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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 49 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 0.21% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.47% 0.65% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
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£205 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
128 153 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.91% 31.94% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 41
Average daily rate £320 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £50.00
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 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 3 September 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) WebEx
5 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) WebEx
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) RSpec
1 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MOS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (12.50%) Capistrano
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco