Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 January 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 119 148
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 -24
Contract jobs citing Apple 30 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 1.13% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 2.60% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 8
Manchester median daily rate £350 £475 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +65.94% -28.44%
10th Percentile £154 £375 £142
90th Percentile £413 £770 £425
North West median daily rate £325 £450 £263
% change year-on-year -27.78% +71.43% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Manchester median hourly rate £14.93 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +1.72% +41.46%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.28 £14.25
90th Percentile £16.51 £15.13 £14.75
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -10.34% +41.46%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,145 1,387 1,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.91% 43.70% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 813 784
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 24 60
Manchester median hourly rate £16.85 £14.05 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.95% -3.12% +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.72 £10.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.88 £33.28 £34.38
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.79% +8.57% +4.67%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Manchester

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Manchester

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Manchester

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Manchester

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Salford -13 3 £175 -61.11% 1
Stockport - 1 - -
Apple
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Apple.

1 19 (63.33%) Apple iOS
2 14 (46.67%) iOS Development
2 14 (46.67%) Apple Swift
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) JSON
4 9 (30.00%) User Experience
4 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (30.00%) Xcode
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (26.67%) DHCP
5 8 (26.67%) DNS
5 8 (26.67%) Retail
5 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.33%) Office 365
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.00%) Network Management
10 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) DHCP
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Xcode
General
1 8 (26.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
1 14 (46.67%) iOS Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Server Support
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Customer Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Domain Architect
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (3.33%) UIKit
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Apple iOS
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.67%) Android
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.33%) Linux
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.33%) Unix
9 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) iOS Development
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Kanban
3 8 (26.67%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Network Management
8 2 (6.67%) Content Management
8 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.33%) Information Security
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Apple Swift
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 3 (10.00%) MCITP
1 3 (10.00%) MCSA
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) SANS
3 1 (3.33%) SSCP
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) AirWatch
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.33%) Nmap
2 1 (3.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) AlienVault
2 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Dell
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Intel
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee
2 1 (3.33%) Qualys
2 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.33%) Snow
2 1 (3.33%) Splunk