Period
to 13 November 2019

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 13 November 2019 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 323 311 358
Rank change year-on-year -12 +47 +53
Contract jobs citing Apple 603 804 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 0.85% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 2.00% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 474 432
England median daily rate £225 £216 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -13.59% -33.27%
10th Percentile £128 £120 £115
90th Percentile £525 £511 £538
UK median daily rate £225 £210 £251
% change year-on-year +7.14% -16.17% -28.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 188 88
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.30 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +14.39% -7.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.50 £22.48 £30.38
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.36% +9.31% -10.56%

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 33,434 40,154 40,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.37% 42.34% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,202 25,244 25,346
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,296 1,507 1,354
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.63% - +6.06%

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019.

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 13 November 2019. 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 -25 294 £288 +43.75% 122
South East +53 128 £214 -14.40% 54
South West +17 51 £363 +20.83% 31
North of England -6 51 £180 -20.00% 58
Midlands +36 49 £138 -56.86% 35
North West -11 38 £183 -2.67% 41
West Midlands +19 29 £138 -43.30% 24
East of England -9 24 £175 -40.68% 20
East Midlands +36 21 £209 -38.60% 11
Yorkshire +9 10 £318 -18.06% 13
North East +10 3 £150 -50.21% 4
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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.

1 378 (62.69%) Windows
2 225 (37.31%) Active Directory
3 221 (36.65%) Microsoft
4 205 (34.00%) Office 365
5 204 (33.83%) Windows 10
6 178 (29.52%) Windows 7
7 166 (27.53%) Apple iOS
8 128 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
9 114 (18.91%) Android
10 102 (16.92%) ITIL
11 101 (16.75%) Mac OS X
12 88 (14.59%) Google
13 80 (13.27%) SCCM
13 80 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
14 78 (12.94%) Windows Server
15 73 (12.11%) Citrix
16 71 (11.77%) DNS
17 70 (11.61%) Apple Swift
18 66 (10.95%) iOS Development
19 61 (10.12%) User Experience
20 60 (9.95%) TDD
21 58 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
22 55 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (9.12%) Cisco
23 54 (8.96%) Security Cleared
24 53 (8.79%) DHCP
24 53 (8.79%) Finance
25 51 (8.46%) Mac OS
26 50 (8.29%) Blackberry
27 48 (7.96%) Migration

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 30 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 28 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.15%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.65%) CMS
5 14 (2.32%) Drupal
6 12 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.33%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.00%) Confluence
11 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.33%) IIS
13 2 (0.33%) JBoss
14 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 128 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.32%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.50%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.50%) InVision
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.50%) Sketch
4 3 (0.50%) UserZoom
4 3 (0.50%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Revit
6 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 11 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 205 (34.00%) Office 365
2 40 (6.63%) Azure
3 26 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (3.32%) G Suite
5 17 (2.82%) OneDrive
6 12 (1.99%) Google Analytics
6 12 (1.99%) SaaS
7 10 (1.66%) AWS
8 9 (1.49%) GitHub
8 9 (1.49%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.83%) Apple Pay
10 5 (0.83%) IaaS
10 5 (0.83%) iTunes
10 5 (0.83%) PaaS
10 5 (0.83%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.66%) Google Pay
11 4 (0.66%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.66%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 71 (11.77%) DNS
2 53 (8.79%) DHCP
3 45 (7.46%) Internet
4 38 (6.30%) LAN
5 37 (6.14%) VPN
5 37 (6.14%) Wireless
6 32 (5.31%) WAN
7 31 (5.14%) Skype
8 30 (4.98%) VoIP
9 24 (3.98%) Firewall
9 24 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (2.99%) Cisco IOS
10 18 (2.99%) TCP/IP
11 16 (2.65%) SNMP
12 15 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.66%) Structured Cabling
13 10 (1.66%) VLAN
14 9 (1.49%) Ethernet
14 9 (1.49%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.00%) MySQL
4 5 (0.83%) Power BI
4 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.17%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 21 (3.48%) JIRA
2 20 (3.32%) Xcode
3 16 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
4 12 (1.99%) fastlane
5 6 (1.00%) CocoaPods
5 6 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.66%) CircleCI
7 4 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (0.50%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.50%) Maven
8 3 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.50%) Subversion
9 2 (0.33%) Appium
9 2 (0.33%) JMeter
9 2 (0.33%) Mockito
9 2 (0.33%) Selenium
9 2 (0.33%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.33%) WinDbg
General
1 53 (8.79%) Finance
2 38 (6.30%) Military
3 25 (4.15%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.82%) Advertising
4 17 (2.82%) Retail
5 14 (2.32%) Banking
6 11 (1.82%) Marketing
7 10 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.49%) Publishing
9 7 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
10 3 (0.50%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Games
11 2 (0.33%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 112 (18.57%) Support Engineer
2 108 (17.91%) Analyst
3 90 (14.93%) Developer
4 79 (13.10%) Desktop Support
5 67 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 59 (9.78%) Desktop Engineer
7 55 (9.12%) IT Support
8 53 (8.79%) Service Analyst
9 50 (8.29%) Service Desk Analyst
10 49 (8.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 43 (7.13%) 2nd Line Support
12 37 (6.14%) Support Analyst
13 34 (5.64%) IT Engineer
13 34 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
14 30 (4.98%) Deployment Engineer
15 29 (4.81%) Mac Engineer
16 27 (4.48%) IT Support Engineer
17 22 (3.65%) Software Engineer
18 20 (3.32%) C++ Software Engineer
18 20 (3.32%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (7.63%) RESTful
2 38 (6.30%) Web Services
3 28 (4.64%) RxSwift
4 22 (3.65%) HTML
5 19 (3.15%) HTML5
6 18 (2.99%) CSS
7 16 (2.65%) React Native
8 15 (2.49%) JSON
9 13 (2.16%) Core Data
9 13 (2.16%) CSS3
9 13 (2.16%) REST
10 12 (1.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (1.99%) XML
11 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.00%) Cocoa
11 6 (1.00%) Core Animation
11 6 (1.00%) React
11 6 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 5 (0.83%) iOS SDK
12 5 (0.83%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.12%) User Experience
2 50 (8.29%) Blackberry
3 44 (7.30%) iPhone
4 37 (6.14%) iPad
5 33 (5.47%) Smartphone
6 26 (4.31%) Animation
7 25 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 25 (4.15%) Video on Demand
8 23 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (3.81%) Video\Live Streaming
9 20 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (2.65%) ASIC
11 16 (2.65%) Driving Licence
11 16 (2.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 15 (2.49%) NHS
13 13 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
14 12 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (1.33%) Handset
16 7 (1.16%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 378 (62.69%) Windows
2 204 (33.83%) Windows 10
3 178 (29.52%) Windows 7
4 166 (27.53%) Apple iOS
5 114 (18.91%) Android
6 101 (16.75%) Mac OS X
7 78 (12.94%) Windows Server
8 51 (8.46%) Mac OS
9 35 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (5.31%) Linux
11 31 (5.14%) Windows 8
12 29 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (4.81%) Windows XP
13 27 (4.48%) tvOS
14 18 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (1.49%) Mac OS X Server
16 8 (1.33%) Windows Vista
17 6 (1.00%) CentOS
17 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.83%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (16.92%) ITIL
2 80 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (10.95%) iOS Development
4 60 (9.95%) TDD
5 58 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (7.96%) Migration
8 42 (6.97%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (4.98%) Software Engineering
10 29 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
11 28 (4.64%) BDD
12 27 (4.48%) ITSM
12 27 (4.48%) Time Management
13 26 (4.31%) Service Management
14 25 (4.15%) OO
15 24 (3.98%) OOD
16 23 (3.81%) Information Security
17 21 (3.48%) Cryptography
17 21 (3.48%) Customer Requirements
17 21 (3.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 70 (11.61%) Apple Swift
2 47 (7.79%) C
3 27 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.65%) C++
4 22 (3.65%) Objective-C
5 20 (3.32%) Java
6 15 (2.49%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.82%) Python
7 11 (1.82%) SQL
8 10 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.16%) Perl
9 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.00%) PHP
11 5 (0.83%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.83%) VBScript
12 4 (0.66%) Java 8
13 3 (0.50%) Ruby
14 2 (0.33%) C#
14 2 (0.33%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 54 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.30%) DV Cleared
4 28 (4.64%) DBS Check
5 25 (4.15%) MCP
6 21 (3.48%) Degree
7 17 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.99%) A+ Certification
10 11 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.66%) CCNA
12 7 (1.16%) MCSE
13 6 (1.00%) CCNP
13 6 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.83%) CCA
14 5 (0.83%) MCDST
15 4 (0.66%) MCSA
16 3 (0.50%) ACSP
16 3 (0.50%) Dell Certification
17 2 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.48%) SLA
2 7 (1.16%) QA
3 5 (0.83%) GDPR
4 3 (0.50%) PMO
4 3 (0.50%) SEPA
5 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 225 (37.31%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.65%) XenApp
4 10 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.66%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.33%) NDS
10 2 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.33%) StorNext
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.17%) Docker
11 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.17%) UAG
11 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (13.27%) SCCM
2 37 (6.14%) Jamf Pro
3 36 (5.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 17 (2.82%) AirWatch
5 8 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.00%) WSUS
8 5 (0.83%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.83%) Terraform
9 4 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.33%) MaaS360
11 2 (0.33%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.17%) SCOM
12 1 (0.17%) ThinApp
12 1 (0.17%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 221 (36.65%) Microsoft
2 88 (14.59%) Google
3 73 (12.11%) Citrix
4 55 (9.12%) Cisco
5 45 (7.46%) VMware
6 32 (5.31%) HP
7 24 (3.98%) Adobe
8 23 (3.81%) ServiceNow
9 22 (3.65%) Remedy
10 18 (2.99%) Dell
11 17 (2.82%) Meraki
12 16 (2.65%) Ivanti
13 13 (2.16%) Yahoo!
14 11 (1.82%) Polycom
15 10 (1.66%) MobileIron
16 9 (1.49%) Hotjar
17 8 (1.33%) IBM
17 8 (1.33%) Lotus
17 8 (1.33%) Samsung
17 8 (1.33%) SAP