The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank - 122 126
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.082% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.40% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
515 506 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.93% 20.65% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 233 270
Average daily rate £386 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 49
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.50 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region.

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X.

1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Xcode
2 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) SQLite
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (16.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (16.67%) CODA
4 2 (16.67%) Sage
4 2 (16.67%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
1 4 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Mac Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) PC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows CE
4 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (16.67%) CODA
1 2 (16.67%) Sage
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) ProCurve
1 2 (16.67%) Aerohive Networks
1 2 (16.67%) Meru Networks
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee