Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 August 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 310 323
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing Apple 104 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 0.79% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 46
South East median daily rate £325 £275 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -11.08% -1.04%
10th Percentile £137 £108 £140
90th Percentile £525 £406 £450
England median daily rate £228 £323 £375
% change year-on-year -29.46% -14.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 6
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% -15.94% +38.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.20 £12.03
90th Percentile £20.00 £36.75 £20.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +22.81% -10.94% +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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,828 7,757 8,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.08% 48.67% 48.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,514 4,285 5,256
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.10%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.70% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 359 409
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.31 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple in the South East

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Thames Valley +19 54 £303 +10.00% 14
Oxfordshire +18 27 £294 +6.82% 2
Surrey -23 25 £344 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 17 £325 +17.65% 4
Hampshire -2 16 £175 +84.21% 9
Berkshire -13 10 £325 +7.44% 8
West Sussex -3 3 £425 +30.77% 1
Kent - 3 £201 - 4
Middlesex - 2 £438 -
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple.

1 61 (58.65%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Apple iOS
3 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
5 32 (30.77%) Windows 10
6 31 (29.81%) Microsoft Office
7 29 (27.88%) Android
8 24 (23.08%) SCCM
9 23 (22.12%) Mac OS
9 23 (22.12%) DNS
10 22 (21.15%) Google
10 22 (21.15%) Office 365
11 19 (18.27%) DHCP
11 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
12 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (17.31%) Web Services
13 16 (15.38%) Migration
13 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
13 16 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 16 (15.38%) Mobile App
13 16 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
14 15 (14.42%) Amazon RDS
14 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (14.42%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (14.42%) GDPR
14 15 (14.42%) Data Protection
14 15 (14.42%) Application Packaging
14 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (14.42%) Git (software)

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (4.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.81%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.92%) GemFire
3 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.92%) WordPress
4 1 (0.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (29.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) Mozilla Thunderbird
5 1 (0.96%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.96%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Office 365
2 16 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (8.65%) Google Play
5 5 (4.81%) NuGet
6 4 (3.85%) GitHub
7 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.96%) G Suite
8 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.96%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.96%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.96%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) DNS
2 19 (18.27%) DHCP
3 15 (14.42%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (6.73%) LAN
5 6 (5.77%) VoIP
5 6 (5.77%) WAN
6 5 (4.81%) Skype
6 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.85%) VPN
8 3 (2.88%) Bluetooth
8 3 (2.88%) WLAN
9 2 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.92%) Firewall
9 2 (1.92%) PBX
9 2 (1.92%) VLAN
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.96%) NFC
10 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.73%) Subversion
3 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.81%) Trac
5 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.92%) Mockito
8 1 (0.96%) GitLab
8 1 (0.96%) JIRA
8 1 (0.96%) JMeter
8 1 (0.96%) Katalon Studio
8 1 (0.96%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Billing
3 3 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (27.88%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.19%) Desktop Support
3 20 (19.23%) Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 12 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (8.65%) SCCM Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Applications Manager
7 8 (7.69%) Integration Manager
7 8 (7.69%) IT Support
7 8 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Systems Integration Manager
7 8 (7.69%) Systems Manager
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) Web Services
2 10 (9.62%) RESTful
3 8 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (5.77%) CSS
5 5 (4.81%) HTML5
5 5 (4.81%) iOS SDK
6 3 (2.88%) Spring
6 3 (2.88%) XML
7 2 (1.92%) Ajax
7 2 (1.92%) CSS3
7 2 (1.92%) Java EE
7 2 (1.92%) JMS
7 2 (1.92%) JPA
7 2 (1.92%) JSF
7 2 (1.92%) JSP
7 2 (1.92%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (1.92%) React
7 2 (1.92%) Spring Batch
7 2 (1.92%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.62%) Smartphone
3 9 (8.65%) iPhone
4 8 (7.69%) iPad
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.81%) User Experience
6 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.88%) Apple TV
7 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.96%) BYOD
9 1 (0.96%) CMDB
9 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.65%) Windows
2 42 (40.38%) Apple iOS
3 32 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 29 (27.88%) Android
5 23 (22.12%) Mac OS
6 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
7 18 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 11 (10.58%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.73%) Linux
11 6 (5.77%) Mac OS X
11 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.92%) Unix
13 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Migration
1 16 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 15 (14.42%) Application Packaging
2 15 (14.42%) Data Protection
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
3 13 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.58%) Runbook
4 11 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 7 (6.73%) Time Management
7 6 (5.77%) DevOps
7 6 (5.77%) SDLC
8 5 (4.81%) Data Management
8 5 (4.81%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.81%) Mobile Development
8 5 (4.81%) Multithreading
8 5 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (4.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 6 (5.77%) C#
3 6 (5.77%) C++
3 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.85%) SQL
5 3 (2.88%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.92%) Java
6 2 (1.92%) Java 8
6 2 (1.92%) PHP
6 2 (1.92%) Python
7 1 (0.96%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.96%) C
7 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) A+ Certification
1 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.96%) HND
3 1 (0.96%) MCSE
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) GDPR
2 2 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.96%) GAMP
3 1 (0.96%) GxP
3 1 (0.96%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.96%) MISRA
3 1 (0.96%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.96%) PMO
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.85%) Docker
3 4 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.88%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.88%) XenApp
5 2 (1.92%) Samba
5 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) SCCM
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (4.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.92%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.96%) Ansible
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.96%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.15%) Google
3 8 (7.69%) Citrix
3 8 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco
4 4 (3.85%) MobileIron
4 4 (3.85%) Remedy
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Symantec
5 3 (2.88%) Adobe
5 3 (2.88%) BMC
5 3 (2.88%) HP
5 3 (2.88%) Xerox
5 3 (2.88%) Yealink
6 2 (1.92%) NetApp
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) PayPal
6 2 (1.92%) Samsung
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
6 2 (1.92%) WorldPay