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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 118 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.080% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.39% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £219
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +48.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -11.11%
Mac OS X
South East

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
473 517 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.43% 20.66% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 236 246
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 25 40
Average hourly rate £20.31 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS X within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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Mac OS X
South East

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Xcode
2 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) SQLite
2 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (14.29%) Windows CE
4 2 (14.29%) CODA
4 2 (14.29%) Sage
4 2 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Xcode
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Mac Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows CE
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) MCSA
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
3 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (14.29%) CODA
3 2 (14.29%) Sage
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 2 (14.29%) HP