Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 272 324
Rank change year-on-year +4 +52 -49
Contract jobs citing Apple 110 86 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.15% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 42
South East median daily rate £315 £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -31.03% +29.46%
10th Percentile £139 £113 £149
90th Percentile £443 £406 £450
England median daily rate £225 £309 £350
% change year-on-year -27.13% -11.79% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 10
South East median hourly rate £13.13 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.90 £11.26
90th Percentile £20.00 £30.00 £24.28
England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +3.57% -5.08% -11.94%

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 7,841 7,489 8,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.87% 48.96% 48.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,485 4,207 5,171
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £236
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 361 430
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.31 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 23 May 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
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 23 May 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 -3 61 £325 +44.44% 12
Oxfordshire +19 34 £305 +35.56% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 22 £363 +45.00% 3
Hampshire +1 19 £175 +84.21% 8
Surrey -34 17 £338 +70.89% 3
Berkshire -24 5 £270 +8.00% 8
Middlesex - 5 £425 -
East Sussex +4 3 - -
Kent - 3 £168 - 2
West Sussex -12 2 £425 +25.93% 3
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 73 (66.36%) Windows
2 42 (38.18%) Active Directory
3 41 (37.27%) Microsoft Office
4 40 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
6 38 (34.55%) Windows 10
7 29 (26.36%) Office 365
7 29 (26.36%) Windows 7
8 28 (25.45%) SCCM
8 28 (25.45%) Android
9 24 (21.82%) Mac OS
10 23 (20.91%) ITIL
11 22 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 20 (18.18%) DNS
13 19 (17.27%) Web Services
13 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (16.36%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (16.36%) DHCP
14 18 (16.36%) Migration
15 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Intune
15 17 (15.45%) Mobile App
15 17 (15.45%) Mobile Device Management
16 16 (14.55%) Smartphone
16 16 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (14.55%) PowerShell
17 15 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (13.64%) Data Protection
17 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (13.64%) Application Packaging
17 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.73%) GemFire
4 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (37.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.91%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.36%) Office 365
2 16 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.55%) Google Play
4 5 (4.55%) NuGet
5 2 (1.82%) G Suite
6 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.18%) DNS
2 18 (16.36%) DHCP
2 18 (16.36%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (8.18%) LAN
3 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.36%) Skype
5 6 (5.45%) WAN
6 5 (4.55%) VoIP
7 4 (3.64%) VPN
8 3 (2.73%) Internet
8 3 (2.73%) Intranet
8 3 (2.73%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.82%) BGP
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.82%) OSPF
9 2 (1.82%) RIP
10 1 (0.91%) Broadband
10 1 (0.91%) Firewall
10 1 (0.91%) PBX
10 1 (0.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.55%) Subversion
2 5 (4.55%) Trac
2 5 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.64%) JIRA
4 3 (2.73%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.73%) Mockito
5 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Billing
3 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.82%) Games
4 2 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Support Engineer
2 27 (24.55%) Desktop Support
3 24 (21.82%) Analyst
4 17 (15.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (14.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 14 (12.73%) Support Analyst
7 13 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (11.82%) Developer
8 12 (10.91%) IT Support
8 12 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (8.18%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (7.27%) Applications Manager
11 8 (7.27%) Integration Manager
11 8 (7.27%) Server Engineer
11 8 (7.27%) Service Analyst
11 8 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (7.27%) Systems Integration Manager
11 8 (7.27%) Systems Manager
11 8 (7.27%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) Web Services
2 10 (9.09%) HTML
3 8 (7.27%) RESTful
4 7 (6.36%) CSS
4 7 (6.36%) HTML5
5 4 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.64%) CSS3
5 4 (3.64%) Material Design
5 4 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.73%) Ajax
6 3 (2.73%) Java EE
6 3 (2.73%) JMS
6 3 (2.73%) JPA
6 3 (2.73%) JSF
6 3 (2.73%) JSP
6 3 (2.73%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (2.73%) Spring
6 3 (2.73%) Spring Batch
6 3 (2.73%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Mobile App
2 16 (14.55%) Smartphone
3 13 (11.82%) iPhone
4 9 (8.18%) iPad
5 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.36%) User Experience
5 7 (6.36%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.64%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.82%) Animation
9 2 (1.82%) Digital TV
9 2 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.82%) MPEG
9 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.82%) STB
9 2 (1.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 73 (66.36%) Windows
2 40 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 38 (34.55%) Windows 10
4 29 (26.36%) Windows 7
5 28 (25.45%) Android
6 24 (21.82%) Mac OS
7 22 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (11.82%) Windows 8
10 8 (7.27%) Mac OS X
11 6 (5.45%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.73%) Linux
13 3 (2.73%) Unix
14 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) ITIL
2 18 (16.36%) Migration
3 17 (15.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 15 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.64%) Application Packaging
4 15 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 13 (11.82%) Problem Management
6 11 (10.00%) Runbook
6 11 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (9.09%) SDLC
8 9 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.27%) Time Management
10 6 (5.45%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.45%) ITSM
10 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.55%) Change Management
11 5 (4.55%) Cross-Platform Development
11 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.55%) Project Management
11 5 (4.55%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.55%) Apple Swift
2 5 (4.55%) C#
2 5 (4.55%) C++
3 3 (2.73%) Java
3 3 (2.73%) Java 8
3 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.82%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 4 (3.64%) DBS Check
2 4 (3.64%) MCSE
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (2.73%) MCSA
3 3 (2.73%) MOS
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.91%) MCP
4 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.64%) GDPR
2 7 (6.36%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (38.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (6.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.91%) Samba
4 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (25.45%) SCCM
2 17 (15.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.73%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.82%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.91%) WSUS
6 1 (0.91%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) Google
3 9 (8.18%) HP
4 8 (7.27%) Dell
5 7 (6.36%) Citrix
6 5 (4.55%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) Xamarin
6 5 (4.55%) Xerox
7 4 (3.64%) MobileIron
7 4 (3.64%) Remedy
8 3 (2.73%) Adobe
8 3 (2.73%) Avaya
8 3 (2.73%) BMC
8 3 (2.73%) Oracle
8 3 (2.73%) Polycom
8 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.73%) Symantec
8 3 (2.73%) Wyse
9 2 (1.82%) Intel
9 2 (1.82%) Tektronix