The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
England / North West
Rank 109 136 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Contract jobs citing Apple 22 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 1.32% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £328 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.40% +45.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £363 £225
% change year-on-year -15.86% +61.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1098 1663 1632
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.21% 43.33% 46.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 914 791
Median daily rate £391 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.18% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 108 86
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £19.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the North West

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the North West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the North West

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the North West

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Manchester +21 19 £488 +53.54% 13
Cheshire +22 3 £375 +30.43% 1
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Apple.

1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 36 (66.67%) Firewall
3 35 (64.81%) LAN
4 34 (62.96%) VoIP
5 33 (61.11%) WAN
5 33 (61.11%) TCP/IP
5 33 (61.11%) Linux
5 33 (61.11%) Unix
5 33 (61.11%) CISSP
5 33 (61.11%) Patch Management
6 32 (59.26%) VPN
6 32 (59.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 31 (57.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 30 (55.56%) SANS
9 29 (53.70%) SSCP
10 27 (50.00%) QRadar
10 27 (50.00%) Splunk
11 26 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (48.15%) Elastic Stack
12 25 (46.30%) Network Monitoring
13 20 (37.04%) Security Operations
13 20 (37.04%) IBM
14 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
14 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
14 19 (35.19%) LogRhythm
15 18 (33.33%) Case Management
16 15 (27.78%) Information Security
16 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
17 13 (24.07%) Security Monitoring
17 13 (24.07%) Cyber Attack

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
1 2 (3.70%) Jetty
1 2 (3.70%) Mongrel
1 2 (3.70%) nginx
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) LAN
3 34 (62.96%) VoIP
4 33 (61.11%) TCP/IP
4 33 (61.11%) WAN
5 32 (59.26%) VPN
6 5 (9.26%) DNS
6 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (9.26%) SSL
6 5 (9.26%) Wireless
7 4 (7.41%) IPsec
8 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.70%) Bluetooth
9 2 (3.70%) FTP
9 2 (3.70%) HTTP
9 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.70%) NFC
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Redis
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Xcode
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Travis CI
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Technical Specialist
3 10 (18.52%) Security Specialist
4 8 (14.81%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.26%) Head of Security
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Security Specialist
6 4 (7.41%) Head of Operations
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
7 3 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (18.52%) Web Services
3 7 (12.96%) RESTful
4 4 (7.41%) J2EE
5 3 (5.56%) REST
5 3 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 2 (3.70%) Material Design
6 2 (3.70%) SAML
6 2 (3.70%) Servlets
7 1 (1.85%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.85%) HTML
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Cyber Attack
2 10 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 7 (12.96%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) BYOD
6 1 (1.85%) EPoS
6 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Life Science
6 1 (1.85%) RIA
6 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
2 33 (61.11%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) Android
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Phone
5 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Patch Management
2 32 (59.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 31 (57.41%) Vulnerability Management
4 26 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (46.30%) Network Monitoring
6 20 (37.04%) Security Operations
7 18 (33.33%) Case Management
8 15 (27.78%) Information Security
9 13 (24.07%) Open Source
9 13 (24.07%) Security Monitoring
10 10 (18.52%) SIEM
11 8 (14.81%) Analytics
11 8 (14.81%) Data Analytics
12 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (11.11%) DevOps
14 5 (9.26%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
14 5 (9.26%) Service Management
15 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) Apple Swift
3 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (61.11%) CISSP
2 30 (55.56%) SANS
3 29 (53.70%) SSCP
4 19 (35.19%) SC Cleared
4 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) ISEB
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (50.00%) QRadar
2 10 (18.52%) Kibana
2 10 (18.52%) logstash
3 7 (12.96%) Nessus
3 7 (12.96%) Nexpose
3 7 (12.96%) Nmap
4 6 (11.11%) AirWatch
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (7.41%) RSA enVision
7 2 (3.70%) Puppet
7 2 (3.70%) SCCM
8 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Splunk
2 20 (37.04%) IBM
3 19 (35.19%) LogRhythm
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.81%) ArcSight
5 8 (14.81%) Intel
5 8 (14.81%) Intel Security
5 8 (14.81%) NetWitness
6 7 (12.96%) Qualys
7 6 (11.11%) Snow
8 4 (7.41%) Google
8 4 (7.41%) ServiceNow
8 4 (7.41%) VMware
9 2 (3.70%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.85%) Cisco
10 1 (1.85%) Dell
10 1 (1.85%) Motorola
10 1 (1.85%) Sophos
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