The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mac OS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £208 £175
% change year-on-year
+50.60% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.33 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 196 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.33% 21.66% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 84 95
Average daily rate £360 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £580 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £18.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Mac OS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Mac OS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Mac OS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mac OS across the Cheshire region.

Mac OS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mac OS 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.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mac OS 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree