Period
to 28 May 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 May 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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 365 443 380
Rank change year-on-year +78 -63 +18
Contract jobs citing Apple 225 433 615
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.52% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.23% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 228 366
Median daily rate £205 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% -30.77%
10th Percentile £114 £128 £119
90th Percentile £518 £506 £500
UK median daily rate £200 £260 £220
% change year-on-year -23.08% +18.18% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 74 117
Median hourly rate £19.33 £14.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.19% +2.41% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.94 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.93 £21.50
UK median hourly rate £19.17 £14.00 £14.28
% change year-on-year +36.89% -1.93% +9.81%

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 17,989 35,233 38,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.93% 42.47% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,847 22,205 23,937
Median daily rate £453 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £250
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 1,147 1,361
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -1.52%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.93 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.60% +7.14% -

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 28 May 2020.

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 28 May 2020.

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 May 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 +98 88 £250 +5.26% 19
South East +85 47 £158 -42.55% 4
North of England +73 38 £181 -54.74% 12
Midlands +68 26 £201 +0.63% 12
Yorkshire +67 19 £190 +7.04% 4
North West +31 19 £180 -57.65% 4
West Midlands +58 16 £120 -40.00% 6
East of England +47 16 £178 -2.07% 2
East Midlands +44 10 £320 +52.38% 6
South West +30 8 £173 -1.43% 6
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 156 (69.33%) Windows
2 97 (43.11%) Office 365
3 95 (42.22%) Microsoft
4 91 (40.44%) Active Directory
5 70 (31.11%) Windows 10
6 69 (30.67%) Apple iOS
7 63 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
8 54 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (21.33%) SCCM
10 44 (19.56%) ITIL
10 44 (19.56%) Windows Server
11 39 (17.33%) Android
12 36 (16.00%) Windows 7
13 35 (15.56%) Google
14 29 (12.89%) Mac OS X
15 27 (12.00%) Citrix
16 26 (11.56%) Jamf Pro
17 25 (11.11%) iPhone
17 25 (11.11%) Mac OS
18 24 (10.67%) iPad
18 24 (10.67%) Cisco
19 22 (9.78%) Service Delivery
20 21 (9.33%) Wireless
20 21 (9.33%) Finance
20 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Intune
20 21 (9.33%) Mobile Device Management
21 20 (8.89%) iOS Development
22 17 (7.56%) Migration
22 17 (7.56%) VMware
22 17 (7.56%) Coaching

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 16 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.89%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.33%) Confluence
5 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 63 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (43.11%) Office 365
2 13 (5.78%) Azure
3 8 (3.56%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.11%) G Suite
5 5 (2.22%) AWS
5 5 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.78%) Google Play
7 2 (0.89%) GitHub
7 2 (0.89%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.44%) Firebase
8 1 (0.44%) GCP
8 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.33%) Wireless
2 15 (6.67%) Skype
2 15 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (4.89%) VoIP
4 10 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (4.44%) Internet
4 10 (4.44%) LAN
5 8 (3.56%) VPN
6 6 (2.67%) Firewall
7 5 (2.22%) DNS
7 5 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.78%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.78%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (1.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.33%) Network Security
9 3 (1.33%) WAN
9 3 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.33%) MySQL
1 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.67%) JIRA
2 11 (4.89%) Xcode
3 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.22%) fastlane
5 3 (1.33%) CocoaPods
5 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.33%) Gradle
5 3 (1.33%) JUnit
6 2 (0.89%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.44%) Crashlytics
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (9.33%) Finance
2 10 (4.44%) Banking
2 10 (4.44%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.78%) Marketing
5 3 (1.33%) Games
5 3 (1.33%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) Advertising
6 2 (0.89%) Military
6 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 45 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 38 (16.89%) Analyst
4 27 (12.00%) Developer
5 26 (11.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 24 (10.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 20 (8.89%) Mac Engineer
8 19 (8.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (7.11%) IT Engineer
9 16 (7.11%) IT Support
10 15 (6.67%) iOS Developer
10 15 (6.67%) Service Analyst
11 14 (6.22%) Support Analyst
12 13 (5.78%) ICT Engineer
12 13 (5.78%) ICT Support
12 13 (5.78%) ICT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.78%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (4.89%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
14 10 (4.44%) Deskside Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.44%) REST
2 6 (2.67%) iOS SDK
2 6 (2.67%) RESTful
3 5 (2.22%) .NET
3 5 (2.22%) Web Services
4 4 (1.78%) Cocoa
4 4 (1.78%) Core Data
4 4 (1.78%) JSON
4 4 (1.78%) XML
5 3 (1.33%) Android SDK
5 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.33%) Flutter
5 3 (1.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.33%) HTML
5 3 (1.33%) J2EE
5 3 (1.33%) React Native
5 3 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.33%) Spring
5 3 (1.33%) UIKit
6 2 (0.89%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.11%) iPhone
2 24 (10.67%) iPad
3 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.89%) Smartphone
5 10 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.22%) User Experience
9 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.33%) Digital Wallet
9 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.33%) Mobile Wallet
10 2 (0.89%) BYOD
10 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 156 (69.33%) Windows
2 70 (31.11%) Windows 10
3 69 (30.67%) Apple iOS
4 44 (19.56%) Windows Server
5 39 (17.33%) Android
6 36 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 29 (12.89%) Mac OS X
8 25 (11.11%) Mac OS
9 12 (5.33%) Linux
9 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.33%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (1.78%) CentOS
13 4 (1.78%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.89%) tvOS
16 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
2 44 (19.56%) ITIL
3 22 (9.78%) Service Delivery
4 21 (9.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 20 (8.89%) iOS Development
6 17 (7.56%) Coaching
6 17 (7.56%) Migration
7 15 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.22%) Network Management
9 13 (5.78%) Service Management
9 13 (5.78%) Time Management
10 11 (4.89%) ITSM
11 10 (4.44%) TDD
12 9 (4.00%) Break/Fix
13 8 (3.56%) Asset Management
13 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 7 (3.11%) Android Development
14 7 (3.11%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (3.11%) Project Management
14 7 (3.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.11%) Apple Swift
2 9 (4.00%) Java
3 7 (3.11%) Objective-C
4 6 (2.67%) C
4 6 (2.67%) C++
4 6 (2.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.22%) Python
6 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.78%) Kotlin
6 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.33%) Dart
7 3 (1.33%) Java 8
7 3 (1.33%) Perl
7 3 (1.33%) PHP
7 3 (1.33%) SQL
8 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.44%) C#
9 1 (0.44%) COBOL
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (4.44%) Degree
2 9 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 9 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.67%) ACSP
4 6 (2.67%) CCNA
4 6 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.67%) DBS Check
5 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.78%) MCITP
6 4 (1.78%) MCP
6 4 (1.78%) MCTS
7 3 (1.33%) ACMT
7 3 (1.33%) CCNP
7 3 (1.33%) HND
7 3 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.44%) NCSC
System Software
1 91 (40.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.78%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.89%) vSphere
7 2 (0.89%) XenApp
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 48 (21.33%) SCCM
2 26 (11.56%) Jamf Pro
3 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (5.78%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.78%) WSUS
7 3 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.33%) SCOM
7 3 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.33%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.44%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 95 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.56%) Google
3 27 (12.00%) Citrix
4 24 (10.67%) Cisco
5 17 (7.56%) VMware
6 10 (4.44%) Adobe
7 9 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 9 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.67%) Dell
8 6 (2.67%) HP
8 6 (2.67%) Oracle
9 5 (2.22%) Avaya
9 5 (2.22%) Ivanti
10 4 (1.78%) Okta
10 4 (1.78%) SAP
11 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.33%) Snow
11 3 (1.33%) Symantec
11 3 (1.33%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.89%) Remedy