Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 79 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing Apple 15 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.02% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.95% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £174 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.67% - -
East of England median daily rate £175 £235 £350
% change year-on-year -25.53% -32.86% +125.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.56% -
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.75 £8.55
90th Percentile £15.62 £16.68 £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +3.57% -12.50%

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 787 718 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.42% 52.37% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 389 402
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -8.54% +13.10%
10th Percentile £184 £219 £213
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.60% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 36 82
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +35.48%
10th Percentile £11.42 £9.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.84 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Hertfordshire

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Hertfordshire

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Hertfordshire

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Watford -1 4 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
Hatfield - 1 - -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £160 -
Apple
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) SCCM
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) DHCP
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Time Management
8 2 (13.33%) Hardware Maintenance
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.67%) Worklight
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
9 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (6.67%) WebEx
9 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
9 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (6.67%) vSphere

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WebEx
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) IT Technician
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Service Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) Worklight
1 1 (6.67%) WSDL
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Biotechnology
1 1 (6.67%) CCTV
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile First
2 1 (6.67%) Network Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL