Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 313 308
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple 82 65 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.01% 0.81% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 66
South East median daily rate £213 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -42.86% -
10th Percentile £137 £128 £206
90th Percentile £588 £520 £531
England median daily rate £260 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -30.67% +15.38% +12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 8
South East median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +10.31% -9.35%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.12
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.75 £18.23
England median hourly rate £14.00 £15.43 £15.77
% change year-on-year -9.24% -2.19% +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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8091 8036 9168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 48.08% 48.33% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4651 4621 5123
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £238 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £556 £533
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 398 432
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.00 £44.88
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 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
Thames Valley +20 47 £213 -17.07% 10
Buckinghamshire -3 23 £388 +287.50% 3
Berkshire +10 22 £213 -38.18% 3
Surrey -12 19 £213 +23.19% 4
Hampshire +5 6 £213 +21.78%
East Sussex +4 6 £288 +130.00%
West Sussex -15 3 £140 -68.89%
Oxfordshire +8 2 £188 +25.17% 4
Kent -12 1 £325 -7.14%
Middlesex - 1 £300 -
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple.

1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Apple iOS
3 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
4 28 (34.15%) Android
5 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
7 20 (24.39%) Mobile App
7 20 (24.39%) Apple Swift
7 20 (24.39%) Windows 10
7 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
8 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
9 18 (21.95%) Office 365
10 16 (19.51%) Mobile Development
10 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (18.29%) Finance
11 15 (18.29%) Citrix
11 15 (18.29%) LAN
11 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
11 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (18.29%) Windows 8
12 14 (17.07%) iOS Development
12 14 (17.07%) Objective-C
12 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (15.85%) Google
13 13 (15.85%) WAN
14 12 (14.63%) Linux
15 11 (13.41%) Xcode
15 11 (13.41%) ITIL
15 11 (13.41%) Java
15 11 (13.41%) SQL

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 (6.10%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.44%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) Drupal
3 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.44%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.44%) Liferay
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.22%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.22%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.22%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.95%) Office 365
2 5 (6.10%) Firebase
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) LAN
1 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.85%) WAN
3 10 (12.20%) DNS
3 10 (12.20%) Firewall
3 10 (12.20%) LTE
4 9 (10.98%) DHCP
5 8 (9.76%) VoLTE
6 7 (8.54%) GSM
6 7 (8.54%) HSPA
6 7 (8.54%) VoWiFi
6 7 (8.54%) WCDMA
7 6 (7.32%) VLAN
7 6 (7.32%) VPN
8 5 (6.10%) 3G
9 4 (4.88%) SAN
10 3 (3.66%) Skype
10 3 (3.66%) VoIP
11 2 (2.44%) 3GPP
11 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Xcode
2 10 (12.20%) Android Studio
3 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.10%) git-flow
6 3 (3.66%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.44%) WebStorm
8 1 (1.22%) Babel
8 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.22%) Selenium
8 1 (1.22%) webpack
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Publishing
3 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
5 5 (6.10%) Back Office
5 5 (6.10%) Marketing
6 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Support Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Architect
4 13 (15.85%) iOS Developer
5 12 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.76%) Analyst
9 7 (8.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (8.54%) Desktop Support
9 7 (8.54%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) IT Support
10 6 (7.32%) Mac Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (7.32%) PC Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) PC Support
10 6 (7.32%) PC Support Engineer
10 6 (7.32%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) iOS SDK
2 8 (9.76%) JSON
2 8 (9.76%) XML
3 6 (7.32%) .NET
3 6 (7.32%) RESTful
3 6 (7.32%) Web Services
4 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.10%) REST
4 5 (6.10%) WCF
5 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.88%) HTML
5 4 (4.88%) SOAP
6 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.66%) CSS
6 3 (3.66%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (3.66%) Node.js
6 3 (3.66%) SVG
6 3 (3.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Mobile App
2 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.32%) iPhone
5 5 (6.10%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.10%) iPad
6 4 (4.88%) User Experience
7 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.44%) Clustering
8 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.22%) Life Science
9 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.22%) Social Media
9 1 (1.22%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 37 (45.12%) Apple iOS
3 28 (34.15%) Android
4 21 (25.61%) Windows 7
5 20 (24.39%) Windows 10
5 20 (24.39%) Windows Server
6 15 (18.29%) Windows 8
7 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (14.63%) Linux
9 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
10 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (6.10%) Mac OS
11 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.10%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
13 2 (2.44%) Solaris
13 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (19.51%) Mobile Development
2 14 (17.07%) iOS Development
3 11 (13.41%) ITIL
3 11 (13.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Service Design
5 8 (9.76%) Coaching
5 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 8 (9.76%) OO
5 8 (9.76%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.54%) Open Source
6 7 (8.54%) Scrum
6 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.32%) OOD
8 5 (6.10%) Business Development
8 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.10%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.10%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Apple Swift
2 14 (17.07%) Objective-C
3 11 (13.41%) Java
3 11 (13.41%) SQL
4 6 (7.32%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) ES6
6 1 (1.22%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.54%) Numerate Degree
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) CCNA
2 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.10%) DBS Check
2 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) MCSA
3 4 (4.88%) MCP
4 3 (3.66%) CCA
4 3 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.44%) ACSA
5 2 (2.44%) CCSP
5 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.22%) CCNP
6 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) QA
2 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.32%) XenApp
4 6 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.22%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.22%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.22%) vMotion
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Citrix
3 13 (15.85%) Google
4 10 (12.20%) VMware
5 7 (8.54%) MobileIron
6 6 (7.32%) Symantec
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco
7 5 (6.10%) Forcepoint
7 5 (6.10%) Polycom
8 4 (4.88%) Adobe
8 4 (4.88%) Canon
8 4 (4.88%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) IBM
9 3 (3.66%) Oracle
9 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.44%) Lotus
10 2 (2.44%) NetApp
10 2 (2.44%) OpenText
10 2 (2.44%) Sun
11 1 (1.22%) Kofax