The first table below looks at the demand for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheltenham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 22 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.86% 5.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.00% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 20 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.10% 27.78% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 77
Average daily rate £350 £387 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -18.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Mac OS X
Gloucestershire

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Mac OS X
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Apple