Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPhone over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Apple iPhone
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 591 606 582
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +37
Contract jobs citing iPhone 197 321 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.94% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 210 226
UK median daily rate £183 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.63% -33.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £115 £112 £125
90th Percentile £338 £550 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £250 £190
% change year-on-year -30.00% +31.58% -36.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 41
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -9.09% +14.79%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £20.25 £25.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.00% -16.67%

iPhone is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,970 33,980 34,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.09% 32.24% 33.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,803 22,191 22,618
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £670 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,047 1,062 1,010
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.81 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.07% -5.00% -1.84%

iPhone
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iPhone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPhone over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPhone over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
England +20 187 £183 -12.98% 76
London +58 114 £205 +7.89% 35
UK excluding London +11 80 £175 -30.00% 47
North of England +38 30 £165 -40.00% 18
East of England +48 20 £151 -26.34% 2
North West +31 18 £175 -39.66% 9
South East +27 15 £225 -14.29% 14
Yorkshire +28 11 £160 -20.99% 5
Scotland +21 7 £135 -32.50% 6
South West -3 5 £178 +77.50% 5
Midlands +36 3 £175 -52.38% 2
West Midlands +30 2 £338 -6.25% 2
East Midlands +22 1 £83 -78.00%
North East +19 1 £150 -53.85% 4

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing iPhone 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 with a requirement for iPhone.

1 136 (69.04%) Windows
2 95 (48.22%) Active Directory
3 92 (46.70%) Microsoft Office
4 82 (41.62%) Office 365
4 82 (41.62%) Windows 10
5 73 (37.06%) Android
6 66 (33.50%) Windows 7
7 62 (31.47%) iPad
8 60 (30.46%) Microsoft
9 54 (27.41%) Blackberry
10 52 (26.40%) Apple
11 46 (23.35%) Citrix
12 44 (22.34%) Apple iOS
13 43 (21.83%) ITIL
14 42 (21.32%) Finance
15 39 (19.80%) Cisco
16 33 (16.75%) Video Conferencing
17 32 (16.24%) SCCM
18 30 (15.23%) WAN
19 29 (14.72%) AirWatch
20 28 (14.21%) VPN
20 28 (14.21%) LAN
21 27 (13.71%) MS Exchange
22 25 (12.69%) Law
22 25 (12.69%) Mac OS
23 23 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
24 21 (10.66%) Mitel
25 20 (10.15%) Handset
25 20 (10.15%) DNS
25 20 (10.15%) TCP/IP

iPhone
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 27 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.14%) Skype for Business
3 16 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.03%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.52%) CMS
8 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 92 (46.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 82 (41.62%) Office 365
2 9 (4.57%) G Suite
3 7 (3.55%) Azure
4 6 (3.05%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.52%) AWS
5 3 (1.52%) iTunes
5 3 (1.52%) SaaS
5 3 (1.52%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.23%) WAN
2 28 (14.21%) LAN
2 28 (14.21%) VPN
3 20 (10.15%) DHCP
3 20 (10.15%) DNS
3 20 (10.15%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.12%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (7.61%) Skype
5 15 (7.61%) VoIP
6 14 (7.11%) ADSL
6 14 (7.11%) Firewall
6 14 (7.11%) FTP
6 14 (7.11%) MPLS
7 13 (6.60%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (6.09%) MD110
8 12 (6.09%) PABX
9 5 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.03%) PBX
10 4 (2.03%) WebEx
11 3 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (4.57%) JIRA
2 6 (3.05%) Xcode
3 4 (2.03%) fastlane
4 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.02%) gulp
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.51%) Selenium
General
1 42 (21.32%) Finance
2 25 (12.69%) Law
3 14 (7.11%) Banking
3 14 (7.11%) Billing
4 11 (5.58%) Legal
5 10 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.55%) Retail
7 5 (2.54%) Automotive
7 5 (2.54%) Private Banking
8 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.52%) Games
10 2 (1.02%) Back Office
10 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (36.04%) Analyst
2 52 (26.40%) Desktop Support
3 45 (22.84%) Support Engineer
4 44 (22.34%) Service Analyst
5 43 (21.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (13.20%) Support Analyst
7 25 (12.69%) IT Analyst
8 24 (12.18%) Desktop Engineer
8 24 (12.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 24 (12.18%) IT Support
9 22 (11.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (11.17%) Deskside Support
10 19 (9.64%) Developer
11 17 (8.63%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (7.11%) Deskside Engineer
12 14 (7.11%) Deskside Support Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (6.09%) Technical Support
15 11 (5.58%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.05%) RESTful
2 5 (2.54%) .NET
2 5 (2.54%) REST
3 4 (2.03%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.03%) CSS
3 4 (2.03%) HTML
3 4 (2.03%) JSON
3 4 (2.03%) Node.js
3 4 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.52%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (1.52%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.52%) React
4 3 (1.52%) WebGL
5 2 (1.02%) hapi
5 2 (1.02%) HTML5
5 2 (1.02%) PhoneGap
5 2 (1.02%) RxJava
5 2 (1.02%) XMPP
5 2 (1.02%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 62 (31.47%) iPad
2 54 (27.41%) Blackberry
3 33 (16.75%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (10.15%) Handset
5 19 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (9.14%) Smartphone
7 12 (6.09%) BYOD
8 11 (5.58%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
10 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
10 8 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (3.55%) User Experience
12 6 (3.05%) PKI
13 5 (2.54%) AS400
13 5 (2.54%) Driving Licence
14 4 (2.03%) Apple TV
15 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
15 3 (1.52%) Data Structures
15 3 (1.52%) PlayStation
15 3 (1.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 136 (69.04%) Windows
2 82 (41.62%) Windows 10
3 73 (37.06%) Android
4 66 (33.50%) Windows 7
5 44 (22.34%) Apple iOS
6 25 (12.69%) Mac OS
7 14 (7.11%) Windows Server
8 13 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.57%) Mac OS X
11 8 (4.06%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.03%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.03%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.02%) tvOS
13 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.83%) ITIL
2 23 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (7.61%) iOS Development
3 15 (7.61%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (5.58%) Preventative Maintenance
4 11 (5.58%) Service Management
5 9 (4.57%) DNA
6 8 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (4.06%) Migration
6 8 (4.06%) Mobile Development
7 7 (3.55%) Asset Management
7 7 (3.55%) Change Management
7 7 (3.55%) OO
8 6 (3.05%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (3.05%) Document Management
8 6 (3.05%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.05%) Software Engineering
9 5 (2.54%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.03%) Information Security
10 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.58%) Apple Swift
2 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.54%) PHP
3 5 (2.54%) SQL
4 4 (2.03%) C#
4 4 (2.03%) Java
4 4 (2.03%) Objective-C
4 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.52%) ActionScript
5 3 (1.52%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (1.52%) C++
5 3 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) Delphi
6 1 (0.51%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.11%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (5.58%) MCP
3 7 (3.55%) DBS Check
4 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.54%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.03%) ACSP
7 3 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.52%) CCA
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.02%) Degree
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.51%) MCDST
9 1 (0.51%) MCSA
9 1 (0.51%) MCSE
9 1 (0.51%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 95 (48.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.54%) XenApp
4 4 (2.03%) vSphere
4 4 (2.03%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.02%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (16.24%) SCCM
2 29 (14.72%) AirWatch
3 16 (8.12%) Jamf Pro
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.03%) SCOM
7 2 (1.02%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.51%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 52 (26.40%) Apple
3 46 (23.35%) Citrix
4 39 (19.80%) Cisco
5 21 (10.66%) Mitel
6 18 (9.14%) Ivanti
7 17 (8.63%) Samsung
8 16 (8.12%) ServiceNow
9 14 (7.11%) BT
9 14 (7.11%) Red Box
10 12 (6.09%) Aastra
10 12 (6.09%) Adobe
11 11 (5.58%) Google
11 11 (5.58%) VMware
12 10 (5.08%) Symantec
13 9 (4.57%) Ericsson
13 9 (4.57%) Juniper
13 9 (4.57%) Tandberg
14 8 (4.06%) iManage
14 8 (4.06%) Polycom