The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 42 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% - 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £160 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -
Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 60 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.43% 19.80% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 47
Average daily rate £280 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 13
Average hourly rate £38.13 £46.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.50 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) OAuth
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) RSpec
5 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
5 1 (16.67%) BDD

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (16.67%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Technical Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) VMware