Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 312 355 346
Rank change year-on-year +43 -9 +60
Contract jobs citing Apple 521 658 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.73% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.72% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 367 430
England median daily rate £222 £220 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +1.15% -35.56%
10th Percentile £129 £118 £120
90th Percentile £525 £513 £538
UK median daily rate £215 £213 £218
% change year-on-year +0.94% -2.30% -34.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 164 88
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.92% +8.50% -4.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £26.75 £19.88 £23.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £14.85 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.74% +6.07% -5.08%

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 England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 28,430 38,248 38,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.44% 42.27% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,816 23,956 24,453
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £225 £260 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,191 1,368 1,275
England median hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.43
% change year-on-year +8.57% +0.40% +2.53%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 +56 265 £245 +16.67% 109
South East +37 92 £194 -29.45% 44
North of England +33 59 £185 -17.78% 53
South West +11 45 £400 +166.67% 19
North West -6 35 £185 -17.78% 33
Midlands +42 34 £130 -42.22% 31
West Midlands +37 25 £120 -56.76% 14
East of England +13 23 £175 -41.67% 16
Yorkshire +43 22 £190 -52.50% 13
East Midlands +31 10 £184 -40.24% 17
North East +16 2 £150 - 7
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 319 (61.23%) Windows
2 200 (38.39%) Office 365
3 196 (37.62%) Active Directory
4 187 (35.89%) Microsoft
5 171 (32.82%) Windows 10
6 143 (27.45%) Apple iOS
7 134 (25.72%) Windows 7
8 118 (22.65%) Microsoft Office
9 97 (18.62%) ITIL
10 94 (18.04%) Android
11 93 (17.85%) Google
12 80 (15.36%) Mac OS X
13 72 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
14 60 (11.52%) SCCM
15 59 (11.32%) Windows Server
16 54 (10.36%) Security Cleared
17 52 (9.98%) Citrix
17 52 (9.98%) DNS
17 52 (9.98%) Jamf Pro
18 51 (9.79%) Mac OS
19 50 (9.60%) Finance
20 49 (9.40%) Apple Swift
21 48 (9.21%) C
22 47 (9.02%) iOS Development
23 46 (8.83%) iPhone
23 46 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
23 46 (8.83%) User Experience
24 45 (8.64%) SC Cleared
25 44 (8.45%) Internet
26 43 (8.25%) TDD

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 24 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.22%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.26%) CMS
4 13 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.92%) Drupal
6 8 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.58%) Confluence
11 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.38%) JBoss
12 1 (0.19%) IIS
12 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 118 (22.65%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.77%) InVision
4 4 (0.77%) Sketch
4 4 (0.77%) UserZoom
4 4 (0.77%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 200 (38.39%) Office 365
2 31 (5.95%) Azure
3 24 (4.61%) G Suite
4 17 (3.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (2.88%) OneDrive
6 13 (2.50%) Google Analytics
7 12 (2.30%) SaaS
8 10 (1.92%) Mimecast
9 8 (1.54%) Google Play
9 8 (1.54%) TestFlight
10 7 (1.34%) GitHub
11 6 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.96%) AWS
12 5 (0.96%) IaaS
12 5 (0.96%) PaaS
12 5 (0.96%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.77%) Apple Pay
13 4 (0.77%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.58%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.98%) DNS
2 44 (8.45%) Internet
3 38 (7.29%) DHCP
4 33 (6.33%) Skype
5 26 (4.99%) Wireless
6 24 (4.61%) LAN
6 24 (4.61%) WAN
6 24 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (4.03%) VoIP
7 21 (4.03%) VPN
8 15 (2.88%) Firewall
9 13 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
10 12 (2.30%) Network Security
10 12 (2.30%) SNMP
11 9 (1.73%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (1.73%) VLAN
12 7 (1.34%) HTTPS
12 7 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (1.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.11%) MySQL
2 7 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.96%) Power BI
3 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (6.14%) JIRA
2 28 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.45%) Xcode
4 12 (2.30%) fastlane
4 12 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (1.34%) CircleCI
5 7 (1.34%) CocoaPods
5 7 (1.34%) JIRA Agile
5 7 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.77%) Subversion
8 3 (0.58%) Crashlytics
8 3 (0.58%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.38%) Gradle
9 2 (0.38%) JUnit
9 2 (0.38%) Maven
9 2 (0.38%) Mockito
9 2 (0.38%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.38%) WinDbg
General
1 50 (9.60%) Finance
2 34 (6.53%) Military
3 20 (3.84%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.07%) Banking
5 13 (2.50%) Retail
6 11 (2.11%) Marketing
7 10 (1.92%) Advertising
8 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.15%) Publishing
8 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.77%) Games
11 3 (0.58%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (20.54%) Support Engineer
2 96 (18.43%) Analyst
3 81 (15.55%) Desktop Support
4 67 (12.86%) Developer
5 63 (12.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 54 (10.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 51 (9.79%) Service Analyst
8 50 (9.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 47 (9.02%) iOS Developer
10 41 (7.87%) IT Support
11 39 (7.49%) Mac Engineer
12 34 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
13 32 (6.14%) IT Engineer
13 32 (6.14%) Support Analyst
14 30 (5.76%) Deployment Engineer
15 24 (4.61%) IT Support Engineer
16 22 (4.22%) Software Engineer
17 20 (3.84%) C++ Software Engineer
17 20 (3.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 20 (3.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.33%) RESTful
2 29 (5.57%) Web Services
3 26 (4.99%) REST
4 20 (3.84%) HTML
5 19 (3.65%) JSON
6 17 (3.26%) Core Data
7 16 (3.07%) CSS
8 15 (2.88%) React Native
8 15 (2.88%) RxSwift
9 14 (2.69%) HTML5
10 13 (2.50%) XML
11 9 (1.73%) CSS3
12 8 (1.54%) iOS SDK
12 8 (1.54%) SOAP
12 8 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.34%) Core Animation
14 6 (1.15%) Cocoa
14 6 (1.15%) Flutter
14 6 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (0.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.83%) iPhone
1 46 (8.83%) User Experience
2 40 (7.68%) Blackberry
3 39 (7.49%) iPad
4 25 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.22%) Smartphone
6 20 (3.84%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (3.65%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.07%) Animation
9 15 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (2.50%) Video on Demand
12 12 (2.30%) ASIC
12 12 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 12 (2.30%) NHS
13 11 (2.11%) Video\Live Streaming
14 9 (1.73%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (1.15%) Apple TV
16 5 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 319 (61.23%) Windows
2 171 (32.82%) Windows 10
3 143 (27.45%) Apple iOS
4 134 (25.72%) Windows 7
5 94 (18.04%) Android
6 80 (15.36%) Mac OS X
7 59 (11.32%) Windows Server
8 51 (9.79%) Mac OS
9 34 (6.53%) Linux
10 33 (6.33%) Windows 8
11 23 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (4.22%) Windows XP
13 16 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (2.69%) tvOS
15 13 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (2.11%) CentOS
16 11 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.15%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.96%) Debian
18 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.62%) ITIL
2 72 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (9.02%) iOS Development
4 46 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (8.25%) TDD
6 41 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (7.29%) Mobile Device Management
9 28 (5.37%) Migration
9 28 (5.37%) OO
10 27 (5.18%) Software Engineering
11 26 (4.99%) BDD
11 26 (4.99%) OOD
12 23 (4.41%) Time Management
13 22 (4.22%) DevOps
13 22 (4.22%) ITSM
13 22 (4.22%) Service Delivery
14 20 (3.84%) Cryptography
15 19 (3.65%) Problem Management
16 17 (3.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.40%) Apple Swift
2 48 (9.21%) C
3 23 (4.41%) C++
4 22 (4.22%) Objective-C
5 19 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 18 (3.45%) Java
7 13 (2.50%) Python
8 12 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.11%) Perl
10 7 (1.34%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.34%) SQL
11 5 (0.96%) Java 8
11 5 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.77%) Dart
12 4 (0.77%) PHP
12 4 (0.77%) VBScript
13 2 (0.38%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.38%) Ruby
14 1 (0.19%) COBOL
14 1 (0.19%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 54 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 45 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.53%) DV Cleared
4 31 (5.95%) DBS Check
5 21 (4.03%) A+ Certification
6 16 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.07%) MCP
7 15 (2.88%) Degree
8 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.11%) ACSP
10 9 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.54%) CCNA
12 6 (1.15%) MCITP
12 6 (1.15%) MCTS
13 5 (0.96%) Dell Certification
14 4 (0.77%) CCA
14 4 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.77%) MCDST
14 4 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.58%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.22%) SLA
2 9 (1.73%) QA
3 7 (1.34%) GDPR
4 3 (0.58%) PMO
4 3 (0.58%) SEPA
5 1 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 196 (37.62%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.88%) XenApp
4 8 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.77%) BitLocker
6 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.58%) vSphere
8 2 (0.38%) StorNext
8 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (11.52%) SCCM
2 52 (9.98%) Jamf Pro
3 27 (5.18%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (4.80%) AirWatch
5 15 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.96%) Terraform
8 5 (0.96%) WSUS
9 3 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.38%) MaaS360
10 2 (0.38%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.19%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.19%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 187 (35.89%) Microsoft
2 93 (17.85%) Google
3 52 (9.98%) Citrix
4 41 (7.87%) Cisco
5 38 (7.29%) VMware
6 22 (4.22%) Adobe
7 20 (3.84%) ServiceNow
8 19 (3.65%) HP
9 16 (3.07%) Dell
10 15 (2.88%) MobileIron
11 13 (2.50%) Ivanti
12 12 (2.30%) Meraki
13 11 (2.11%) Polycom
13 11 (2.11%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.11%) Remedy
14 9 (1.73%) Yahoo!
15 8 (1.54%) Symantec
15 8 (1.54%) Xamarin
16 7 (1.34%) SAP
17 6 (1.15%) Hotjar