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 3 months to 27 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.

Apple
England / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 233 207
Rank change year-on-year +29 -26  
Contract jobs citing Apple 49 32 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.35% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 0.71% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 27
Median daily rate £250 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +81.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £151 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £445 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £356 £225
% change year-on-year -11.22% +58.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.47 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.56% -48.63%  
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 the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3813 4523 4544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.93% 49.05% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 2686 2376
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 206 236
Median hourly rate £15.60 £30.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +62.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.29 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +37 15 £250 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £250 +108.33% 1
Surrey +8 8 £131 -56.25% 4
West Sussex -2 7 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire - 6 £188 - 3
Hampshire +9 2 - - 3
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple.

1 35 (43.75%) Android
2 34 (42.50%) Windows
3 25 (31.25%) MS Office
3 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.75%) Apple iOS
5 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
6 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 19 (23.75%) Apple Swift
8 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.25%) VPN
9 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (21.25%) Mobile App
9 17 (21.25%) Mobile Development
10 16 (20.00%) Project Management
11 15 (18.75%) Finance
11 15 (18.75%) Publishing
11 15 (18.75%) Xcode
11 15 (18.75%) Objective-C
11 15 (18.75%) Java
11 15 (18.75%) Degree
11 15 (18.75%) LTE
11 15 (18.75%) Android Studio
11 15 (18.75%) Coaching
11 15 (18.75%) Service Design
12 14 (17.50%) Scrum
13 12 (15.00%) QA
14 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
14 11 (13.75%) HSPA
14 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (13.75%) MS Excel

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 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Jetty
5 1 (1.25%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (31.25%) MS Office
2 11 (13.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Datadog
2 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) VPN
2 15 (18.75%) LTE
3 11 (13.75%) GSM
3 11 (13.75%) HSPA
3 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
3 11 (13.75%) WCDMA
4 9 (11.25%) VoIP
4 9 (11.25%) WAN
5 7 (8.75%) LAN
6 5 (6.25%) Firewall
6 5 (6.25%) Network Security
7 4 (5.00%) DHCP
7 4 (5.00%) DNS
7 4 (5.00%) Skype
7 4 (5.00%) Wireless
8 3 (3.75%) ADSL
8 3 (3.75%) NAS
8 3 (3.75%) SSL
9 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.25%) Redis
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Android Studio
1 15 (18.75%) Xcode
2 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) git-flow
4 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
1 15 (18.75%) Publishing
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.75%) Retail
6 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.50%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (18.75%) Architect
3 12 (15.00%) IT Support
4 10 (12.50%) Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) iOS Developer
6 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 8 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
6 8 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (8.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Designer
7 7 (8.75%) Mobile Designer
7 7 (8.75%) Mobile UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) iOS SDK
2 6 (7.50%) JSON
3 5 (6.25%) RESTful
3 5 (6.25%) XML
4 4 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) .NET
6 2 (2.50%) Ajax
6 2 (2.50%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) HTML5
6 2 (2.50%) jQuery
6 2 (2.50%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) WAP
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.25%) CSS
7 1 (1.25%) Google Maps API
7 1 (1.25%) LAMP
7 1 (1.25%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.25%) WinForms
7 1 (1.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (21.25%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.75%) Animation
2 7 (8.75%) Smartphone
2 7 (8.75%) User Experience
3 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.75%) EPoS
5 3 (3.75%) Handset
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.50%) CCTV
6 2 (2.50%) CMDB
6 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.25%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Android
2 34 (42.50%) Windows
3 23 (28.75%) Apple iOS
4 21 (26.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
6 7 (8.75%) Linux
6 7 (8.75%) Windows 10
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.50%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 5 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.50%) Unix
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Mobile Development
3 16 (20.00%) Project Management
4 15 (18.75%) Coaching
4 15 (18.75%) Service Design
5 14 (17.50%) Scrum
6 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
6 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
6 11 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.25%) iOS Development
8 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.75%) TDD
10 6 (7.50%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.25%) Android Development
11 5 (6.25%) OO
11 5 (6.25%) Typography
12 4 (5.00%) DNA
12 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) Apple Swift
2 15 (18.75%) Java
2 15 (18.75%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
3 2 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.25%) C#
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
4 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) MCSE
4 4 (5.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CISSP
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.50%) MCP
6 2 (2.50%) MCTS
6 2 (2.50%) SANS
6 2 (2.50%) SSCP
7 1 (1.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 6 (7.50%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.25%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Gluster
3 1 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Nessus
3 1 (1.25%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.25%) Nmap
3 1 (1.25%) QRadar
3 1 (1.25%) SCCM
3 1 (1.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Google
2 7 (8.75%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Dell
3 5 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (5.00%) Toshiba
5 3 (3.75%) Citrix
5 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
5 3 (3.75%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.75%) Sophos
5 3 (3.75%) Veeam
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) Lotus
6 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.50%) Wyse
7 1 (1.25%) Avaya
7 1 (1.25%) BMC
7 1 (1.25%) CommVault
7 1 (1.25%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.25%) Remedy
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