Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for iTunes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iTunes over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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.

Apple iTunes
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 832 891 870
Rank change year-on-year +59 -21 +31
Contract jobs citing iTunes 8 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.031% 0.044% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
UK median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £122 £377 £150
90th Percentile £488 £490 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £150
% change year-on-year -1.32% +153.33% -42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

iTunes is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 25,729 22,644 14,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.64% 22.18% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,533 15,516 9,910
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £306 £304 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 337 201
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.97% -1.58% -3.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £71.15 £58.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.46 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.63% - +2.94%

iTunes
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iTunes over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iTunes within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 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 +64 8 £375 -1.32% 1
UK excluding London +62 8 £375 -1.32% 1
East of England +23 6 £475 +25.00%
South East - 2 £130 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing iTunes 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 iTunes.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Apple
2 6 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Firmware
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Proofpoint
5 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Clearswift
5 2 (25.00%) SLA

iTunes
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 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 4 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (25.00%) Proofpoint