13 6 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.62%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.62%) MCDST
14 4 (0.62%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.36%) SLA
2 15 (2.33%) GDPR
3 12 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.62%) QA
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.16%) GAMP
6 1 (0.16%) GxP
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA
6 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 260 (40.31%) Active Directory
2 36 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (2.79%) XenApp
5 14 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (2.02%) BitLocker
7 11 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.09%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.62%) Docker
11 3 (0.47%) Firmware
11 3 (0.47%) Samba
12 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (15.97%) SCCM
2 40 (6.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (5.74%) AirWatch
4 20 (3.10%) XenMobile
5 19 (2.95%) SAP Afaria
6 13 (2.02%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.93%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.47%) WSUS
10 2 (0.31%) Ansible
10 2 (0.31%) DameWare
10 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.16%) Nessus
11 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 242 (37.52%) Microsoft
2 105 (16.28%) Citrix
3 46 (7.13%) VMware
4 45 (6.98%) Google
5 44 (6.82%) Cisco
6 41 (6.36%) HP
7 31 (4.81%) MobileIron
8 30 (4.65%) Adobe
9 28 (4.34%) Remedy
10 24 (3.72%) McAfee
10 24 (3.72%) SAP
11 20 (3.10%) ServiceNow
12 19 (2.95%) Dell
13 14 (2.17%) Ivanti
14 12 (1.86%) Avaya
15 11 (1.71%) Xamarin
16 9 (1.40%) Juniper
16 9 (1.40%) Symantec
17 8 (1.24%) CheckPoint
17 8 (1.24%) Polycom