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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Mac OS
Rank 68 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £389 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £288 £208
% change year-on-year
+35.21% +38.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.33
Mac OS
North West

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
183 146 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.81% 19.36% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 87
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 32
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.25 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.82 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mac OS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -3 2 £389 -0.32%
Mac OS
North West

Mac OS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) AIX
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) OOP
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) WSDL
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
1 8 (88.89%) Java EE
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) Data Protection

Mac OS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) Subversion
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) Java EE
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
1 8 (88.89%) JSON
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
1 8 (88.89%) WSDL
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) BYOD
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) AIX
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Vista
2 7 (77.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) BDD
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) OOP
1 8 (88.89%) SDLC
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce