Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 157 200
Rank change year-on-year +24 +43 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple 75 70 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.01% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 2.18% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 25
North West median daily rate £363 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +80.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £158 £338 £139
90th Percentile £439 £595 £518
England median daily rate £250 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -33.33% +15.38% +15.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 7
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -8.05% +53.85%
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.21 £15.77
% change year-on-year -7.97% -3.54% +5.13%

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 2479 3204 3550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.33% 46.20% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1900 1946
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 129 180
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.59% +4.76% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.15 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 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
Manchester +21 47 £375 -16.67% 8
Cheshire +12 18 £413 -11.29% 1
Merseyside +3 8 £169 -57.75%
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Apple.

1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 33 (44.00%) Apple iOS
3 22 (29.33%) Windows 10
4 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
7 16 (21.33%) iOS Development
7 16 (21.33%) Apple Swift
7 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (18.67%) DNS
8 14 (18.67%) Android
9 13 (17.33%) DHCP
10 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 12 (16.00%) Firewall
10 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.67%) Xcode
11 11 (14.67%) JSON
12 10 (13.33%) VPN
12 10 (13.33%) LAN
12 10 (13.33%) VoIP
12 10 (13.33%) WAN
12 10 (13.33%) Linux
12 10 (13.33%) Unix
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (13.33%) Time Management
12 10 (13.33%) Splunk
12 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (13.33%) Patch Management

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 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (2.67%) CMS
1 2 (2.67%) Drupal
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.33%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Office 365
2 5 (6.67%) Google Drive
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) G Suite
4 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) DHCP
3 12 (16.00%) Firewall
3 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.33%) LAN
4 10 (13.33%) VoIP
4 10 (13.33%) VPN
4 10 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.67%) VLAN
5 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.33%) Intranet
6 1 (1.33%) NFC
6 1 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) Redis
2 1 (1.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Xcode
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (8.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (22.67%) Analyst
1 17 (22.67%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) iOS Developer
3 15 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 12 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) IT Support
6 6 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Server Support
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) JSON
2 10 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) REST
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
4 3 (4.00%) XML
5 2 (2.67%) Cocoa
6 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.33%) Material Design
6 1 (1.33%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Cyber Attack
1 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.00%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 4 (5.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) BYOD
6 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 54 (72.00%) Windows
2 33 (44.00%) Apple iOS
3 22 (29.33%) Windows 10
4 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.67%) Android
6 10 (13.33%) Linux
6 10 (13.33%) Unix
7 9 (12.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (21.33%) iOS Development
2 10 (13.33%) Case Management
2 10 (13.33%) Patch Management
2 10 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
2 10 (13.33%) Time Management
2 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (10.67%) Analytics
3 8 (10.67%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (10.67%) Data Analytics
3 8 (10.67%) Kanban
3 8 (10.67%) Scrum
3 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
4 7 (9.33%) Break/Fix
4 7 (9.33%) Mobile Development
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
5 6 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Apple Swift
2 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) CISSP
3 9 (12.00%) SANS
3 9 (12.00%) SSCP
4 6 (8.00%) MCSA
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) ACSP
5 3 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) HP AIS
5 3 (4.00%) MCITP
5 3 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) GDPR
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) QRadar
2 9 (12.00%) SCCM
3 8 (10.67%) Nessus
3 8 (10.67%) Nexpose
3 8 (10.67%) Nmap
4 3 (4.00%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.67%) Kibana
5 2 (2.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Splunk
3 8 (10.67%) ArcSight
3 8 (10.67%) Google
3 8 (10.67%) Intel
3 8 (10.67%) McAfee
3 8 (10.67%) Qualys
3 8 (10.67%) VMware
4 7 (9.33%) ServiceNow
4 7 (9.33%) Snow
5 6 (8.00%) AlienVault
6 5 (6.67%) Citrix
7 4 (5.33%) HP
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.67%) NetWitness
8 2 (2.67%) TSYS
9 1 (1.33%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.33%) Samsung