Period
to 25 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 May 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 177 169 155
Rank change year-on-year -8 -14 +27
Contract jobs citing Apple 15 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 1.10% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
West Midlands median daily rate £208 £175 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +52.17% -23.33%
10th Percentile £200 £111 £111
90th Percentile £270 £431 £575
England median daily rate £250 £225 £315
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.57% -8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.72% +15.70%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £18.00 £20.75 £16.20
England median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.52% +3.57% -12.50%

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 West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,064 2,173 1,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.44% 44.05% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,185 1,285 1,085
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £244 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £467 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 112 88
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.33 £10.88
90th Percentile £40.20 £29.43 £40.45
England median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Apple as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Apple in the West Midlands

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in the West Midlands

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in the West Midlands

Apple
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Birmingham +15 14 £208 +59.62% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Apple
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) SCCM
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
5 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Samsung
6 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (6.67%) ITIL
8 1 (6.67%) Office 365
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Support
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Samsung