The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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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 Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 168 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.36% 22.40% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 73 91
Average daily rate £300 £323 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £23.80 £18.00
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 Birmingham

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mac OS X
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Vectorworks
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Autodesk
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (66.67%) Vectorworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (33.33%) Apple