The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 29 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Apple 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.61% 0.83% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £161 £427 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.23% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -19.23% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +41.07%  

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 134 240 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 40.98% 49.59% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 236 221
Median daily rate £330 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% +25.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.72 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Gloucestershire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Gloucestershire

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Gloucestershire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cirencester - 1 £210 -
Apple
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) DBS Check
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Mac OS X
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) Network Management
5 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
5 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
5 6 (54.55%) Internet
6 5 (45.45%) Time Management
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) SLA
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Customer Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Customer Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Technician
4 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Mac OS X
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Mac OS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Network Management
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 5 (45.45%) Time Management
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) VMware