Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 161 189
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 -22
Contract jobs citing Apple 17 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 0.58% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.26% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Scotland median daily rate £242 £285 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +96.55% -67.78%
10th Percentile £165 £114 £107
90th Percentile £550 £493 £382
UK median daily rate £251 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -28.43% +7.69% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +56.96% +33.90%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.38 £16.75
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.00 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £16.21 £16.00
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +6.67%

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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1880 1988 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.28% 45.87% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1094 1131
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.71% +0.71%
10th Percentile £207 £225 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £506
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.56 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.40 £44.63 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in Scotland

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Glasgow -12 6 £396 +78.03% 1
North Lanarkshire 0 5 £175 +9.38%
Edinburgh -12 3 £300 -36.84% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £151 -
Fife - 1 - -
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Apple.

1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 6 (35.29%) Office 365
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec
4 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (29.41%) SLA
5 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
5 5 (29.41%) SCCM
6 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
6 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
6 4 (23.53%) Veeam
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) Google
6 4 (23.53%) Sophos
6 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
1 4 (23.53%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) WebEx
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Audio Visual Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) PC Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) iPhone
2 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 4 (23.53%) Database Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
4 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ACSA
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (17.65%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (17.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCENT
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) MCTS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (29.41%) Backup Exec
2 5 (29.41%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Symantec
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
4 4 (23.53%) Google
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
4 4 (23.53%) Sophos
4 4 (23.53%) Veeam
4 4 (23.53%) Veritas
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Meru Networks
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Polycom
7 1 (5.88%) EMC