Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 330 345 395
Rank change year-on-year +15 +50 +41
Contract jobs citing Apple 704 637 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 1.63% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 421 329
England median daily rate £210 £220 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -39.31% +15.08%
10th Percentile £115 £119 £128
90th Percentile £513 £538 £553
UK median daily rate £205 £219 £350
% change year-on-year -6.29% -37.50% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 82 57
England median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -5.08% -1.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £22.80 £25.70 £27.55
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -4.76%

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 38,528 39,011 40,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.27% 42.25% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,179 24,839 25,073
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £258 £240 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,383 1,264 1,480
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +1.77% -1.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 0 365 £205 -2.38% 76
South East +26 121 £250 +11.11% 31
North of England +1 85 £225 -10.00% 32
North West -7 58 £225 -30.77% 15
East of England +26 48 £290 +93.33% 14
Midlands +8 47 £220 -2.22% 24
South West -6 39 £123 -24.03% 7
West Midlands 0 34 £225 +45.16% 18
Yorkshire -7 22 £400 +80.79% 17
East Midlands +8 10 £308 +29.47% 6
North East 0 5 - -
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 497 (70.60%) Windows
2 315 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 243 (34.52%) Windows 10
4 241 (34.23%) Active Directory
5 239 (33.95%) Apple iOS
6 228 (32.39%) Windows 7
7 213 (30.26%) Microsoft Office
8 196 (27.84%) Office 365
9 143 (20.31%) Android
10 126 (17.90%) ITIL
11 122 (17.33%) SCCM
12 98 (13.92%) Finance
13 96 (13.64%) Mac OS X
14 89 (12.64%) Mac OS
15 84 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
16 82 (11.65%) iPhone
17 73 (10.37%) Cisco
18 71 (10.09%) Citrix
19 68 (9.66%) iPad
19 68 (9.66%) Apple Swift
20 66 (9.38%) iOS Development
21 65 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
22 61 (8.66%) Migration
22 61 (8.66%) User Experience
23 59 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
24 58 (8.24%) LAN
24 58 (8.24%) Windows Server
25 57 (8.10%) Blackberry
25 57 (8.10%) Banking
26 56 (7.95%) Asset 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 45 (6.39%) MS Exchange
2 33 (4.69%) Skype for Business
3 30 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (1.28%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.43%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.28%) Moodle
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.14%) IIS
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 213 (30.26%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (4.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) InVision
5 2 (0.28%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.14%) HipChat
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.43%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.43%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.28%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.14%) Eikon
7 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 196 (27.84%) Office 365
2 41 (5.82%) OneDrive
3 28 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (3.27%) G Suite
6 22 (3.13%) SaaS
7 21 (2.98%) Google Play
8 12 (1.70%) GitHub
9 11 (1.56%) NuGet
10 10 (1.42%) iTunes
11 6 (0.85%) Lucidchart
12 5 (0.71%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.57%) Apple Pay
13 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.57%) GoToWebinar
13 4 (0.57%) Serverless
14 3 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
15 2 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 58 (8.24%) LAN
2 53 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 48 (6.82%) WAN
4 46 (6.53%) VPN
5 45 (6.39%) DNS
6 44 (6.25%) Skype
7 39 (5.54%) Cisco IOS
8 37 (5.26%) DHCP
9 32 (4.55%) VoIP
10 27 (3.84%) Internet
11 22 (3.13%) Firewall
12 21 (2.98%) Intranet
12 21 (2.98%) Wireless
13 18 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (2.41%) WLAN
15 16 (2.27%) Telepresence
15 16 (2.27%) WebEx
16 14 (1.99%) IP Telephony
17 9 (1.28%) ADSL
18 7 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.42%) MySQL
2 10 (1.42%) SQLite
3 4 (0.57%) GIS
4 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.28%) Big Data
5 2 (0.28%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.14%) Informix
6 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.14%) Power BI
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (5.26%) Xcode
2 36 (5.11%) JIRA
3 28 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.98%) Subversion
5 18 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 13 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.56%) Trac
8 10 (1.42%) fastlane
9 9 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.14%) Eclipse
10 8 (1.14%) JUnit
10 8 (1.14%) Mockito
11 7 (0.99%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.99%) Travis CI
12 6 (0.85%) CocoaPods
13 5 (0.71%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.43%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.43%) Maven
15 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (13.92%) Finance
2 57 (8.10%) Banking
3 21 (2.98%) Retail
4 19 (2.70%) Marketing
5 15 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
5 15 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 14 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.85%) Legal
8 11 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.42%) Advertising
10 8 (1.14%) Electronics
10 8 (1.14%) Publishing
11 7 (0.99%) Law
12 6 (0.85%) Billing
12 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.71%) French Language
13 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.57%) Front Office
15 2 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 169 (24.01%) Support Engineer
2 142 (20.17%) Analyst
3 111 (15.77%) Desktop Support
4 104 (14.77%) Developer
5 79 (11.22%) IT Support
6 78 (11.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 78 (11.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 76 (10.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 71 (10.09%) Support Analyst
9 58 (8.24%) iOS Developer
10 55 (7.81%) Deployment Engineer
11 54 (7.67%) Service Analyst
12 53 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
13 50 (7.10%) Service Desk Analyst
14 43 (6.11%) IT Engineer
15 40 (5.68%) IT Analyst
16 34 (4.83%) IT Support Engineer
17 31 (4.40%) IT Support Analyst
18 30 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 30 (4.26%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.97%) HTML
2 29 (4.12%) RESTful
2 29 (4.12%) Web Services
3 24 (3.41%) JSON
4 23 (3.27%) CSS
5 22 (3.13%) iOS SDK
6 21 (2.98%) REST
7 18 (2.56%) HTML5
8 16 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.13%) .NET
10 14 (1.99%) Core Data
10 14 (1.99%) CSS3
11 12 (1.70%) jQuery
12 11 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (1.56%) Spring
12 11 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (1.42%) React
13 10 (1.42%) Zurb Foundation
14 9 (1.28%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.65%) iPhone
2 68 (9.66%) iPad
3 61 (8.66%) User Experience
4 57 (8.10%) Blackberry
5 56 (7.95%) Video Conferencing
6 51 (7.24%) Mobile App
7 50 (7.10%) Smartphone
8 41 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (2.13%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.56%) Apple TV
12 10 (1.42%) Fintech
13 9 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (0.99%) EPoS
15 7 (0.99%) Handset
15 7 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
16 6 (0.85%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 497 (70.60%) Windows
2 243 (34.52%) Windows 10
3 239 (33.95%) Apple iOS
4 228 (32.39%) Windows 7
5 143 (20.31%) Android
6 96 (13.64%) Mac OS X
7 89 (12.64%) Mac OS
8 58 (8.24%) Windows Server
9 47 (6.68%) Windows XP
10 43 (6.11%) Windows 8
11 37 (5.26%) Linux
12 36 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 31 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (3.55%) Unix
15 9 (1.28%) Mac OS X Server
16 7 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.85%) tvOS
18 5 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.57%) CentOS
20 2 (0.28%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (17.90%) ITIL
2 84 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (9.38%) iOS Development
4 65 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (8.66%) Migration
6 56 (7.95%) Asset Management
6 56 (7.95%) TDD
7 48 (6.82%) Time Management
8 45 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (6.39%) ITSM
9 36 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (4.97%) Mobile Development
10 35 (4.97%) Service Delivery
11 33 (4.69%) Software Deployment
12 31 (4.40%) Scrum
13 29 (4.12%) MVC
13 29 (4.12%) Test Automation
14 27 (3.84%) Project Management
15 26 (3.69%) Multithreading
16 24 (3.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (9.66%) Apple Swift
2 41 (5.82%) Objective-C
3 39 (5.54%) JavaScript
4 32 (4.55%) C#
5 20 (2.84%) C++
5 20 (2.84%) SQL
6 18 (2.56%) Java
7 13 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 12 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.28%) Java 8
10 8 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.99%) PHP
11 7 (0.99%) Python
12 4 (0.57%) C
13 3 (0.43%) Ruby
14 2 (0.28%) Perl
14 2 (0.28%) Scala
14 2 (0.28%) VBScript
15 1 (0.14%) ABAP
15 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (5.54%) A+ Certification
3 36 (5.11%) Degree
4 34 (4.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 32 (4.55%) MCSA
6 27 (3.84%) MCSE
7 20 (2.84%) MCP
8 19 (2.70%) DBS Check
9 17 (2.41%) Security Cleared
10 12 (1.70%) MOS
11 11 (1.56%) MCDST
12 10 (1.42%) ACSP
12 10 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.28%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.99%) ACTC
15 7 (0.99%) CCA
15 7 (0.99%) NVQ Level 3
16 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.39%) SLA
2 16 (2.27%) QA
3 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.85%) PMO
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) PSD2
6 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.14%) SEPA
6 1 (0.14%) WAI
6 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 241 (34.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.56%) BitLocker
3 11 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (1.42%) XenApp
5 8 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.71%) Docker
6 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.71%) vSphere
7 4 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.43%) Firmware
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) UAG
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 122 (17.33%) SCCM
2 34 (4.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 29 (4.12%) AirWatch
4 20 (2.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (1.42%) HockeyApp
5 10 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
6 9 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.85%) QRadar
8 5 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
9 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.43%) Opsview
9 3 (0.43%) Puppet
9 3 (0.43%) Terraform
10 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.28%) Packer
10 2 (0.28%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 315 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.37%) Cisco
3 71 (10.09%) Citrix
4 55 (7.81%) Google
5 47 (6.68%) VMware
6 44 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 38 (5.40%) Avaya
8 36 (5.11%) Polycom
9 32 (4.55%) HP
10 30 (4.26%) Xamarin
11 22 (3.13%) McAfee
12 20 (2.84%) Remedy
13 18 (2.56%) Ivanti
14 17 (2.41%) SAP
15 15 (2.13%) Adobe
15 15 (2.13%) Twitter
15 15 (2.13%) Xerox
16 13 (1.85%) Dell
17 11 (1.56%) Atlassian
17 11 (1.56%) Wyse