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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 42 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% - 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £160 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £12.40 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
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
140 107 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.81% 30.75% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 63 43
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 18
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.00 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Computacenter
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft