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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 80 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Mac OS X 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 1.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£449 £95 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+372.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £223 £313
% change year-on-year
+79.77% -28.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
242 241 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.64% 19.87% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 120 68
Average daily rate £375 £380 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £123 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Mac OS X Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 December 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) SOAP
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) JSON
3 5 (50.00%) PHP5
3 5 (50.00%) nginx
3 5 (50.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) WordPress
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) Apache
2 5 (50.00%) nginx
3 4 (40.00%) WordPress
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Intranet
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (10.00%) Clang
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (10.00%) CMake
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
1 5 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (10.00%) COM
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) POSIX
3 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (10.00%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (10.00%) C++
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) Google