Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 47 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.62% 1.68% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 4.42% 3.26% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
Merseyside median daily rate £169 £400 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.75% +196.30% -
10th Percentile £157 £223 £128
90th Percentile £187 £571 £164
North West median daily rate £350 £450 £250
% change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00% -25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 - £16.00
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year -10.34% -8.05% +53.85%

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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 181 307 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.71% 51.51% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 157 172
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £167 £270 £163
90th Percentile £581 £516 £513
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -18.06% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.22 £11.38 £13.90
90th Percentile £18.88 £19.36 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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
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 6 months to 21 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
Liverpool +4 8 £169 -9.26%
Apple
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Apple.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Google
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) Google Drive
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
7 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (12.50%) G Suite
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Google Drive
2 1 (12.50%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Deskside Support
3 2 (25.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Google
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft