The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 71 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.66% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.37% 3.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £242 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.40 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +4.16%
Mac OS X
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 243 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.76% 20.05% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 119 55
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.28 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.17% +30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mac OS X Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mac OS X Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (72.73%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) Apache
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) PHP5
3 7 (63.64%) nginx
3 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 7 (63.64%) WordPress
4 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
5 5 (45.45%) Web Development
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (45.45%) HTTP
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) WordPress
1 7 (63.64%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Intranet
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) SAML
3 1 (9.09%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
2 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) PHP
2 7 (63.64%) PHP5
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix