The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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
Manchester / Salford
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Apple 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 15.58% - -
As % of the Vendors category 25.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £363 £225
% change year-on-year -15.86% +61.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Salford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 47 8 6
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 61.04% 19.05% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +30.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 - -
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 Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford 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 Salford

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Salford

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Salford

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Salford

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

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 Salford region with a requirement for Apple.

1 23 (88.46%) Unix
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
1 23 (88.46%) LAN
1 23 (88.46%) VoIP
1 23 (88.46%) WAN
1 23 (88.46%) TCP/IP
1 23 (88.46%) VPN
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
1 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Management
1 23 (88.46%) Patch Management
2 22 (84.62%) CISSP
3 20 (76.92%) SSCP
3 20 (76.92%) SANS
4 19 (73.08%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (73.08%) QRadar
4 19 (73.08%) Splunk
5 18 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (65.38%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (57.69%) Security Operations
8 13 (50.00%) Case Management
8 13 (50.00%) LogRhythm
8 13 (50.00%) IBM
9 12 (46.15%) Information Security
10 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
10 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
11 10 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
12 9 (34.62%) Cyber Attack
12 9 (34.62%) Open Source

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Jetty
1 2 (7.69%) Mongrel
1 2 (7.69%) nginx
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) Google App Engine
1 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
1 23 (88.46%) LAN
1 23 (88.46%) TCP/IP
1 23 (88.46%) VoIP
1 23 (88.46%) VPN
1 23 (88.46%) WAN
2 4 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) IPsec
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Head of Cybersecurity
4 3 (11.54%) Head of Security
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Operations
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Head of Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (19.23%) RESTful
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 2 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
3 5 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
1 23 (88.46%) Unix
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Patch Management
1 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (88.46%) Vulnerability Management
2 18 (69.23%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (65.38%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (57.69%) Security Operations
5 13 (50.00%) Case Management
6 12 (46.15%) Information Security
7 10 (38.46%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (34.62%) Open Source
9 6 (23.08%) Analytics
9 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
9 6 (23.08%) SIEM
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
12 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
12 3 (11.54%) Service Management
13 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) CISSP
2 20 (76.92%) SANS
2 20 (76.92%) SSCP
3 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) QRadar
2 7 (26.92%) Kibana
2 7 (26.92%) logstash
3 6 (23.08%) Nessus
3 6 (23.08%) Nexpose
3 6 (23.08%) Nmap
4 4 (15.38%) RSA enVision
5 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Splunk
2 13 (50.00%) IBM
2 13 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 6 (23.08%) ArcSight
3 6 (23.08%) Intel
3 6 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 6 (23.08%) NetWitness
3 6 (23.08%) Qualys
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Snow
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) HP