Period
to

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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 419 431 396
Rank change year-on-year +12 -35 +55
Contract jobs citing Apple 381 191 237
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 1.01% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 124 132
10th Percentile £139 £150 £114
25th Percentile £179 £173 £149
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £260 £288 £200
Median % change year-on-year -9.57% +43.75% -23.81%
75th Percentile £460 £488 £430
90th Percentile £588 £555 £519
UK median daily rate £260 £325 £193
% change year-on-year -20.00% +68.83% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 58
10th Percentile £13.30 £14.02 £11.33
25th Percentile £13.88 £16.08 £13.01
Median hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.94% +2.86% +25.00%
75th Percentile £22.63 - £22.75
90th Percentile £75.25 £22.80 £26.75
UK median hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.94% +4.35% +29.70%

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 27,864 18,861 18,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.57% 40.71% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,121 12,230 11,624
10th Percentile £275 £280 £233
25th Percentile £413 £381 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £480 £455
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.49% -2.15%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £573
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 785 615 696
10th Percentile £12.22 £11.25 £11.65
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate £21.40 £20.50 £18.60
Median % change year-on-year +4.39% +10.22% +1.92%
75th Percentile £47.50 £42.69 £30.00
90th Percentile £63.90 £55.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% +5.56%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple in England.

Daily rate trend for Apple in England

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Apple in England

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple in England.

Hourly rate trend for Apple in England

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London +4 207 £300 -29.41% 40
North of England -16 67 £250 +42.86% 34
North West +2 48 £425 +142.86% 21
Midlands -38 37 £166 -30.00% 20
South East -23 31 £252 +25.75% 16
West Midlands -44 28 £140 -30.00% 10
Yorkshire -26 18 £175 -58.82% 9
East of England -18 15 £190 +12.59% 11
South West -29 12 £250 +25.00% 16
East Midlands -21 9 £175 -58.82% 10
North East - 4 £500 - 4
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 237 (62.20%) Windows
2 184 (48.29%) Microsoft
3 169 (44.36%) Microsoft 365
4 140 (36.75%) Apple iOS
5 132 (34.65%) Windows 10
6 109 (28.61%) Active Directory
7 104 (27.30%) Microsoft Office
8 86 (22.57%) Social Skills
9 78 (20.47%) ITIL
10 74 (19.42%) Android
11 69 (18.11%) Mac OS
12 64 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (15.75%) iOS Development
14 56 (14.70%) Google
15 55 (14.44%) SCCM
15 55 (14.44%) VPN
16 47 (12.34%) Agile
17 46 (12.07%) Cisco
18 45 (11.81%) SLA
19 44 (11.55%) Microsoft Intune
19 44 (11.55%) Windows 7
20 42 (11.02%) Citrix
20 42 (11.02%) Apple Swift
21 40 (10.50%) Azure
22 38 (9.97%) Jamf Pro
23 37 (9.71%) Mobile App
23 37 (9.71%) Mac OS X
24 36 (9.45%) REST
25 33 (8.66%) Xcode
25 33 (8.66%) Service Management

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 21 (5.51%) Confluence
2 20 (5.25%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.57%) CMS
5 6 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) MTS
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 104 (27.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.52%) Sketch
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.26%) InVision
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) assyst
1 3 (0.79%) Tesseract
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 169 (44.36%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (10.50%) Azure
3 25 (6.56%) Google Workspace
4 19 (4.99%) AWS
5 16 (4.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.94%) GitHub
7 13 (3.41%) OneDrive
7 13 (3.41%) TestFlight
8 9 (2.36%) GCP
9 7 (1.84%) Slack
10 5 (1.31%) SaaS
10 5 (1.31%) Trello
11 4 (1.05%) npm
12 3 (0.79%) Google Docs
13 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) Apple Pay
13 2 (0.52%) Bitrise
13 2 (0.52%) Firebase
13 2 (0.52%) Google Play
13 2 (0.52%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.44%) VPN
2 25 (6.56%) Wireless
3 23 (6.04%) DNS
4 21 (5.51%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.25%) Skype
6 19 (4.99%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (4.46%) DHCP
7 17 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
8 16 (4.20%) Firewall
9 15 (3.94%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (3.41%) HTTPS
11 10 (2.62%) LAN
11 10 (2.62%) VoIP
12 9 (2.36%) Telepresence
12 9 (2.36%) WebEx
13 8 (2.10%) WAN
14 7 (1.84%) Internet
15 6 (1.57%) IP Telephony
16 5 (1.31%) 3G
16 5 (1.31%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.10%) SQLite
2 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.52%) DTS
3 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.26%) Big Data
4 1 (0.26%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.26%) Redis
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (8.66%) Xcode
2 27 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.56%) JIRA
4 22 (5.77%) fastlane
5 12 (3.15%) GitLab
6 7 (1.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.57%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
9 3 (0.79%) CocoaPods
9 3 (0.79%) Selenium
9 3 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.52%) JUnit
10 2 (0.52%) Maven
11 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.26%) NUnit
11 1 (0.26%) Subversion
11 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (22.57%) Social Skills
2 33 (8.66%) Public Sector
3 32 (8.40%) Finance
4 28 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.94%) Organisational Skills
6 13 (3.41%) Retail
7 11 (2.89%) Banking
8 8 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.84%) Law
10 6 (1.57%) Documentation Skills
10 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.05%) Front Office
11 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.79%) Marketing
12 3 (0.79%) Publishing
13 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.52%) German Language
13 2 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 95 (24.93%) Support Engineer
2 73 (19.16%) Analyst
3 60 (15.75%) Developer
4 54 (14.17%) Desktop Support
5 46 (12.07%) iOS Developer
6 44 (11.55%) IT Support
7 41 (10.76%) Support Analyst
8 37 (9.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 33 (8.66%) Service Analyst
9 33 (8.66%) Service Desk Analyst
10 31 (8.14%) IT Engineer
11 30 (7.87%) Mac Engineer
12 26 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 25 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (3.67%) Senior Developer
16 11 (2.89%) Desktop Analyst
16 11 (2.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 10 (2.62%) 1st Line Support
17 10 (2.62%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.45%) REST
2 13 (3.41%) JSON
3 10 (2.62%) .NET
3 10 (2.62%) Node.js
4 9 (2.36%) React Native
5 7 (1.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.84%) HTML
5 7 (1.84%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (1.57%) Cocoa
7 5 (1.31%) Android SDK
7 5 (1.31%) iOS SDK
7 5 (1.31%) React
7 5 (1.31%) SAML
8 4 (1.05%) CSS
8 4 (1.05%) Material Design
8 4 (1.05%) Redux
8 4 (1.05%) UIKit
9 3 (0.79%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (0.79%) Socket.IO
9 3 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.71%) Mobile App
2 22 (5.77%) iPhone
3 20 (5.25%) Smartphone
4 18 (4.72%) iPad
5 15 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 15 (3.94%) User Experience
5 15 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.15%) Fat Client
7 12 (3.15%) Thin Client
8 8 (2.10%) BYOD
9 7 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.57%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.05%) Clustering
11 4 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.05%) PKI
12 3 (0.79%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 237 (62.20%) Windows
2 140 (36.75%) Apple iOS
3 132 (34.65%) Windows 10
4 74 (19.42%) Android
5 69 (18.11%) Mac OS
6 44 (11.55%) Windows 7
7 37 (9.71%) Mac OS X
8 28 (7.35%) Windows Server
9 18 (4.72%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (3.67%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.41%) Linux
12 11 (2.89%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.52%) tvOS
16 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.52%) Unix
17 1 (0.26%) Solaris
17 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (20.47%) ITIL
2 64 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
3 60 (15.75%) iOS Development
4 47 (12.34%) Agile
5 33 (8.66%) Service Management
6 29 (7.61%) Change Management
7 25 (6.56%) DevOps
7 25 (6.56%) TDD
8 24 (6.30%) CI/CD
9 23 (6.04%) Asset Management
10 22 (5.77%) ITSM
11 21 (5.51%) Coaching
12 20 (5.25%) Mobile Device Management
12 20 (5.25%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.72%) Migration
13 18 (4.72%) Scrum
14 17 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.46%) Data Protection
14 17 (4.46%) Problem Management
15 15 (3.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.02%) Apple Swift
2 12 (3.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.89%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.89%) Python
4 10 (2.62%) PHP
5 9 (2.36%) C
6 8 (2.10%) Java
6 8 (2.10%) Objective-C
6 8 (2.10%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.84%) Bash
7 7 (1.84%) SQL
8 4 (1.05%) Kotlin
8 4 (1.05%) Perl
8 4 (1.05%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.52%) C#
9 2 (0.52%) Ruby
9 2 (0.52%) VBA
10 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.26%) Solidity
10 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (4.99%) DBS Check
2 18 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.67%) Degree
5 13 (3.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.36%) MCSE
7 9 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.57%) MCSA
9 5 (1.31%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.31%) CCA
9 5 (1.31%) MCP
10 3 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.52%) MOS
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.81%) SLA
2 16 (4.20%) Accessibility
3 9 (2.36%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.52%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) NCSC
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (28.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.15%) BitLocker
2 12 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.05%) Firmware
6 4 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.79%) vSphere
8 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.26%) Docker
9 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 55 (14.44%) SCCM
2 44 (11.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 38 (9.97%) Jamf Pro
4 17 (4.46%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.57%) WSUS
6 3 (0.79%) Nessus
6 3 (0.79%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.26%) Ansible
8 1 (0.26%) Grafana
8 1 (0.26%) Kibana
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) Packer
8 1 (0.26%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 184 (48.29%) Microsoft
2 56 (14.70%) Google
3 46 (12.07%) Cisco
4 42 (11.02%) Citrix
5 33 (8.66%) HP
6 29 (7.61%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.46%) VMware
8 15 (3.94%) Dell
9 13 (3.41%) Adobe
9 13 (3.41%) Polycom
10 12 (3.15%) Avaya
11 9 (2.36%) Ivanti
12 8 (2.10%) Okta
13 7 (1.84%) Altiris
13 7 (1.84%) BMC
13 7 (1.84%) Meraki
13 7 (1.84%) Remedy
14 6 (1.57%) Avid
14 6 (1.57%) Sitecore
15 5 (1.31%) MobileIron