The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
Rank 53 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.98% 0.22% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £356 £225
% change year-on-year -11.22% +58.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

Apple is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 245 196 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 60.20% 42.89% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 88 111
Median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 12
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -37.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Apple as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Essex

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Essex

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Essex

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 1 - -
Apple
East of England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Apple.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) HTC Vive
2 4 (80.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (60.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (60.00%) WebEx
3 3 (60.00%) iPad
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (60.00%) iPhone
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) CAD
4 2 (40.00%) Autodesk
4 2 (40.00%) Automotive

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) InfoPath
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WebEx
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) HTC Vive
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (60.00%) iPad
2 3 (60.00%) iPhone
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) CAD
2 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) BMC
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) MobileIron
2 2 (40.00%) Autodesk
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware