The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 March 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 60 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Apple 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.34% 1.83% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 4.21% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +68.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £363 £225
% change year-on-year -15.51% +61.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  

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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 267 261 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 51.15% 43.36% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 165
Median daily rate £413 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% -8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Apple
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Apple
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple in West Sussex

Apple
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple in West Sussex

Apple
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Gatwick -8 4 £350 -6.66%
Crawley +3 1 £350 -6.66%
Apple
South East

Apple
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Apple.

1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Animation
1 7 (50.00%) Android
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Typography
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) ADSL
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence

Apple
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) ADSL
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) NAS
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Designer
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile Designer
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile UI Designer
1 7 (50.00%) UI Designer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Support
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Animation
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Typography
3 4 (28.57%) B2B
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Android Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Project Governance
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
2 3 (21.43%) SonicWALL
2 3 (21.43%) Veeam
2 3 (21.43%) VMware