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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 39 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Apple 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.70% 0.45% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £113 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £225
% change year-on-year -12.85% +55.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 153 184 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 45.95% 41.16% 35.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 89 92
Median daily rate £315 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £536 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 14
Median hourly rate £39.13 £12.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.04% -71.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.40 £44.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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
Gloucester - 9 £113 - 1
Apple
South West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) DBS Check
3 13 (72.22%) Network Management
4 12 (66.67%) Time Management
5 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
6 10 (55.56%) Internet
6 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) SLA
6 10 (55.56%) MS Office
6 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
7 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
8 8 (44.44%) Wireless
9 7 (38.89%) Mac OS
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (33.33%) VMware
10 6 (33.33%) Citrix
10 6 (33.33%) DHCP
10 6 (33.33%) DNS
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
11 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
12 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Apple
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Mule
2 1 (5.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Internet
2 8 (44.44%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) 1st Line Support
2 10 (55.56%) Customer Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Customer Support Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) 1st Line Engineer
3 8 (44.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Customer Support Technician
4 4 (22.22%) Support Technician
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Java Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) JPA
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Spring Integration
1 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) Mac OS X
5 7 (38.89%) Mac OS
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (5.56%) Linux
9 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Network Management
2 12 (66.67%) Time Management
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (5.56%) MODAF
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Threat Management
5 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) SAP