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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14  
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.88% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 1.22% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £160 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -19.23% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +122.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £20.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £20.00 £10.25
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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 308 328 490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.13% 48.96% 54.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 323 547
Median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £255 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 23 82
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +22.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £9.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £20.00 £38.75
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 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 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
Watford - 4 - - 2
Hatfield - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £160 -
Apple
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Apple.

1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 11 (50.00%) SCCM
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Android
6 6 (27.27%) DBS Check
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
8 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (13.64%) SLA
8 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
9 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
9 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
9 2 (9.09%) Android Development
9 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
9 2 (9.09%) RESTful
9 2 (9.09%) Citrix

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 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.55%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) IT Technician
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Android Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Android SDK
1 2 (9.09%) iOS SDK
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Android Development
3 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
4 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C#
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) DBS Check
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Borland
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
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