The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Apple 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.21% - 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% - 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £168 - £231
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 - £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £286
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £329 £313
% change year-on-year -24.01% +5.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year -27.84% +31.66%  

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 Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 128 171 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 38.67% 51.35% 54.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 76
Median daily rate £363 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Merseyside

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Merseyside

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Liverpool - 4 £168 -
Apple
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Apple.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Google Drive
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) G Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Google Drive
2 1 (25.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft