Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 386 338 400
Rank change year-on-year -48 +62 +26
Contract jobs citing Apple 522 709 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.75% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 1.81% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 415 345
England median daily rate £250 £218 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -33.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £127 £121 £113
90th Percentile £525 £498 £544
UK median daily rate £248 £215 £300
% change year-on-year +15.12% -28.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 156 56
England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% -7.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £27.25 £21.63 £21.75
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.95% +9.31% -12.12%

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 35,293 39,149 38,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 41.67% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,241 24,379 23,888
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +3.43%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £614
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.20% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,255 1,468 1,256
England median hourly rate £19.73 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.74% +2.94% -2.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.98 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.19% +2.94% -2.86%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -45 259 £325 +62.50% 102
South East +29 109 £230 -29.23% 55
Midlands +42 56 £180 -28.00% 34
North of England -2 36 £150 -42.31% 45
West Midlands +15 30 £138 -45.00% 22
South West -22 30 £400 +33.33% 35
North West +20 29 £150 -17.81% 26
East of England +6 28 £190 +10.14% 16
East Midlands +40 26 £274 +31.93% 12
Yorkshire +5 5 - - 15
North East -1 2 - - 4
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 321 (61.49%) Windows
2 185 (35.44%) Microsoft
3 169 (32.38%) Windows 10
4 156 (29.89%) Active Directory
5 151 (28.93%) Office 365
6 142 (27.20%) Windows 7
7 134 (25.67%) Apple iOS
8 102 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
9 98 (18.77%) Android
10 86 (16.48%) ITIL
11 76 (14.56%) Mac OS X
11 76 (14.56%) SCCM
12 62 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (11.49%) DNS
14 57 (10.92%) Google
15 56 (10.73%) Citrix
15 56 (10.73%) Windows Server
16 54 (10.34%) Mac OS
16 54 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (10.34%) Cisco
16 54 (10.34%) Apple Swift
17 52 (9.96%) iOS Development
18 51 (9.77%) TDD
19 47 (9.00%) DHCP
19 47 (9.00%) User Experience
20 46 (8.81%) Finance
21 43 (8.24%) Migration
21 43 (8.24%) LAN
21 43 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (7.85%) VPN

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 32 (6.13%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.98%) Skype for Business
3 25 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.45%) Confluence
5 13 (2.49%) Drupal
6 12 (2.30%) IBM Notes
7 11 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.72%) CMS
9 7 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.77%) IIS
12 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 102 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.68%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.57%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Sketch
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 151 (28.93%) Office 365
2 29 (5.56%) Azure
3 18 (3.45%) G Suite
4 13 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (2.49%) Slack
5 10 (1.92%) AWS
5 10 (1.92%) SaaS
6 9 (1.72%) Google Analytics
6 9 (1.72%) OneDrive
7 8 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (1.34%) Trello
9 6 (1.15%) GitHub
9 6 (1.15%) iTunes
10 4 (0.77%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.77%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.57%) Google Play
11 3 (0.57%) IaaS
11 3 (0.57%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (11.49%) DNS
2 47 (9.00%) DHCP
3 43 (8.24%) LAN
4 41 (7.85%) VPN
5 40 (7.66%) Wireless
6 38 (7.28%) Skype
7 36 (6.90%) Internet
8 30 (5.75%) VoIP
8 30 (5.75%) WAN
9 29 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 26 (4.98%) Firewall
11 20 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (2.87%) WLAN
14 12 (2.30%) IP Telephony
14 12 (2.30%) SNMP
15 9 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
15 9 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (1.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.57%) Power BI
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.19%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.19%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.19%) MySQL
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (3.64%) JIRA
2 13 (2.49%) Xcode
3 12 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.96%) Android Studio
7 4 (0.77%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.77%) fastlane
7 4 (0.77%) Selenium
8 3 (0.57%) Appium
8 3 (0.57%) CocoaPods
8 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.57%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.57%) JMeter
9 2 (0.38%) Maven
9 2 (0.38%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.38%) Subversion
9 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (8.81%) Finance
2 24 (4.60%) Military
3 23 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.21%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.64%) Banking
6 12 (2.30%) Advertising
6 12 (2.30%) Retail
7 10 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.72%) Publishing
9 7 (1.34%) Law
9 7 (1.34%) Marketing
10 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.77%) Legal
11 3 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.38%) Back Office
12 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 116 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 84 (16.09%) Analyst
3 73 (13.98%) Desktop Support
4 70 (13.41%) Developer
5 55 (10.54%) IT Support
6 53 (10.15%) Desktop Engineer
7 51 (9.77%) iOS Developer
8 48 (9.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 47 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 37 (7.09%) Support Analyst
10 37 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
11 32 (6.13%) Service Analyst
12 30 (5.75%) Mac Engineer
12 30 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
13 28 (5.36%) IT Engineer
14 26 (4.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 24 (4.60%) Deployment Engineer
15 24 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
16 22 (4.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 20 (3.83%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.70%) RESTful
2 33 (6.32%) Web Services
3 28 (5.36%) RxSwift
4 14 (2.68%) CSS
4 14 (2.68%) HTML
4 14 (2.68%) HTML5
5 12 (2.30%) CSS3
5 12 (2.30%) React Native
6 11 (2.11%) JSON
6 11 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (1.53%) XML
8 6 (1.15%) Core Data
8 6 (1.15%) iOS SDK
8 6 (1.15%) React
8 6 (1.15%) Redux
9 5 (0.96%) GraphQL
9 5 (0.96%) UIKit
10 4 (0.77%) .NET Core
10 4 (0.77%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.00%) User Experience
2 35 (6.70%) Smartphone
3 34 (6.51%) Mobile App
4 31 (5.94%) Blackberry
4 31 (5.94%) iPhone
5 28 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.79%) Video on Demand
7 25 (4.79%) Video\Live Streaming
8 23 (4.41%) Animation
9 21 (4.02%) iPad
10 19 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
11 18 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (3.07%) Handset
13 12 (2.30%) ASIC
13 12 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (1.72%) Apple TV
14 9 (1.72%) Driving Licence
14 9 (1.72%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 321 (61.49%) Windows
2 169 (32.38%) Windows 10
3 142 (27.20%) Windows 7
4 134 (25.67%) Apple iOS
5 98 (18.77%) Android
6 76 (14.56%) Mac OS X
7 56 (10.73%) Windows Server
8 54 (10.34%) Mac OS
9 28 (5.36%) tvOS
10 26 (4.98%) Linux
10 26 (4.98%) Windows XP
11 22 (4.21%) Windows 8
11 22 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.96%) Debian
14 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.96%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (16.48%) ITIL
2 62 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (9.96%) iOS Development
5 51 (9.77%) TDD
6 43 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (8.24%) Migration
7 30 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (4.98%) Time Management
9 22 (4.21%) Service Management
10 21 (4.02%) BDD
10 21 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 20 (3.83%) Mobile Device Management
12 18 (3.45%) Asset Management
12 18 (3.45%) ITSM
12 18 (3.45%) Software Engineering
13 16 (3.07%) Analytics
13 16 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (3.07%) DevOps
13 16 (3.07%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.34%) Apple Swift
2 31 (5.94%) C
3 22 (4.21%) PowerShell
4 20 (3.83%) Java
5 14 (2.68%) C++
5 14 (2.68%) JavaScript
6 13 (2.49%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.49%) Objective-C
6 13 (2.49%) Python
7 9 (1.72%) SQL
8 5 (0.96%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.77%) C#
10 3 (0.57%) Java 8
10 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.38%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.38%) PHP
11 2 (0.38%) Ruby
11 2 (0.38%) VBScript
12 1 (0.19%) VB
12 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.60%) DV Cleared
4 23 (4.41%) MCP
5 20 (3.83%) Degree
5 20 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (2.49%) DBS Check
7 11 (2.11%) CCNA
7 11 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.92%) A+ Certification
8 10 (1.92%) MCSA
9 9 (1.72%) CCNP
9 9 (1.72%) MCSE
10 6 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.96%) ACTC
11 5 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.96%) MCDST
12 4 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.98%) SLA
2 3 (0.57%) GDPR
3 2 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) PMO
4 1 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 156 (29.89%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.11%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.11%) XenApp
4 8 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.34%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.77%) Firmware
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.57%) vSphere
10 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.38%) Docker
10 2 (0.38%) NDS
10 2 (0.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.38%) UAG
10 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 76 (14.56%) SCCM
2 35 (6.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (5.17%) Jamf Pro
4 14 (2.68%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.57%) Terraform
8 3 (0.57%) WSUS
9 2 (0.38%) Consul
9 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.38%) Puppet
9 2 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.19%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.19%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.19%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 185 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.92%) Google
3 56 (10.73%) Citrix
4 54 (10.34%) Cisco
5 37 (7.09%) VMware
6 26 (4.98%) HP
7 18 (3.45%) Remedy
8 16 (3.07%) Adobe
9 15 (2.87%) Dell
9 15 (2.87%) Meraki
9 15 (2.87%) Samsung
9 15 (2.87%) ServiceNow
10 13 (2.49%) Yahoo!
11 12 (2.30%) Lotus
12 11 (2.11%) Ivanti
13 9 (1.72%) Avaya
13 9 (1.72%) Hotjar
13 9 (1.72%) Polycom
14 8 (1.53%) IBM
15 6 (1.15%) Sophos