Period
to 23 April 2019

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 6 months to 23 April 2019 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 164 180 164
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 +36
Contract jobs citing Apple 48 39 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 1.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 35
North West median daily rate £401 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.23% -27.78% +50.00%
10th Percentile £156 £168 £365
90th Percentile £500 £488 £583
England median daily rate £248 £225 £328
% change year-on-year +10.00% -31.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 3
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
10th Percentile £14.35 £10.75 £11.60
90th Percentile £28.00 £15.68 £17.75
England median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.07% -1.75% -10.94%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,257 2,369 2,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.89% 41.03% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,424 1,430 1,423
North West median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £238 £225
90th Percentile £613 £600 £557
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 150 125
North West median hourly rate £24.00 £16.10 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.11% -0.53% -24.74%
10th Percentile £13.81 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.13 £45.30
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the North West

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the North West over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Manchester +31 33 £425 +30.77% 6
Cheshire -2 9 £513 +105.20% 1
Lancashire - 5 £225 -
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Apple.

1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (62.50%) VPN
3 28 (58.33%) Linux
4 27 (56.25%) Unix
4 27 (56.25%) LAN
4 27 (56.25%) WAN
4 27 (56.25%) Firewall
4 27 (56.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (56.25%) Splunk
4 27 (56.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
4 27 (56.25%) Patch Management
4 27 (56.25%) Cyberattack
5 26 (54.17%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (54.17%) AlienVault
5 26 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (54.17%) Case Management
5 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
5 26 (54.17%) VoIP
6 25 (52.08%) TCP/IP
6 25 (52.08%) Open Source
7 24 (50.00%) SIEM
8 23 (47.92%) SC Cleared
9 18 (37.50%) McAfee
9 18 (37.50%) IBM
9 18 (37.50%) QRadar
10 16 (33.33%) Information Security
11 15 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
12 14 (29.17%) Security Operations

Apple
Co-occurring 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 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) OneDrive
2 4 (8.33%) Slack
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (62.50%) VPN
2 27 (56.25%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) LAN
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 26 (54.17%) VoIP
4 25 (52.08%) TCP/IP
5 13 (27.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.33%) Skype
7 3 (6.25%) WebEx
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
2 1 (2.08%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Splunk Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Security Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) SOC Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Security Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Customer Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Customer Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Security Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Core
2 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.17%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.08%) Cocoa
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (56.25%) Cyberattack
2 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 9 (18.75%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (6.25%) User Experience
6 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.08%) AS400
7 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Linux
3 27 (56.25%) Unix
4 11 (22.92%) Android
4 11 (22.92%) Windows 10
4 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (8.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
1 27 (56.25%) Patch Management
1 27 (56.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 27 (56.25%) Vulnerability Management
2 26 (54.17%) Case Management
2 26 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (52.08%) Open Source
4 24 (50.00%) SIEM
5 16 (33.33%) Information Security
6 15 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
7 14 (29.17%) Security Operations
8 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (14.58%) DevOps
9 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.33%) Software Deployment
12 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
12 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 3 (6.25%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C#
1 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
2 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 23 (47.92%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) CISSP
3 6 (12.50%) SSCP
4 5 (10.42%) SANS
5 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CBAP
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) GNVQ
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) UAG
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) QRadar
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Splunk
2 26 (54.17%) AlienVault
3 18 (37.50%) IBM
3 18 (37.50%) McAfee
4 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.50%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) Avaya
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.17%) VMware
9 1 (2.08%) SAP