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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 110 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.46% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.27% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £263
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +57.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
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
573 573 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.27% 21.06% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 282 196
Average daily rate £375 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £24.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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
Slough - 5 £200 -
Reading +9 4 £500 - 1
Mac OS X
South East

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
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
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
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%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
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
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 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Mac Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Mac Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows CE
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Dell
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) McAfee
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
2 2 (14.29%) Meru Networks
2 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (14.29%) CODA
2 2 (14.29%) Sage