Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 274 290
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 -29
Contract jobs citing Apple 103 80 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.06% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 67
South East median daily rate £225 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £135 £135 £157
90th Percentile £514 £425 £493
England median daily rate £218 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -35.56% +3.85% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 12
South East median hourly rate £13.63 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.17% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £11.49
90th Percentile £18.38 £17.98 £23.33
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% -6.45% -10.79%

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 7,754 7,513 8,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.97% 48.98% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,526 4,286 4,891
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £234 £238 £219
90th Percentile £575 £552 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 383 458
South East median hourly rate £17.48 £15.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.77% -17.33% +17.19%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.43
90th Percentile £43.90 £46.47 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +4 62 £270 +20.00% 11
Buckinghamshire -7 25 £383 +53.00% 4
Berkshire -19 21 £213 -15.00% 6
Surrey -28 18 £213 +57.41% 12
Oxfordshire -2 16 £225 - 1
Hampshire +17 9 £213 +37.10% 7
East Sussex 0 7 - - 2
Middlesex - 4 £220 -
West Sussex -9 2 - - 5
Kent -10 2 £230 -34.29% 1
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 63 (61.17%) Windows
2 39 (37.86%) Active Directory
3 35 (33.98%) Android
4 33 (32.04%) Windows 7
4 33 (32.04%) Apple iOS
5 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Office
6 28 (27.18%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.18%) Windows 10
7 26 (25.24%) ITIL
8 21 (20.39%) Office 365
9 20 (19.42%) Mobile App
9 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
11 18 (17.48%) LAN
12 17 (16.50%) Windows 8
13 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
13 16 (15.53%) Finance
13 16 (15.53%) iPhone
13 16 (15.53%) SCCM
13 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.59%) WAN
14 14 (13.59%) Citrix
15 13 (12.62%) Google
16 12 (11.65%) Smartphone
17 11 (10.68%) Objective-C
17 11 (10.68%) Project Management
17 11 (10.68%) HP
17 11 (10.68%) Mac OS
17 11 (10.68%) iPad
17 11 (10.68%) Mobile 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 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.97%) GemFire
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.97%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.97%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Office 365
2 5 (4.85%) Firebase
3 2 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) G Suite
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.48%) LAN
2 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.59%) WAN
4 10 (9.71%) LTE
5 9 (8.74%) DNS
6 8 (7.77%) VoLTE
7 7 (6.80%) DHCP
7 7 (6.80%) GSM
7 7 (6.80%) HSPA
7 7 (6.80%) VoWiFi
7 7 (6.80%) WCDMA
8 5 (4.85%) 3G
8 5 (4.85%) Skype
8 5 (4.85%) VPN
9 4 (3.88%) Firewall
9 4 (3.88%) Intranet
9 4 (3.88%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.91%) Internet
10 3 (2.91%) SAN
10 3 (2.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Android Studio
1 10 (9.71%) Xcode
2 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.88%) JIRA
4 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.94%) WebStorm
6 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.97%) Mockito
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Publishing
3 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.85%) Marketing
4 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
5 2 (1.94%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Support Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 18 (17.48%) Desktop Support
4 16 (15.53%) Architect
5 15 (14.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (12.62%) IT Support
7 12 (11.65%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Support Analyst
8 11 (10.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (9.71%) Developer
10 9 (8.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (6.80%) Support Technician
11 7 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (5.83%) Designer
12 6 (5.83%) Mac Engineer
12 6 (5.83%) Service Analyst
12 6 (5.83%) Technical Architect
12 6 (5.83%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) HTML
2 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (5.83%) CSS
3 6 (5.83%) CSS3
3 6 (5.83%) HTML5
4 5 (4.85%) .NET
4 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.85%) WCF
5 4 (3.88%) Material Design
5 4 (3.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.88%) XML
6 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.91%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (2.91%) JSON
6 3 (2.91%) REST
6 3 (2.91%) RESTful
6 3 (2.91%) SVG
7 2 (1.94%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (19.42%) Mobile App
2 16 (15.53%) iPhone
3 12 (11.65%) Smartphone
4 11 (10.68%) iPad
5 8 (7.77%) User Experience
5 8 (7.77%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.88%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.94%) Animation
8 2 (1.94%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.94%) MPEG
8 2 (1.94%) STB
8 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (61.17%) Windows
2 35 (33.98%) Android
3 33 (32.04%) Apple iOS
3 33 (32.04%) Windows 7
4 28 (27.18%) Windows 10
5 19 (18.45%) Windows Server
6 17 (16.50%) Windows 8
7 11 (10.68%) Mac OS
8 9 (8.74%) Linux
8 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (8.74%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.83%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.85%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.94%) Solaris
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.68%) Mobile Development
3 11 (10.68%) Project Management
4 10 (9.71%) Service Design
5 9 (8.74%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.77%) Coaching
6 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.83%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.85%) Business Development
9 5 (4.85%) Change Management
9 5 (4.85%) ITSM
9 5 (4.85%) OO
9 5 (4.85%) OOD
9 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) Apple Swift
1 11 (10.68%) Objective-C
2 9 (8.74%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) SQL
4 5 (4.85%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) MCSA
3 7 (6.80%) DBS Check
3 7 (6.80%) Degree
3 7 (6.80%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) MCSE
6 3 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.91%) MCP
6 3 (2.91%) MOS
7 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.94%) CCA
7 2 (1.94%) CCNA
7 2 (1.94%) CCSP
7 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.97%) MCITP
8 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 8 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 39 (37.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.91%) XenApp
3 3 (2.91%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) AirWatch
3 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.91%) SCOM
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) Citrix
3 13 (12.62%) Google
4 11 (10.68%) HP
5 8 (7.77%) Dell
6 7 (6.80%) Adobe
7 6 (5.83%) MobileIron
8 5 (4.85%) Polycom
8 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.85%) VMware
9 4 (3.88%) Avaya
9 4 (3.88%) Cisco
10 3 (2.91%) Symantec
10 3 (2.91%) Wyse
11 2 (1.94%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.94%) Lotus
11 2 (1.94%) McAfee
11 2 (1.94%) NetApp
11 2 (1.94%) Sun
11 2 (1.94%) Tektronix