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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 51 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 1.90% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 6.42% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
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£350 £150 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -26.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
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
153 109 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.29% 29.54% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 42 81
Average daily rate £350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) AWK
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) FFmpeg
2 1 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple