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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 35 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% 0.76% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.17% 2.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£170 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
81 87 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.23% 32.95% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 53
Average daily rate £188 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £700 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 24
Average hourly rate £46.00 £20.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £41.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware