Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 133 133
Rank change year-on-year +44 0 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple 43 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.53% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.55% 1.05% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 6
Manchester median daily rate £438 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% +33.33% -29.69%
10th Percentile £369 £129 £123
90th Percentile £588 £392 £238
North West median daily rate £425 £343 £225
% change year-on-year +24.09% +52.22% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.63% +1.95%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.44
90th Percentile £17.63 £14.75 £18.14
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -8.77%

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1211 1521 1424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.14% 41.66% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 831 723
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £211 £216 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 61
Manchester median hourly rate £13.50 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.70% - -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.46 £9.28 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £34.75 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 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
Salford - 17 £450 -
Stockport - 3 - - 2
Bury - 1 - -
Apple
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Apple.

1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
3 27 (62.79%) LAN
3 27 (62.79%) VoIP
4 26 (60.47%) WAN
4 26 (60.47%) Unix
4 26 (60.47%) VPN
4 26 (60.47%) Linux
4 26 (60.47%) Firewall
4 26 (60.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 26 (60.47%) Patch Management
5 25 (58.14%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (58.14%) QRadar
5 25 (58.14%) Splunk
5 25 (58.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (53.49%) SANS
6 23 (53.49%) CISSP
6 23 (53.49%) SSCP
7 21 (48.84%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (44.19%) IBM
9 18 (41.86%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (41.86%) LogRhythm
9 18 (41.86%) Case Management
10 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
11 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
12 15 (34.88%) Security Operations
12 15 (34.88%) Cyber Attack
13 13 (30.23%) Open Source
13 13 (30.23%) Information Security
14 11 (25.58%) Security Monitoring

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 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) Jetty
1 2 (4.65%) Mongrel
1 2 (4.65%) nginx
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Google App Engine
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) TCP/IP
2 27 (62.79%) LAN
2 27 (62.79%) VoIP
3 26 (60.47%) Firewall
3 26 (60.47%) VPN
3 26 (60.47%) WAN
4 8 (18.60%) DNS
5 7 (16.28%) DHCP
6 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (6.98%) Wireless
8 2 (4.65%) Bluetooth
8 2 (4.65%) FTP
8 2 (4.65%) HTTP
8 2 (4.65%) IPsec
8 2 (4.65%) NFC
8 2 (4.65%) SSL
8 2 (4.65%) VLAN
8 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Travis CI
1 2 (4.65%) Xcode
2 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Czech Language
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Security Specialist
3 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Splunk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) RESTful
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) Material Design
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) Servlets
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (18.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Life Science
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Linux
2 26 (60.47%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
4 5 (11.63%) Android
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Patch Management
1 26 (60.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 25 (58.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 21 (48.84%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (41.86%) Case Management
4 18 (41.86%) Network Monitoring
5 15 (34.88%) Security Operations
6 13 (30.23%) Information Security
6 13 (30.23%) Open Source
7 11 (25.58%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (25.58%) SIEM
8 7 (16.28%) Analytics
8 7 (16.28%) Data Analytics
9 6 (13.95%) DevOps
9 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.63%) Computer Security
10 5 (11.63%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
12 2 (4.65%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) CISSP
1 23 (53.49%) SANS
1 23 (53.49%) SSCP
2 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
3 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) MCSA
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.98%) ACSP
5 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) HP AIS
5 3 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (58.14%) QRadar
2 11 (25.58%) Kibana
2 11 (25.58%) logstash
3 7 (16.28%) Nessus
3 7 (16.28%) Nexpose
3 7 (16.28%) Nmap
4 5 (11.63%) SCCM
5 3 (6.98%) RSA enVision
6 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) Splunk
2 19 (44.19%) IBM
3 18 (41.86%) LogRhythm
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.28%) ArcSight
5 7 (16.28%) Intel
5 7 (16.28%) McAfee
5 7 (16.28%) Qualys
6 6 (13.95%) ServiceNow
6 6 (13.95%) Snow
6 6 (13.95%) VMware
7 5 (11.63%) AlienVault
7 5 (11.63%) Google
7 5 (11.63%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco
8 2 (4.65%) NetWitness
9 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian