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 June 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.

Apple
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 56 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6  
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.46% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.83% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -26.79% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

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 218 240 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.46% 49.69% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 94 187
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 66 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £40.00 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Apple
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) WebEx
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) HTC Vive
3 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (66.67%) Hardware Maintenance
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (66.67%) InfoPath
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) iPad
4 3 (50.00%) MobileIron
4 3 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) BMC
5 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (33.33%) CAD

Apple
Co-occurring 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) InfoPath
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WebEx
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Officer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (66.67%) HTC Vive
2 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (50.00%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (33.33%) Autodesk