Period
to 22 July 2019

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 6 months to 22 July 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Apple
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 96 89
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +3
Contract jobs citing Apple 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.75% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.40% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Wales median daily rate £250 £114 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.40% -58.37% +223.53%
10th Percentile £159 £114 £221
90th Percentile £480 £114 £416
UK median daily rate £250 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% -25.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Wales median hourly rate £12.63 £11.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £14.89 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.74% +2.69% -7.72%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 634 784 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.98% 52.87% 46.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 562 418
Wales median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £264 £263 £175
90th Percentile £638 £568 £538
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 47
Wales median hourly rate £18.00 £11.78 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.80% -18.76% +16.00%
10th Percentile £8.97 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.63 £42.00 £38.16
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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 6 months to 22 July 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
South Wales +9 7 £250 +118.40%
North Wales -4 2 £100 -
West Wales - 2 £480 - 1
Apple
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Apple.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Post-Production
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SSH
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
4 2 (18.18%) iPhone
4 2 (18.18%) HNC
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
4 2 (18.18%) iPad
4 2 (18.18%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Avid Media Composer

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Avid Media Composer
1 2 (18.18%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (9.09%) FileZilla
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
1 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Broadcast Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Post-Production
2 2 (18.18%) Broadcast Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Server
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Avid
2 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP