The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 52 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25  
Contract jobs citing Apple 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.73% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 1.57% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £85 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +223.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -23.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £19.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -27.84% +36.20%  

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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 277 254 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 44.68% 46.10% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 155 204
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 14
Median hourly rate £16.07 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.03% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in Wales

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple in Wales over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple in Wales

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in Wales

Apple
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South Wales -4 6 £275 +223.52% 3
West Wales - 1 £475 -
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Apple.

1 6 (60.00%) Post-Production
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Android
4 2 (20.00%) iPhone
4 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Avid
5 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
5 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (10.00%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (10.00%) Avid Audio
3 1 (10.00%) Avid Media Composer
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) ADSL
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (10.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Broadcast Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Post-Production
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) B2C
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Avid
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas