Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 371 430
Rank change year-on-year +50 +59 -6
Contract jobs citing Apple 759 584 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.48% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 382 359
England median daily rate £210 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.38% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £121 £113 £138
90th Percentile £494 £544 £575
UK median daily rate £208 £300 £350
% change year-on-year -30.83% -14.29% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 65 47
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +7.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £20.95 £25.80 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.21% -20.00% +9.38%

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 39,817 39,480 44,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 43.49% 44.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,006 24,493 27,659
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,488 1,283 1,478
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +55 437 £200 -38.93% 96
South East +28 110 £308 +6.96% 34
North of England -20 73 £260 -30.67% 44
Midlands +35 56 £334 +130.17% 21
East of England -3 49 £176 -0.70% 15
West Midlands +11 45 £334 +122.50% 12
South West +9 32 £233 -13.08% 11
North West -46 31 £264 -33.02% 29
Yorkshire -4 23 £175 -46.15% 14
North East +15 20 £260 -48.00% 1
East Midlands +16 10 £324 +144.34% 9
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 513 (67.59%) Windows
2 336 (44.27%) Microsoft
3 311 (40.97%) Active Directory
4 285 (37.55%) Apple iOS
5 266 (35.05%) Windows 10
6 225 (29.64%) Windows 7
7 222 (29.25%) Office 365
8 214 (28.19%) Microsoft Office
9 156 (20.55%) Android
10 152 (20.03%) ITIL
11 126 (16.60%) SCCM
12 120 (15.81%) Mac OS
13 107 (14.10%) Finance
14 103 (13.57%) Windows Server
15 97 (12.78%) Mac OS X
16 88 (11.59%) iPhone
17 84 (11.07%) Citrix
18 83 (10.94%) Apple Swift
19 81 (10.67%) DNS
19 81 (10.67%) Migration
20 77 (10.14%) iPad
21 72 (9.49%) iOS Development
22 71 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
23 68 (8.96%) Cisco
24 67 (8.83%) Google
24 67 (8.83%) User Experience
24 67 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
25 66 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
26 65 (8.56%) Banking
26 65 (8.56%) DHCP

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 64 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 39 (5.14%) Skype for Business
3 36 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.79%) Confluence
9 4 (0.53%) CMS
10 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Apache
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) nginx
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 214 (28.19%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (1.05%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.79%) InVision
7 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.40%) UXPin
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.13%) Avid Media Composer
10 1 (0.13%) Flinto
10 1 (0.13%) InDesign
10 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.40%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.26%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 222 (29.25%) Office 365
2 29 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.56%) OneDrive
4 21 (2.77%) G Suite
5 12 (1.58%) Google Play
6 7 (0.92%) SaaS
7 5 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.66%) GitHub
7 5 (0.66%) iTunes
8 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.40%) npm
8 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.26%) NuGet
9 2 (0.26%) Slack
9 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.26%) Yammer
10 1 (0.13%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 81 (10.67%) DNS
2 65 (8.56%) DHCP
3 52 (6.85%) LAN
4 48 (6.32%) Skype
5 45 (5.93%) VPN
6 42 (5.53%) WAN
7 38 (5.01%) TCP/IP
8 37 (4.87%) Cisco IOS
9 33 (4.35%) VoIP
9 33 (4.35%) Wireless
10 25 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
11 23 (3.03%) Firewall
12 21 (2.77%) WLAN
13 17 (2.24%) WebEx
14 16 (2.11%) Telepresence
15 11 (1.45%) IP Telephony
16 10 (1.32%) Internet
16 10 (1.32%) VLAN
16 10 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.19%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
1 15 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.45%) MySQL
3 10 (1.32%) SQLite
4 4 (0.53%) GIS
5 3 (0.40%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.13%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (0.13%) Power BI
7 1 (0.13%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.48%) JIRA
3 33 (4.35%) Xcode
4 13 (1.71%) Subversion
5 11 (1.45%) JUnit
5 11 (1.45%) Mockito
6 10 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.92%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.92%) MSI
8 7 (0.92%) Travis CI
8 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.66%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.53%) CocoaPods
11 4 (0.53%) fastlane
12 3 (0.40%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.40%) Maven
13 2 (0.26%) CircleCI
General
1 107 (14.10%) Finance
2 65 (8.56%) Banking
3 19 (2.50%) Retail
4 17 (2.24%) Billing
4 17 (2.24%) Spanish Language
5 14 (1.84%) Marketing
6 12 (1.58%) Legal
7 11 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
7 11 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.19%) Advertising
9 8 (1.05%) French Language
9 8 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.05%) Publishing
10 7 (0.92%) Law
11 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.66%) Games
13 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.40%) Electronics
14 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 204 (26.88%) Support Engineer
2 157 (20.69%) Analyst
3 151 (19.89%) Desktop Support
4 109 (14.36%) Developer
5 102 (13.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 91 (11.99%) Desktop Engineer
7 89 (11.73%) Support Analyst
8 86 (11.33%) IT Support
9 82 (10.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 67 (8.83%) iOS Developer
11 56 (7.38%) Windows Engineer
12 49 (6.46%) IT Engineer
13 47 (6.19%) Mac Engineer
14 46 (6.06%) Service Analyst
15 43 (5.67%) Deployment Engineer
16 42 (5.53%) IT Analyst
17 41 (5.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 41 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 38 (5.01%) Service Desk Analyst
19 37 (4.87%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.46%) HTML
2 44 (5.80%) RESTful
3 38 (5.01%) CSS
4 35 (4.61%) Web Services
5 26 (3.43%) HTML5
6 21 (2.77%) iOS SDK
7 19 (2.50%) Core Data
7 19 (2.50%) JSON
8 16 (2.11%) CSS3
9 15 (1.98%) REST
10 14 (1.84%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.71%) Spring
12 12 (1.58%) jQuery
13 11 (1.45%) Core Animation
13 11 (1.45%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.45%) React
14 9 (1.19%) J2EE
15 8 (1.05%) Ajax
15 8 (1.05%) Cocoa
15 8 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.59%) iPhone
2 77 (10.14%) iPad
3 67 (8.83%) User Experience
4 56 (7.38%) Blackberry
5 55 (7.25%) Mobile App
6 54 (7.11%) Smartphone
7 46 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
8 35 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (3.03%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.84%) Fintech
12 13 (1.71%) Animation
13 11 (1.45%) Apple TV
13 11 (1.45%) Data Centre
13 11 (1.45%) PKI
14 10 (1.32%) CMDB
15 7 (0.92%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.92%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 513 (67.59%) Windows
2 285 (37.55%) Apple iOS
3 266 (35.05%) Windows 10
4 225 (29.64%) Windows 7
5 156 (20.55%) Android
6 120 (15.81%) Mac OS
7 103 (13.57%) Windows Server
8 97 (12.78%) Mac OS X
9 66 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (7.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (7.11%) Windows XP
12 42 (5.53%) Windows 8
13 33 (4.35%) Linux
14 15 (1.98%) Unix
15 14 (1.84%) Windows Phone
15 14 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
16 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (20.03%) ITIL
2 81 (10.67%) Migration
3 72 (9.49%) iOS Development
4 71 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (7.11%) ITSM
7 52 (6.85%) Time Management
8 42 (5.53%) Asset Management
8 42 (5.53%) Test Automation
9 41 (5.40%) TDD
10 40 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
12 30 (3.95%) Service Management
13 29 (3.82%) Service Delivery
13 29 (3.82%) Software Deployment
14 28 (3.69%) MVC
14 28 (3.69%) Scrum
15 27 (3.56%) BDD
16 26 (3.43%) Application Packaging
16 26 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 83 (10.94%) Apple Swift
2 54 (7.11%) Objective-C
3 43 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.69%) SQL
5 25 (3.29%) PowerShell
6 18 (2.37%) Java
7 16 (2.11%) C#
8 13 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.45%) Java 8
9 11 (1.45%) PHP
9 11 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.32%) C++
10 10 (1.32%) Python
11 6 (0.79%) C
12 4 (0.53%) Perl
12 4 (0.53%) VBScript
13 3 (0.40%) Scala
14 2 (0.26%) ABAP
15 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (6.32%) Degree
3 35 (4.61%) A+ Certification
4 31 (4.08%) MCP
5 30 (3.95%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.43%) MCSE
7 24 (3.16%) DBS Check
8 22 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 20 (2.64%) MCSA
9 20 (2.64%) SC Cleared
10 16 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (1.71%) MCDST
12 12 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.45%) CCNA
13 11 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (1.45%) NVQ Level 3
14 8 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.79%) ACSP
16 5 (0.66%) ACTC
16 5 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.32%) SLA
2 15 (1.98%) GDPR
3 13 (1.71%) QA
4 7 (0.92%) PMO
5 6 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.13%) MISRA
8 1 (0.13%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 311 (40.97%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.16%) BitLocker
4 21 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (2.24%) XenDesktop
6 15 (1.98%) XenApp
7 14 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
8 10 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.79%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.53%) Docker
11 4 (0.53%) Firmware
12 3 (0.40%) Samba
12 3 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.40%) Xen
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.13%) vSphere
13 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 126 (16.60%) SCCM
2 35 (4.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 33 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 32 (4.22%) AirWatch
5 14 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
6 10 (1.32%) XenMobile
7 9 (1.19%) SAP Afaria
8 8 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.05%) HockeyApp
8 8 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.26%) Ansible
11 2 (0.26%) DameWare
12 1 (0.13%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.13%) MaaS360
12 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.13%) Puppet
12 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 336 (44.27%) Microsoft
2 84 (11.07%) Citrix
3 68 (8.96%) Cisco
4 67 (8.83%) Google
5 53 (6.98%) VMware
6 50 (6.59%) HP
7 42 (5.53%) ServiceNow
8 34 (4.48%) Adobe
8 34 (4.48%) Remedy
9 32 (4.22%) SAP
10 23 (3.03%) McAfee
11 21 (2.77%) Polycom
12 19 (2.50%) Ivanti
13 17 (2.24%) Dell
13 17 (2.24%) Xamarin
14 15 (1.98%) Symantec
15 12 (1.58%) MobileIron
16 11 (1.45%) Avaya
17 10 (1.32%) Atlassian
17 10 (1.32%) Samsung