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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
UK / England
Rank 338 405 345
Rank change year-on-year +67 -60  
Contract jobs citing Apple 253 213 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.44% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 132 139
Median daily rate £325 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -12.85% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 35
Median hourly rate £14.25 £14.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% -5.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.46 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £24.00 £32.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.81% +5.76%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18095 21190 21568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.86% 43.54% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 13005 12444
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 759 903
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.96 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +14.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 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
London +23 112 £320 -2.29% 50
South East +36 52 £225 -37.93% 12
South West +8 24 £160 -58.03% 4
East of England +3 24 £175 -5.40% 11
North West +21 22 £450 +37.40% 14
West Midlands +16 7 £370 - 8
Yorkshire +5 5 £348 -10.32% 9
East Midlands -1 3 £238 - 2
North East -5 2 - - 1
Apple
UK

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 307 (60.08%) Windows
2 171 (33.46%) Microsoft
3 167 (32.68%) Apple iOS
4 166 (32.49%) Active Directory
5 146 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 140 (27.40%) Android
7 132 (25.83%) MS Office
8 84 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (14.48%) ITIL
9 74 (14.48%) Apple Swift
10 73 (14.29%) Linux
10 73 (14.29%) VPN
11 72 (14.09%) Objective-C
11 72 (14.09%) TCP/IP
12 71 (13.89%) MS Excel
13 67 (13.11%) LAN
14 65 (12.72%) Google
15 64 (12.52%) Mobile App
16 61 (11.94%) Finance
17 60 (11.74%) VMware
17 60 (11.74%) Citrix
17 60 (11.74%) iOS Development
18 59 (11.55%) VoIP
18 59 (11.55%) WAN
19 57 (11.15%) Mac OS X
20 56 (10.96%) Firewall
21 55 (10.76%) User Experience
22 53 (10.37%) DNS
22 53 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
23 50 (9.78%) Patch Management

Apple
Top Related 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 30 (5.87%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.50%) IIS
3 19 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.52%) CMS
5 17 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (2.74%) Confluence
8 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.96%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.17%) Apache
11 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.59%) Jetty
13 3 (0.59%) nginx
14 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.39%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 132 (25.83%) MS Office
2 71 (13.89%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.17%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.78%) InDesign
7 4 (0.78%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.78%) InVision
7 4 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.39%) Autodesk Flame
9 2 (0.39%) Maya
9 2 (0.39%) MS Project
9 2 (0.39%) NUKE
10 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 47 (9.20%) Office 365
2 17 (3.33%) G Suite
3 8 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.98%) GitHub
4 5 (0.98%) SaaS
5 4 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.59%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.59%) Google Play
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.39%) iTunes
7 2 (0.39%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.39%) Slack
8 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.20%) Datadog
8 1 (0.20%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 73 (14.29%) VPN
2 72 (14.09%) TCP/IP
3 67 (13.11%) LAN
4 59 (11.55%) VoIP
4 59 (11.55%) WAN
5 56 (10.96%) Firewall
6 53 (10.37%) DNS
7 47 (9.20%) DHCP
8 44 (8.61%) Wireless
9 41 (8.02%) Internet
10 23 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (2.94%) LTE
12 12 (2.35%) SAN
13 11 (2.15%) GSM
13 11 (2.15%) HSPA
13 11 (2.15%) WCDMA
14 10 (1.96%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.96%) Skype
15 8 (1.57%) PBX
15 8 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.15%) Redis
3 10 (1.96%) MySQL
4 6 (1.17%) Mixpanel
5 5 (0.98%) SQLite
6 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.39%) FileMaker
8 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.20%) MS Access
9 1 (0.20%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.24%) Xcode
3 23 (4.50%) Android Studio
4 19 (3.72%) JIRA
4 19 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.52%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.57%) git-flow
7 8 (1.57%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.37%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.17%) CircleCI
9 6 (1.17%) CocoaPods
10 4 (0.78%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.78%) Selenium
10 4 (0.78%) Subversion
10 4 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.59%) JUnit
12 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.20%) Capybara
General
1 61 (11.94%) Finance
2 18 (3.52%) Retail
3 17 (3.33%) Publishing
4 15 (2.94%) Marketing
5 14 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.35%) Banking
7 11 (2.15%) Games
8 7 (1.37%) Advertising
9 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.59%) Electronics
12 3 (0.59%) Legal
13 2 (0.39%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 102 (19.96%) Developer
2 100 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 73 (14.29%) Analyst
4 58 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 56 (10.96%) IT Support
6 55 (10.76%) iOS Developer
7 53 (10.37%) Desktop Support
8 44 (8.61%) IT Engineer
9 36 (7.05%) IT Support Engineer
10 34 (6.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 33 (6.46%) 1st Line Support
11 33 (6.46%) Desktop Engineer
12 31 (6.07%) Mac Engineer
13 27 (5.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 26 (5.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 26 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 26 (5.09%) Service Analyst
15 25 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
16 24 (4.70%) Architect
17 23 (4.50%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.39%) HTML
2 39 (7.63%) CSS
3 33 (6.46%) JSON
4 32 (6.26%) REST
5 29 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
6 28 (5.48%) Core Data
7 27 (5.28%) .NET
8 25 (4.89%) HTML5
9 24 (4.70%) jQuery
9 24 (4.70%) RESTful
10 20 (3.91%) Web Services
10 20 (3.91%) XML
11 19 (3.72%) Ajax
11 19 (3.72%) ASP.NET
12 17 (3.33%) iOS SDK
12 17 (3.33%) Sass
12 17 (3.33%) XSLT
13 15 (2.94%) Flash
14 14 (2.74%) Android SDK
14 14 (2.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.52%) Mobile App
2 55 (10.76%) User Experience
3 43 (8.41%) Blackberry
4 38 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (6.26%) Smartphone
6 26 (5.09%) Management Information System
7 21 (4.11%) iPad
8 18 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (3.33%) Data Centre
9 17 (3.33%) iPhone
9 17 (3.33%) W3C
10 15 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
11 13 (2.54%) Animation
12 11 (2.15%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
14 9 (1.76%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.37%) Apple TV
15 7 (1.37%) Cloud Native
15 7 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (1.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 307 (60.08%) Windows
2 167 (32.68%) Apple iOS
3 146 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 140 (27.40%) Android
5 73 (14.29%) Linux
6 57 (11.15%) Mac OS X
7 53 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (9.00%) Windows 10
8 46 (9.00%) Windows Server
9 45 (8.81%) Unix
10 39 (7.63%) Windows 8
10 39 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (7.24%) Mac OS
12 28 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 27 (5.28%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.96%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.37%) Windows Phone
16 7 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (14.48%) ITIL
3 60 (11.74%) iOS Development
4 50 (9.78%) Patch Management
5 42 (8.22%) Mobile Development
6 36 (7.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 35 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (6.07%) Project Management
9 30 (5.87%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (5.87%) Service Delivery
10 28 (5.48%) Incident Management
11 27 (5.28%) Network Monitoring
12 26 (5.09%) TDD
12 26 (5.09%) Time Management
13 25 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (4.89%) Scrum
14 24 (4.70%) Change Management
14 24 (4.70%) Network Management
15 23 (4.50%) Coaching
16 22 (4.31%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 74 (14.48%) Apple Swift
2 72 (14.09%) Objective-C
3 39 (7.63%) JavaScript
4 37 (7.24%) Java
5 23 (4.50%) C#
6 21 (4.11%) Python
7 17 (3.33%) SQL
8 15 (2.94%) ActionScript
8 15 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 13 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.76%) C
11 5 (0.98%) C++
11 5 (0.98%) Perl
12 3 (0.59%) PHP
12 3 (0.59%) Scala
12 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.39%) Ruby
13 2 (0.39%) VBScript
14 1 (0.20%) VBA
14 1 (0.20%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (8.61%) DBS Check
2 42 (8.22%) Degree
3 36 (7.05%) CISSP
4 34 (6.65%) Security Cleared
5 33 (6.46%) SANS
6 32 (6.26%) SC Cleared
6 32 (6.26%) SSCP
7 31 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (4.11%) MCSE
9 17 (3.33%) MCP
10 15 (2.94%) MCSA
11 10 (1.96%) MCDST
12 9 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (1.57%) ACDT
13 8 (1.57%) ACHDS
13 8 (1.57%) ACTC
13 8 (1.57%) MCSM
14 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.41%) SLA
2 32 (6.26%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 166 (32.49%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.52%) XenApp
4 14 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 13 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (1.96%) Xen
7 9 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.57%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.98%) vSphere
10 4 (0.78%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.39%) StorNext
12 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.39%) Xsan
13 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.20%) Docker
13 1 (0.20%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 41 (8.02%) SCCM
2 30 (5.87%) QRadar
3 18 (3.52%) HockeyApp
4 16 (3.13%) AirWatch
5 12 (2.35%) Jamf Pro
6 10 (1.96%) Kibana
6 10 (1.96%) logstash
6 10 (1.96%) WSUS
7 9 (1.76%) Nessus
7 9 (1.76%) Nexpose
7 9 (1.76%) Nmap
8 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.17%) Puppet
9 6 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.98%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.78%) RSA enVision
12 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 2 (0.39%) Ansible
13 2 (0.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 171 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.72%) Google
3 60 (11.74%) Citrix
3 60 (11.74%) VMware
4 37 (7.24%) HP
5 32 (6.26%) Dell
6 30 (5.87%) Splunk
7 26 (5.09%) Cisco
8 22 (4.31%) IBM
9 21 (4.11%) Adobe
10 20 (3.91%) LogRhythm
11 19 (3.72%) ServiceNow
11 19 (3.72%) Symantec
12 17 (3.33%) Sitecore
13 13 (2.54%) Toshiba
14 12 (2.35%) Intel Security
14 12 (2.35%) MobileIron
15 11 (2.15%) Intel
16 10 (1.96%) ArcSight
16 10 (1.96%) Lotus
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